The International Olympic Committee said on Thursday that it has spoken with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai again and plans to meet her in Beijing during next month’s Winter Games. Peng, a former world number one in doubles, has been the subject of worldwide concern since alleging in November that she had been “forced” into […]

Organisers of the Beijing Winter Olympics have eased a Covid-19 testing requirement for participants, amid a growing number of cases in the capital. The new change makes it easier for participants arriving at the Games to be considered virus-free. Of more than 3,000 Olympic arrivals, 78 have tested positive for the virus since 4 January. […]

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard have said they do not condone any form of discrimination after a photo of them with controversial British rap artist Wiley drew criticism. Wiley, who had his Twitter account suspended after posting a string of anti-Semitic comments on his social media accounts in 2020, posted the photo on […]

The Australian Open has reversed its ban on ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ T-shirts following widespread backlash to the tournament’s claim they constituted “commercial or political” material, but banners will still be prohibited. Late last week spectators at Melbourne Park were asked to remove their shirts referencing the Chinese player, whose wellbeing has been the subject […]

The interim boss saw his side crash out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations despite their impressive performances in the group stages Super Eagles interim coach Austin Eguavoen has criticised the performance of Senegalese referee Maguette Ndiaye following Nigeria’s round of 16 exits at the 2021 AFCON. The Super Eagles’ promising campaign in the […]

The campaign, which started with so much promise, ended in disappointment for Nigeria, but the Rangers defender wants the fans to focus on the positives and ignore the negatives Rangers star Leon Balogun has urged fans to keep supporting the Super Eagles despite their shock exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. […]

The three-time AFCON kings campaign in Cameroon came to an end after a disappointing loss to the North Africans Nigeria’s Super Eagles were dumped out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after a 1-0 loss to the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia. The Super Eagles were big favourites to progress to the quarterfinals […]

The team continues to raise eyebrows with their outstanding displays, and this has warranted a promise from one of Nigeria’s richest men Nigeria billionaire businessman Femi Otedola has promised to reward the Super Eagles with two-hundred and fifty dollars ($250,000) if they win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Super Eagles are […]

The referee in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau has gone viral for having one of the strongest runs we’ve ever seen. Umar Sadiq and William Troost-Ekong scored in the second half to maintain the Super Eagles’ 100% record in the Africa Cup of Nations. The standout moment from the game however was official Peter Waweru […]

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets are buoyed by the performance of the Super Eagles at the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations, and say they are motivated for a great result when they take on their Cameroonian counterparts in a FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match in Douala on Saturday. Coach Chris Danjuma watched his […]

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