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Udinese chief Marino says Premier League will cancel rest of season

The Premier League will follow Belgium's top flight and cancel the rest of its season, according to Udinese sporting director Pierpaolo Marino. With Liverpool 25...

Man Utd winger James hails Chelsea defender Reece James

Manchester United winger Daniel James is full of praise for his namesake at Chelsea. The Blues' Reece James has been a revelation this season as...

Tottenham midfielder Sissoko: We won’t spit on Pochettino work, but Mourinho…

Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko says the players are fully behind manager Jose Mourinho. Injuries to Harry Kane and Heung-min Son blunted Mourinho's attack and Tottenham...

Spurs tell players to follow social distancing rules

Tottenham Hotspur have told their players to respect the government’s social distancing guidelines after several squad members were pictured training in a London park,...

Coronavirus: Liverpool will win Premier League title even if season is cancelled – UEFA president

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin sees "no way" in which Liverpool could be denied the Premier League title this season despite the coronavirus pandemic. Liverpool were...

AC Milan threaten Inter Miami plans for Man City veteran Silva

AC Milan have entered the race to sign Manchester City midfielder David Silva. The Spaniard has announced this season will be his last at the...

Paraguay court releases Ronaldinho into house arrest in Asuncion hotel

A Paraguayan judge on Tuesday ordered the release of Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother into house arrest at a hotel in downtown...

AC Milan, Roma chasing departing BVB midfielder Mario Gotze

Departing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze is being linked with AC Milan. Gotze will leave Dortmund when his contract expires in June. And Sky Deutschland says...

Messi and Rooney praised for coronavirus responses

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is "a global example" when it comes to the debate over footballers and pay cuts during the coronavirus crisis,...

Athletes step up to help fight coronavirus in Brazil

As infections of the novel coronavirus rise steadily in Brazil and threaten to cause chaos in its densely populated favelas, some of the country’s...

Van Dijk insists Liverpool success can be sustained

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk insists their success can be sustained. Van Dijk believes the Reds currently have everything they need to continue to challenge...

Mourinho in trouble after being pictured training with a number of Tottenham players

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday pictured conducting a training session with a number of the club's players, which is in contravention of...

‘Waiving salary is like a donation in vain’ – Real Madrid star Kroos against players taking pay cuts

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has come out against players taking pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic, instead saying they should be free to...

Agent can see Real Madrid target Mane leaving Liverpool

Former Nigeria international Abdul Sule can see Sadio Mane leaving Liverpool this summer. The Senegal ace has been linked with Real Madrid. "I think Africa has...

Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training

Tottenham Hotspur have reminded players of their responsibilities during Britain's coronavirus lockdown after pictures and video on social media emerged of manager Jose Mourinho...

​Everton, Southampton keen on Hellas Verona keeper Silvestri

Everton and Southampton are among the Premier League clubs interested in signing Marco Silverstri. The Hellas Verona star has been excellent at both the Italian...

Ex-Man Utd defender O’Shea: Imagine Bruno Fernandes with Rashford

John O'Shea says Manchester United have been given a huge lift by the arrival of Bruno Fernandes. The Red Devils went 11 games unbeaten across...

Tottenham reprimand Mourinho and players for breaking coronavirus restrictions

Tottenham have looked to reinforce the importance of social distancing after footage emerged of Jose Mourinho and some of his squad undergoing training...

​Liverpool forward Mane credits Southampton for development

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane admits that Southampton played a big role in his development. The winger was already rated as one of the top prospects...

Liverpool legend Hamann warns against signing RB Leipzig striker Werner

Liverpool hero Didi Hamann insists RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is not the right fit for the club. The 24-year-old is being linked with the...

‘We need the culture to change’ – USWNT star Lloyd responds to sexist US Soccer arguments in lawsuit

United States women's national team star Carli Lloyd has spoken out about U.S. Soccer's sexist legal arguments against her team that caused widespread outrage. In...

Ronaldinho released after 32 days in Paraguayan prison

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho Gaucho has been released from a Paraguayan jail after serving 32 days of what was meant to be a...

