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When Lagos turned to Athens By Jeddy Omisore

Recently, the city of Lagos was agog as it grabbed global attention, courtesy the second edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Thousands of athletes and fun seekers converged for the 42.195 kilometer run which started at the National stadium in Surulere and terminated at the Eko Atlantic city. …

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100, 000 athletes from 27 countries to participate in Lagos Marathon …As Ambode assures of adequate security, logistics …Our goal is to make tourney among World’s Top 10, Says AFN President

A total of 100, 000 athletes from 27 countries including Nigeria will be participating in the second edition of Access Bank Lagos Marathon billed to hold from 7am to 2pm on February 11, 2017. 64 elite athletes from 26 countries and 102 from Nigeria, as well as 30 special athletes …

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National Sports Festival will hold in 2017 – Dalung

The public has been assured that the National Sports Festival which has suffered many postponements in recent past will surely hold in 2017; and this is official. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barr Solomon Dalung gave the assurance in Makurdi, the Benue State capital at the weekend, during …

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Kia Motors and Rafael Nadal back again at Australian Open 2017; Kia Motors supplies 110 official fleet vehicles for Tournament

As the major sponsor of Australian Open 2017, Kia Motors handed over a fleet of 110 official tournament vehicles to Tennis Australia during a ceremony in Melbourne attended by executives from Kia Motors Australia and Tennis Australia, as well as Kia’s global brand ambassador and former Australian Open champion, Rafael …

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Port Harcourt Golden Jubilee Polo Tournament ends in style

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has directed the organisation of a Special International Golden Jubilee Polo Tournament to mark the State’s 50th anniversary in May. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Port Harcourt Golden Jubilee Polo Tournament at the Port Harcourt Polo Club at the weekend, the governor …

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Impressive Iwobi proves Wenger right again

The Nigerian put in a sublime second half performance to guide Arsenal to a 4-0 Premier League win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium Alex Iwobi reaffirmed his qualities in attack for Arsenal as the Gunners thumped Premier League strugglers Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. It was simply …

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Ronaldo crowned FIFA’s Best Player in the World

Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the world’s best player at FIFA’s annual awards gala in Zurich. The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a fantastic 2016, and has now beaten his perennial rival Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann to the prize. “It’s a great feeling, as I mentioned many times …

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Emmanuel Amuneke considers Zamalek job

The former Nigeria U-17 coach has inquired about taking over coaching duties at the White Knights Emmanuel Amuneke has asked to be the coach of Egyptian Premier League side, Zamalek according to club’s president, Mortada Mansour. The north African side’s current coach Mohamed Helmi, who joined only a few weeks …

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Ex- Golden Eaglets star killed in Edo

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Gombe United defender Uzama Douglas was shot dead in Benin City by cultists on Thursday. A close friend of the former Golden Eaglets and a Flying Eagles invitee said that the left back was shot in the state’s capital city, Benin. “He was still on break in …

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