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EPL: Salah strikes down Arsenal

Mohamed Salah scored twice on Saturday as Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent start to the new season with a 3-1 thumping of Arsenal at Anfield. The hosts took the lead through Joel Matip towards the end of a first half in which Arsenal had chances despite ceding the lion’s share of possession and territory, […]

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports. Kompany limped off with 15 minutes left in Friday’s 1-0 loss at champions Racing Genk which left Anderlecht with two points from six matches in […]

Iwobi debuts as Everton lose to Aston Villa

Promoted Aston Villa earned their first Premier League points of the season with a 2-0 win over Everton thanks to goals from Wesley and Anwar El Ghazi at Villa Park on Friday. Villa’s Brazilian striker Wesley, signed in the close season for a club-record 22 million pounds ($27.03 million), put them ahead in the 21st […]

Beware of distractions, Oboh warns AJ – The Sun Nigeria

Speaking against this backdrop, Oboh who dropped boxing gloves for the Bible, believes the distraction that led to Joshua losing to Ruiz in their first encounter is beginning to re-surface its ugly head again. “Joshua should not be distracted, whether Ruiz fights him or notbecausebeforehelost to Ruiz in their last match, similar thing transpired which […]

Okagbare, Oduduru to lead Nigeria’s quest for…

Nigeria’s quest for a harvest of medals in the track and field events of the 12th African Games ongoing in Rabat, Morocco, is very much on course as the country’s big names are all set to compete. From Blessing Okagbare to Divine Oduduru and even hurdler Tobi Amusan, the roster for Nigeria as reflected in […]

Iwobi makes Everton debut today – The Sun Nigeria

Everton’s manager, Marco Silva, has confirmed that Alex Iwobi will make his debut for the club in today’s English Premier League fixture against Aston Villa.  Silva yesterday has provided an update on the fitness of Iwobi ahead of today’s clash against at Villa Park. The Portuguese manager suggested that the Nigeria international is not in […]

SWAN Congratulates New Sports Minister …Reels Out Expectatios

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.“His appointment as Minister for Youth and Sports represents a new frontier in the administration of sports in Nigeria and one that is expected to usher in dynamism, resourcefulness and focused […]

Enyimba Sure To Thrash Rahimo FC, Sunday

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.“His appointment as Minister for Youth and Sports represents a new frontier in the administration of sports in Nigeria and one that is expected to usher in dynamism, resourcefulness and focused […]

KTF Free Tennis Clinic Ends,’Morrow

This year’s edition of  Kodian Tennis Foundation ( KTF) free holiday catch them young tennis clinic will round off tomorrow, at Port Harcourt Club, Old GRA. The one-month programme which over 160 children attended was designed and aimed to train children on how to play tennis from age five. Speaking to Tidesports in an exclusive interview, […]

Nigeria wins more medals in Taekwondo

Two more bronze medals have been added to Nigeria’s total haul at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The two medals were won in Taekwondo events on Thursday even though it was not the best of days for the country’s fighters. Elizabeth Ayanacho lost 6 – 14 to Africa’s number one, Egypt’s Hedaya Wahba, […]

African Games: Nigeria Wins First Gold Medal

Ruth Chinazum Nwosu has clinched Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco. Despite her opponent’s home advantage, Nwosu displayed a lot of courage to defeat Morocco’s Oumaima El Bouchti in the women’s 49-53kg category in Taekwondo. She edged the fight witha 26-22 victory to end Nigeria’s long wait for the […]

Rabiu Ali: Kano Pillars to take game to Asante Kotoko

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali has stated Masu Gida are not lost on the challenge ahead of their Caf Champions League away decider with Ghanaian outfit Asante Kotoko on Sunday. The Nigerians are set to play as guests to the Porcupine Warriors in a preliminary first round second leg fixture in Kumasi, after the first […]

Cristiano Ronaldo admits paying $375,000 to settle rape allegation | The Guardian Nigeria News

Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo takes part in a training session prior to the friendly football match between Juventus A and Juventus B in Villar Perosa, on August 14, 2019. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo has finally admitted to paying $375,000 in a settlement and confidentially agreement after sexual assault allegations stemming […]

Victor Moses ruptures muscle in Fenerbahce’s 5

Europa League holders, Chelsea have received bad news from Fenerbahce on Victor Moses, who is on loan from Stamford Bridge to the Turkey side for the 2019-2020 season. The former Nigeria international had to make way for Ferdi Kadıoglu in the 77th minute of Fenerbahce’s 5-0 rout of Gazisehir Gaziantep FK on Monday, and it […]

S’Eagles’ Coach Backs Alex Iwobi To Succeed At Everton

Alex Iwobi has the potential to become a key figure for Premier League side, Everton, according to Nigeria national team assistant coach, Imama Amapakabo. The 23-year-old joined the Toffees on a five-year deal from Arsenal for a fee of an initial £28million deal – which could rise to £34million with add-ons. Iwobi has yet to […]

Coach Tasks B’Ball Players On Productivity

Former Tanzania coach, Emmanuel Amunike has hailed the transition of Nigeria young players in the cadet team into the Super Eagles in recent times.Amunike, who told Tidesports source in an exclusive interview said during his time with the Golden Eaglets, questions were asked on how many U17 Nigeria players has graduated to play for the […]

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations. The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu, revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida, to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth […]

2019 African Games begins in Morocco

What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium. As expected, at the colourful ceremony, all the participating countries had a march past to showcase their contingent as well […]

We’re reviewing FIFA’s life ban on Siasia – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed that its lawyers have started to review the decision against former Nigeria player and coach, Samson Siasia, by the FIFA Ethics Committee. An organ of the world football governing body on Friday announced that it had placed a life ban from all football-related activities on Siasia. The Acting President […]

Buhari congratulates D’Tigress – The Sun Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian ladies defeated their counterparts and host nation Senegal 60-55 to win their fourth title. Buhari in a statement issued on […]