Muller snubs England, Italy to sign Bayern Munich extension

Thomas Muller has signed a new contract with Bayern Munich until 2023. The Germany international, 30, has spent his entire career with the Bundesliga giants. Muller...

Sevilla to swoop for Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem

Sevilla have been linked with an €8m swoop for Nigerian international defender Chidozie Awaziem, owned by Portuguese giants FC Porto. — Chidozie .C. Awaziem (@AwaziemC)...

Tottenham legend Greaves being treated in hospital

Tottenham and England icon Jimmy Greaves has been admitted to hospital, the Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday. Spurs issued a statement confirming the 80-year-old...

Dutch FA plans for league to resume on June 19

The Dutch football federation (KNVB) said Tuesday it was hoping the top two divisions would restart on June 19 following their suspension due to...

UK investors say cashbox capital raising comes at a price

Companies lining up for cash in coming weeks to get through the coronavirus pandemic should listen to shareholders and not just be led by...

Ex-teammate compares Tottenham king Kane to all-time great as teen

Tottenham goal machine Harry Kane resembled a certain Premier League legend despite being just a teenager during his time at Millwall, claims former teammate...

UK job vacancies shrink for first time since 2009 as coronavirus hits employers

British employers’ demand for staff plummeted in March with job vacancies contracting for the first time in nearly 11 years as the coronavirus pandemic...

Coronavirus: Premier League will cancel rest of season, says Udinese’s Marino

The Premier League will follow Belgium's Pro League and cancel the rest of its season, according to Udinese sporting director Pierpaolo Marino. With Liverpool 25...

Latest Stories

Real Madrid great Casillas a fan of Vinicius Junior

Real Madrid great Iker Casillas admits he's a fan of Vinicius Junior. There is one member of this current Real Madrid squad that Casillas has...

Iker Casillas admits he’d like Real Madrid return

Iker Casillas admits he'd like to return to Real Madrid. The 38-year-old is currently running for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), where...

Real Madrid midfielder Kroos questions player pay-cuts

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has questioned the push for players to take pay-cuts. The likes of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have both sought government...

Man Utd legend Schmeichel: Solskjaer right ‘big name’ in charge

Manchester United great Peter Schmeichel insists Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the right man in charge. Schmeichel believes United are better sticking with his former team-mate...

Liverpool boss Klopp on bad first impressions: Why I rejected Mane for Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he had his doubts about Sadio Mane when first moving for the former Salzburg striker. Made In Senegal charts Mane's...

Ukraine assistant admits Shevchenko targeting Premier League or Serie A move

Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko is eyeing a move to England. The former Chelsea and AC Milan striker has been linked with a return to the...

Tottenham players angry with Levy pressure tactics

Tottenham players are unhappy seeing non-playing staff furloughed. The Daily Mail says senior players are particularly angry at what they see as an attempt by...

Agent of Arsenal midfielder Ozil: Why player pay-cuts not the answer

The agent of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has urged players to resist pay-cut proposals and instead discuss wage deferrals. Dr Erkut Sogut — the man...

AC Milan, Roma chasing departing BVB midfielder Mario Gotze

Departing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze is being linked with AC Milan. Gotze will leave Dortmund when his contract expires in June. And Sky Deutschland says...

Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali pushed about Juventus, Chelsea interest

Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali insists he's not thinking about a move away this summer. Tonali is wanted by Europe's biggest clubs, including Juventus and Chelsea. But...

Tebas: No drama for LaLiga if Barcelona lose Messi

LaLiga president Javier Tebas says the competition would survive the departure of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The Argentine great is being linked with Inter Milan...

AC Milan defender Musacchio happy where he is

AC Milan defender Mateo Musacchio insists he's happy where he is. Musacchio says his big target is to succeed with the Rossonero. “For me, staying here...

Napoli drop price for Real Madrid target Fabian Ruiz

Napoli have dropped their price for Fabian Ruiz. Mundo Deportivo says Napoli have lowered their asking price for Ruiz down to £52m with the midfielder...

​Sporting CP line-up reunion with Leicester striker Slimani

Sporting CP are eyeing a move for former striker Islam Slimani. The Algerian has struggled since leaving Sporting for Leicester City in 2016. The 31-year-old has...

