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Nigeria’s U-23 Team Face Denmark in Rio Quarterfinal Showdown

The stage is set for the knockout stages of one of sport’s greatest events in the world as Nigeria's U-23 team confront Denmark in the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympic Games Men's football at...

Nigeria’s U-23 Team Beat Sweden in Rio 1-0, Zoom into Olympic Quarterfinals

Nigeria's U-23 team have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympic Games Men's football after beating Sweden 1-0 at the Amazônia Arena on Sunday to remain top of group B. Sadiq Umar's well-timed header...

Rio Olympic Games: Showing Solidarity with the Refugee Olympic Team

In a bid to show the spirit of sports to those people who have been displaced by violence, persecution, and war in their countries, the International Olympic Committee, for the first time, extended compassionate...

Rio Olympic Games: Nigeria’s Chierika Ukogu Qualifies for Rowing Quarterfinals

After making history as the first Nigeria rowing athlete to feature at the Rio Olympic Games, Chierika Ukogu, a U.S.-based Nigerian athlete took a further step as she booked a place in the quarterfinals...

NOC: “Team Nigeria Won’t Perform Magic at Rio Olympic Games”

A top source in the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has disclosed to Nigerianreporter.com that Nigerians shouldn't expect any miracle from the traveling contingents of team Nigeria at the forthcoming Rio Olympic Games. Nigeria will battle...

Pinnick or Dalung: Who Makes the Rule over the Appointment of a Foreign Coach?

Football which happens to be as strong as religion binds Nigeria together regardless of one's ethnicity or language, but as of late it seems to be gradually losing its weight amongst football lovers at...

Echiejile, Ikeme Condemn Istanbul Airport Attack

The Super Eagles duo of Elderson Echiejile and Carl Ikeme have sent their condolence messages to the victims of Turkey's Istanbul airport attack perpetrated by a still unidentified terrorist group on Tuesday night, local...
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#NBAFinals: Andre Iguodala is Good to Go, Festus Ezeli Needs to Step it Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbG7_KpZSKU Game 7 of the NBA Finals will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC. A Battle Royal Defending NBA champions, Golden State Warriors lost the chance of winning the NBA title as the team was overwhelmed...
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#NBAFinals: Festus Ezeli Prepares to Start, Cleveland Cavaliers Target Remarkable Comeback

Another basketball showdown happens tonight, as the Cleveland Cavaliers will be hoping to overcome the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the best-of-seven game NBA Finals at the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio on...

The Late Stephen Keshi: An Iconic Hero with A Touch of Champion

Only a few months (December 9, 2015) after the death of his wife, Kate, who passed after a three-year battle with cancer, the news of former Super Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi's death...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...