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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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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Hon. Igali: Maiden Bayelsa Sports Festival To Hold In 2021


 83  Sammy Barida Bayelsa State Commissioner for Youth and Sport Development, Hon. Daniel Igali says the Douye Diri led administration is committed to the realization of the inaugural edition of the Bayelsa State Sports Festival next year. According to the Commissioner, this will be in synergy with the Association of Local Government Chairmen. The Festival […]

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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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Igali Assures Bayelsans of Better Days Ahead in the Sports Sector


 443  By Hananeel Jackson Bayelsa State commissioners for Youth and Sports Development Daniel Igali says his aspirations is to see youths in the state compete favourably with their counterparts across the world. Mr. Igali who gave the indication in an interview with newsmen in Yenagoa the Bayelsa State Capital, shortly after he was sworn in […]

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How Covid-19 Opened My Eyes To A New Sports Business – Felix Nwosu


 844  While many are counting their losses as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus, which has grounded every sphere of life since December. Felix Ifeanyi Nwosu, a football coach has used the opportunity to come up with a business idea, FIN Sports Apparels that is meeting needs and also in his area of […]

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‘Bring Back School Sports’ Says Super Agent Mohammed Adamu


 331  Noah Noel Grassroots football in the country need to improve if Nigeria wants to dominate the world in the next five years says Mohammed Adamu (Babawo lecturer) a former football player, FIFA licence agent and intermediary. Speaking with 103 news, the super agent called on the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to […]

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Youth Olympic Games Gets New Date


 109  Hanifat Mustapha Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026. According Olympics website, this came to pass after President of Senegal, Macky Sall’s  proposal was accepted by IOC President Thomas Bach in the early hours of Thursday, following in-depth discussions on […]

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Aruna Quadri Helps Sporting To Win 37th Title In Portugal


 319  It was an emotional ending for Quadri Aruna during the final of the Portuguese national league final as the Nigerian played his last match for Sporting and contributed to winning the 37th title. Sporting CP won their fifth championship trophy in a row after beating GD Toledos 3-0 in the 2nd leg of the […]

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