Nigeria wins first Gold medal in Taekwondo as Onofe seals bronze

By Albert Akota from Rabat, Morocco Brilliant performance by Ruth Chinazum Nwosu in taekwondo helped Nigeria to registered her name on gold medal table as Sunday Onofe settled for bronze medal with a record of 11-15 win over Cote D’Ivoire’s Seydou Gbane in the semi-final after defeating Federick Adoua of Chad in the quarter-final at the ongoing More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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World Volleyball C’ship: Nigeria U-19 demolish South Korea in Tunisia

By Albert Akota Nigeria U-19 volleyball team deomlished South Korea 3-0 (25-20, 28-26, 26-24) at the ongoing 2019 FIVB World U-19 championship in Tunisia. The president of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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NBBF attributes Afrobasket success to Buhari, congratulates new minister

The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, has lauded the fatherly role played by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari in the Senior Women’s Basketball team’s 2019 Afrobasket triumph. The board led by More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Global Athlete backs Okagbare’s protest for payment of Nigerian athletes’ entitlements

Global athletes at the ongoing 2019 Africa Games in Morocco has backed Nigeria’s sprinter, Blessings Okagbare’s call for payment of outstanding entitlements to Nigerian athletes, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Nwora to release 12 man rooster as D’Tigers arrive China

Meanwhile, Nigeria national senior basketball male team coach, Alex Nwora is set to release the roster for the D’Tigers after the team arrived China for the last phase of their FIBA World Cup preparation. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Former Super Falcons player, Chiejine is dead

Former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine has died after a brief illness, the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, said on Thursday. The NFF, on its twitter handle said the death of Chiejine was sad. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Former Sports Minister, Dalung, congratulates successor, Dare

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated his newly inaugurated successor, Mr Sunday Dare. Dare was among the 43 minister sworn in on Wednesday August 21, 2019 and More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Messi returns to training, may face Betis

Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a timely boost on Wednesday by returning to training with the rest of the squad after a calf injury. Messi trained alone in the morning before joining his team-mates in the afternoon, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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PSG Reject Barcelona’s first bid for Neymar

Barcelona’s formal approach to PSG with a loan deal for Neymar with the option to sign him outrightly next season for 150 million euros has been rebuffed. But the Parisians value Neymar for 250 million euros have More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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New sports minister reads riot act: Work starts now!

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Akin Dare during the reception yesterday By Amaechi Agbo The new minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Akin Dare has read riot act to staff and management of the ministry stressing More...