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Para-Sports Devt Fund will turn around our world – Ankeli

*Para-Shooting seminar attracts AA+ guests By Oluwole Francis It was a marvelous debut for the sport of para-shooting in Nigeria when the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Disability Matters, Dr Samuel Ankeli, in his oratory prowess, gave assurance to the nation about the massive plans of the administration …

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Indian Pro-Wrestling League: Adekuoroye loses first professional fight

2015 World bronze medallist, Odunayo Adekuoroye lost her first fight to Swedish Sofia Mattsson at the finals of the Pro Wrestling League season two which ended on Thursday night. In a replay of their bout at last year’s Rio Olympics, Sofia took a 1-0 lead in the first round thanks to …

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ITF/CAT championships: Marylove injury blow hits Team Nigeria

Oyinlomo Quadri...her juniors use Ademuliyi tourney to warm up for Africa

*Five Nigerians qualified for the African junior Nigeria’s chances of retaining its overall winners’ title at the 2016 ITF/CAT West and Central Africa championships in Lome, Togo suffered a massive blow following an injury to Marylove Edward, one of its star players at the 11-nation tournament. The 12-year-old Edward sustained …

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Adekuruoye becomes first unbeaten person in Indian Pro-League

*Rated 7th in the World Three times African champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye, on Wednesday created history in India by being the first wrestler to be unbeaten at the Pro Wrestling League since inauguration in 2015. The Commonwealth gold medalist fought her way to the finals of the league with her team …

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Amaechi pats Fresh for football development at the grassroots

Former Rivers state governor, Rotimi Ameachi, has charged the Vice chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee, Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, for developing football from the grassroots, providing the opportunity for the talents to be annexed. The minister of Transportation said this at the grand finale …

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Sexual scandal allegations haunts Nigeria Weightlifting Federation

*Probe set up to slam alleged culprits *My coach wanted to sleep with me –Gloria Moses *She is a bloody liar – Sefi Onubaye By Olajide Fashikun For the umpteenth time, the sexual scandal that sneaked into public view like a carefully delivered smelly fart has continued to dog the …

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Obayiuwana exposes NFF in another corruption-infested scandal

*They demanded 50% bribe from Puma By Olajide Fashikun Nigerian versatile sports journalist working with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Osasu Obayiuwana, has revealed the disturbing but untold reasons behind the collapse of the big sponsorship deal between Nigeria and German sports brand, Puma in 2015. When Amaju Pinnick, the …

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Tremor hits NFF over Rohr’s salaries, allowances

Gernot Rohr...his salary has cobwebs too

*FIFA grant stoppage cause of biggest pains *Coach may learn to be owed hence from January Bankrupt Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may have to negotiate late payment of the salaries and allowances of Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, first in the next three months and hence, in another six months …

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ITF/CAT championships: Oyinlomo, Marylove in all-Nigeria final showdown

*Osewa, Ayoola, Abamu also qualify for AJC in South Africa *Hungarian Open: Onaolapo, others get opponents Oyinlomo Quadri and Marylove Edward set up an all-Nigeria final meeting in the girls’ 14 and under at the ITF/CAT West and Central African Championships in Lome, Togo. The clash of the two youngsters …

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