Basketball chief Baumann dies suddenly at Youth Olympics

Death Buenos Aires, Oct. 14, 2018 (Reuters/NAN) Patrick Baumann, 51-year-old Secretary General of basketball’s world governing body, has died of a heart attack at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires,

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Super Eagles throw weight behind Amputee Football team

Coming as a pleasant surprise, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have put their weight behind the Nigeria Amputee Football team with a group contribution of over N6m to support their

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Ighalo hits hat-trick in Nigeria’s big win

By Harry Awurumibe Editor, ABUJA BUREAU   Jude Odion Ighalo scored his first hattrick in the national colours as Nigeria walloped hapless Libya 4-0 in the Match Day 3 of

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Super Eagles Perfect Strategies To Beat Libyan Opponent

From Harry Awurumibe Editor, ABUJA BUREAU Players and the coaching crew of the Super Eagles showed a lot of enthusiasm on Friday evening during their last training session at the

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IAAF picks Yokohama 2019 World Relays

Japan will now host two of the biggest events on the athletics calendar in successive years after the choice of Yokohama for the 2019 IAAF World Relays. The International Association

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2018 Aiteo Cup Final: Ibom Angels through to fina

By Harry Awurumibe Editor, ABUJA BUREAU Two first half goals by fleet- footed Emem Essien in the 15th and 21st minutes gave Ibom Angels victory over Edo Queens in the

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We will not underrate Libyan team, says Coach Rohr

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says his team will play to win and will not underrate the Mediterranean Knights in Saturday’s AFCON qualifier. Rohr told newsmen in Uyo on Thursday,

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Taekwondo federation develops junior athletes through Korea Ambassador tourney

Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) says it introduced Junior Taekwondo championships to develop future practitioners in the country. NTF Technical Director, Chika Chukwumerije, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on

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2018 AITEO Cup: Rangers to battle Kano Pillars in final

All is now set for what can be described as an epic final of the 2018 AITEO Cup glory, as five times FA cup champions, Rangers International FC of Enugu

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Tour de France trophy stolen at cycle show

The Tour de France trophy won by Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas earlier this year has been stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham, the British team said on Wednesday. The

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