Category: The Sports Blog

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 29, 2018

Real Madrid confirm sack of head coach, Lopetegui

La Liga giants, Real Madrid have confirmed the sacking of head coach Julen Lopetegui. President Florentino Perez called an emergency meeting with his board ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 29, 2018

‘Real Madrid to sack Lopetegui and replace him with Conte’

Conceiving five goals and replying with only one is not something a club as big as Real Madrid should appear ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2018

Leicester City’s Vichai’s death is news we will not forget in a while

It was a sad weekend for soccer. Most notable being the death of Leicester’s football club owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s. He ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2018

WWE Universal Champion sets aside title to battle Leukemia

On ‘Monday Night Raw’ WWE Wrestler, and WWE Universal champion, Roman Reigns announced that he was relinquishing the universal title ...

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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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