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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. 

Sport Minister Relocates To Abuja Stadium

Exclusives

Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has disclosed the relocation of his office from the Federal Ministry of Sport to the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. He made the disclosure in a statement by Mr. Ramon Balogun, Assistant Director, Press in the ministry.

Nigerian Wrestler Adekuoroye Qualifies For 2020 Olympics

Exclusives

Nigerian wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after reaching the Semi-finals, at the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Champion in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

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.

NPFL: 2019/20 Season Set To Commence on November 3

Football

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has been billed to kick off on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting their title defence against Nasarawa United.

Matthijs de Ligt, Mason Mount & Joao Felix Named Among 20 Golden Boy Finalists

Football

The final 20 shortlists for FIFA's Golden Boy award has been announced, with the current holder of the award Matthijs de Ligt reappearing for the second time in a row.

I Want To Coach In Chelsea - Mikel Obi

Football

Former Super Eagles captain and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi, says he will love to return to the London side as an assistant coach to current Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard. Nigeria's former super eagle's coach made the disclosure in an interview with Trabzonspormagazine.

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.

Serena Williams To Play Maria Sharapova In 1st Round of U.S. Open

Tennis

Former world number one and six-time US Open champion Serena Williams will lock horns against Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Williams, 37, and Sharapova, 32, who have met in the finals of the other three Grand Slam events, have never played each other at the United States Open.

Israel Adesanya Beats Whittaker By KO To Become UFC Middleweight Champion

Boxing

Nigerian-born New Zealand fighter, AKA "Last Stylebender" Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker to crown himself as the undisputed middleweight champion at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday.

Otto Wallins Wants Tyson Fury Rematch Or Anthony Joshua Fight

Boxing

Otto Wallin has said he wants to avenge his loss to Tyson Fury in a rematch or earn a bumper clash with Anthony Joshua.

Gypsy King Fury Brutaly Defeats Otto Wallin In Las Vegas

Boxing

The ‘Gypsy King’ despite suffering a serious cut above his eye, won the 12-round defeated Otto Wallin in a unanimous points decision
which has moved him to 29-0-1, including 20 knockout wins.

Doha 2019: Ese Brume Wins Nigeria First Medal With 6.91m At The 17th IAAF World Championships

Athletics

Ese Brume picked up Nigeria’s first medal at the Athletics World Championship in Doha with 6.91 mark (+0.3 wind) in the Long jump event, earning her a Bronze after being ousted on Silver by Ukraine’s Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk (6.92).

IAAF 2019: Oduduru Finishes Last in 200m

Athletics

Nigeria's Divine Oduduru was a no show at today's final event, following his yesterday's performance where he finished last place with 20.84 seconds in the men's 200 metres semi-finals.

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