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Sanwo-Olu Renames Onikan Stadium After Mobolaji Johnson

Exclusives

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has renamed Onikan Stadium after first Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson.

Dangote To Give MKO Abiola Stadium Face Lift

Exclusives

Billionaire Businessman, Aliko Dangote has reportedly agreed to renovate parts of the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

Chelsea Legend Petr Cech Switches To Ice Hockey

Exclusives

Former Chelsea goalkeeper and current technical & performance advisor, PetrCech has reportedly switched games to ice hockey. The 37-year-old will play as a goalie (netminder) for Guildford Phoenix which is located close to where Cech lives. 

Tammy Abraham To Reject Nigeria, If Selected By Southgate This Week

Sports Transfers

Tammy Abraham is set to accept an England call if he is selected in Gareth Southgate's next squad, dashing Nigeria's hopes of securing the striker's international future. According to Sportsmail, the Football Association have requested Abraham's medical records for Chelsea, a clear indication that he is under serious consideration for October's Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Mauro Icardi has been given the No. 7 shirt for Inter Milan this season, as he looks likely to stay put. Goal reports that the Argentina striker saw his No. 9 jersey given to new signing Romelu Lukaku, as talks over a move away from San Siro continued.

Barcelona Move To Sign Neymar On Loan

Sports Transfers

Barcelona will make a loan offer to Paris Saint-Germain for Brazilian star, Neymar with an obligation to buy him, according to sky sources.

Amazon Secures Champions League Broadcast Rights

Football

Amazon.com confirmed on Tuesday that it has secured the rights to broadcast some Champions League matches for the 2021/22 season in Germany, as the company continues its surge into football.

FIFA Halves Chelsea Transfer Ban

Football

World governing football body, FIFA has reduced Chelsea football club transfer ban following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Blues are now free to sign players in January.

Oshoala, Ighalo, Osimhen & Chukwueze Makes Final CAF Nomination List

Football

Super Eagles’ Former Striker, Barcelona’s Asisat Oshoala, Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze and Osimhen are the only Nigerian representative who made the finalist of CAF yearly awards.

Roger Federer Withdraws From Inaugural ATP Cup

Tennis

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the ATP Cup, a new team competition to be held in Australia in January, citing "family reasons".

Naomi Osaka Wins Her Second Straight WTA Title

Tennis

Two-time 21-year-old grand slam champion Ōsaka Naomi has won her second straight WTA title after a fightback from a set down to beat Australian number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the final of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday.

Rafael Nadal Propels Himself To victory Towards A 19th Grand Slam Title

Tennis

Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam title after propelling himself to victory at the USOpen final with the help of this backhand, cross-court winner to secure a crucial 5th set break against Daniil Medvedev.

Floyd Mayweather Sets Return Date

Boxing

Former world champion celebrity boxer Floyd Mayweather has said he is coming out of retirement for the second time in 2020.

Anthony Joshua Rejigs His Coaching Team By Adding Two New Pad Men

Boxing

 

 

Former IBF, WBA and WBO  heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has added two new trainers to his coaching team as he attempts to win back his world heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr next month.

Boxer Patrick Day Dies After Being knocked Out In A Bout

Boxing

American boxer Patrick Day died four days after suffering a serious brain injury during his knockout defeat to Charles Conwell last weekend, promoter Lou DiBella said in a statement.

Russia Banned From All Sporting Events

Athletics

Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for four years by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) as punishment for a string of state-sponsored, doping-related offences and the country’s repeated brazen efforts to mislead authorities.

150 Golfers Set For Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship

Athletics

At least 150 Ladies are set to take part in The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship is set to commence Wednesday, with at least 150 participants, at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja.

F1: Hamilton Wins Sixth World Championship

Athletics

World Formula 1 champion, Lewis Hamilton has again sealed his sixth world drivers' title following the completion of the Grand Prix in the United States.

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