LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Alli Dreams Gold Label With Ambode’s Support

The General Manager Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, is optimistic, that the race will become an IAAF Gold Labelled race before its fifth edition. Last week, Lagos City Marathon, with its maiden edition in February 2016, joined the global elite family as the IAAF granted the race a Bronze Label status after just two editions….

Rohr: I Am Happy Working With This Group

Franco–German tactician Gernot Rohr has revealed he is elated working with the Super Eagles, after the three –time African champions became the first African country to qualify for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. “I am very excited to be working with this team: a blend of the experienced and the young and…

CAF Emergency Committee To Meet In Lagos

The Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which is about the most powerful panel in African football, will hold a meeting in Lagos on Saturday, 14th October 2017. CAF top guns confirmed to thenff.com that the meeting, which will hold in Ikoyi, would deliberate on recent happenings in the African game, as…

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR TO BE RECOGNISED AT IAAF ATHLETICS AWARDS 2017

The IAAF will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at this year’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 on 24 November. Any professional photographer who has been officially accredited at an athletics event in 2017 can take part. Photographers are requested to submit one photograph by email to iaafphotoaward@iaaf.org, and include a…

WOMEN’S CRICKET BREAKS NEW GROUNDS

Interest in women’s cricket has seen a major surge over the past couple of years and new research unveiled today by the ICC shows the scale of the impact this summer’s Women’s Cricket World Cup has had on fans and new participants. The first study of its kind on women’s cricket among sports fans across…

QUADRI’S POLISH OPEN VICTORY EXCITES DALUNG

Barrister Solomon Dalung the Minister of Youth and Sports has described the achievement of Nigeria’s table tennis star, Aruna Quadri at the just concluded ITTF Challenge as an icing on an already sweet national cake following his victory at the Polish Open on Sunday. After news filtered in that Quadri defeated Japan’s Kaii Yoshida 4-2…

Indoor Sports Hall To Wear New Look For Club Championship Elimination

The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos is expected to wear a new look ahead of the 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 club championship eliminations starting on 19th, October 2017. This was made known by the Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation and Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, Babatunde Ogunade…

Betland Relaunches With Special Bonus Offer

The management of Betland.com, a leading sports betting platform, has disclosed that it has embarked on taking the Nigerian gaming space by storm with a relaunch that will make the platform simple to access, navigate and play on. Managing Director, Betland.com, Babajimi Ogunlana, said the platform would provide both online and retail betting services and…

Astana To Host 2017 ITTF Star Awards Alongside World Tour Grand Finals

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is pleased to announce that the 2017 ITTF Star Awards will be held in the Kazakhstani capital of Astana on 14 December 2017, in conjunction with the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals that will be held from 14-17 December. Following the success of the previous four editions…

World Sailing and Rolex Form Strategic Partnership

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Rolex, the leading name in prestige watches that includes watches engineered specifically for sailing. Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. As part of the new agreement, Rolex…