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Oyo, Kwara in line to host Gold Cup 2017

With the successful delivery of the 4th edition of the Nigeria’s most prestigious domestic league pre-season tournament, Gold Cup tourney, the 5th edition could be hosted by either Oyo or Kwara State. This will be the first edition to be hosted outside of Ijebu-Ode and Ogun state. General Coordinator of …

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SHAME!!! Pinnick threaten Super Falcons players

*Falcons seize AWCON trophy *Rejects NFF’s poverty-stricken N50, 000 allowance Super Falcons players have been enmeshed in a long drama about the payment of their match bonuses and allowances by the shameless and bankrupt Nigeria Football Federation. The players have threatened to hold onto the African Women Cup of Nations …

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Olympic Fund: Nigeria’s glorious future in sports is guaranteed -Mark

*I can’t wait to watch your products do us proud By Oluwole Francis Senator David Mark, the former President of the Red Chambers of the National Assembly has praised the initiators of the Nigeria Olympic Fund, saying, “you will remove the international shame of either barren medals or praying and …

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Nigeria Olympic Fund: Dalung, Permanent Secretary disagrees publicly

*90 elite athletes to enjoy N35million funding for Tokyo Olympics By Collins Ajibola, Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung openly on Thursday in Abuja disagreed with his Permanent Secretary, Ohaa, over who to support amongst the 10 icons of the Nigeria Olympic Fund. …

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Suwongate Scandal: Sanusi, NFF lie again over money

*Gets $.1m appearance fee, pays players N5,000 each! *We received money for return tickets, accommodation – Sanusi By Olajide Fashikun Nigeria Football Federation was paid $110,000 as appearance fee for the Suwon International U-19 tournament in South Korea but officials are claiming it was only return tickets and accommodation they …

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Athletics: No third term for me – Solomon Ogba

Solomon Ogba AFN President...pummeled by new permutations

*May emerge President of a winter sport President of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria, Solomon Ogba, has said he is happy with his achievement during his reign as the head of the federation. Ogba said his legacy couldn’t be wished away as he assured that he would not be going …

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Sports federations election: I will interfere in the process if… – Dalung

*Nigeria Olympic Fund is the way to go By Collins Ajibola, Yinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has hit back at federations’ Presidents who are calling for the return of National Sports Commission in replacement of his ministry. Some of the federation’ Presidents told Senate …

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Omu-Aran mini-marathon: Winner to get N.2million scholarship

*Oba Charles Ibitoye to grace event Winners of the Omu-Aran mini-marathon race organised by the Skylarks’ Club to be decided in the ancient Kwara community will smile home N200,000 scholarship. Omu Aran is the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area. A member of the social club, Alhaji Bode Durotoye, disclosed …

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Adeoye, others congratulate Paralympic stars

*For dominating 2016 Nigerian Sports Award For the Nigerian Paralympic community, there was that scarce recognition coming in for them hours after what they described as a most successful celebration of the international day for disability when its rank dominated the annual 2016 Nigeria Sports Award held at the weekend …

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We want to create awareness of Para-Swimming in Nigeria -Oladele

Joseph Oladele, the National coach of Nigeria Para-Swimming Federation (NSFN) on Saturday in Abuja said the Federation will create awareness of Para-Swimming in the country as one of the alternatives to people living with disabilities. Oladele who spoke to www.gongnews.net at the maiden edition of the National Para-Swimming Open championship …

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