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  • Europa League Semis: Arsenal Draw Atletico, Marseille To Battle Salzburg

    April 13, 2018 11:04 AM 39

    Arsenal have been drawn against Spanish side Atletico Madrid while French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Marseille will face Red Bull Salzburg of Austria in the semi-finals of the 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League. Arsenal will welcome Atletico to the Emirates Stadium for the first leg while Salzburg will be guests to Marseille. The first legs will be played on 26 April

  • Ajayi Qualifies For 400m Finals

    April 11, 2018 2:27 PM 41

    Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi on Tuesday made it to the final of the women’s 400 metres at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled for Wednesday. The 20-year-old competed in the second semi finals and finished second with a time of 51.81 secs. The six other athletes who also made it to the final were Jamaican duo Stephenie McPherson and Anastasia

  • Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Win Silver Medal In Table Tennis

    April 9, 2018 2:20 PM 40

    Nigeria’s table tennis team claimed the country’s first medal at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games winning the first silver medal. The team led by Sugun Toriola lost Monday’s final 3-0 to India who claimed gold. Segun Abiodun lost the first match 3-1 (4-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-9) to Sharath Achanta while Toriola also suffered a 3-1 (10-12, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4) defeat

  • Nigeria Wins Second Medal At Commonwealth Games

    April 9, 2018 12:20 PM 24

    After failing to make the podium in the first four days of action at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the medals are now coming in for Team Nigeria. Just after the jinx was broken for Nigeria by the men’s table tennis team who won silver medal, another silver medal has been added to the country’s haul. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi won the second

  • Commonwealth Games: Five Nigerians Reach Athletics Finals

    April 9, 2018 11:30 AM 29

    Seye Ogunlewe and Enoch Adegoke on Sunday have both qualified for the final of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games men’s 100m. In the women category, the country’s representatives Jennifer Madu, Isoken Igbinosun and Joy Udo-Gabriel lost in the semi-finals. Udo-Gabriel was the closest of the women to qualifying after finishing fourth in her semi-final

  • Martins To England For Surgery

    April 6, 2018 1:19 PM 29

    Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua on Thursday confirmed that their injured striker Obafemi Martins is presently in England for his surgery. “Martins is flying to UK for surgery today. Be well soon,” the club wrote on their Twitter handle. The 33-year-old is going to be off actions for seven months the after suffering a hamstring injury

  • Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Agboegbulem Outclasses Tonga’s Huni, Reaches Q/Finals

    April 6, 2018 11:10 AM 27

    Nigeria’s Milicent Agboegbulem produced a classy performace as she saw off Tonga’s Salote Huni in a round of 16 bout in the women’s middleweight boxing category (75kg) at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was an inspiring win for both the Nigerian men and women boxing teams following the ousters of Adeola Soyoye (men’s lightweight) and Osita

  • Nigeria’s Agboro, Uweh Miss Out On Weightlifting Medals

    April 5, 2018 3:23 PM 38

    Favour Agboro missed out on Nigeria’s first medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in the men’s weightlifting event on Thursday. In the 62kg final standings, Agboro came fifth in a field of 14 contestants after a total lift of 268kg. Morea Baru of Papua New Guinea claimed silver with a lift of 286kg while the bronze medal was won by Talha

  • Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Soyoye Crashes Out

    April 5, 2018 12:25 PM 38

    Nigeria’s Adeola Soyoye has been eliminated from this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after he was defeated Thadius Katua of Papua New Guinea in the men’s boxing event on Thursday. Fighting in the round of 32 in the men’s lightweight category (60kg), Soyoye crashed out on points with the final decision of 3-1 going to Katua

  • Sweden-Based Super Falcons Stars Arrive Paris For France Friendly

    April 4, 2018 3:10 PM 43

    The Super Falcons Twitter account revealed that the players move to Le Mans, venue of the friendly, with the rest of their teammates who are on their way from Nigeria. “Our six Sweden-based players – captain Rita Chikwelu, Oshinachi Ohale, Ngozi Okobi, Faith Ikidi, Ogonna Chukwudi and Josephine Chukwunonye just landed in Paris, France. They will be joined