Basketball players boycott training over unpaid allowances

Kada Queens basketball players of Kaduna are boycotting training over 20 months unpaid allowances. The protest is coming two days to the commencement of the second phase of the Zenith Bank National Basketball League. Some of the players said that the state government which owns the team has completely neglected them. “We are not suspending our protest More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Sanusi, Babagana Kalli on FIFA, CAF duties

By Albert Akota The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi and a Member of the NFF Board, Alhaji Babagana Kalli Kachalla have been appointed by world football –ruling body, FIFA More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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D’Tigers face Côte d’Ivoire in Guangzhou at FIBA World Cup

By Albert Akota D’Tigers has arrived in Guangzhou in time for their classification game against Cote d’Ivoire yesterday. Having narrowly missed out of the second round ticket, the team has now set their sight More...

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Onyekuru out of Ukraine friendly over Monaco permit

Henry Onyekuru Henry Onyekuru has pulled out of Nigeria’s friendly encounter against Ukraine next week Tuesday at the Dnipro Arena Kyiv over resident permit challenge. Onyekuru, Completesports.com learnt is yet More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Frampton set for November return in USA

Carl Frampton is set to make his comeback from injury against Isaac Dogboe in California on 30 November. Frampton pulled out of a bout against Emmanuel Dominguez after a “freak accident” with an ornament last More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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US Open 2019: Nadal beats Schwartzman to reach semi-finals

Rafael Nadal remains the favourite to win the US Open – and move within one of Roger Federer’s tally of 20 Grand Slams – after a hard-fought quarter-final win over Diego Schwartzman. Spanish second More...

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Dina Asher-Smith in 100m, 200m double at World Championships

Dina Asher-Smith will go for the 100m and 200m sprint double after Great Britain confirmed its squad for the 2019 World Championships in Doha. Laura Muir will focus on the 1500m rather than add the 5,000m to her More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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HFN, FCT FA Condole with FRSC Over Head of Sports Unit’s Death

By Amaechi Agbo The Handball Federation of Nigeria, HFN and the FCT Football Association, have expressed their heartfelt condolences to the management and staff of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, over the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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2022 FIFA World Cup emblem unveiled

World football governing body, FIFA has unveiled the official emblem for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by Qatar in 2020 The Arab country is getting set to give the world a taste of something almost entirely More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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How former minister of sports ceased Jo Bonfrere’s ’96 Olympic Medal

It has emerged that former U-23 coach, Jo Bonfrere does not have anything to show his grandchildren that he won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. Bonfrere who coached the Nigerian team to win More...