​Stoke star Allen and McClean make donation to children’s hospital

Stoke City stars Joe Allen and James McClean have made a donation to a children's hospice. The two football stars wanted to ensure that a...

​Chelsea set to feed NHS staff in Stamford Bridge hospitality suites

Chelsea are feeding the local NHS staff that will be working in the area during the COVID-19 outbreak. Medical workers are at breaking point in...

Man Utd winger James hails Chelsea defender Reece James

Manchester United winger Daniel James is full of praise for his namesake at Chelsea. The Blues' Reece James has been a revelation this season as...

​Man Utd star James: Dalot quicker than Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United star Daniel James says that his teammate Diogo Dalot is faster than fellow full back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. It is the latter who has...

​Bayern Munich boss Flick hopeful over Neuer, Boateng extensions

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick is hoping that the club can get contract negotiations with Manuel Neuer and Jerome Boateng sorted. Chelsea have shown an...

​Everton, Southampton keen on Hellas Verona keeper Silvestri

Everton and Southampton are among the Premier League clubs interested in signing Marco Silverstri. The Hellas Verona star has been excellent at both the Italian...

​Spurs legend Greaves being treated in hospital

Tottenham have issued a statement that 80-year-old club legend Jimmy Greaves has been admitted into hospital. It is unclear if the issue is due to...

Liverpool star Mane: Klopp takes players to another level

Liverpool star Sadio Mane is full of admiration for his manager Jurgen Klopp. Mane is especially impressed with how Klopp can improve the players that...

​Liverpool forward Mane credits Southampton for development

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane admits that Southampton played a big role in his development. The winger was already rated as one of the top prospects...

​Berbatov urges Spurs star Kane to follow his path to Man Utd

Former Tottenham and Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov thinks Harry Kane should follow in his footsteps. Berbatov left Spurs for United and went on to...

​Villarreal star Torres learning English after Arsenal consult Santi Cazorla

Villarreal star Pau Torres is taking English lessons as he plans his next career move. The 23-year-old defender is a hot property after impressive displays...

Ex-teammate compares Tottenham king Kane to all-time great as teen

Tottenham goal machine Harry Kane resembled a certain Premier League legend despite being just a teenager during his time at Millwall, claims former teammate...

Mourinho in trouble after being pictured training with a number of Tottenham players

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday pictured conducting a training session with a number of the club's players, which is in contravention of...

Marino: Premier League will be canceled

Udinese Sporting Director Pierpaolo Marino has suggested that the English Premier League will be cancelled for the remainder of the season. Marino, whose club is...

Rugby: New Zealand suspends rugby indefinitely due to COVID-19

The suspension of club and community rugby in New Zealand has been extended indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the sport’s resumption now...

Coronavirus: Wellington Phoenix staff member cleared after contracting COVID-19

The Wellington Phoenix staff member who tested positive for coronavirus has been cleared. The A-League club announced last month that a staff member had tested...

Football

Real Madrid great Casillas a fan of Vinicius Junior

Real Madrid great Iker Casillas admits he's a fan of Vinicius Junior. There is one member of this current Real Madrid squad that Casillas has...

Iker Casillas admits he’d like Real Madrid return

Iker Casillas admits he'd like to return to Real Madrid. The 38-year-old is currently running for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), where...

Real Madrid midfielder Kroos questions player pay-cuts

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has questioned the push for players to take pay-cuts. The likes of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have both sought government...

Man Utd legend Schmeichel: Solskjaer right ‘big name’ in charge

Manchester United great Peter Schmeichel insists Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the right man in charge. Schmeichel believes United are better sticking with his former team-mate...

Liverpool boss Klopp on bad first impressions: Why I rejected Mane for Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he had his doubts about Sadio Mane when first moving for the former Salzburg striker. Made In Senegal charts Mane's...

Ukraine assistant admits Shevchenko targeting Premier League or Serie A move

Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko is eyeing a move to England. The former Chelsea and AC Milan striker has been linked with a return to the...

Tottenham players angry with Levy pressure tactics

Tottenham players are unhappy seeing non-playing staff furloughed. The Daily Mail says senior players are particularly angry at what they see as an attempt by...

