The Nigerian sprinter, Ejowvokoghene Divine Oduduru, who is officially the second fastest African, has turned professional. He announced this on his personal twitter handle @odudurudivine1, the announcement is coming on the heels of his record-breaking performance at a recent National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) track and field event in the United States where he runs for Texas Tech, and he holds the records for tin 100 and 200 metres.
Popular Nigerian Poker player, Femi Fashakin, has won the largest event in World Series of Poker history, winning the special “BIG 50” $500 No-Limit Hold'em Event #3 at the 2019 WSOP.
Following his amazing performance at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships late Friday night, Nigeria's Divine Oduduru set the records straight by becoming the second fastest African man on the planet.
Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba says he is desirous of a new challenge elsewhere, having spent an eventful three seasons at Old Trafford. The France international made this known on Saturday while speaking to reporters at a commercial event in Tokyo.
Maurizio Sarri on Sunday was announced as the new manager of Serie A giant, Juventus. Chelsea Director, Marina Granovskaia who confirmed the development on the club's website said the move was as a result of several talks with the tactician.
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has disclosed the reason why his side will win a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt. Rohr while speaking in a video interview on the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles said the team he succeeded in assembling has a mixture of youthfulness and experience stressing that its major strength was in solidarity.
Lionel Scaloni, Argentina Coach has explained why his star-studded team lost 2-0 to Colombia in the group B opening football match in the ongoing Copa America tournament. The coach said though his players stuck to the game plan, the condition of the pitch did not do them any good. He also slammed the players for losing possession easily.
Super Eagles of Nigeria drop 3 places in latest FIFA Ranking. Several of the biggest names in international football reportedly made significant gains in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. In the new ranking released on Thursday, June 14th, Nigeria ranked 45th, three positions down from where it used to be during the last ranking in April 2019.
Former world number one (1), Serena Williams has defeated Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 in order to reach the second round at Indian Wells.
Japan's Naomi Osaka won the Australian Open, making it her second Grand Slam title by beating Petra Kvitova in the final stage of the tournament, according to ALJAZEERA. Osaka, 21 years who also defeated former No.1 Serena Williams in the U.S Open in September 2018, is now the first Asian to be ranked No.1.
Tyson Fury on Sunday morning returned to winning ways in spectacular fashion as he put on a punch-perfect display to stop Tom Schwarz at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in the second round.
Britain's former heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua says he intends to enforce a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr after his stunning loss and promoter Eddie Hearn wants to stage the second fight in the UK.
Andy Ruiz Jr made his "dreams come true" by knocking out former IBF, WBO, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.