A scandal rocks the chess world


Upset in the sporting world is not unusual. There have been several occasions where legends taste defeat in the hands of newbies, something that often adds to the beauty of sports. But since the recent defeat of the world’s best Chess player to an unlikely opponent, the chess world has not remained the same.  What’s … Read more

Nigeria commonwealth Gold Medalist, Nwokocha suspended for doping


Grace Nwokocha, Nigeria’s 2022 Common Wealth Gold Medal winner has been temporarily suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit, AIU for doping. Nwokocha’s name was included on the list of athletes placed on provisional suspension for various doping offenses.   What’s her offense? Nwokocha who was part of the quartet that won the gold in the … Read more

End of an era 

American and international tennis great, Serena Williams is drawing the curtain on her illustrious career, as she announced that she’s “evolving away from tennis”.  What’d she mean by “evolving away from tennis”?  Well, declaring her difficulty in coming to the decision, the 23-time grand slam winner described her pain at having to stop playing the … Read more

FG rewards Team Nigeria Athletes in Birmingham

Federal Government has rewarded team Nigeria athletes who won medals at the ongoing Common Wealth Games in Birmingham as well as their coaches with the cash sum of 25,000 dollars. Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare made the presentation to the athletes and coaches at Hilton Garden, Birmingham. How much did each athlete … Read more