Category: The Sports Blog

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Dayo 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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Dayo 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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Chinedu OkaforFebruary 25, 2019

For the first time in his career, Anthony Joshua could lose it all

The man who claims to have a heart that rivals 10 lions has promised to hand Anthony Joshua his first ...

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Miracle OdenigboFebruary 25, 2019

Five African Players to Watch out for in the UEFA Champions League Knockout Stage

This season’s Champions league has stepped up to a notch as the first leg of the round of 16 had ...

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Chinedu OkaforFebruary 21, 2019

Basketball in Africa is set for great things

It has been a exciting month for the game of basketball following the recently concluded NBA all star weekend, which ...

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Emmanuel OnwuchekwaFebruary 20, 2019

What is eSports and why is it the new craze for Nigerians?

There’s a chance you’ve heard the term before but to be safe, I’m going to assume you’ve all been living ...

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Miracle OdenigboFebruary 14, 2019

In Solkjaer, Manchester United may just have gotten a permanent boss

Manchester United seems to have become an entirely different side since the arrival of Ole Gunnar Solkjaer in December. The ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 12, 2019

Olisaeloka Okocha Jr.: A unique cocktail of Rumble in the Jungle is what Nigeria needs now

The World Boxing Council has postponed the purse bid for Deontay Wilder’s rematch with Tyson Fury until February 12th. Meanwhile, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 8, 2019

AITEO CAF Awards 2018: Mo Salah emerges Player of the year | Full list of winners

Egypt and Liverpool Forward, Mohamed Salah has for the second consecutive year emerged as the African Player of the year, ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 31, 2018

#YNaija2018Review: Serena Williams’ outburst, Tiger Woods return, Luka Modrić ends the Ronaldo/Messi duoploy… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2018

2018, like every other year, has been one of cheers and woes, and in the world of sports, it’s no ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 11, 2018

It’s a dramatic night of football as Liverpool and Spurs Champions League fate hang in the balance

As we approach the final stage of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) group games, twelve teams (Barcelona, Manchester City, Bayern ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2018

How one man’s actions shook the entire sport’s world

The movement against bigotry and racism took a whole new turn with the inauguration of US president,  Donald Trump on ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 6, 2018

Brace yourselves, Anthony Joshua is ready to fight either Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder

It has been a big and exciting year for the boxing world following three of the game’s biggest heavyweight names, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2018

BREAKING: Super Falcons win AWCON championship for the 9th time

Nigeria’s female national football team, the Super Falcons have won the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the ninth ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 28, 2018

Despite Champions League victory, Manchester United’s future is bleak

It’s hard to think that a team that qualified for the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) with ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 15, 2018

Governor Okowa promises Super Eagles $25,000 for every goal scored in South Africa

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has promised the Super Eagles $25, 000 for every goal scored at Saturday’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2018

Brooklyn Nets’ point guard suffers gruesome injury

Tragedy hit the NBA community as another player suffers a gruesome injury. During an NBA game day on Monday, the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 12, 2018

Spanish federation approves Solari as Real Madrid’s permanent manager

Santiago Solari‘s appointment as Real Madrid‘s permanent manager has been approved by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) on Monday. Solari, ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2018

NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler, teams up with African sensation Embiid, to create a super team

It has been a controversial year for NBA All-Star, Jimmy Butler and former team the Minnesota Timberwolves organisation. But following ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 5, 2018

Israel Adesanya came out victorious in the middleweight division | See interesting takeaways from UFC230

It was fight night last Saturday, as Ultimate Fighting Champions held its pay-per-view event UFC230 on November 3. It was, indeed, ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2018

This is how your favourite athletes dressed up for Halloween (PHOTOS)

With 2018 Halloween in the books, we have compiled some of our favourite costumes, worn by athletes all over the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2018

Lagos Business School signs MoU with Spanish La Liga to run Sports Business Management Programme 

Africa’s premier business and management school, Lagos Business School (LBS) at its campus in Lagos, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 30, 2018

Klay Thompson sets new NBA three point record

It was a historic night for the dubs, as Golden State Warrior’s shooting guard, Klay Thompson, led the warriors to ...

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