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NBA Mulls Walt Disney Resorts For Games As Restart Date Draws Closer

Exclusives

The National Basketball Association (NBA) have stated that they are in "exploratory" talks with The Walt Disney Co. about a late-July restart at one of their Florida resorts.

COVID-19: FIFA Set To Give Nigeria, Others $150m As Relief Fund

Exclusives

FIFA has disclosed yesterday, Friday that it will release the sum of $150 million equivalent (139 million Euros) to its member countries to help alleviate the financial constrain ushered by the global pandemic of coronavirus.

Brooklyn Nets Spencer Dinwiddie To Play For D'Tigers

Exclusives

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is making arrangements to play for the Nigerian men’s basketball team (D'Tigers) and may likely feature for Nigeria in the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Transfer: Real Madrid Set To Offer Four Players To Man Utd In Swap Of Pogba Deal

Sports Transfers

Real Madrid in a bid to acquire unsettled midfielder  Paul Pogba from  Manchester United is ready to offer four players to seal the deal.

Pogba’s Replacement Identified, As Man Utd Set To Sell Him This Season

Sports Transfers

The Executive Vice Chairman of Manchester United FC, Ed Woodward, has revealed he has identified person to replace Paul Pogba at the club when they dispose of him.

According to Manchester Evening News, in-form French striker Moussa Dembele could Leave Olympic Lyon in Summer transfer window and he would find it hard to reject a move to Old Trafford. Manchester United have been linked with the French sensation for a very long time and the latest report seems positive for the Red Devils.

Italian football league, Serie A has on Friday confirmed June 20, 2020 as return date with matches in hand after a three-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said.

EPL Sets June 17 As Resumption Date

Football

Premier League Shareholders has agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place. Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal postponed due to the Carabao Cup final, will now take place on 17 June, followed by a full match round beginning on Friday 19 June.

Premier League clubs approve return to contact training

Football

In another boost for Project restart, Premier League clubs have voted unanimously to approve a return to contact training.

COVID-19: Roland Garros Now Moved to September

Tennis

The organisers of the French Open tennis tournament have confirmed that the tournament has been postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. It will now be played in September as against the earlier schedule date in May. The French tennis federation announced the decision Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics: Oshonaike, Omotayo And Offiong Seals Ticket

Tennis

Nigerian trio Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Edem Offiong has clinched tickets in table tennis for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Tennis: Sharapova Announces Professional Retirement

Tennis

Five-time Grand Slam Champion, Maria Sharapova has on Wednesday announced her retirement from professional tennis, ending her 19-year-old career.

The heavyweight title defence fight between Britain's Anthony Joshua and Bulgaria's Kubrat 'The Cobra' Pulev will be postponed yet again till at least October due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn said.

Israel Adesanya 'The Last Stylebender' has defeated Cuba's Yoel Romero with a unanimous score of 48-47,48-47, AND 49-46 to retain his UFC middleweight title, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Saturday's fight ran Adesanya's undefeated fight record to 19-0, making him the best middleweight in the world.

World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua will face Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev also known as 'Cobra' as his International Boxing Federation (IBF) mandatory challenger at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20, 2020.

Tokyo Olympics May Be Cancelled - Shinzo Abe

Athletics

Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Wednesday insinuated that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (postponed to 2021) may not take place next year and will have to be cancelled unless the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. 

2020 Okpekpe 10km Road Race Called Off

Athletics


The 18th edition of the Okpekpe road competition has been cancelled. The cancellation was not unconnected from the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the globe and the travel restrictions across the world.

Tokyo 2020 : New Date To Be Announced Soon

Athletics

New dates for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will likely be revealed this week, organisers said Monday after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until next year.

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