Sport

Organisers pick December 11 for Club Cricket Committee League flag-off
December 7, 2021 324 249

Organisers of the Club Cricket Committee League have disclosed that the 2021/2022 edition of the competition will flag off on December 11 at the Un... Read more

Nigeria Info, Wazobia FM, Wazobia Max to broadcast French Ligue 1 games
December 7, 2021 302 236

AIM Group, owners of Nigeria Info and Wazobia Max, have announced its acquisition of broadcast rights to French Ligue 1 Uber Eats games through its... Read more

Atanda Musa makes exhibition appearance as Asoju Oba Cup ends today
December 7, 2021 269 215

The grand finale of the 53rd Asoju Oba Cup will hold today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, with former interna... Read more

Premier League to lose 40 players to AFCON
December 7, 2021 261 208

With five and four players respectively, Watford and Leicester City will be the hardest hit English Premier League clubs by players exodus for the ... Read more

CAF fixes date for Al Ittihad, Enyimba Confederation Cup first leg
December 7, 2021 242 196

Peoples Elephant still work in progress, says FinidiAfrican football governing body, CAF, has told Al Ittihad of Libya to choose any of December 17... Read more

Arteta labels Arsenal ‘not good enough’ as Everton end barren run
December 7, 2021 229 183

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta lambasted his side’s performance after Everton struck twice in the final 11 minutes to end an eight-game winless... Read more

NFF technical committee knows nothing about Rohr’s contract, Bassey confesses
December 7, 2021 206 172

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may find it difficult to sack Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, even if they are inclined to do so, a mem... Read more

Bellingham suggests referee’s past history played role in Bayern defeat
December 6, 2021 942 733

Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham risks being punished by the German Football Federation after claiming costly decisions by the referee in Sat... Read more

Fred gives Rangnick reign at Man Utd lift off
December 6, 2021 833 680

Ralf Rangnick’s reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal... Read more

Moshood Abiola Stadium rehabilitated, delivered to sports ministry
December 6, 2021 766 624

Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, at the weekend, formally received the rehabilitated Moshood Abiola Stadium pitch and Digital Scor... Read more

Nigeria’s Quadri shines at Singapore WTT Championship
December 6, 2021 706 578

Aruna Quadri has recorded his first victory at the ongoing World Table Tennis (WTT) Cup championship in Singapore. Quadri, who is representing Nig... Read more

Red-hot Emmanuel Dennis denies reports claiming he won’t honour AFCON call-up
December 5, 2021 1397 1028

  In-form Watford striker, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis, has denied reports by an online media that claimed he would not honour an invitatio... Read more

Adowei hails NSF on Scrabble development
December 5, 2021 1194 879

  President of Lekki Scrabble Club, Ebikeme Adowei, has applauded the Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) for organising the inaugural King o... Read more

Wijnaldum rescues PSG after Lens leave Messi in a daze
December 5, 2021 1117 862

  Georginio Wijnaldum’s injury-time equaliser allowed Paris Saint-Germain to snatch a 1-1 draw away to Lens in Ligue 1 on Saturday in... Read more

NFF should be decisive on Rohr — Elahor
December 5, 2021 1033 780

  Former international, Friday Elahor, has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to act fast if it is interested in relieving Coach... Read more

Benzema injured ahead of Champions League game against Inter
December 5, 2021 984 748

  Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was forced off with an injury in the first half of Saturday’s La Liga match against Real Sociedad... Read more

Lewandowski nets double as Bayern down Dortmund to go four points clear
December 5, 2021 930 703

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich opened up a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-2 win at second-placed Borussia ... Read more

AC Milan move top of Serie A, Inter see off Roma
December 5, 2021 884 671

A much-changed AC Milan saw off bottom side Salernitana 2-0 on Saturday to take top spot in Serie A as previous leaders Napoli lost 3-2 to Atalanta... Read more

Real Madrid meet Real Sociedad as Liga challengers aim to reduce gap
December 4, 2021 1525 1152

  Real Sociedad will attempt to halt Real Madrid’s march away from La Liga’s chasing pack on Saturday in a battle of first agai... Read more

Haaland, Lewandowski to clash as Dortmund host Bayern in showdown
December 4, 2021 1387 1054

  Bundesliga star strikers Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski go head-to-head on Saturday when Borussia Dortmund host Bayern Munich in t... Read more

Premier League top three set for titanic title battle
December 4, 2021 1266 1000

  Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool have set a fearsome pace in the Premier League that no other team can live with as a thrilling thr... Read more

Dortmund ‘praying’ Haaland stays next season, says Riedle
December 4, 2021 1131 883

  Borussia Dortmund legend Karl-Heinz Riedle says the Bundesliga club is ‘praying’ star striker Erling Haaland stays next seaso... Read more

Players battle for N6.1million as Rainoil Tennis Open begins in Lagos
December 4, 2021 1096 796

  The 2021 edition of Rainoil Tennis Open tournament began on Thursday at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos. The event will end on Decem... Read more

Matters-arising In Nigerian sports – A mixed grill
December 4, 2021 1009 717

  Nigerian sport is on break. With the seeming lull in sporting activities across the land, that’s what it looks like. COVID-19 is no... Read more

Group urges Presidency to probe $2.2million basketball’s Kwese deal
December 4, 2021 933 610

  A group of Nigerian basketball stakeholders and concerned sports enthusiasts under the aegis of Friends of Nigeria Sports (FNS), want Pre... Read more

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