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Globacom Premier League: 3SC Declare War On Enyimba

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The 3SC Football Club of Ibadan have declared total war on former Africa champions, Enyimba Football Club of Aba when both teams clash this evening in week 35 Globacom Premier League tie. Media officer of 3SC, Jubril Arowolo told P.M.NEWS Sports on telephone interview that Enyimba should not think of picking a draw in Ibadan, […]

Britain grants asylum to missing Cameroon Olympians

Cameroon boxers who vanished during London 2012 Olympic Games have been found living in Salvation Army homeless shelter in Sunderland. The pair, Thomas Essomba, 25, and Blaise Yepmou Mendouo, 28, disappeared from the Olympic Village during last year’s Games and are now training for the UK Championships. Mirror of London reports that two boxers from […]

West Ham Move To Britain’s Olympic Stadium


West Ham United football club are to become the main tenants of London’s Olympic Stadium, the BBC reported on Friday ahead of an official announcement expected later in the day. The long-term future of the £429 million ($648-million, 503-million-euro) venue in Stratford, east London, was supposed to have been decided before last year’s Games but […]

Yakmut: NSC To Invest In School Sports

Following the poor performance of Team Nigeria to the London 2012 Olympic Games, the National Sports Commission, NSC, has resolved to rekindle the development of sports at the grassroots level to discover budding talents that will represent Nigeria at future international competitions. A Director in the NSC, Alhassan Yakmut, who represented the Sports Minister, Bolaji […]

Jonathan rewards Nigeria’s Paralympians, Falconets


Ayorinde oluokun/Abuja Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan late Saturday announced cash rewards for the country’s Paralympians and female Under-20 footballers for their performances at the just-concluded games. He also announced the conferment of the national honor of Member of the Order of The Niger, MON, on the six gold medal winning Paralympians. “You represented our country […]

Curtain falls on London Paralympics

London on Sunday bid farewell to the Paralympics, with a spectacular celebration of the human spirit, amid claims the Games had led to a “seismic” shift in attitudes towards disability. Coldplay, Rihanna and Jay-Z headlined a three-hour festival of song and dance in front of 80,000 spectators at the Olympic Stadium, with flame-throwers, fantastical vehicles, […]

Nigeria already late for Rio Olympics, says Ekeji

Nigeria is already late in beginning its preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be hosted by Brazil, an official of the National Sports Commission (NSC) has said. Patrick Ekeji, the NSC Director-General, said this at a reception hosted by Dr Dalhatu Tafida, the Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, last night in London […]

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