Bayern Munich secured a record fourth consecutive Bundesliga title, with a game to spare, on Saturday after a 2-1 victory at Ingolstadt 04 eased the disappointment of their midweek Champions League exit. The Bavarians clinched a 26th German league crown, and their first silverware of the season, thanks to two...
2015/16 Nigeria Professional Football League (Week 13): Heartland v Sunshine Stars, Kano Pillars v Shooting Stars, Plateau United v Rivers United, FC Warri Wolves v Giwa FC, Wikki Tourists v IfeanyiUbah, Abia Warriors v MFM FC, Akwa United v Enyimba, Lobi Stars v Niger Tornadoes (all 4pm) Wikki Tourists will...
English Premier League (Week 34): AFC Bournemouth 1-2 Liverpool, Leicester City 2-2 West Ham United (both FT); Arsenal 0-0 Crystal Palace (20 minutes played) José Leonardo Ulloa rescues a point for Leicester City in 90th minute to extend their lead to eight points pending Tottenham's match at Stoke City tomorrow...
A South African court on Tuesday granted bail to paralympian Oscar Pistorius after he was convicted of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, with the judge saying the athlete did not pose a flight risk. The Supreme Court last Thursday upgraded the 29-year-old athlete's sentence...
MTN-Qhubeka, the first African-based team to ride in the Tour de France, named its nine-rider line-up on Tuesday with three South Africans and two Eritreans making the cut. The team, which promotes the BicylesChangeLives campaign that it hopes will mobilise young Africans, will feature Merhawi Kudus and Daniel Teklehaimanot who...
Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has expressed interest in becoming the owner of English top flight giants, Arsenal FC. But the plan to buy the North London club is not an immediate priority for the Nigerian billionaire, as he hopes he can convince the owners to sell "at the right...
Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in the United States in five years when he competes in the Adidas Grand Prix Diamond League meeting in New York City on June 13, organisers said on Wednesday. The Jamaican sprinter set his first 100 metres...
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012, the Scottish institution announced on Monday. "We have revoked the honorary degree awarded to Oscar Pistorius following his conviction for culpable homicide," said a spokesman from the university. Pistorius, 28, was jailed...
Local Nigerian squash players Babatunde Ajagbe and Adewale Amao, the World No.177 and No.467, will carry home hopes into the quarter-finals of the Lagos International Squash Classic, PSA International 25 event, after progressing through the first round at the expense of the tournament's number three and four seeds.   Ajagbe, the...
Minister of Sports Dr. Tanmmy Danagogo,  warmly received by Mr. Paul DePace, the President of the International Wheelchair and Amputees Sports (IWAS), World Junior Championships, at Stoke Mandeville,  United Kingdom, where he  represented  President Goodluck Jonathan. The event kicked off, Sunday Evening, August 3, 2014 ‎ and several Nigerian athletes...