Tags : SPORT

Featured Lagos News Latest News Sport

Lagos Targets 150, 000 Participants For 2019 Marathon

…Increases Prize Money For Local, Physically-Challenged Athletes …To Set Up Marathon Village, Eyes IAAF Silver Label No fewer than 150,000 athletes both locally and internationally are expected to participate in the 4th edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said on Monday. Addressing a press conference at Lagos House […]Read More

Featured Latest News Sport

Boxing May Be Axed From Olympics

Boxing risks being thrown out of the Olympics unless the sport’s ruling body addresses “grave” concerns regarding its governance, the International Olympic Committee executive board said. A strongly worded IOC statement on Wednesday warned that the International Boxing Association (AIBA) must tackle governance issues at its upcoming congress or it could face sanctions. “The Executive […]Read More

Featured Lagos News Latest News Sport

Brand New Onikan Stadium In The Making… As Reconstruction And

One of the cardinal objectives of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration is Project T.H.E.S.E, an acronym which stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports for Excellence. In line with the initiative, the present administration embarked on ambitious moves to transform the entire Onikan axis into world class entertainment and tourism zone with special focus on sports […]Read More

Featured News Sport

Serena Williams Cruises In First Round

Serena Williams was ruthless on her return to the US Open on Monday, opening her bid for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 6-0 first-round victory over Magda Linette. Williams, a six-time champion at Flushing Meadows, missed last year’s edition as she gave birth to daughter Olympia on September 1. She was […]Read More