Former Chelsea goalkeeper and current technical & performance advisor, PetrCech has reportedly switched games to ice hockey. The 37-year-old will play as a goalie (netminder) for Guildford Phoenix which is located close to where Cech lives.
Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has disclosed the relocation of his office from the Federal Ministry of Sport to the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. He made the disclosure in a statement by Mr. Ramon Balogun, Assistant Director, Press in the ministry.
Nigerian wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after reaching the Semi-finals, at the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Champion in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Tammy Abraham is set to accept an England call if he is selected in Gareth Southgate's next squad, dashing Nigeria's hopes of securing the striker's international future. According to Sportsmail, the Football Association have requested Abraham's medical records for Chelsea, a clear indication that he is under serious consideration for October's Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Mauro Icardi has been given the No. 7 shirt for Inter Milan this season, as he looks likely to stay put. Goal reports that the Argentina striker saw his No. 9 jersey given to new signing Romelu Lukaku, as talks over a move away from San Siro continued.
Nigerian youngster Samuel Chukwueze has on Monday, 21st October, 2019 been nominated for one of the most prestigious awards for players under the age of twenty-one (21) "the Kopa Trophee" organized by France Football.
The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has been billed to kick off on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting their title defence against Nasarawa United.
The final 20 shortlists for FIFA's Golden Boy award has been announced, with the current holder of the award Matthijs de Ligt reappearing for the second time in a row.
Two-time 21-year-old grand slam champion Ōsaka Naomi has won her second straight WTA title after a fightback from a set down to beat Australian number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the final of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam title after propelling himself to victory at the USOpen final with the help of this backhand, cross-court winner to secure a crucial 5th set break against Daniil Medvedev.
Former world number one and six-time US Open champion Serena Williams will lock horns against Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Williams, 37, and Sharapova, 32, who have met in the finals of the other three Grand Slam events, have never played each other at the United States Open.
American boxer Patrick Day died four days after suffering a serious brain injury during his knockout defeat to Charles Conwell last weekend, promoter Lou DiBella said in a statement.
Nigerian-born New Zealand fighter, AKA "Last Stylebender" Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker to crown himself as the undisputed middleweight champion at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday.
Otto Wallin has said he wants to avenge his loss to Tyson Fury in a rematch or earn a bumper clash with Anthony Joshua.
Ese Brume picked up Nigeria’s first medal at the Athletics World Championship in Doha with 6.91 mark (+0.3 wind) in the Long jump event, earning her a Bronze after being ousted on Silver by Ukraine’s Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk (6.92).