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Rolake Olagbegi arrives Abuja for Akure Tennis clinic

Rolake Olagbegi in the tennis clinic in Delta State

*Iwuanyanwu trails tennis history, commends Mrs Akeredolu By Olajide Fashikun Rolake Olagbegi, Nigeria’s former elegant tennis queen from the famous Olagbegi tennis family is now in Nigeria for the Akure tennis clinic being organised courtesy of the First Lady of Ondo state, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu. Mrs Rolake Olagbegi-Kassim arrived Abuja …

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Our efforts to reposition Volleyball are yielding – Kehinde Lamidi

Nigeria women volleyball team

*Nigerian women’s volleyball team qualified for world women cup Kehinde Lamidi-Chairman, Media and Publicity committee chairman of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVFB) has disclosed that some level of confidence is flowing back into the game and this followed the women’s team victory over Ghana, the host country, Cote Divore at …

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Obaseki Inaugurates 11-man committee for Edo Sports Commission.

Godwin Obaseki Edo State Governor

*Framework for a premier sports commission in Nigeria As part of the new intiatives to take sports in his state forward, the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated an 11-man committee to assist with the modalities for setting up a sports commission that will help the state …

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NCC Tennis League: Teams Offikwu, Goshen, Ndoma-Egba make winning starts

Michael Oshewa at the NCC League

*Marylove Edwards delivers win before departure for Pro Kaduna-based defending champions, Team Offikwu, despite not having their key player Sylvester Emmanuel, had a blistering start in Jos where they overwhelmed Team Tech Vibe of Jos 6-1. The Match of 4th and 5th November between Team Tech Vibe and Team Yetade …

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Bishop Kukah: Nigeria appears to have come unhinged

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah

*What has God not done for us? From Bishop Hassan Kukah As usual, Nigerians are doing what they do best: making themselves the laughing stock of the rest of the world, behaving like spoilt brats of a rich but irresponsible father, or like players in a game with no rules …

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2017 Afrobasket: Akhator, Ogoke hopeful against Guinea today

D'Tigress Nigeria's women national team

*We are where we planned to be Ahead of their fourth group game on Tuesday against Guinea, D’Tigress super star, Evelyn Akhator, is confident of another world class act as the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament hots up in Mali. Akhator who plays as a forward/centre and currently in the …

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World championships: Ogunkoya blames Okon, Osheku, Itanyi for 4x400m flop

Two of the quartet members in London

*Semi-final time was good for medal All three coaches at the World Athletics championships in London must be held responsible for the failure of the 4x400metres relay team missing out on the medal. This is the view of Atlanta ’96 Olympics bronze medallist, Chief Falilat Ogunkoya-Omotayo. The three coaches are …

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NFF appoints Danjuma, others to take charge of Falconets

Coach Mansur Abdullahi

*Mansur Abdullahi, Lateef Yusuf also named By Oluwole Francis Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Christopher Danjuma as Head Coach of the U-20 Women national team, also known as Falconets. Danjuma will be assisted by Wemimo Matthew (1st Assistant Coach), Mansur Abdullahi (2nd Assistant Coach) and Abdul-lateef ‘Okala’Yusuf (Goalkeeper Trainer). The …

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