Category: The Sports Blog

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 18, 2018

Playboy boxer, Mayweather hints at possible fight with undefeated UFC Featherweight champion

California-based news website, TMZ caught up with Floyd Money Mayweather and he had some interesting things to say. Asked about ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 17, 2018

NBA season 2018/19 kicks off in grandstyle and here’s how the giants faced off

The NBA season began on Wednesday and it kicked off with a bang. Boston Celtics, rookie of the year contender, ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 15, 2018

We need more relationships like Drake has with LeBron James [WATCH]

It has been a pretty sweet year for rap artist Drake, as he enjoys massive success for his latest album ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 11, 2018

In typical ‘Naija style’, President Putin pleads with Khabib’s dad not to punish him

It seems that the puff of the biggest fight of the year has gotten the attention of the Russian president. ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 9, 2018

Drew Brees passes Manning’s all-time record as Saints beat Redskins

It was a historic night in the NFL as Drew Brees became the all-time passing yard leader. The 39-year-old quarterback of ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 8, 2018

Connor McGregor’s racism couldn’t help him in the ring against Khabib Nurmagomedov

The biggest fight of the year and probably UFC history happened on Saturday and typically, Khabib Nurmagomedov secured his 27th ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 4, 2018

Messi’s masterclass in the Champions League affirms his G.O.A.T. status

Lionel Messi does it again! In the latest Champions League fixture, Messi shows us, yet again, that Spanish football is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 3, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘firmly’ denies rape accusations

Cristiano Ronaldo had been accused of rape in 2009 in Las Vegas by Kathryn Mayorga. The 33-year-old Juventus forward denied the accusations of rape ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 2, 2018

Mourinho under fire for Manchester United’s woes

It’s been a rough patch for the Red Devils and all fingers are pointing to the coaching staff, Jose Mourinho ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 28, 2018

The biggest fight in UFC history is happening and we are here for it

Do you like your sports with a little blood and gore? Then buckle up for UFC229! The bad boy of ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 27, 2018

Victory hungry D’Tigress to play USA at #FIBAWWC quarterfinal, who wins it?

Apart from football, basketball is another game laden with gifted athletes and, Nigeria’s female basketball team is not too far ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 25, 2018

Idris Elba hosted The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018, but should he stick to acting from now on?

Last night’s Best FIFA Football Award was sort of weird. And not in a good way. The most surprising omission ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 24, 2018

#TheBest FIFA Football Awards: Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to win men’s player award

The Best FIFA Football Awards is a prestigious event in the world of sports, honouring football players that have been ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 24, 2018

Tiger Woods’ PGA victory is the comeback we’ve all been waiting for

Well… you can say Tiger Woods is back. It’s been five years since we witnessed Tiger Woods win a tournament, but ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 22, 2018

With Anthony Joshua and Povetkin both having good records, who wins the fight today?

On September 22, 2018 (today), 28-year-old, British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua faces off against 38-year-old, Soviet boxer, Alexander Povetkin in front ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 20, 2018

Amaju Pinnick re-elected as NFF president

Reigning president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick on Thursday was re-elected as chairman for a second term ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 18, 2018

It’s a battle of the forwards as Liverpool face PSG in the Champions League

Are you a football fan? Then grab yourself a cold one, for Tuesday’s night delight at Anfield, as Liverpool FC ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 17, 2018

A simple guide to understanding the game of tennis

In light of the recent controversy at the US Open finals, and for those tuning in for the first time ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 12, 2018

Here’s everything that really happened with Serena Williams’ US Open controversy

The US Open finals saw the 20-year-old Haitan Japanese Naomi Osaka go head to head with the twenty-three time Grand Slam ...

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Adetayo AdesolaSeptember 5, 2018

NFF bans Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf for 1 year from football

Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf has been handed a one-year ban by the Ethics committee of the Nigeria Football Federation ...

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Adetayo AdesolaSeptember 5, 2018

The UEFA Nations League and the potential for a drab international schedule

The International break is here again, to bring an unwanted hiatus to an already frantic league campaign across the top ...

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Adetayo AdesolaAugust 27, 2018

This weekend’s refereeing decisions shows it’s time for the Premiership to embrace VAR

In anticipation to the Monday night English Premier League showdown between Manchester United and Tottenham at Old Trafford, one thing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaAugust 5, 2018

Aguero scores a brace as Man City win Community Shield ahead of woeful Chelsea

Manchester City tactically outclassed and outmatched Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea in a 2-0 victory in the Community Shield on Sunday. City ...

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Adetayo AdesolaAugust 5, 2018

Chelsea, Manchester City set the tone for the Premier League in Community Shield fixture

Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri are great admirers of each other and have publicly professed the love they have for ...

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Adetayo AdesolaAugust 5, 2018

National disgrace as African Athletic Championship in Asaba flops

There are a few things that surprise Nigerians and administrative incompetence is not one of them – it has even ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 31, 2018

One action is all it takes to turn Nigerian football around

Over the past week, I have been pondering a lot on what to put up as an article, and a ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 27, 2018

Nigerian International Carl Ikeme retires from football at 32

Former Super Eagles and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from football. Ikeme on Tuesday announced his ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 24, 2018

Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf caught taking $1000 bribe on camera

Chief Coach of the Nigerian National Football team, Salisu Yusuf was filmed receiving $1000 in September 2017 from an undercover ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 23, 2018

“I am German when we win and Immigrant when we lose” | Mesut Ozil cites racism as he quits German national team

In a quite dramatic fashion German International and 2014 World Cup winner Mesut Ozil has thrown the towel on his ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 20, 2018

Why the football transfer market has gone nuts and what needs to be done

With the completion of Alisson Becker’s transfer to Liverpool for a world record fee for a goalkeeper for a stunning ...

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