Nadal hopes to be ready for ‘special’ Federer clash

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INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 15: Karen Khachanov of Russia returns a shot to Rafael Nadal of Spain during the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 15, 2019 in Indian Wells, California. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP A hurting Rafael Nadal is “hopeful” he’ll […]

United versus Barca: Heavyweight clash with an impressive memory

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Photo Ian KINGTON / AFP Manchester United were yesterday drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals, evoking memories of some wonderful European encounters. The two heavyweights first met in 1984 with an incredible two-legged tie in the Cup Winners’ Cup setting the benchmark for what was to follow. […]

The pathetic plight of Nigerian sports heroes 

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Late Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi By the time you are reading this, my late friend, Taiwo Ogunjobi would have been finally laid to rest in the city of Ibadan. Taiye did very well for Nigerian sports, first as a football player and later as an astute football administrator. He captained […]

Lobi Stars count losses as Asec come calling

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Lobi Stars They started the season with so much promise, beating Memolodi Sundowns of South Africa in their opening game. The victory at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu made many Nigerian football lovers that at last another team, other than Enyimba, would give the country a good representation in the […]

Nigeria in Pot 7 with Senegal, New Zealand, Angola

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May Draw Argentina, Brazil, CanadaThe Federation of International Basketball (FIBA) has put Nigeria in Pot Seven alongside Senegal, New Zealand and Angola ahead of the Men’s World Cup draw coming up today at Shenzhen Bay Arena, China. The 32 teams that qualified for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup were […]

Hendon College storms Loyola for invitational relays

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The Hendon College, Abuja boys’ relay team comprising Treasure King, Raphael Cobham, Ibrahim Khalifa, Nuel Adeyemo and Joseph Ashigye, will feature in the Loyola College Invitational Relay…today. • Holds American International College In Female Friendly MatchAfter holding the American International School, Abuja girls to a goalless draw in a friendly […]

Honesty House wins Victory Schools fourth inter-house competition

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Members of Honesty House celebrating their success at the fourth edition of Victory Group of Schools biennial Inter-House Competition in Lagos…on Thursday. PHOTO: ONYINYECHUKWU AGWUBILO. Honesty House on Thursday won the Victory Group of Schools fourth unified biennial inter-house competition held at the schools sports ground in Ikeja, Lagos. The […]