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Radio And Sports – World Radio Day

Radio And Sports – World Radio Day

Radio reaches the widest audience in the world. In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire. It can unite and empower communities, and give voice to the marginalized. This year, with the Winter Olympics now under way, we also recognize the many ways in which […]

Nigeria First African Side To Book World Cup Place

Nigeria First African Side To Book World Cup Place

Alex Iwobi scored a second-half winner as Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday. The win moved Nigeria to 13 points and an unassailable lead at the top of Group B with one round of qualification matches to be […]

All Hail The Champions -Nigeria’s D’Tigress Win Afrobasket 2017

All Hail The Champions -Nigeria’s D’Tigress Win Afrobasket 2017

After booking the first ticket to the FIBA World Championship, D’Tigress defeated Senegal  65-48 in the final of the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament in Mali. It was their second victory over Senegal, who they had defeated in a group match and marked a glorious outing for Nigeria, who have now won the title thrice. […]

Floyd Mayweather Stops Conor McGregor in 10th Round

Floyd Mayweather Stops Conor McGregor in 10th Round

  The Latest on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight (all times local): 9:52 p.m. Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped UFC champion Conor McGregor on his feet in the 10th round Saturday night, ending the boxing spectacle of the summer with a harsh dose of reality. The most unusual megafight in years went longer and was […]

The Power Of Sport Against Racism – International Day Of Sport For Peace and Development

The Power Of Sport Against Racism – International Day Of Sport For Peace and Development

Established by the United Nations in 1960, this Day marks the need to continue to tackle racial discrimination, xenophobia, hate speech and hate crimes, ever-present across the world. Through a long-standing partnership with the United Nations, the IOC has been using sport to unite individuals and communities amidst their diversity and promote a culture of […]

Ahmad Ahmad Ends Hayatou’s 29-Year Reign

Ahmad Ahmad Ends Hayatou’s 29-Year Reign

MADAGASCAR executive Ahmad Ahmad, is the new President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after elections held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This brings to end the 29-year reign of Cameroonian strongman, Issa Hayatou, whom he beat 34-20 votes in a secret ballot. Hayatou has comfortably won previous polls since succeeding the late Sudanese Abdel […]

The Indomitable Lions Rules Africa Again

The Indomitable Lions Rules Africa Again

Hugo Broos has gone from being criticised at almost every turn to national hero in Cameroon after masterminding a most unlikely victory for the country at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals. The Indomitable Lions, who were without eight top players that withdrew prior to the tournament, rallied from a goal down to defeat more […]

Life Is Beautiful, Venus Says, Brushing Off Commentator Row

Life Is Beautiful, Venus Says, Brushing Off Commentator Row

Seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams on Friday brushed off a remark made about her at the Australian Open which led to a TV commentator being stood down by broadcaster ESPN. Doug Adler, commentating on the African-American 13th seed’s second-round match against Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele on Wednesday, provoked outrage on social media when he was […]

Yes! We Did It Stylishly- Russia Admits To Doping

Yes! We Did It Stylishly- Russia Admits To Doping

Russia is for the first time conceding that its officials carried out one of the biggest conspiracies in sports history: a far-reaching doping operation that implicated scores of Russian athletes, tainting not just the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi but also the entire Olympic movement. Over several days of interviews here with The New York […]

Nigerian Athletes To Miss IAAF Championship Nextyear

Nigerian Athletes To Miss IAAF Championship Nextyear

This is because the world athletics ruling body, IAAF recently released new standards, which no Nigerian athlete has been able to achieve. The AFN must now organise a series of competitions for the athletes or more so, the elite athletes need to feature in meets between now and July 23, 2017 to meet the new […]

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