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2023 African Games: Nigeria’s Oborodudu ready to defend wrestling gold medal in Accra

2023 African Games: Nigeria’s Oborodudu ready to defend wrestling gold medal in Accra

Nigeria wresting captain and olympic silver medalist Blessing Oborodudu has set her sights on defending her African Games gold medal from four ago in Rabat ahead of the 2023 edition in Accra. Oborodudu won gold in the 68kg and 76kg women's freestyle event and is ready to give her 100% in the Ghanaian capital. “Going for the African Games my expectation is to perform my 100%...

Siteny: President of African Judo Union vying to become Madagascar President

Siteny: President of African Judo Union vying to become Madagascar President

Unlike the many instances where politicians occupy sports positions across Africa, seasoned sports administrator Siteny Randrianasoloniaiko is eyeing the top seat in the Madagascar government. Siteny who doubles as President of Madagascar Olympic Committee and President of the African Judo Union is one of the leading candidates for the November 16th Presidential election in the Indian Ocean country. The 51-year-old has been at the helm of...

Paris 2024: Nigeria’s Adekuoroye wins bronze medal in WWC, qualify for Olympic Games

Paris 2024: Nigeria’s Adekuoroye wins bronze medal in WWC, qualify for Olympic Games

Nigerian female wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye defeated Turkey’s Elvira Kamaloglu in the third-place match at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, on Wednesday. The 29-year-old reigning African champion overcame her Turkish opponent 9-5 to win the bronze medal in the women’s 57kg category and book her place in next year’s Olympic Games. Watch how Nigeria's Odunayo Adekurouye won bronze ???? medal at the ongoing 2023...

Paris 2024: Nigeria denied Olympic ticket by Egypt in ITTF African Championships

Paris 2024: Nigeria denied Olympic ticket by Egypt in ITTF African Championships

The Nigerian duo of Olajide Omotayo and the legendary Funke Oshonaike have missed out on a chance to clinch a ticket to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games following their 3-1 loss to their Egyptian counterpart on Friday. The duo lost to the Egyptian pair of Omar Assar and Dina Meshref in the mixed doubles final at the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) Africa Senior Championship held...

UFC 287: Adesanya feels challenged for Pereira’s rematch

UFC 293: Music star Drake places $500k bet on Adesanya to beat Strickland

Canadian rapper Drake is backing Nigeria-born UFC champion Israel Adesanya to retain his middleweight title when he challenges Sean Strickland in tonight's UFC 293. Drake placed a bet worth $500,000 on Adesanya to come out victorious which a potential winning of $920,000. Drake has not hidden his admiration for Adesanya's fighting skills and it won't be first time the music star is banking on the MMA...