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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 […]

Popular WWE Wrestler, King Kong Bundy, dies at 61

WWE fans are in mourning after legend King Kong Bundy died aged 61 just hours after tweeting about an upcoming autograph-signing. Christopher Alan Pallies who weighed in at a ring-rumbling 458lbs and towered at 6ft4 began his career with the WWF in 1981. His friend and wrestling promoter David Herro announced his death online. The […]

Benue: Bishop Zuga tackles Bede Bartholomew over election defeat ‘mockery’

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 […]

Obama, FIBA, NBA launches African elite basketball

Basketball Africa League(BAL), the NBA’s first professional basketball league outside of North America will begin in Africa next year, the NBA and the sport’s global governing body announced on Saturday. BAL will feature 12 club teams from across Africa and will launch next January, the NBA and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said. Former President […]

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