Category: The Sports Blog

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Ronaldo just may win his 6th UEFA cup as he teams up with Pirlo

As we look to begin the new season of Italian football league, Serie A, all eyes are on the reigning defending ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 17, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: We are excited about Isreal Adesanya’s scheduled fight and he is unbothered

Mixed martial arts specialist and Ultimate Fighting Champion’s (UFC) middleweight champion, Isreal Adesanya in a recent interview disclosed how he ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Iwobi’s stint with Everton may be coming to an end

The world of sports is riddled with sometimes great and other times bad decisions when it comes signings. Sports analysts ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Here’s the NBA game the whole world is talking about

Basketball is usually a tough sell for the typical Nigerian sports fan, as we tend to gravitate more towards soccer ...

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EditorMarch 24, 2020

Nnamdi Ehirim, Tope Folarin make the VCU Cabell first novelist award longlist

The Coronavirus pandemic has turned all our news cycle into a round the clock barrage of perilous content, so much ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 31, 2019

Caster Semenya barred from competing at World Championships

The antagonism towards South African intersex athlete Caster Semenya doesn’t seem to end as she has just been barred from ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 19, 2019

BREAKING: 29 years after, Algeria are AFCON champions again

Les Fennecs of Algeria have emerged winners of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, beating the Terranga Lions of Senegal ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

Super Eagles beat Tunisia, ends AFCON with record 8th bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria late Wednesday at the Al-Salaam Stadium in the Egyptian capital, defeated the Carthage Eagles of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles lose to Algeria, to play Tunisia in losers final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations hosted by ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Senegal pip Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to qualify for AFCON 2019 Final

The Terranga Lions of Senegal have pipped the Carthage Eagles 1-0 to qualify for the final of the ongoing African ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

Nigerians troll rapper AKA on Twitter over Super Eagles’ triumphant victory against South Africa

We are still basking in the euphoria of the Super Eagles thrashing South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2-1 in the 2019 ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 6, 2019

Super Eagles beat Cameroon 3-2 to qualify for 2019 #AFCON quarter-finals

Saturday’s Round of 16 encounter in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has seen the Super Eagles beat the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles suffer shocking AFCON defeat to Madagascar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Sunday humiliated 0-2 by the Barea of Madagascar in their last group game at ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles open AFCON campaign with 1-0 victory

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign in the ongoing Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) with a bright start, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Falcons crash out of FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France, following a 3-o ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 20, 2019

BREAKING: Super Falcons qualifies for last 16 of Women World Cup

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the second round of the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France. Yeeeeeeeeeeeeees! #SoarSuperFalcons ...

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

Caster Semanya has been barred from running in the 800m race in Morocco

Despite Switzerland’s highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on Olympic champion and intersex athlete ...

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

Amstel Malta wants you to take the pledge and support the Super Falcons in the 2019 Women’s World Cup

A week into the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France and the tournament has seen the US trash Thailand 13-0, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 12, 2019

Just In: Enyimba are League Champions for record 8th time

Enyimba Football Club of Aba has clinched the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title after a win 3-0 over ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2019

Chelsea condemns London rivals to Europa league next season

Chelsea Football Club of England has emerged the 2018/2019 UEFA Europa League Champions, hammering their London rivals, Arsenal to lift the coveted ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2019

See a list of the English Premier League records broken and awards given out on the final day

The 2018/2019 English Premier League came to a climax on Sunday with Manchester City beating Liverpool to clinch the trophy ...

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EditorMay 3, 2019

Transphobia accusations aside; IAAF’s ruling against Caster Semanya answers a big problem about the legitimacy of elite sports

Over the weekend, the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) ruled that the International Association of Athletics Federations could demand ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2019

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles gets ‘easy’ group ahead of biennial football showpiece [Full Group list]

The stage is set for the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 28, 2019

Alas! Solskjaer’s finds a permanent spot at Old Trafford

Manchester United has finally cemented Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s position as the team’s permanent manager. The team in making the announcement ...

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EditorMarch 25, 2019

Special Olympics 2019 through the lens of award-winning photographer, Adedotun Soyebi

With 7,500 athletes participating, the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games which took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is the ...

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Miracle OdenigboMarch 14, 2019

Mohamed Salah is ready to sacrifice his Champions League dream for the Premier League title

The Reds are having a great campaign this season and are strong contenders for the Uefa Champions League and the ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2019

The Solskjaer effect may be the next big thing in European football as the Red Devils’ Cinderella story tells it rightly

Arguably the biggest comeback in sports on the year, Marcus Rashford hit an injury-time penalty kick against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), to ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2019

The most valuable player in the NBA wants you all to know he is 100% Nigerian

The NBA Milwaukee bucks point forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the Greek freak, has in fact dispelled the popular ...

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Miracle OdenigboMarch 6, 2019

There’s nothing Aubameyang wants more than the Golden Boot

Arsenal superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted, on Saturday, that he is chasing the golden boot award. He also acknowledged the ...

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