AC Milan, Roma chasing departing BVB midfielder Mario Gotze

Departing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze is being linked with AC Milan. Gotze will leave Dortmund when his contract expires in June. And Sky Deutschland says...

Agent of Arsenal midfielder Ozil: Why player pay-cuts not the answer

The agent of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has urged players to resist pay-cut proposals and instead discuss wage deferrals. Dr Erkut Sogut — the man...

Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali pushed about Juventus, Chelsea interest

Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali insists he's not thinking about a move away this summer. Tonali is wanted by Europe's biggest clubs, including Juventus and Chelsea. But...

Tebas: No drama for LaLiga if Barcelona lose Messi

LaLiga president Javier Tebas says the competition would survive the departure of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The Argentine great is being linked with Inter Milan...

AC Milan defender Musacchio happy where he is

AC Milan defender Mateo Musacchio insists he's happy where he is. Musacchio says his big target is to succeed with the Rossonero. “For me, staying here...

Napoli drop price for Real Madrid target Fabian Ruiz

Napoli have dropped their price for Fabian Ruiz. Mundo Deportivo says Napoli have lowered their asking price for Ruiz down to £52m with the midfielder...

​Sporting CP line-up reunion with Leicester striker Slimani

Sporting CP are eyeing a move for former striker Islam Slimani. The Algerian has struggled since leaving Sporting for Leicester City in 2016. The 31-year-old has...

​Stoke star Allen and McClean make donation to children’s hospital

Stoke City stars Joe Allen and James McClean have made a donation to a children's hospice. The two football stars wanted to ensure that a...

​Chelsea set to feed NHS staff in Stamford Bridge hospitality suites

Chelsea are feeding the local NHS staff that will be working in the area during the COVID-19 outbreak. Medical workers are at breaking point in...

​Man Utd star James: Dalot quicker than Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United star Daniel James says that his teammate Diogo Dalot is faster than fellow full back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. It is the latter who has...

Man Utd winger James hails Chelsea defender Reece James

Manchester United winger Daniel James is full of praise for his namesake at Chelsea. The Blues' Reece James has been a revelation this season as...

​Bayern Munich boss Flick hopeful over Neuer, Boateng extensions

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick is hoping that the club can get contract negotiations with Manuel Neuer and Jerome Boateng sorted. Chelsea have shown an...

​Everton, Southampton keen on Hellas Verona keeper Silvestri

Everton and Southampton are among the Premier League clubs interested in signing Marco Silverstri. The Hellas Verona star has been excellent at both the Italian...

​Spurs legend Greaves being treated in hospital

Tottenham have issued a statement that 80-year-old club legend Jimmy Greaves has been admitted into hospital. It is unclear if the issue is due to...

Liverpool star Mane: Klopp takes players to another level

Liverpool star Sadio Mane is full of admiration for his manager Jurgen Klopp. Mane is especially impressed with how Klopp can improve the players that...

​Liverpool forward Mane credits Southampton for development

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane admits that Southampton played a big role in his development. The winger was already rated as one of the top prospects...

​Berbatov urges Spurs star Kane to follow his path to Man Utd

Former Tottenham and Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov thinks Harry Kane should follow in his footsteps. Berbatov left Spurs for United and went on to...

​Villarreal star Torres learning English after Arsenal consult Santi Cazorla

Villarreal star Pau Torres is taking English lessons as he plans his next career move. The 23-year-old defender is a hot property after impressive displays...

Ex-teammate compares Tottenham king Kane to all-time great as teen

Tottenham goal machine Harry Kane resembled a certain Premier League legend despite being just a teenager during his time at Millwall, claims former teammate...

Mourinho in trouble after being pictured training with a number of Tottenham players

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday pictured conducting a training session with a number of the club's players, which is in contravention of...

Marino: Premier League will be canceled

Udinese Sporting Director Pierpaolo Marino has suggested that the English Premier League will be cancelled for the remainder of the season. Marino, whose club is...

Coronavirus: Wellington Phoenix staff member cleared after contracting COVID-19

The Wellington Phoenix staff member who tested positive for coronavirus has been cleared. The A-League club announced last month that a staff member had tested...

