Event sponsors NNPC/Mobil have releases the over 5 million naira prize money for this week endâ€™s track and field championship holding at the National Stadium Abuja.Read More
Solomon Ogba, not gifted with height, walked tall yesterday when legendary Lee Evans arrived the country courtesy of his invitation as the new President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria.Read More
Deltaâ€™s victory at 19th edition of the National Darts Open competition in Makudi, Benue State will mark the beginning of good things for the players in the state.Read More
Guinness Nigeria Plc has unveiled former Super Eaglesâ€™ captain, Austin Okocha, as its soccer ambassador.
Announcing this in Lagos, Devlin Hainsworth, the Managing Director of the brewery firm, said that Okochaâ€™s exceptional soccer achievements qualified him to become an ambassador of soccer.
Nigeriaâ€™s Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, will tackle two-time African champions Gambia next month, according to the team coach, John Obuh.Read More
The NPL (Nigeria Premier League) has slapped a six-month ban on Warri Wolves player Okey Nwabeke and has handed life bans to two fans following an incident before a league match between Enugu Rangers and Warri Wolves in Nnewi last season.Read More
Super Eagles goal keeper trainer Alloy Agu has said that the technical crew would intensify their monitoring of players at home and abroad but insisted that time had run out for them to try unknown players. He called such an exercise, gambling.Read More
As at the close of entries on Saturday evening more than 700 athletes had entered for the Mobil Championship and still counting.Read More
Abia State Governor, Theodore Ahamefule Orji, has charged World Wrestling Professionals (WWP) African Heavyweight champion, Osita Offor, better known as De Ultimate Commander, to ensure that he gives a good account of himself in Scotland, where he will be fighting in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship.Read More
For the past few days, the Nigeria mass media has witnessed a plethora of comments, opinions, suggestions and criticism, for and against a pronouncement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over Warri Wolves qualification to fly the countryâ€™s colours in next yearâ€™s CAF Cup competition.Read More
The yearly Mobil track and field championship is reputed for throwing up stars and this year will not be an exception.
Athletes have had to shoot to stardom competing in the Mobil Championship. The latest in the list of stars who competed at the Mobil Championships and went to win an Olympic medal is Blessing Okagbare who won bronze in the long jump event in Beijing.
Veteran sports administrator, Chief John Ojidoh, turned 83 Sunday and while Sports Vanguard was congratulating him, the man took time to add voice to the controversy on the representatives of the country in the next seasonâ€™s CAF Cup.Read More
The 25-year-old had been linked with a move to Sevilla or Valencia, but instead he has chosen to join former coach Marcelino GarcÃa Toral.Read More
Former Davis Cup great, Sadiq Abdullahi, has discussed with the Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Sani Ndanusa, on ways to implement the governmentâ€™s grassroots sports developmental plans and came out of the encounter, convinced that if properly executed, that Nigeria would reclaim its lost glory in sports.Read More
FOLLOWING the prevailing call on former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha to quit retirement and lace his boot for Nigeria again at the 2010 World Cup billed for South Africa, former Enugu State Commissioner for Sports Honourable Okezie Nwanjoku believes the inclusion of Okocha will help Nigeria achieve her ambition at the global event.Read More