The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has signed an MoU with the chief executive of the British Council, Ciaran Devane with a request for partnership to prevent its traditional games from dying.
The Senate Committee on Sports has indicated its intention to probe the roles of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung and the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) over the poor performance of Team Nigeria and the activities of the country’s contingent to the just concluded Olympics in Brazil.
President of Kenya Paralympics Committee, Agnes Flora Oluoch said a team of 19 athletes and guides will depart Nairobi on September 1 for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
President of Nigeria Para Badminton federation, Samuel Ekeoma has appealed to corporate bodies and individuals with passion for persons with disabilities to partner with the federation in featuring at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games.
The Cross River State Commissioner For Youths and Sports Development, Comrade Asu Okang said approvals have been given to other contractors to be mobilized to site for speedy completion of the various facilities.
Kogi state wrestlers bagged a total of 6 gold medals at the just concluded in invitational wrestling tournament held in Awka, Anambra state
The former Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut has been invited to present papers at the 7th Annual Sports Administration Summit Africa which will hold in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24th to 26th August, 2016.
Not happy with the non appearance of Nigeria Judo athletes at the just concluded Rio Olympics, Franca Audu lamented that talents in the country are gradually dying while others cannot fulfill their dream.
Karate governing body has announced that More than 400 athletes from 46 countries have already signed up for the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event in Istanbul next month.