Tag: Other Sports

Dolphins Swimming League Oluseyi Oyebode Other Sports Sport

Dolphins Swimming League’s season two kicks off

The season two of the Dolphin Swimming League, an inter-school tournament, will begin tomorrow at Grange School, Ikeja. Aside the host, Grange School, more schools, including Greensprings, Grenville, Indian Language School, Lagos Preparatory School, Lekki British School, St. Saviour’s School, Children International School and a Lagos State assembled team will […]

Fulham’s survival tough task even for Ranieri, says Berbatov
Claudio Ranieri Dimitar Berbatov Fulham Leicester City Other Sports Sport

Fulham’s survival tough task even for Ranieri, says Berbatov

Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Fulham at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 11, 2018. (Photo by Geoff CADDICK / AFP) / Dimitar Berbatov has joked that Claudio Ranieri faces […]

First Bank Other Sports Sport Zenith Bank Women Basketball League

First Bank, customs, four others qualify for Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League 

Six teams from the Enugu and Abuja centres have booked their placement in the National Final of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League holding in Lagos. Following days of competition in the Atlantic conference (Enugu) and Savannah conference (Abuja), six qualifiers emerged for the final six. In the Atlantic, current league […]

Ambode, Dalung unveil world para powerlifting logo, mascot
Muhammadu Buhari‎ Other Sports Solomon Dalung Sport

Ambode, Dalung unveil world para powerlifting logo, mascot

Minister of Youth and Sports Development , Solomon Dalung • ‘Corruption In Sports Chasing Away Sponsors’ The Mascot and Logo for the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Competition taking place in Lagos next year has been unveiled.The event took place alongside a fundraising dinner for the competition on Thursday at the […]

Bukunola Ogunnusi Elizabeth Wuraola Ojo Memorial Golf Tournament Other Sports Smokin Hills Golf Resort Ilara Mokin Sport

Smokin Hills ready as players aim for Wuraola Ojo prizes

It is that time of the year once again when the best golfers from across the country gather at the Smokin Hills Golf Resort Ilara Mokin in Ondo State to strut their stuff for the various prizes at stake and bragging rights. Smokin Hills is one of the leading golf […]

Volleyball Premier League venue changed to Abuja over crisis in Kaduna
LOC Local Organising Committee Nigeria Other Sports Sport Volleyball Volleyball Premier League

Volleyball Premier League venue changed to Abuja over crisis in Kaduna

Volleyball The Nigeria Volleyball Federation has changed the venue for the 2018 Volleyball Premier league from Kaduna to Abuja following the security challenges in the state. The volleyball federation says it cannot guarantee the safety of the players in Kaduna. According to the Local Organising Committee (LOC) put in place […]

Quadri is champion of Cycling Lagos 2018
Ajibade Quadri Cycling Lagos Ikorodu Other Sports Sport Teslim Balogun Stadium

Quadri is champion of Cycling Lagos 2018

Maj.-Gen. Shina Ogunbiyi, rtd (left); First runner-up of Cycling Lagos 2018, Fasima Samuel; Winner of Cycling Lagos 2018, Ajibade Quadri; Second runner-up, Afis Bakare and Chairman, Cycling Lagos, Mr. Soji Adeleye at the grand finale of the Cycling Lagos event… on Saturday. Ajibade Quadri on Saturday won the 2018 edition […]

Emmanuel Uduaghan National Sports Commission Other Sports Sport

Uduaghan named NOC patron, harps on grassroots sports development

Immediate-past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Delta South Senatorial District, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has called on government and stakeholders to support the development of grassroots sports in Nigeria and also establish an active National Sports Commission, if the nation must excel in […]

Mohammed Suleiman wins Total charity tourney
Independence Day tournament Mohammed Suleiman Other Sports Sport Total charity tourney

Mohammed Suleiman wins Total charity tourney

Barely two weeks after winning the Independence Day tournament, Mohammed Suleiman reinforced his reputation as a prolific golfer by emerging as the men’s gross champion at the 2018 Total Charity Golf Tournament held at IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja at the weekend. Suleiman, a former Competition Secretary of […]

Nigeria Volleyball Federation NVBF Other Sports Sport

Nigeria male, female volleyball leagues begins November 1

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has revealed that its maiden Premier League for male and female teams, earlier scheduled for this month, will now hold from November 1 to 10 at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua indoor sports Hall, Kaduna. The President of the Federation, Musa Nimrod said the competitions suffered several […]

Valiant D’Tigress fall to USA in FIBA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal
Basketball D’Tigress FIBAWWC Other Sports Sport

Valiant D’Tigress fall to USA in FIBA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal

Photo: Twitter/BballNaija After winning the first quarter, D’ Tigress succumbed to a resurgent USA in the quarter-final of the FIBA Women’s W0rld Cup in Tenerife, Spain. The United States of America’s women basketball team shook off an inauspicious start to qualify for the semi-final with a 71-40 win over D’Tigress. […]

D’Tigress, Nigeria’s basketball heroes defying the chaos at home
D’Tigress FIBA World Cup Musa Kida Other Sports Sport

D’Tigress, Nigeria’s basketball heroes defying the chaos at home

On Tuesday, for the first time ever, Nigeria’s female basketball team, D’Tigress, secured qualification beyond the Group Stage of the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup. On Wednesday, they went one better by narrowly pipping Greece, and will now compete in the Quarter Final. Up next is a date with title […]

Buhari congratulates history-making D’Tigress
Basketball Buhari D’Tigress FIBA Other Sports Sport

Buhari congratulates history-making D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, who recorded their second -straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain with a hard-fought 75-70 victory over Argentina. Buhari, on his official twitter handle, @MBUHARI, posted the congratulatory message on Tuesday night. The President said the […]