Category Archives: Multisports

Irabor Takes Centre Stage In Merrybet-Lagos SWAN Week

Amidst the mounting excitement of the Merrybet-Lagos SWAN Cup, Lagos sports journalists will take time off today (Wednesday, August 16) to brainstorm on solutions towards achieving a revival of the nations sports. The special lecture which is part of the Lagos SWAN Week has as guest speaker, Hon Nduka Irabor, pioneer chairman and CEO of […]

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FUTURE OF NIGERIA’S SPORTS LIES IN GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT- Dalung

Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Youth and Sports Minister has restated that grassroots sports development remains the only route to rebuilding the country’s sports. The Minister said this while congratulating Team Nigeria which returned from the Regional African Gymnastics Championship in South Africa where they won a total of 11 medals comprising 2 gold and 9 […]

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Research Institute Games: Institute of Agricultural Research and Training Shops For Funds

The Institute of Agricultural Research and training (OAU), Obafemi Awolowo University, Moore Plantation is shopping for the sum of one hundred and fifty million naira (N150 Million) in order to host the forthcoming 16th Research Institute Games Association Of Nigeria, RIGAN tagged Oluyole 2017 scheduled to hold between 1st-10th December 2017, just as it has […]

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My Appointment As Oyo SWAN Patron, A Call To Service ” – Oyo House of Assembly Speaker

The newly inaugurated patron of the Oyo state chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Right Honourable Michael Adeyemo has described his appointment as a call to more service to humanity. Speaking at his investiture on Friday, Rt. Hon. Adeyemo thanked Oyo SWAN for making him their patron. He promised that he would not betray […]

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Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay arrives The Bahamas To Celebrate Commonwealth Youth Games

Following much anticipation, the Queen’s Baton Relay (Tuesday 18 July) arrived in to the Bahamas from the Cayman Islands, ready to celebrate the VIth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games. Approaching its halfway point, the Bahamas is the 34th nation on its epic journey across 70 Commonwealth territories, terrains and timezones. It is the first […]

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Caribbean Carnival of Commonwealth Sport Under Starters Orders as Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Begin

Over 1,000 athletes and officials have arrived on the island nation of The Bahamas for the VIth Commonwealth Youth Games which begin tomorrow with an immersive and energetic Opening Ceremony which organisers promise will bring “a taste of Caribbean carnival to Commonwealth sport”. The joyful celebration of impactful sporting competition, personal development and international friendship […]

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Olympic Basketball Champion Luis Scola Becomes Youth Olympic Ambassador for Buenos Aires 2018

Argentinian Olympic basketball champion Luis Scola was announced today by the International Olympic Committee as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. To mark the announcement, the 37-year-old veteran NBA player joined 300 youngsters at the historic Club Gimnasia y Esgrima Villa del Parque, in downtown Buenos Aires. The students learnt […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS TO HOLD RE-RUN ELECTIONS ON JULY 12

A re-run of elections into 4 pending National Sports Federations’ boards will now hold on Wednesday July 12, 2017. The Federations are Athletics, Gymnastics, Wrestling and Taekwondo. The Chairman of the National Sports Federations Electoral Appeals Committee, Alhaji Abdulrazak Salau said in a statement, that the influx of petitions which followed the June 13, 2017 […]

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Tokyo 2020 To Deliver a Unique Games’ Experience

During its fourth visit to Tokyo (28-30 June), the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission was impressed with the Japanese Host City’s innovative plans to bring the Games to new audiences. From projects to engage the whole of Japan for the next three years to an exciting new gender-balanced, youth and urban Olympic programme, the […]

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OLYMPIC DAY IS A GOOD DAY TO FOCUS ON THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT UNDERPIN SPORT

It’s critical for sport to stay relevant in today’s changing landscape, but the speed of change can only be effective if there is a solid and strong platform of trust in place. That’s the message IAAF CEO Olivier Gers delivered on Olympic Day at the International Olympic Academy Symposium on Governance in Sport and the […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS ELECTIONS: AGGRIEVED CONTESTANTS SHOULD APPEAL – DALUNG

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has appealed to aggrieved contestants of the just concluded National Sports Federations’ Elections to channel their grievances to the Elections Appeals Committee. The Minister who was live on TVC news today said that it was not unusual to have complaints and grievances coming in the aftermath […]

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Nigerian Sports Award Gets New Award Panel

2017 Nigerian Sports Award has inaugurated a new award panel. This follows the dissolution of the Ikeddy Isiguzo led panel, which has been in charge for the past five years. Mr. Kayode Idowu, Executive Director, Unmissable Incentive Limited, revealed this shortly after the inauguration of the new panel at the inaugural meeting held in Lagos […]

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