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Paris 2024: Remembering Nigeria’s most successful Olympics outing in Atlanta ‘96

Paris 2024: Remembering Nigeria’s most successful Olympics outing in Atlanta ‘96

Nigeria has always been regarded as one of Africa’s most sport-inclined nations, with a track record of successes in various fields and events to back its claim. With a population of over 200 million people, Nigeria as a nation is always expected to perform well in any sports event, with a wide array of domestic and international talents at its disposal. With the Paris 2024 Olympics...

Valuejet Cup 2024: Eight teams confirmed for Nigerian off-season tournament

Valuejet Cup 2024: Eight teams confirmed for Nigerian off-season tournament

Organisers of the Valuejet Cup have revealed the eight participating teams for this year's edition. The teams were officially revealed via the competition's official X handle. Last year's champions, Shooting Stars of Ibadan, have already confirmed their intention to participate alongside former Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) champions, Rivers United. Other participating teams are Ijebu United, Remo Stars, newly promoted NPFL sides, Beyond Limits Football Academy...

Paris 2024: Tobi Amusan named Nigeria’s flag bearer, Opeyori selected team captain

Paris 2024: Tobi Amusan named Nigeria’s flag bearer, Opeyori selected team captain

World record holder Tobi Amusan has been selected as Nigeria's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The Ogun state-born hurdler, will lead the Nigerian contingent when the opening ceremony takes centre stage on July 26 at the Seine, the city’s main water artery. Amusan is the current world record holder in the 100 metres hurdles with a time of 12.12...

Done Deal: Remo Stars sign defenders Nwokeji, Abubakar

Done Deal: Remo Stars sign defenders Nwokeji, Abubakar

Remo Stars have completed the signing of left-back Chiemeka Nwokeji from Sporting Lagos, and right-back Ibrahim Abubakar from Kano Pillars. The Skye Blue Stars confirmed the development via their official X handle on Tuesday. Nwokeji favoured a move to the Ikenne-based team after Sporting Lagos got relegated to the Nigeria National League (NNL) last season. The flamboyant left-footed defender comes with league experience and will also...

Amadou Onana looks forward to UCL action after completing Aston Villa transfer

Eritrea’s Girmay extends Intermarche-Wanty contract after Tour de France success

Eritrea's Biniam Girmay has committed his future to the Intermarche-Wanty cycling team by signing a contract extension until 2028 after a very successful Tour de France outing. The 24-year-old made history at the Tour last month as he became the first Black African to both win a stage and win a classification with the green jersey. Girmay confirmed his historic green jersey triumph by finishing the...