Coronavirus: KNVB hoping Eredivisie can resume on June 19

The Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) is hoping Eredivisie can resume on June 19 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The league was suspended last month with...

Boxing

Fury ‘targets’ unification bout with Joshua

Tyson Fury is attempting to ‘have Deontay Wilder step aside’ from their trilogy fight so he can face fellow Briton Anthony Joshua in a...

David Haye tells Anthony Joshua to emulate Tyson Fury’s spectacular knockout of Deontay Wilder when he faces Kubrat Pulev this summer

David Haye has told Anthony Joshua to ditch his newfound caution because he will be expected to emulate Tyson Fury’s spectacular knockout of Deontay...

Covid-19: Amir Khan may say goodbye to boxing at 33

  Amir Khan has admitted he is seriously considering retiring from boxing as he is adjusting to life in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Hopkins, Mosley entry to Boxing Hall of Fame delayed to ’21

Legendary world champions Bernard Hopkins and “Sugar” Shane Mosley will have their inductions to the International Boxing Hall of Fame postponed to 2021 due...

Fury hungry to beat Wilder in rematch

Tyson Fury says he will never tire of beating Deontay Wilder in anticipation of his third fight against the American heavyweight, even though...

Fury hungry to repeat Wilder win in rematch

Tyson Fury says he will never tire of beating Deontay Wilder in anticipation of his third fight against the American heavyweight, even though his...

‘Why Joshua celebrated Fury’s defeat of Wilder’

Anthony Joshua was secretly ‘happy’ Tyson Fury got the better of Deontay Wilder last month, former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir believes. Fury won...

Fury-Wilder rematch postponed by virus pandemic

The third fight in Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight rivalry has been postponed as the coronavirus pandemic grips the United States and Britain,...

Mayweather unconcerned by COVID-19 as he flaunts huge cash

Floyd Mayweather is unconcerned by the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, demonstrating this by waving big stacks of money around on Instagram. The boxing...

Eddie Hearn desperate to land Anthony Joshua a super-fight THIS YEAR – and he could face Tyson Fury or the Bronze Bomber by December

Eddie Hearn says talks with Bob Arum are going ‘pretty good’ as he looks to organise a mega unification fight between Anthony Joshua and...

Coronavirus may cancel Anthony Joshua’s clash with Kubrat Pulev

World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua’s long-awaited homecoming to the United Kingdom may be scrapped due to the fears of the Coronavirus epidemic. The Nigerian British...

Mike Tyson emotionally discusses past life with money

Mike Tyson has opened up on his troubled past and how he wasted his money ‘like an animal’ during the height of his boxing...

Fury’s decision to return license may save him from UKAD

Tyson Fury formally relinquished his license with the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) before winning the WBC heavyweight title, a decision that could...

Fury still eager to fight Joshua in December

• C0VID-19 Puts Rematch With Wilder In Doubt Tyson Fury’s priority this year remains a fight with Anthony Joshua in December despite the coronavirus pandemic...

Dillian Whyte ‘100% confident’ of knocking out Anthony Joshua

Dillian Whyte has said that he was ‘100 percent’ confident of knocking out Anthony Joshua and hopes their potential rematch can be for the...

Roger Mayweather, uncle and trainer of Floyd, dies at 58

Floyd Mayweather says he is mourning the loss of “one of the most important people in my life” after the death of his uncle...

Tyson pockets £20k in 6 hours charging fans £250 per video messages

Boxing  legend Mike Tyson earned £17,000 in just six hours sending personalised video messages. The 53-year-old, who is believed to have a net worth of...

Fury’s drug allegation: Hearn suggests Whyte should become WBC champion

Dillian Whyte should become the WBC heavyweight champion if there is “an issue” with Tyson Fury following fresh claims about his failed drug test...

Ex-champion and trainer Roger Mayweather dies

Roger Mayweather, a two-time world champion turned trainer and uncle of unbeaten boxing great Floyd Mayweather, has died at the age of 58. “My uncle...

GOtv Boxing Night: NBB of C to Confer GOtv Biggest Nigerian Boxing Award

The Nigeria Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) has announced plans to bestow on GOtv, sponsors of GOtv Boxing Night, with its biggest...

