Okagbare sets to break history

Okagbare sets to break history

Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare is set to seek another piece of history as the first Nigerian nay African woman to break 22 seconds when she lines up for the 200m event at in Monaco which is the ninth leg of the money-spinning IAAF Diamond League meeting. She has competed in the half-lap race thrice this season, starting with an uninspiring

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Senegal books place to reach AFCON 2019 semis

Senegal books place to reach AFCON 2019 semis

Senegal has booked their place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinals with Idrissa Gueye scoring against an impressive Benin Republic side in a thrilling quarterfinal clash on Wednesday. The Teranga Lions were dominant in the opening stages, enjoying a 64-46 possession of proceedings, but it was the Benin Squirrels that came close to taking the lead 19 minutes

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Nigeria’s para-powerlifters jet off to Kazakhstan for Astana 2019

Nigeria's para-powerlifters jet off to Kazakhstan for Astana 2019

 Nigeria’s para-powerlifters have jetted out to Kazakhstan to take part in the World Para Powerlifting Championships tagged Astana 2019. The contingent is made up of officials and 15 male and female athletes in different categories. They will compete in the mandatory championships which also serves as part of qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan.  The President of

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5 Nigerian students set to fly Nigeria’s flag at 2019 global robotics olympics in Dubai

robotics olympics

Five secondary students from schools across the nation have been selected to represent Nigeria in the 2019 edition of the Global Robotics Olympics in Dubai this October. They were chosen during a try-out session to fly the colors of Nigeria at the First Global Robotics Olympics. The selected students pending the commencement of the competition will be grilled on the

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Alex Iwobi backs AFCON 24-team

Alex Iwobi

The Super Eagles star, Alex Iwobi has given his backing to the 24-team Africa Cup of Nations which is made up of six groups. Iwobi added that Africa’s flagship tournament will keep growing because the continent is blessed with quality players. For the first time in the championship, 24 teams are battling for the top prize after the Confederation of

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Fifa President Gianni Infantino set to grace AFCON opening ceremony today

Fifa President Gianni Infantino set to grace AFCON opening ceremony today

The President of world football governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino will be in attendance to witness the opening ceremony of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament today at the Cairo International Stadium. The Chairman of the Egyptian Football Association Hani Abo-Rida confirmed that Gianni Infantino will join other dignitaries to grace the occasion. The much-awaited continental showdown is 12

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