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Bayelsa Stadium Not Suitable For Int’l Matches–CAF

      The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has stated that the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State is good for international football matches. According to Vanguard, the CAF Medical Committee Member, Dr Peter Singabele, stated that CAF made the decision after the stadium failed rain flood control test today Singabele made this known during […]

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(Updated)Inter-House Sports Brings Out the Skills In Students—-Otoide, MMAS Principal

  The Principal of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), School , Ikeja, Lagos, Mrs. Stella Otoide has stated that Inter –House Sports helps to bring out the skills in students. The Principal, who spoke at the 13th annual Inter- House Sports organised by the school on Wednesday, stated that the school organised Inter –House Sport because […]


Football: FIFA Boosts World Cup Prize Money To $400M

  …May Replace Confederations Cup With New Club Event   The 32 national teams competing at the 2018 World Cup will share $400 million ($548 million) in prize money, a 12 per cent increase from the 2014 tournament, Fifa said today; Friday October 27,2017. The purse at the previous edition in Brazil was $358 million […]


Med-View Airline/NUJ Media Games 2017 Begins Today

    All is now set for this year’s Lagos Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ/Med-View Media Games. An online statement issued by Lagos NUJ explained that this year’s edition billed for the Legacy Pitch  of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, will hold from Wednesday, September 13,  to Saturday, September 16, 2017. According to the programme […]


2016 Total Charity Golf Tournament Begins October 15

  …To Use Tournament To Raise Funds Charity Homes Total said that this year’s annual Total Charity Golf Tournament will take place at the Lakowe Lakes Golf Course, Lagos on Saturday, October 15, 2016. According to the organisation the tournament is designed to raise funds to improve the infrastructure for selected charities in one of […]


Emirates FA Cup Makes Its Debut In Africa

    Emirates, the Lead Partner of the Emirates FA Cup competition in England, has taken the famous trophy on its first-ever tour to Africa. The airline, which sponsors some of the world’s biggest sporting events and teams, aims to connect with people through their passion for sports, and in this case, through football. It […]


Heavyweight Boxing Champion Tyson Fury Tests Positive For Cocaine

  The lineal heavyweight champion, who shocked Wladimir Klitschko in November to win the crown, tested positive for cocaine on Sept. 22, a person with knowledge of the result told USA TODAY Sports The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because they are not authorised to speak publicly on the matter. The in-competition test […]


IOC Executive Board Gives Russia Approval To Compete At Rio Olympics

  The IOC Executive Board (EB) in Lausanne Today;24 July 2016 took a decision to accept Russia to compete in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the largest sports tourism event in the world. The board further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In […]


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Fmr Super Eagles’ Capt, Coach Keshi Dies At 54

Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi is died. According to a statement by his family, he died of cardiac arrest The death came as a huge surprise to the family that has been trying to bear the loss of late Keshi’s wife Nkem. Mr Emmanuel Ado, who announcing the death of Keshi popularly called […]


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Nigeria’s Sharubutu Excels At Schneider Electric Paris Marathon

Nigeria’s Philibus Sharubutu has finished in the top group at the Schneider Electric sponsored Paris Marathon 2016, which took place on Sunday, April 3. Sharubutu, who was sponsored to the race by Schneider Electric, clocked 2 hours 32 seconds, just 25 minutes behind the eventual winner, Cyprian Kotut of Kenya. By virtue of this performance, […]