The Nigeria U-17 Women’s national team, Flamingoes have failed to cross the quarter final hurdle for the second time running at the FIFA World Cup after losing 3-5 on penalties to France in Baku, so sad. They had a very impressive start in the campaign, The ladies recorded an astonishing 15 Continue Reading
The Chelsea captain was found guilty of racially abusing QPR’s Anton Ferdinand after a four-day FA hearing, despite being acquitted of a criminal charge. Terry was acquitted of abusing Ferdinand by Westminster Magistrates’ Court in July, but the FA’s disciplinary committee announced that the 31-year-old was guilty of abusing Ferdinand Continue Reading
A split inside the Real Madrid dressing room shows no signs of healing. El Mundo Deportivo says Real’s Spanish players – plus Gonzalo Higuain – are on one side, while the Portuguese speakers, including Cristiano Ronaldo, is on the other. Xabi Alonso, for his part, is not aligned with either Continue Reading
German striker Miroslav Klose displayed a rare example of fair play in football last night when he scored with his hand and then told the ref to disallow it. Last night Napoli played Lazio in Serie A and the Roman side went down 3-0. However, their German striker Miroslav Klose Continue Reading
Nigeria Under 17 female soccer team pummelled their Group A opponents, Azerbaijan 11-0, in their second group match in the ongoing FIFA U-17 female world cup, in a match that saw the Nigerian side equal the world record number of goals ever scored in a FIFA female competition. Striker Chinwendu Continue Reading
John Terry announced his retirement from international football last night. This was a personal and difficult decision for John to take as playing for and captaining his country was a boyhood dream. John first represented England in June 2003 against Serbia and Montenegro. He played 78 times for his country and Continue Reading
Chelsea’s Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel was forced to close his Twitter account on Thursday after suffering a barrage of racist abuse prompted by his costly mistake against Juventus. Mikel removed his profile from the micro-blogging website less than 24 hours after his blunder contributed to Juventus’s late equaliser as Continue Reading
Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel has apologised for the Champions League blunder that allowed Juventus to snatch a 2-2 draw against holders Chelsea. With just 10 minutes remaining at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, Chelsea were on course to open their title defence with a victory after two goals from Brazil Continue Reading
Chelsea were recognised “for their outstanding achievement during the 2011-12 season on a European and domestic level”. Last term saw the Blues finally end their wait for Champions League glory as well as winning the FA Cup, although they finished sixth in the Premier League.
Serena Williams showed incredible resolve to outlast Victoria Azarenka and secure her fourth US Open title. The 30-year-old lifted her 15th Grand Slam singles crown – and fourth in New York – with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 win in 138 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium. World number one Azarenka served Continue Reading
Nigeria were held to a 2-2 draw by Liberia in Saturday’s 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Monrovia. The hosts took the lead early into the encounter through Omega Roberts in the eighth minute. The Super Eagles caame into the game a few moments later through Nosa Igiebor on Continue Reading
CONTROVERSY has hit the camp of Team Nigeria in the ongoing London 2012 Paralympics, as the athletes are complaining of marginalization. Tribunesports gathered that some of the athletes refused to collect their allowances saying that they ought to have been paid by the National Sports Commission (NSC) in pound sterling like Continue Reading
Nigerian Ivory Nwokorie today won gold in women’s -44kg power lifting competition. Ivory lifted an incredible 109kg at the South Arena 3 at ExCel.
Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has bagged the highly rated UEFA’s award for the best player in Europe over the last season ahead of Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. The 28-year-old Spaniard endured a frustrating campaign throughout, seeing their Liga title slip to to archrival Real Continue Reading
U-20 World Cup: Falconets gets through semi-final with extra-time goal against Mexico Desire Oparanozie’s goal in extra time has let the Falconets beat Mexico 1-0, to advance to the semi-finals of the on-going women’s Under-20 World Cup, after a grueling goalless of 90 minutes. The Nigerian ladies dominated the first Continue Reading