GOtv Boxing Night 21 postponed over coronavirus

Organisers of GOtv Boxing Night, Flykite Productions, yesterday announced the postponement of the 21st edition of the event. The show, scheduled to hold on...

Joshua title defence could be delayed by virus chaos

Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title defence against Kubrat Pulev could be delayed until July due to the chaos caused by the coronavirus, promoter Eddie...

The Grassroots hold the key to Sports Development in Nigeria – Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has again reiterated his administration’s interest in grassroots and youth football development which he...

‘Hungry’ Joshua says no celebration if he beats Ruiz

Anthony Joshua said Wednesday he will not celebrate if he regains his world heavyweight title, as he faced off with rival Andy Ruiz in...

Anthony Joshua’s Rise: What will Nigerian brands do?

On Saturday, March 31, hundreds of thousands of boxing lovers and enthusiasts stayed up late to catch the world heavyweight boxing unification contest between...

Anthony Joshua Spotted at Akarigbo’s Palace

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, who was on a short visit to his birthplace, Sagamu in Ogun State was spotted at the Palace...

Anthony Joshua to visit Nigeria in December

How Kwese Tv, family members celebrated victory against Takam in his ancestral home, Sagamu After beating Cameroon-born French boxer, Carlos Takam in Saturday’s WBA and...

Andy Ruiz blames three months of party for loss to Anthony Joshua

Andy Ruiz blamed three months of partying for his one-sided world heavyweight championship defeat to Anthony Joshua on Saturday, admitting he had failed to...

Anthony Joshua poses with Nigerian fans, displays belts

World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, on Friday, gave some of his fans in Nigeria something to cheer as he posed with them for...

Tennis

Kwara Government to sanction Consultant for aiding COVID-19 patient’s treatment

The Kwara Government says it will exercise full sanction on the Professor who aided the treatment of the deceased Coronavirus (COVID-19) at the University...

Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from COVID-19

The new coronavirus isn’t picky about who it infects — so why does data emerging from some states suggest that African Americans are bearing...

Kyrgios offers food to hungry people during lockdown

Controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios has offered to deliver food to people finding themselves hungry during the coronavirus lockdown, his latest charitable effort after...

Table tennis: World Championships provisionally scheduled for Sept-Oct in South Korea

The Table Tennis World Championships, which was postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, has been provisionally scheduled to be held in South...

Players to swap rackets for game controllers as Madrid Open goes online

The world’s top tennis players will swap rackets for game controllers this month after organisers of the cancelled Madrid Open said they will stage...

Wimbledon champion Halep is pain-free from foot injury

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep is recovering well from a foot injury she suffered in February and is able to run without pain, the former...

NCC clears doubts over 5G, COVID-19, Security

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says there’s no is no correlation between the Fifth Generation Technology (5G), Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Security. Dr Henry Nkemadu, Director,...

Australia’s Kyrgios offers to drop food at doorstep of those in need

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios once again showed his compassionate side on Monday, pledging to help hungry people and drop off food at doorstep...

Jabeur mulls swapping rackets for dancing shoes in lockdown

Tunisian trailblazer Ons Jabeur is holed up in New York due to the coronavirus pandemic and says she is contemplating taking up dancing to...

Nigeria confirms 8 new cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus. “Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: Five in...

Bronx zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the institution said Sunday and is believed to have contracted the virus...

U.S. Citizens stranded in Lagos over flight permit denial

Scores of Americans scheduled for evacuation from Nigeria were yesterday stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, over a failed bid to secure...

Nigeria will take ‘informed decision’ on 5G, says Pantami

Nigeria’s minister for communications and digital economy Isa Ali Pantami Saturday said the country has not approved any 5G – the fifth generation of...

At least I can be Wimbledon champion for two years, says Halep

Simon Halep is trying to look on the bright side regarding the suspension of the tennis season due to the coronavirus pandemic, which means...

The Sanusi paradox

There was no inkling, even a few days to the revelation, as I landed in the city of Kano; many weeks prior, I had...

