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Adesokan sets new world record in Powerlifting

Adesokan sets new world record in Powerlifting

The Nigeria Para-power Lifting team today won its first gold medal at the ongoing International Paralympics Committee (IPC), Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai. Samuel Ekeoma, Technical Director of the Nigeria Para-Power lifting Federation, made the announcement in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from Dubai. Ekeoma said that Yakubu Adesokan lifted […]

Surfing and Sailing Pioneer Dead At 80

Hobie Alter Is Dead

Hobart Alter, the man who revolutionized surfing and sailing with the first polyurethane surf boards and the small catamaran known as the Hobie Cat, died over the weekend at his home in Palm Desert, California at age 80, his family said. Although the cause of his death was not given, the Los Angeles Times said […]

Thumbs down for Jonathan over sack of Abdullahi

File photo: ex Sports minister, Bolaji Abdullahi presenting  the FIFA World  cup to President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan shocked journalists, other members of the Federal Executive Council and guests at the swearing in ceremony of new Ministers on Wednesday when he swore in a new minister for sports. Dr Tanumo Danagogo was announced as the new Minister of Sports by President Jonathan. There was no indication that Bolaji Abdullahi, the […]

NFF Plans Scouting Unit For Foreign Stars

Plans are afoot to set-up a unit within the NFF to scout and recruit foreign-born Nigerian football talent for the Super Eagles, an NFF official has told While blessed with an abundance of home-grown talent, the country has lost a good number of players born to Nigerian parents to other countries. The likes of […]

Nigeria, CIV Will Lead Africa To 2014 World Cup

•Ivorian coach, Lamouchi

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi spoke with during the weekend after his side crushed Gambia 3-0 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier. The Frenchman of Tunisian decent admits he is an inexperienced coach but eager to learn while at his post, and reiterates the reasons for dropping his captain Didier Drogba and how […]

Ivorian Coach Tips Nigeria For Group Ticket

Ivory Coast coach, Sabri Lamouchi believes Nigeria’s Super Eagles will overcome the recent setback of a 1-1 draw at home to Kenya and qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The African champions failed to sparkle on Saturday, requiring a stoppage time goal from substitute, Nnamdi Oduamadi to snatch a draw against the […]

Eagles To Train in Germany For Kenya

•Maigari, NFF boss

Nigeria will train in Germany ahead of a return leg World Cup clash against Kenya with warm-up games against Mexico and Jamaica confirmed. The Eagles are away to Kenya on June 5 in a crunch World Cup qualifier after the Harambee Stars snatched a draw in Calabar at the weekend. They also face hosts Namibia […]

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