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UEFA postpones Euro 2020 for a year

Union of European Football Associations, UEFA has postponed Euro 2020 until next summer, the Norwegian FA claim. Euro 2020 was due to begin on June 12 for one month, but the decision has been made to postpone the finals due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has wreaked havoc on the …

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Oshonaike makes history, qualifies for seventh Olympics

Funke Oshonaike made history, on Friday, when she qualified for her seventh Olympic Games, becoming the first African woman to do so. She defeated Cameroon’s Sarah Hannfou 4-1 (12-10, 11-4, 4-11, 11-7, 11-6) in the deciding match to make it to the table tennis event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. …

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BREAKING: Sagamu agog as Anthony Joshua arrives

There was celebration and jubilation in Sagamu, Ogun state on Wednesday when World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, arrived at the palace of Akarigbo of Remo. Joshua whose father is from Sagamu, yielded the call of his fan and supporters who have been wishing he visited his home town. THE …

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ICYMI: NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former Super Eagles’ defender and captain Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the team. He replaces Imama Amapakabo in three-time African champions’ technical crew. This was contained in a press statement by the spokesperson for the NFF, Ademola Olajire, on Wednesday. Yobo, who played …

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Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic Set For Italian Cup Clash

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are set to go head-to-head in Thursday’s Italian Cup semi-final, first leg between Juventus and AC Milan at the San Siro. Both Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic scored at the weekend in defeats as Juventus fell 2-1 at Hellas Verona, while AC Milan threw away a two-goal lead in a 4-2 …

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China Postpones Formula 1 Over Coronavirus

The Chinese Grand Prix scheduled for April 19 has been postponed because of the “continued spread” of the deadly coronavirus, motorsport’s governing body FIA announced Wednesday. FIA said promotors of the Shanghai race had requested a postponement “in view of the continued spread of novel coronavirus”, now named COVID-19. “As …

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MARATHON: LASG ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY TO MOTORISTS

The Lagos State Sports Commission has notified motorists that due to the Access Bank-Lagos City Marathon event scheduled to hold on Saturday, 8th February, 2020, the National Stadium in Surulere, to Ikorodu road, as well as the entire stretch of Third Mainland Bridge to Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, inwards Eko Atlantic …

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