Federer wins record 20 Grand Slam titles

Federer wins record 20 Grand Slam titles

Roger Federer has won his sixth Australian Open Grand Slam title and his 20th overall, defeating sixth seed Marin Cilic in five thrilling sets. He won eight titles in Wimbledon, five at the U.S. Open and one at the French Open. The Swiss maestro easily took the first set 6-2 in Melbourne, but lost the […]

RUSSIA 2018: CRISTIANO RONALDO NAMES 5 COUNTRIES LIKELY TO WIN

RUSSIA 2018: CRISTIANO RONALDO NAMES 5 COUNTRIES LIKELY TO WIN

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has named five nations he thinks will be among the favourites to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The 32-year-old finally tasted international success with his country at the 2016 European Championship, despite going off injured in the first half of the final against France. Ahead of the World […]

Nigeria League Review: FC Ifeanyi Ubah win Oriental derby

Nigeria League Review: FC Ifeanyi Ubah win Oriental derby

FC Ifeanyi Ubah snatched a lone goal victory in the Oriental Derby clash against Enyimba FC on Sunday in the Nigeria Professional Football League. The solitary goal in the derby clash was scored by Godwin Obaje 10 minutes into the second half of the game played in Nnewi. Incidentally, Enyimba lost by the same odd […]

Barcelona earn 708 million euros last season

Barcelona earn 708 million euros last season

Spanish giants FC Barcelona confirmed that the club made earnings of 708 million euros; 13 million euros more than was budgeted for. The Spanish club reported that the earnings were made for the just ended period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. It may have been a disappointing season on the pitch for […]

CAF mulls drastic changes for Africa Cup of Nations

CAF mulls drastic changes for Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, could be subjected to some radical changes in the days ahead, feelers from the recent meeting by the continent’s football ruling body suggest. Some of the changes being considered include moving the continent’s flagship football event away from the traditional January kick-off period to June or July. The Nations […]

Bakayoko joins Victor Moses, others at Chelsea

Bakayoko joins Victor Moses, others at Chelsea

Frenchman Tiemoue Bakayoko has joined Victor Moses and other stars at Chelsea Football Club having signed a five-year with the Premier League champions on Saturday. Bakayoko made a switch from Monaco to join the London club. “I am very happy to be here and to join this great team. I have grown up watching Chelsea,” […]

Europe dominates entries for Nigeria’s ITTF Challenge

Europe dominates entries for Nigeria’s ITTF Challenge

Europe has dominated entries for the 2017 International Table Tennis Federation, ITTF, Challenge Nigeria Open, as 10 countries registered before the July 10 deadline. The championship is scheduled for August 9 to 13 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. A statement by the ITTF Media Department said that Europe […]

FG goes tough; to mandate Nigerian brands sponsoring EPL clubs to sponsor NPFL

FG goes tough; to mandate Nigerian brands sponsoring EPL clubs to sponsor NPFL

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government will amend the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Code to compel brands to sponsor Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. The minister made the assertion at the close of the “Two-Day Creative Industry Financing Conference,” sponsored by the ministry in conjunction with “Think Tank Media […]