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Abia Warriors on Sunday ended their home goal drought with a 1-0 win against visiting Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu in the Week 15 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League. The match, played at the Umuahia Township Stadium saw both sides posting an uninspiring first 45 minutes, which ended goaless. While Warriors appeared goal-shy […]

Juventus were forced to wait at least another week to celebrate their eighth successive Serie A title after second-placed Napoli drew 1-1 at home to 10-man Genoa on Sunday. A win for Genoa would have handed the Turin side the title with a record seven matches to spare. They came closer than expected in spite […]

Juventus will have a first shot at clinching an eighth successive Serie A title at the weekend although they will need help from the only team to have beaten them in the league this season. Second-placed Napoli’s shock defeat at Empoli on Wednesday has left the Turin side a massive 18 points clear, meaning it […]

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he understood how Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock felt after his criticism of the referees and their head Mike Riley. Warnock’s criticism of referees followed Chelsea’s controversial 2-1 win over the Welsh club on Sunday. Warnock, whose side are fighting to avoid relegation, had said the standard of officiating […]

Late goals from Cesar Azpilicueta and Ruben Loftus-Cheek helped Chelsea complete a thrilling comeback to beat Cardiff City 2-1 away in the English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday. With Chelsea heading for an embarrassing defeat against third-bottom Cardiff, their captain Azpilicueta dragged them back into the match with a headed goal that appeared to be […]

The 2019 domestic basketball season in Nigeria will start in April with stakeholders meeting, Congress and Annual General Meeting, according to the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). NBBF President, Musa Kida, gave the confirmation in a statement signed by Oni Afolabi, media officer to the federation, and made available to the Nrews Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Mar 26, 2019; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) grabs a rebound between Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) and guard James Harden (13) during the second quarter at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports. Bledsoe paired 23 points with seven assists and was the catalyst during a third-quarter run […]

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released 86 names of u-18 and u-20 athletes to represent the country at the forthcoming Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) U-18 and U-20 Championships. The championships scheduled for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire will take place from April 16 to April 20 According to the list, 42 athletes will compete […]

Tonobok Okowa, the Chairman of Delta Sports Commission, says the state will be delighted to continuously have the Super Eagles play their matches in Asaba. Okowa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Asaba that the team’s handlers seemed comfortable with the Delta capital city’s hosting capabilities and facilities. “The state government […]

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has secured scholarship for 11 Nigerian athletes from the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. Phemmy Adetula, Public Relations Officer of NOC, said in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday that the athletes were captured in the IOC scholarship scheme for 2019. The athletes that […]



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