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NTA Acquires Right To Broadcast The English Premier League In Nigeria

THE Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has acquired sub-licensed rights to one English Premier League fixture per match week Sports Business reports. The deal was brokered by Integral Sponsorship and Experiential Marketing, a Nigerian sports marketing company after Infront agency sold rights on the public auction market. NTA’s deal also includes the right to broadcast Premier... Continue Reading →

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US Born Athlete, Oyesade Olatoye Stripped Of IAAF Medals Because She Represented Nigeria

Nigerian athletics made another bold headline for the wrong reasons yesterday, as the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) stripped United States-based female shot put thrower, Oyesade Olatoye, of the two medals she won at the 2019 African Games in Morocco The Guardian reports. ⁣ Olatoye won gold in the women’s shot put and a... Continue Reading →

#FIFAU17WorldCup: Ibrahim Said’s Hat-trick Against Ecuador Sends Golden Eaglets Into Round Of 16

A Game Weldone, Golden Eaglets Unto the next round. Nigeria 3-2 Ecuador. Ibrahim Said was the star of the show as Nigeria defeated Ecuador 3-2 Tuesday night in their second Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup to book a place in the Round of 16 Pulse NG reports. Nigeria went ahead... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Striker, Chukwubuike Adamu Shines As Salzburg Destroy Napoli In Champions League

Nigerian-born striker, Chukwubuike Adamu, scored for Red Bull Salzburg as the Austrian side thrashed Napoli 7-2 in the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday UEFA reports. Adamu opened his goalscoring account in the league as Salzburg recorded the comfortable victory at the DAS.GOLDBERG Stadion (Grödig). He came off the bench in the 63rd minute and a... Continue Reading →

27 Years Old Boxer, Patrick Day Dies From Serious Head Injury After KO From Charles Conwell

American boxer, Patrick Day has lost his life after suffering a trauma to the head following his fight with Charles Conwell on Saturday. Patrick Day was immediately transported to the hospital after the bout with Charles Conwell at Chicago's Wintrust Arena on Saturday CBS SPORTS reports. Patrick Day's promoter, Dibella stated that: "On behalf of Patrick's... Continue Reading →

La Liga Champions, Barcelona In Shocking Move For Samuel Chukwueze

Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze, could leave the club for Barcelona at the end of the season. According to Gol Digital, the La Liga champions are interested in signing the Super Eagles star from Villarreal after failing to re-sign Paris-Saint-Germain forward, Neymar last summer. The Daily Post Newspaper reports that Barcelona believes Chukwueze will be a... Continue Reading →

CR700! Cristiano Ronaldo Scores 700th Career Goal In Portugal Match

CR700 is here! Cristiano Ronaldo finally scores his 700th career goal with a penalty against Ukraine. The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1. His 700 goals so far have come from 973 matches - and he has scored at least once in 458 of those BBC and GOAL reports. His goal in the... Continue Reading →

Estadio Jose Alvalade Stadium To Be Named After Cristiano Ronaldo

According to news reports from Marca, and TheSun, Cristiano Ronaldo could be set to have a stadium named after him, as Sporting Lisbon considered rebranding Estadio Jose Alvalade. The club’s home venue is currently named after the founder, Jose Alvalade, and has been known as such since 1956. However, current president Frederico Varandas is considering... Continue Reading →

(PHOTOS/VID) Iranian Women Finally Allowed To Officially Watch Football Match After 40 Years

Thousands of Iranian women cheered, blew horns and celebrated inside a Tehran stadium on Thursday as they watched the first FIFA soccer match they’ve been allowed to freely attend in decades, Women have effectively been banned from stadiums when men are playing since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution. The change followed the death of... Continue Reading →

You Will Regret Dumping Nigeria – Fans Come Hard On Chelsea’s Abraham Tomori

Nigerian fans have reacted to the invitation of Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori to the England national team. England coach, Gareth Southgate, listed both players in his squad for the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria on October 11 and 14 respectively. The fans, who took to Twitter, said... Continue Reading →

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