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LOVINA ONYEGBULE In the year in review; Lovina Onyegbule, a Paralympian athlete won two gold medals in the T11 and T12 (physically challenged) athletics event at the just concluded 11th All-Africa Games that was held in Congo Brazzaville.             LOVELINE OBIJI In the year in review; Loveline Obiji, a para-powerlif…

YAKUBU ADESOKAN In the year in review; Yakubu Adesokan, a para-powerlifting athlete won a gold medal at the 11th All-African Games and in the process set a new world record with a lift of 182.5kg in the 49kg weight class. Also, he had won silver medal at a recent Open Asia Championship held in Kazakhstan before the 11t…

Organizers of the prestigious Nigerian Sports Award, Unmissable Incentives Limited has announced that the nominations of Sportsmen and Women for the different categories of awards for the 2015 edition would close on Saturday, September 26, 2015 Kayode Idowu, Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limited, disclosed…

D’Tigers win Afrobasket 2015

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The Nigerian national men’s basketball team have won the 2015 Afrobasket tournament, held in Tunisia. A 74-65 victory over Angola in the finals gave D’Tigers their first Afrobasket trophy. It was also the first time Nigeria would win their Angolan counterparts, having lost all previous meetings. Chamberlain Oguchi led…

The National Sports Commission (NSC) has pledged to throw its weight behind the organizers of the Nigerian Sports Award in its quest to inspire outstanding performances in Nigerian sportsmen and women through recognition and reward. The Director General, National Sports Commission, Al-Hassan Yakmut made this known in A…

The nominations for the 2015 edition of our prestigious Nigerian Sports Award are now open, kick starting the 4th edition of the award. Speaking at a press conference held in Lagos, on Thursday, the chairman of the award panel, Mr. Ikeddy Isiguzo disclosed that the 2015 edition of the award promises to be more eventful…

Again, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri is making global headline, as the African champion has been nominated for the 2014 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Awards. Quadri, whose exceptional performance at the last World Cup in Dusseldorf, Germany moved him from 73 in the world to 30 was also at the weekend in Un…

The Nigerian Sports Award 2014 was held on the 13th of November at the MUSON Center. Below is a list of the winners of each of the categories: The winner of the School Sports Award is ST Barnabas Nursery and Primary School, Ilorin The winner of the Footballer of the Year (Men) 2014 is Vincent Enyeama The winner of the…

As the countdown to Thursday November 13, date for the 2014 edition of the prestigious Nigerian Sports Award draws closer, Sports Minister, Dr Taminu Danagogo and Nigeria born world top 30 ranking table tennis player Aruna Quadri are among the dignitaries that have confirmed their attendance at the event. According to…

The Voting phase for the third edition of the Nigerians Sports Award is closed. The public voting which began on September 18, 2014 for the Sportsman of the year and the Sportswoman of the year award closed on Sunday November 2, 2014. Nominated for the sportsman of the year award are Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Vincent En…