Friday 16 November, 2018
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*** As Sports Commission Pledges To Include LASU In 2019 Budget The Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, Professor Olarenwaju Fagbohun receiving a warm handshake from the Director General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Babatunde Bank-Anthony...

By Optimum Times on Nov 15th, 2018

  University of Port Harcourt has won the 14th West Africa Universities Games (WAUG) which it hosted. The university emerged the overall winner of the competition on Sunday after winning 75 gold, 36 silver and 24...

By Optimum Times on Nov 12th, 2018

  L-R: Category Manager, Tom Tom, Cadbury Nig. Plc; President, NUGA games Stephen Hamsfyelta; Chief Executive Officer, Stanbic IBTC Plc, Dr Demola Sogunle, Director Pace sports and entertainment marketing, Sola Fijabi, team captain, University...

By Optimum Times on Nov 3rd, 2018

First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Football Club of Lagos on Saturday, October 20, 2018, emerged champions of the 32ndedition of the All Financial Institutions Football Competition (AFIFC) defeating the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

By Optimum Times on Oct 21st, 2018

Nigeria to participate in World U-19 Boys Championship   The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) on Friday approved the qualification of Nigeria’s U-19 boys national team to the World Championship in Tunisia...

Madagascar Football team Madagascar, for the first time, Senegal and former champions Tunisia and Egypt sealed places at the Africa Cup of Nations finals Tuesday with two matches to spare. Njiva Rakotoharimalala scored four minutes before half-time...

Brtish-born Nigerian heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua on Saturday night retained his IBF, IBO, WBO and WBA titles after a seventh round stoppage of Russian WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin at the Wembley Stadium in London. The champion,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 23rd, 2018

Rwanda under-21 Volleyball team on Thursday defeated their Nigerian counterparts 3-0 at the ongoing 2018 Under-21 Boys Africa Volleyball Nations Cup in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rwanda dominated the Nigerians...

By Optimum Times on Sep 14th, 2018

  Chelsea winger Victor Moses confirmed his intention to retire from international after earning his first cap in 2012 The 27-year-old steps down after playing all three matches for Nigeria at World Cup 2018 in Russia, with the Super Eagles...

By Optimum Times on Aug 16th, 2018

  Nigeria U-20 female football team Falconets on Monday played 1-1 with China in their final group match to reach the quarterfinals of the 2018 U-20 FIFA World Cup in France. Nigeria qualified on superior goals aggregate having rounded...

By Optimum Times on Aug 14th, 2018