Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya: Kevin Gastelum Pitches Tent With Adesanya’s Camp Ahead Of Light-Heavyweight Title Fight in #UFC259


 120  Neji Neji One of the toughest opponents Israel Adesanya faced on his road to fame, has backed the Nigerian born Middleweight champion to win Jan Blachowicz in the UFC light-heavyweight title fight at the UFC Apex facility in Nevada on March 6th, 2020. Kevin Gastelum in a tweet on Saturday, hours before the fight, […]

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Council Of Sports Recommends December 3rd- 18 For Edo sports Festival


 280  The Technical session of National Council on sports has recommended December 3rd 2020 for the opening ceremony of the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, with the closing ceremony holding on Friday December 18th. According to the communique issued at the end of the Council meeting, it was agreed that the games would open on […]

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Non-Contact Sports Resume In Plateau


 134  Noah Noel Aniemu The Plateau State Covid-19 Committee has approved the resumption of non-contact sports in Plateau state. The Director of Sports, Mr Simon Moven, in a briefing earlier today, disclosed this to Coaches and Secretaries of the affected sports and mandated them to resume active training with immediate effect. The non-contact sports include […]

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60 Sports Icons: Kanu, Okocha, Funke Oshonaike Top List


 51  Super Eagles legends Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Super Falcons legend, Perpetual Nkwocha and Table Tennis legend, Funke Oshonaike were among the 60 sports icons honoured by the Ministry of Sports to celebrate Nigeria’s 60 years of Independence. Members of the  Super Eagles teams of 1980, 1994, Atlanta 1996 as well as […]

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Article: The Early Glamour In Nigerian Boxing


 198  James Oluwasegufunmi Mike Tyson once said;” The tempt for greatness is the biggest drug in the world.” Truly, one would agree that the drive and the hunger exhibited by boxers seeking greatness is one that fascinates lovers of this sports. The passion, the thirst for glory, the jabs and punches thrown at each other, […]

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Nasarawa State Welcomes First Sports University in Africa


 394  Without mincing words, sports has always been an integral part of Nasarawa State culture and important aspect of life such that one could say that Nasarawa has a rich sports heritage aside its vast mineral deposit and has resulted in glory of the State in the realms of sports. It is with this in […]

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Boxing: Tyson, Jones Exhibition Match Shift To November


 224  Francis Joseph Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson’s exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. scheduled for next month has been pushed back to November. In a statement, promotional company Triller said the fight in Los Angeles would now take place on November 28 to coincide with the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Reacting to the change […]

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Mike Tyson To Make Boxing Comeback On September 12


 90  Francis Joseph Former world heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson who retired in 2005, will make a comeback at age 54, fighting Roy Jones Jr. on 12 September in Los Angeles. Iron Mike Tyson made the announcement on his Legends Only League website, and that it will be an eight-round exhibition bout against Jones, a 51-year-old […]

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