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Enugu Rangers reclaimed the top position in the Nigeria Professional Football League after trouncing title rivals Rivers United four-nil in a Nigeria Professional Football League match day thirty-four fixture at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday.   In Makurdi, Lobi Stars surged up the table and increased their chances of picking a continental ticket […]

Kyle Edmund’s superb run at the US Open ended in disappointment as the British Number four was blown away by Novak Djokovic in their fourth round clash.   The British player has enjoyed something of a New York breakthrough, knocking out Richard Gasquet and John Isner in rounds one and three, but nerves appeared to […]

Nigeria’s team to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games has arrived in Rio, Brazil. A total of twenty-three athletes accompanied by twelve officials including medical personnel, helpers, loaders and team administrators arrived at the games village Sunday evening, the special adviser on media to the sports Minister Nneka Ikem-Anibeze revealed.   Six athletes will take part […]

Adam Lallana scored with the last kick of the match as England edged Slovakia 1-0 in Sam Allardyce’s first game as manager in World Cup qualifying on Sunday. Despite Slovakia having Martin Skrtel sent off in the fifty-seventh minute, Allardyce looked destined to become the first England manager since Bobby Robson in 1982 not to […]

The Bayelsa state Government says the renovation of the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenogoa, will be completed very soon. Speaking in a statement, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Jonathan Obuebite, says the stadium will soon be ready for sporting activities. He also commended the state governor, Seriake Dickson, for approving release of funds for […]

Carl Ikeme and Mikel John Obi say their focus is now on Nigeria’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Ndola on the third of October. Both players featured in their country’s final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game against Tanzania at the Nest of Champions on Saturday which they won by a […]

Wayne Rooney becomes England’s most capped outfield player when he was awarded his one hundred and sixteenth cap by new manager Sam Allardyce in today’s opening 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Slovakia. The thirty-year-old Team captain surpasses his former England teammate David Beckham, who was capped one hundred and fifteen times by his country. […]

Liverpool’s outcast Italian striker Mario Balotelli will have medical treatment at French side Nice today amid transfer deadline day talks between the clubs.   The twenty-six year-old player could be sold or loaned to Nice, once one of the biggest hopes in Europe. Balotelli has not played for Italy since the 2014 World Cup and […]

Manchester City starlet, Kelechi Iheanacho, is now the highest-earning Nigerian player in the Premier League, after agreeing a eighty-five thousand pounds-per-week deal with the club.   Iheanacho has signed a new two-year contract extension to stay at the Etihad until 2021. He admitted his new deal will change the lives of his family. The nineteen-year-old now […]

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart will have a medical for his loan move to Serie A side Torino today. The Football Association gave Hart permission to leave the England camp on Monday so he could travel to Italy.   The twenty-nine-year-old has been told by new manager Pep Guardiola that he is free to leave. […]

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