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Qatar’s Femi Ogunode won the Asian Games 100 metres gold in a new continental record time of 9.93 seconds despite wet conditions in Incheon on Sunday, AFP reports.

Europe maintained their Ryder Cup stranglehold over the United States with a crushing five-point victory on Sunday as rookie Jamie Donaldson had the honour of securing the decisive point to make it eight wins in the last 10 matches, Reuters reports.

Wayne Rooney has said he apologised to his team-mates after being sent off against West Ham on Saturday.

The Electoral Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has released names of contestants that are qualified to take part in the upcoming election slated for Warri next week (Tuesday, 30th September, 2014).

According to the Committee, the following have been screened and cleared for the election.

Stephen Keshi has named goalkeeper and skipper Vincent Enyeama and 23 others for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations must-win qualifying tango away and home to Sudan.

Asisat Oshoala  won Adidas Golden Ball Award. The  Super Falcons and Rivers Angels of Portharcourt midfielder, Asisat Oshoala has vowed to win more laurels for Nigeria.

Nigeria defender Gbenga Arokoyo is delighted to have stopped compatriot Emmanuel Emenike from scoring in a Turkish league clash Sunday night.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi will now be earning up to €700,000 per season in a proposed new deal with his clubside, Lazio.

Louis van Gaal insists that Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie can play together at Manchester United.

The D’Tigers, national men’s team have dropped six places to 24th in the latest FIBA world ranking released after the FIBA World Cup ended in Spain.

Nigerian cricket team has promised to win gold medal at the 2014 Pepsi ICC Africa Division-Two T-20 International Cricket Council (ICC) tournament starting in South Africa this weekend.

African Champions, the Super Eagles have dropped three places to the 37th position on the latest World football governing body, FIFA monthly ranking.

Niger Tornadoes Football club of Minna  defeated Mighty Jet football club of Jos by a lone goal after a cracker in the week 28 of the Nigeria National League played at the Bako Kotangora stadium in Minna.

Arsenal endured a chastening start to their Champions League group campaign after being overwhelmed by Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.

Niger State commissioner for Sports Development, Mr Yusuf Tagwai on Tuesday charged Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna to win its match with visiting Mighty Jets of Jos in week 28 of the Nigeria National League group `A’ in Minna.

 
Sunshine Stars head coach Erasmus Onuh has said he wants to kick off his coaching career at the Akure-based side with a win at Warri Wolves.

The State of Osun contingent at the 55th Annual Conference of Science Teachers Association Of Nigeria(STAN)  has won the trophy for the over all best in the year 2014 NNPC/MOBIL/STAN project exhibition  held at the Federal College of Education in Asaba,Delta State.

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard says Everton team mate Romelu Lukaku wants to be the best player in the world.

Nigeria’s U17 national team - the Golden Eaglets suffered their first defeat in the CAF U17 Championship qualifiers as they lost 1-2 to the Gabonese U17 team in Sunday’s final round first leg tie played at the Stade Augustin Monedan de Sibang in Libreville.