Category: Sports

  • Shooting Stars Player, Izu Joseph, Killed by Stray Bullet

    Ibadan based football club announed the death of one of its defenders, Izu Joseph. A Shooting STAR is gone! Izu Joseph is gone! Flamboyant defender is gone! RIP, brother. What a life! May God strengthen his family #Tragedy — Shooting Stars SC (@Official3SC) October 17, 2016 BBC reports that the player was “hit by […]

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  • Iheanacho and Iwobi are the Future of Super Eagles, Here’s Why

    The Super Eagles, for quite a while, have been uninspiring. Not taking anything from their success at the 2013 African Nations Cup. But since then their wings have been clipped- the team didn’t qualify for that of 2015 and won’t participate in 2017 also. Their showing at the Brazil 2014 world cup- they won a […]

  • Rewarding the Paralympians

    Three world records. One Paralympic record. Eight gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals. Nothing tells the story of Nigeria’s Paralympians’ performance better than a look at the medals table, the records they broke, the ones they set and, most of all, their commitment while preparing for the games. Nigeria’s contingent at the […]

  • Video: Paul Pogba’s got the Moves

    Paul Pogba, while known for his impressive skills on the pitch, showcases another talent of his- dancing. The 23 year old signed a five year contract worth £89m, a world record transfer fee, to join Manchester United at the start of the season. The 40secs clip shows him and his dance partner perform a choreographed […]

  • Rio 2016 Paralympics: Team Nigeria Extends Gold Haul

    The Nigerian contingent at the Paralympics extended its medal haul by two gold medals. The first came through Ndidi Nwosu in the -73kg event. She equalled the Paralympics Games record of 140kg to clinch gold. Bose Omolayo won the women’s -79 kg category by lifting 138kg, setting a Paralympics Games and world record in the […]

  • Rio 2016 Paralympics: Team Nigeria is all the way up

    The Paralympics is on and Nigerian is 12th on the medals table with four gold medals, two silver and one bronze- so far. But that’s just one half of the story. It started on Friday, Ronald Ezuruike won gold medal in the men’s 54kg powerlifting category. Then Paul Kehinde also in the powerlifting category, clinched […]

  • Twenty-three Years After, Oliver Kahn Speaks on J.J Okocha’s Goal

    German Football legend, Oliver Kahn took to Twitter to celebrate the 23 anniversary of a goal he conceded. And it had Nigeria’s Jay Jay Okocha in the middle of it all. Okocha, played for Eintracht Frankfurt at the time, against Karlsruhe. And in the 18 yard box, he dribbled four players twice before slotting the […]

  • Am done with Nigeria- says Siasia

    *Reveals what they did to his wife while he was away for the Olympics *Says he can no longer work with those running sports now *May only return when there’s a true change in sports *Recalls the efforts of President Buhari through Osibanjo, Lai ` Mohammed, Adeosun *Wants money meant for the failed chartered flight […]