Category: The Sports Blog

YNaijaSeptember 27, 2022

Ex-Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi announces retirement from football

Mikel Obi, the former captain of the Super Eagles, has ended his professional football career. On Tuesday, the former Chelsea ...

YNaijaSeptember 15, 2022

Buhari rewards Tobi Amusan, other winners of the Commonwealth Games with National Honors, N200 million

On Thursday in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari authorized National Honors and cash prizes of N200 million for Team Nigeria’s contingents ...

YNaijaSeptember 12, 2022

Major setback for the Super Eagles as Umar Sadiq gets injured

Sunday’s loss to Getafe on the road for Real Sociedad resulted in an injury for Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq. ...

YNaijaSeptember 7, 2022

Chelsea gives Thomas Tuchel the sack

Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea’s head coach, has been fired following a run of underwhelming results, including the club’s loss in its ...

YNaijaSeptember 3, 2022

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Tiger Woods lead the career honors after Serena Williams’ exit from the US Open.

Williams lost to Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round of the US Open; the 40-year-old is anticipated to retire from ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 24, 2022

Falconets spotted sleeping on the ground in Turkey airport after knockout from U20 Women’s World Cup

Online images have shown Nigeria’s Super Falconets sleeping on chairs and on the ground at an airport in Istanbul, Turkey. ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 22, 2022

Falconets exit Women’s World Cup following defeat to Netherlands

Nigeria was eliminated from the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup on Sunday after losing to the Netherlands 2-0. At their ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 18, 2022

U20 Women’s World Cup: The Falconets defeat Canada and advance to the quarterfinals to play the Netherlands

The Falconets defeated Canada 3-1 at the Estadio Alajuela Morera Soto early on Thursday to complete their group stage campaign ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 10, 2022

Former Manchester United player, Ryan Giggs, charged with headbutting former girlfriend

Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs has been charged with assault for headbutting his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville. The Manchester United ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 9, 2022

Legendary tennis player, Serena Williams, has announced her retirement

The tennis champion of the United States, Serena Williams, declared on Tuesday that “the countdown has begun” to her retirement ...

Joshua OnonoseJuly 25, 2022

‘I don’t believe these times’: Track legend questions Tobi Amusan’s new world record

Tobi Amusan of Nigeria broke the women’s 100-meter hurdles world record on Monday at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, ...

Joshua OnonoseJuly 21, 2022

Wike awards each Rivers United player N12 million for winning the NPFL

The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, gave each player of the state-owned team, Rivers United a cash prize of ...

YNaija TodayJuly 13, 2022

10 Nigerians to watch at the World’s Athletic Championship

The World Athletics Championships kicks off on Friday, May 15th in Oregon, USA. With a total of nine (9) medals, ...

YNaija TodayJuly 4, 2022

Nigeria’s Adesanya defeats Cannonier to retain UFC middleweight title

Nigerian boxer Israel Adesanya defeated Jarred Cannonier via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) to retain the UFC middleweight championship. Adesanya ...

YNaija TodayJune 28, 2022

Okagbare’s ban has been extended, affecting Nigeria’s placement in World Relay Championships

The world of Nigeria’s former sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare, has been further shattered as new evidence of doping infringements have ...

YNaijaJune 13, 2022

How Nigeria’s Super Eagles thumped Sao Tomé and Príncipe, scoring ‘too many goals’

If you watched the match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Falcons and True Parrots of São Tomé ...

YNaijaMay 28, 2022

#UCLfinal: Real Madrid are champions for the 14th time!

Out of the 14 finals they’ve played so far, Los Blancos have won 13, and this is their 15th UEFA ...

YNaijaApril 26, 2022

Former Sporting Lisbon coach and others who have been listed for the Super Eagles coaching job

Former Sporting coach in line for Super Eagles coaching job

YNaijaMarch 29, 2022

#NGAGHA: Super Eagles lose World Cup qualifier match against Ghana

An early goal from Thomas Partey was enough to secure Ghana’s place at the 2022 Qatar World Cup as they ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi talks about Neymar and his need for a psychologist

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi who rarely airs his opinions had the most personal interview we have seen of him with ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 23, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi makes a case for football GOAT as he overtakes Pele

Lionel Messi since the start of his career in Spanish club Barcelona has been nothing short of phenomenal. His impression ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Anthony Joshua and Fury set to fight without their titles on the line

The last two years for heavyweight boxing has rested on the shoulders of three exceptional athletes: Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Ronaldo to Man-U and Pogba to Juventus, seems like a good deal

It may seem like a totally ridiculous idea but there has been talk of Manchester United considering the prospect of ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 17, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Man Utd forward, Cavani, may be tagged a racist after using the “N” word

With the cancel culture, sometimes the banter culture taking full effect on social media, people find themselves walking on eggshells ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Is Anthony Joshua going to accept the biggest fight of his career?

Nigerian-British heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, this past weekend, put up another commanding performance, as he dominated his opponent Kubrat ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Barcelona set to butt heads with PSG | #UCLDraw

The group stages of the UEFA Champions League came to an end on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, and with it ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 11, 2020

“I will end you tomorrow” – Pulev threatens Anthony Joshua ahead of world title fight

To cap the year off for boxing fans round the world, unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was booked to take ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 9, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Surprising racist slurs are still used in the football world, see example | #BlackLivesMatter

Last night’s UEFA Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Istanbul Basaksehir FK, ended in a bit of a ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 9, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Is Messi still ahead after Ronaldo’s victory? See Stats

The football world last night got treated to arguably the biggest and certainly the most anticipated match of the UEFA ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 8, 2020

Could Mayweather’s return be an attempt to salvage Black American pride?

Former five-weight boxing world champion and flamboyant boxer, Floyd Money Mayweather, has announced his return to boxing after a three-year ...

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