Nigerian UFC Star, Kamaru Usman Defeats Jorge Masvidal To Retain Welterweight Title (photos)

Nigerian Kamaru Usman has on Sunday defeated Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal in a keenly contested fight to retain his title as the undisputed welterweight champion at ...
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Empty Wembley waits for Euro 2020 party postponed by coronavirus

Wembley should have hosted the Euro 2020 final on Sunday, but instead, the home of English football is preparing for a League One play-off final ...
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Adesanya tips Usman for victory in UFC battle against Masvidal

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Nigerian-born New Zealand based Israel Adesanya has tipped fellow countryman, Kamaru Usman for victory as he defends his welterweight ...
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Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies

Former snooker star Willie Thorne has died after a short illness at the age of 66, it was announced on his GoFundMe page on Wednesday. ...
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Joshua, Fury confirm ‘financial agreement’ for two world-title fights

• Saudi Arabia may host biggest showdown in British boxing history Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed to face each other not once, but ...
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Octogenarian Mother Of Ex Super Eagle Star,Late Samuel Okwaraji Is Dead

The octogenarian mother of the late Green Eagles star, Samuel Okwaraji, Lady Janet Okwaraji is dead. The death of the matriarch of Okwaraji family was ...
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Ighalo still relevant to Super Eagles’ quest for AFCON title – Sadi

Former International, Dahiru Sadi, has expressed excitement over the form of retired Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, who recently signed a loan deal extension with ...
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Qatar completes third World Cup stadium

Qatar announced the completion of its third stadium for the 2022 World Cup, state media reported late Thursday, as the emirate prepared to mark three ...
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Israel Adesanya shapes up for another battle with Brazilian star

Nigerian-born New Zealand-based Kiwi UFC star, Israel Adesanya has begun training ahead of his next fight, this time against another Brazilian star, Paulo Costa. Both ...
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Athletic Bilbao Striker, Aritz Aduriz Retires Pre-maturely From Football

Athletic Bilbao striker, Aritz Aduriz has announced his premature retirement from both National and club football due to a hip injury. The 39-year-old made the ...
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Over half of coronavirus patients say they caught virus at work: survey

More than half of respondents to a weekly survey tracking the spread of the coronavirus in Belgium believe they became infected in the workplace, the ...
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Covid-19: German football is the first in Europe to return to the pitch

Football in Germany will lead the way on Saturday as its Bundesliga becomes the first of Europe’s major leagues to swing back into action since ...
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‘We’re afraid of tomorrow’: Syrian refugees face hunger, poverty amid Covid-19 downturns

Ahmad al-Mostafa can’t afford milk for his baby daughter. A Syrian refugee, he has barely been able to feed his family since Lebanon sank into ...
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Yekini, Okwaraji’s Mothers To Get N30,000 Stipends Monthly – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday, announced plans to pay N30,000 monthly each to mothers of two ex-internationals, Rashidi Yekini and Samuel Okwaraji. Before NFF’s ...
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FG Places Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On N10,000 Monthly Stipend

Alhaja Sikiratu, mother of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, has been placed on monthly stipend of N10,000 by the Federal Ministry of Youth and ...
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NBA legend Michael Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China’s Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year legal battle with a Chinese ...
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Neymar makes £775,000 donation to fight COVID-19

Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus. The PSG star has been ...
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Nigerian Paralympic Gold Medalist Ndidi Nwosu Is Dead

One of Nigeria’s renowned power-lifters and star at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Ndidi Nwosu, is dead. The death of Nwosu was ...
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Former Marseille boss Pape Diouf dies at 68 from coronavirus

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting the new coronavirus, the football club and a family source said on Tuesday. Diouf, ...
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