Category: Sports

Nigeria’s sports heroes: Tales of the dimming stars

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sports is, perhaps, one of the easiest avenues for young men to quit the poverty lane. The world over, sportsmen are among the best paid set of professionals, with some earning in a week far above what well-educated individuals in other professions get in a lifetime. The world’s richest sportsman, golfer, Tiger Woods is worth […]

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Australian Open: Again, Gauff Beats Venus Williams – :::…The Tide News Online:::…

| January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

American 15-year-old, Coco Gauff proved last year’s victory over Venus Williams was no fluke when she beat the seven-time Grand Slam champion once again to reach the Australian Open second round. Gauff announced her arrival last July with victory over her “idol” Williams, 39, in the Wimbledon first round. And just like last time, she […]

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1xBet granted full national licence in Nigeria

| January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

1xbet has been granted a full National Licence to operate in Nigeria until 2024. The licence allows the operator to do business in all states and local government regions across Nigeria. The operator said that the move will allow it to ensure high standards are upheld when it comes to responsible gambling in the country. […]

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Shehu Dikko: Nigeria Football Federation have paid Super Falcons’ entitlements

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Shehu Dikko, the second vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has denied an allegation that they owe the women’s team outstanding bonuses and allowances The Super Falcons crashed out of the Women’s World Cup following a 3-0 defeat to Germany in the Round of 16 at Stade des Alpes in Grenoble on Saturday. After their […]

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Sports Minister Dalung keeps mum over IAAF money Nigeria illegally pocketed

| January 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Nigerian sports officials are either refusing to talk or passing blames after the country received overpayments from the global athletics body, spent the money illegally, and refused to pay back for over two years. On Monday, the International Association of Athletics Federations said it had done everything possible to get the $130,000 it mistakenly paid […]

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