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Pistorius trial to continue in May

4 years ago /

The murder trial of South African double amputee athlete, Oscar Pistorius has been extended to the middle of May.

Okon invites 40 for the Africa women championship qualifier

4 years ago /

The super falcons of Nigeria will begin their build-up to the Africa women championship qualifier against Rwanda with an open camping programme in Abuja on April 6.

El Kanemi to play in Kano

4 years ago /

El Kanemi warriors of Maiduguri will now play their home matches at the Kano pillars stadium in Kano after the league management company suspended matches in Borno due to security concerns in the city. 

Tiger Woods out

4 years ago /

World number one golf player, Tiger Woods, will miss this week’s Arnold palmer invitational due to a back injury.

Champions League: Robin van Persie fires Manchester United into quarter-finals

4 years ago /

Robin van Persie netted a hat-trick as Manchester United overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Olympiakos.

Pistorius trial update

4 years ago /

A key police ballistics expert is giving evidence at the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria.

Flamingoes seeking their quarter final ticket against Columbia

4 years ago /

After their brilliant performance against China people’s republic, Nigeria’s flamingoes will be seeking their quarter final ticket against Colombia early Thursday morning in the FIFA under-17 women’s world cup in Costa Rica.

Chealsea through to quarter-final

4 years ago /

A magnificent display by Chelsea and a decisive victory by Real Madrid earned the two clubs their quarterfinal tickets in the 2014 UEFA champions league on Tuesday.

LMC denies ban on matches

4 years ago /

The League Management Company, LMC has denied any claim that a federal high court in Jos, has stopped matches of the Glo premier league 2013/2014 season.

Dili on Flamingoes

4 years ago /

The chairman of Nigeria women’s football league Dillichukwu Onyedinma has charged the flamingoes to secure the groups qualification ticket by beating Colombia on Wednesday at the current 2014 FIFA u-17 women’s world cup in Costa Rica.

Football: Jack Warner’s corruption name reoccurs

4 years ago /

Qatari’s world cup organising committee has denied claims in the media that its bid to host the 2022 FIFA world cup flawed by corruption.

Nigerian National League week 6 results

4 years ago /

It was mixed results for FCT based teams, over the weekend as the Nigeria National league NNL entered week 6.

Champions league continues tonight

4 years ago /

UEFA champions league action continues on tonight as Chelsea welcomes Galatasaray of turkey to the Stamford bridge while Spanish giants, Real Madrid entertains Schalke 04 of Germany.

British players accused of match fixing receive lifetime ban

4 years ago /

The world football governing body FIFA has imposed a lifetime ban on two British players over offences relating to match manipulation.

Nigeria defeats China in 2014 FIFA under 17 World cup

4 years ago /

The world football governing body FIFA has imposed a lifetime ban on two British players over offences relating to match manipulation.

Nigerian cricket team to remain in division five in 2016

4 years ago /

Nigerian cricket team will remain in the ICC world cricket league division five in 2016.The Nigerian side were unable to gain promotion to division four when they finished fourth in the round robin phase of the WCL division five tournaments in Malaysia.

Funding not a problem towards Super Eagles participation in Brazil

4 years ago /

New Sports minister, Tamuno Danagogo says funding will not be a problem for the Nigeria football federation towards super eagles participation in the 2014 world cup in Brazil.

Nembe city rejects decision to stop participation in NPFL

4 years ago /

Meanwhile the management of Nembe city Football Club has rejected the decision of the league management company, IMC to stop the club from participating in the 2013/2014 Nigeria Professional Football League season.  

Giwa FC to return to the NPFL

4 years ago /

A federal high court in Jos, Plateau state has issued an interim injunction restraining the league management company, lMC, and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF from preventing or further excluding Giwa FC of Jos from participating in the 2013/2014 NPFL season.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: BAYERN, ATLETICO QUALIFY, AS BARCELONA AND PSG ARE LIKELY TO JOIN THEM

4 years ago /

In the end, it was all too familiar. Arsenal went out, Bayern went through -- same story, different season.