UNODC to engage youths on crime prevention through sports

As the  World celebrates the International Day of Sports,  the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), has said that plans were on to engage Nigerian youths on crime  prevention through sports programmes. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the  UN General Assembly declared April 6 every year  as the Imternational Day of sports […]

SWAN urges Lalong to develop sports sector

The Plateau Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), has urged Gov. Simon Lalong to develop the sport sector in the state. Mr Agabus Pwanagba, the Secretary of the Association in the state, gave the advice on Monday in a congratulatory message to the governor over his re-election. According to Pwanagba, Plateau had […]

Dalung, huge blessing for Nigeria’s sports — Group

A Non-Governmental Organisation, One Nigeria Youths, says Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development is a huge blessing to the development of Nigeria’s sports. The group’s coordinator, Magnus Oku, in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, said that recent criticism against Dalung was unfair, baseless and unjustified. Oku said that out of […]

Embattled Solari commits to Real Madrid

Embattled coach of Real Madrid Santiago Solari has said he remains fully committed to his job despite speculation that Sunday’s match against Real Valladolid could be his last. Solari arrived an hour and 20 minutes late for his press conference at Valdebebas on Saturday and there was an air of resignation in his responses to […]

Mesai nets 50th hat-trick

Lionel Messi hit a sumptuous hat-trick, the 50th of his career, to inspire Barcelona to a 4-2 victory over Sevilla on Saturday and take them one step closer to winning La Liga. Messi was supposed to be lacking fitness and Barca struggling for form but both delivered a resounding response at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, […]

FIFA bans Chelsea

English Premier League club Chelsea have been banned by FIFA from signing new players in the next two transfer windows. The ban was imposed as punishment for breaking rules on registering under-age players, FIFA said on Friday. It means the club will be unable to make signings until the end of January next year. “The […]