Former DG of Nigerian Law School dies of coronavirus in UK

Former director-general of the Nigeria Law School Dr Kole Abayomi has died in the United Kingdom (UK) after contracting coronavirus. Abayomi died on Thursday, April...

Nigeria records two more deaths from coronavirus

Nigeria’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed the death of two patients of coronavirus in the country. “Two new deaths have...

Time to take a break from tennis, says top U.S. group

Playing tennis might not be a good idea in these critical times, says the U.S. group typically busy encouraging more to take up the...

Table tennis has justified its status, says NTTF boss … Allays fear over Quadri’s qualification for Tokyo

Following the qualification of the trio of Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the President of Nigeria Table...

With Wimbledon lost, Federer and Williams running out of Grand Slam opportunities

The cancellation of Wimbledon this week has not only fanned the possibility of a total tennis wipeout for the rest of the season but...

Two to die by hanging in Osun for killing final year student

Justice Jide Falola of Osun High Court sitting in Ikirun has sentenced two men to death by hanging for murder. Falola, in his judgement on...

Ogun State government confirms new case of Coronavirus

• State in partial lockdown as scores of truck trapped at toll-gate • Makinde contracted COVID-19 in Abuja, says Oyo govt The Ogun State government...

Nigeria Government begins distribution of N20,000 relief fund to homes

The Nigeria Government on Wednesday commenced the disbursement of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to poor homes in the country. Speaking at the commencement of the...

‘There may be no more tennis this year’, says Wimbledon chief Lewis

Tennis may not return until 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic caused the cancellation of the entire grasscourt season and most of the claycourt campaign,...

US evacuate citizen who tested positive for coronavirus in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has on Wednesday announced an evacuation of an American citizen who tested positive for coronavirus to...

FG refutes reports on 26 Americans arrived Lagos Airport without screening.

The Federal Government says it is absolutely false the media report that 26 American arrived the Murtala Muhammed Inter­national Airport (MMIA), Lagos, on Monday...

Osinbajo, Soyinka clash on COVID-19 lockdown

• VP says criticism of presidential order pointless • Reps donate two months’ salaries to fight pandemic • ICPC warns corrupt persons to steer clear of...

COVID 19: Disclose your isolation centre, NEMA tell Imo, Abia governments

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has advised the Imo and Abia Governments to publicise their isolation centres to the general public. According to NEMA,...

Confusion over curfew as Rivers State government forecloses re-opening of sanctioned banks

AS confusion pervades the imposition of curfew in parts of Rivers, the state government has threatened not to re-open sanctioned banks. A dusk to dawn...

Factbox: Reaction to cancellation of Wimbledon due to coronavirus

The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since the Second World War on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another major sports...

Basketball

Adam Silver says no NBA decisions likely until May

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he thinks it will be at least May before any decision can be made about resumption of the 2019-20...

KG Sports Foundation to Support Prince Ugbana

United Brother Basketball Academy Center Prince Ugbana has signed up with KG Sports Foundation. The 19 Year old 6”11 Tall from Bayelsa State will...

Gobert, all NBA Jazz players and staff clear of coronavirus

Rudy Gobert, the first NBA player to test positive for coronavirus, and all Utah Jazz players and staff have been cleared of coronavirus by...

2019-2021 FIBA Table Official Course to hold in April

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that a new FIBA Certification Table Officials course will take place between the 27th of April and 27th...

Nestle Milo Basketball Championship gets tip off date

The Kwara preliminaries for the 22nd edition of Nestle Milo Basketball Championship has been scheduled to a tip-off from March 14 to March 21,...

Basketball Africa League Postpones Start of Inaugural Season

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) (https://www.theBAL.com/) today postponed the league’s inaugural season, which had been scheduled to tip-off Friday, March 13 in Dakar, Senegal....

NBBF promises financial support for ailing Onah Deborah …Appeal to Nigerians for support

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has promised to financially assist the family of budding basket player, Onah Deborah who is currently battling Tuberculosis of the...

NBA: Lakers and Sixers announce coronavirus positives

Two members of the Los Angeles Lakers have tested positive for the new coronavirus on Thursday as the Philadelphia 76ers also confirmed that three...

