The Olympic flame for the Tokyo 2020 games was lited today in ancient Olympia Greece. The liting of the Olympic torch marks the start of its journey to Japan where the tournament is scheduled to be held in 134 days.
The NBA has suspended its season after a player tested positive to coronavirus on Wednesday. The news came after the NBA game between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder was abruptly postponed on Wednesday night. The player who tested positive was centre Rudy Gobert.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game MVP Award has been permanently renamed in honour of Late 18-time All-Star MVP Award recipient, Kobe Bryant.
Former Manchester United striker, Robin Van Persie, has criticized the deadline signing of former Super Eagle striker, Odion Igalo adding that the club should table a bid for Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani. It was gathered that Cavani’s current deal expires at the end of this season.
Manchester United’s decision to sign Odion Ighalo may have raised a few eyebrows, but the ex-Super Eagles forward after arriving at the club said he is grateful to have been given the opportunity to join the Red Devils and has described it as a dream come true.
Former Super Eagles Forward, Odion Ighalo has joined Manchester United on a 6-month loan from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.
Real Madrid Club de Futbol, in collaboration with the High Council for Sport, has launched a project in Madrid help supply and distribute strategic medical supplies required to combat the pandemic virus.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has stated that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be hosted in Cameroon will go ahead as planned despite the spread of Covid-19.
Ajax 22-year-old Midfielder, Abdelhak Nouri popularly called 'Appie' has awoken from a coma after collapsing on the pitch two years and nine months ago.
The organisers of the French Open tennis tournament have confirmed that the tournament has been postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. It will now be played in September as against the earlier schedule date in May. The French tennis federation announced the decision Tuesday.
Nigerian trio Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Edem Offiong has clinched tickets in table tennis for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Five-time Grand Slam Champion, Maria Sharapova has on Wednesday announced her retirement from professional tennis, ending her 19-year-old career.
Israel Adesanya 'The Last Stylebender' has defeated Cuba's Yoel Romero with a unanimous score of 48-47,48-47, AND 49-46 to retain his UFC middleweight title, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Saturday's fight ran Adesanya's undefeated fight record to 19-0, making him the best middleweight in the world.
World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua will face Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev also known as 'Cobra' as his International Boxing Federation (IBF) mandatory challenger at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20, 2020.
The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, in a joint meeting with the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire and other health experts have agreed that the 2020 edition of the National Sports Festival scheduled to take place in Edo state from Friday, March 20th to Friday, April 3rd 2020 be postponed.
Training of volunteers for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have been postponed over the Coronavirus outbreak in Japan. The organising committee of the event in a statement made the announcement on Friday saying the training slated for Saturday has been rescheduled to a later date.
D’Tigress, the Nigerian women national Basketball Team has on Saturday secured a ticket to join the Olympic 2020 Games to be hosted in Tokyo.