One of the respected coaches on the domestic scene, Kelechi Emeteole, is dead. The former Heartland coach died in the early hours of Wednesday, June 21, in an Indian hospital after battling with cancer of […]
Before now, few Nigerians knew the rapidly rising British heavyweight boxing star, Anthony Joshua. But after he “slayed” Wladimir, the younger of the dreaded Klitschko brothers from Ukraine, he became an instant worldwide sensation. Here […]
The new IBF and WBA heavyweight champion of the world, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, could have fought Vladimir Klitschko, as world boxing champion, under the green white green banner of Nigeria rather than the British Union […]
Jeremiah Okorodudu, a former boxing champion, has revealed how boxing rave of the moment, Anthony Joshua, was rejected by Nigerian boxing officials nine years ago. Joshua caught global attention and became a darling of boxing […]
Britain’s Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic at Wembley on Saturday, taking victory on an 11th round stoppage. Britain’s Anthony Joshua (R) throws a punch at Ukraine’s […]
ARSENAL will ‘fight like mad’ in their final seven Premier League games as they bid to qualify for the Champions League, insists Arsene Wenger. The Gunners are seventh, seven points behind Manchester City in fourth […]
The former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died aged 44, Tottenham have announced. “It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Ugo Ehiogu, our Under-23 coach,” read a Tottenham […]
The friendly match between the Super Eagles and the Etalons of Burkina Faso has been cancelled. Ademola Olajire, spokesman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), confirmed this to TheCable, saying the game was put off […]
Kelechi Iheanacho’s lack of game time at Manchester City is a form of betrayal by manager Pep Guardiola, according to coach Manu Garba, the ex-Nigeria U-17 coach who gave him his breakthrough at the 2013 […]
Estranged Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins has told coach Gernot Rohr to consider him for selection in the build up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Obafemi who has played in England, Italy, Spain, […]
Journalists from the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Punch Newspaper were assaulted by bouncers engaged by the organisers of the 2nd Access Bank Lagos City marathon. According to NAN, the guards prevented accredited journalists from […]
At least 100,000 athletes from 27 countries, including Nigeria, will take part in today’s marathon race in Lagos. The sports contest, now in its second edition and sponsored by Access Bank Plc., will take place […]
Cameroon defeated Ghana 2-0 in the second semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, 2017. Two second half goals were all the Indomitable Lions needed to secure the final ticket.
Watford FC has confirmed the sale of Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, to Changchun Yatai. Ighalo joins the Chinese Super League side for a reported fee of £20m.
US-based Nigerian weightlifter Gloria Moses says she relocated to the United States late last year after a national coach tried severally to sleep with her before she could be allowed to represent the country. Moses […]
John Mikel Obi scored his first goal at Tianjin TEDA during his second game for the team. Although Tianjin TEDA lost 6-2 to German Bundesliga club St.Pauli, the Super Eagles captain made a mark.