Shaibu makes history, wins Edo 2020 gold

Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu on Monday entered the history books as the country’s first major political office holder to win a football gold medal at the National Sports Festival, after... Read more »

BREAKING: Edo dares FG, shut down office of National Sports Festival

The Edo State government has shut down the Main Organising Committee (MOC) office of the National Sports Festival at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. The government said it took the decision... Read more »

National Sports Festival to end Thursday over lack of fund -LOC

Instead of 12 days, the National Sports Festival will end after seven days over the failure of the Federal Government to release fund. The Coordinator of Media and Publicity, National Sports Festival,... Read more »

FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles climb four places in April table

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are up to 32nd place in the new FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking table, up four places courtesy of their two wins over the Benin Republic and Lesotho in the last qualifying matches... Read more »

Edo 2020: Eight-month pregnant Aminat Idrees wins Taekwondo gold

It was an inspiring outing by heavily pregnant Aminat Idrees who won a gold medal for Lagos at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State. Aminat Idrees who is 8... Read more »

Former footballer, Jhon Viafara handed 11-year prison sentence for cocaine smuggling

Former footballer, Jhon Viafara, who played in the Premier League for Southampton and Portsmouth, has been handed an 11-year jail sentence after being found guilty of trafficking cocaine into the United States... Read more »

Former footballer, Jhon Viafara handed 11-year prison sentence for cocaine smuggling

Former footballer, Jhon Viafara, who played in the Premier League for Southampton and Portsmouth, has been handed an 11-year jail sentence after being found guilty of trafficking cocaine into the United States... Read more »

Edo 2020: Win 1 gold medal, receive N1m, Okowa promises Delta athletes

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday assured the state’s contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival holding in Edo from April 2, 2021 that every gold medal won by the team... Read more »

Iheanacho wins Premier League player for March

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been named March’s Premier League player of the month. The 24-year-old scored five goals in three league appearances for the Foxes in the lead-up to the international... Read more »

Ronaldo’s castaway armband makes $75,000 at charity auction

The captain’s armband that Cristiano Ronaldo flung to the ground in disgust after Portugal were denied an injury-time winner against Serbia was sold at a charity auction for 64,000 euros ($75,000) to... Read more »