Tuesday 22 January, 2019
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Serena Williams in action A fired-up Serena Williams slugged past world number one Simona Halep Monday as she not only avenged her sister Venus defeat but also inched closer to a 24th Grand Slam title. In a towering performance, the American...

By Optimum Times on Jan 21st, 2019

Imke Wubbenhorst, The female coach of a German male football club, who said she picks players on Penis size A woman coach to a German male football team shocked a journalist who asked her a ‘gender-biased’ question when she retorted that...

NFF President Amaju Pinnick The Presidency has described as `fake news’ a press release in circulation, to the effect that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the arrest and prosecution of Amaju Pinnick, the President of Nigeria Football...

By Optimum Times on Jan 7th, 2019

FIFA should if possible increase the size of the football World Cup in Qatar in 2022 to 48 from 32 teams, the global governing body’s president Gianni Infantino has said. Last month, Infantino said a majority of national football federations...

By Optimum Times on Jan 3rd, 2019

Nigeria’s Super Falcons get the trophy of AWCON for the ninth time Super Falcons of Nigeria have won the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations after beating the Banyana Banyana of South Africa. Goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi’s heroics on Saturday...

By Optimum Times on Dec 2nd, 2018

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the final of the Total 2018 CAF African Women Nations Cup final, edging Cameroon 4-2 in penalty shootout. The first semifinal game of the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) played at the Accra...

  Nigeria’s Super Falcons beat the Shepolopolo of Zambia 4-0 on Wednesday at Cape Coast in Ghana to return to contention at the 11th African Women Cup of Nations. The defending champions, who lost their opening match on Sunday, bounced...

By Optimum Times on Nov 22nd, 2018

*** 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