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Saudi Arabia wins bid to host 2027 Asian cup

Saudi Arabia has won a bid to host the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Wednesday. The announcement was made at the AFC Congress in the Bahraini capital of Manama. Saudi…

Oyo Indigene, Ridwan Oyekola ‘Scorpion’ to defend super FeatherWeight title in Japan

The Ibadan-born Nigerian boxer, Ridwan “Scorpion” Oyekola is going to be defending his Super-featherweight title tomorrow night in Japan. Recall that the Nigerian World Boxing Federation (WBF) Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola won his…

Usain Bolt defrauded of $12m life savings

Jamaica’s Olympic sprinting icon, Usain Bolt has lost millions of dollars in his account with Stocks and Securities Ltd, an investment company based in Kingston. The lawyers of the track star said they are prepared…
  • December 12, 2022

Nigerian-born Raufeon Stots defends Bellator bantamweight title

Nigerian-born MMA fighter Raufeon Stots defended his Bellator Interim Bantamweight Title in a tightly contested split decision victory. Sabatello is not only a good wrestler but a big talker as well, and the build up…
  • December 10, 2022

US basketball star arrives home after Russia prisoner swap

Brittney Griner, an American basketball star, returned to the United States on Friday morning. She had been in a Russian prison but was freed in exchange for an arms dealer known as the “Merchant of…

Imo boxer dies inside ring, NSF

A boxer representing Imo State, Chukwuemeka Igboanugo, has died during a duel in the ring at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo-born Igboanugo died after losing a fight through knockout…
  • November 14, 2022

Nigeria’s Amusan makes final list of five for World Athletics awards

Nigeria’s athletic sensation Tobi Amusan has made it into the final list of five for the 2022 World Athletics Awards in the women’s category. The names of the five finalists for Women’s World Athlete of…

Simona Halep suspended for doping offence

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep has been provisionally suspended from tennis after testing positive for a banned substance. The former world number one provided a sample, which tested positive for roxadustat, at August’s US…
  • September 15, 2022

Roger Federer announced retirement from tennis at 41

Tennis legend, Roger Federer has announced his retirement from tennis at age 41. The Swiss legend disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Read his statement below: READ ALSO: Nike unveiled new Super Eagles jerseys,…
  • September 15, 2022

Tobi Amusan, Ese Brume symbolise Nigeria’s athletic future — Sunday Dare

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has described the duo of Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Tobiloba Amusan and Ese Brume, as symbols of the future of the country’s athletes. Dare stated this…