Photo: Man nabbed for digging up Kobe Bryant’s alleged grave

A man has been arrested for digging up a gravesite allegedly belonging to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Back in February, Daily Mail reported...

French Open date change over virus rocks tennis

The global tennis calendar has been thrown into further chaos after a decision by French Open organisers to postpone the Grand Slam, with players...

WNBA Star Chiney Ogwumike Players Association Advocates education

The Vice President of the WNBA Players Association Chinenye “Chiney” Ogwumike has advised aspiring basketball players in Nigeria to focus on education as they...

Basketball Africa League Names Two-Time NBA All-Star Luol Deng as League’s Global Ambassador

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today named two-time NBA All-Star and 2012 Olympian Luol Deng as BAL Global Ambassador. Following his retirement from...

D’Tigress end Olympic Qualifiers on a high

D’Tigress ended their FIBA Olympics Qualifiers Tournament on a high despite a narrow 71-76 points loss to world champions- USA at the Aleksandar Nikolic...

WNBA Star Chiney Ogwumike Advocates Education for Basketball Players

The Vice President of the WNBA Players Association, Chinenye “Chiney” Ogwumike, has advised aspiring basketball players in Nigeria to focus on education as they...

Zenith Bank Hails D’Tigress for Winning Olympics Ticket

The Management of Zenith Bank has showered praises on the national women basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games...

Record 19 International Players from 15 Countries highlight Global Reach of NBA All-Star 2020

All-Star Starters Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid and Siakam Headline Record Eight International All-Stars; NBA All-Star 2020 Will Reach Fans in 215 Countries and Territories in...

Dr. Adeyemo backs referees workshop, calls for peaceful coexistence in NBBF

Chairman of the Kwara state Basketball Association, Dr Joseph Adeyemo, has charged Basketball referees and table officials in Nigeria to ensure the sustenance of...

Volleyball, Basketball to be included in Lagos Principals Cup

Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr Sola Aiyepeku has revealed that the Lagos Principals Cup will no longer be just a...

Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown takes over D’Tigers

The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced the appointment of Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown as head coach of D’Tigers. Mike Brown, assistant coach of...

Rivers Hoopers drawn in Nile Conference of Basketball Africa League

Nigeria’s representative at the inaugural edition of the Basketball Africa League, Rivers Hoopers have been drawn in the Nile Conference alongside Zamalek of Egypt,...

D’Tigress off to great start with Mozambique win

African Champions, the D’Tigress took a giant step towards qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with an impressive win over Mozambique in Belgrade,...

Goovy Iyorhe to D’Tigress: Go have fun while winning in Tokyo

Nguveren Goovy Iyorhe a member of the Nigeria D’Tigress squad that qualified for the Olympics back in 2004 in Athens says she is “very...

What would an Olympics cancellation cost Japan?

Japan and Olympic organisers are at pains to insist this summer’s Games in Tokyo are on, despite the new coronavirus outbreak, but what would...

Ezinne Kalu says D’Tigress capable of anything in Tokyo

D’Tigress point guard, Ezinne Kalu who put up an incredible performance to make this Olympic dream a reality shared her excitement about the development...

Tokyo 2020 : D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympic medal- Kida

As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida is optimistic that the...

NBA suspends season after Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

The NBA suspended the season Wednesday after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the new coronavirus, prompting a game to be abandoned just...

LaLiga suspended for 14 days due to coronavirus crisis

LaLiga has been suspended for the next two weeks after Real Madrid’s players and staff went into a 15-day quarantine following a club basketball...

Nigeria D’Tigress rise in latest FIBA ranking

Olympics bound D’Tigress moved up three places in the latest FIBA ranking following an impressive Olympic qualifiers in Serbia at the weekend which saw...

AfroBasket 2021: Ivory Coast stun Cameroon in Yaoundé

Ivory Coast recorded a flawless run of three games at the first leg of the AfroBasket 2021 qualification held in Cameroon’s capital Yaoundé from...

Rivers Hoopers sign on American basketball player for BAL campaign

Rivers Hoopers male basketball club of Port Harcourt on Tuesday said they have signed on an American, Kaylon Tappin, to boost their chances in...