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Hamilton Wins the USA Grand Prix, Extends Championship Lead

Lewis Hamilton sped past rival Sebastian Vettel to take a dominant victory in the United States Grand Prix but will have to wait at least one more race if he is to win a fourth world title. The Mercedes driver is 66 points clear of Vettel, who finished second, with 75 available in the remaining three races, according to a BBC report. The summary of the events the USA means Hamilton is almost certain to win the title in…

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Serena Writes Mum Says my Daughter Powerful Like Me

Serena Williams has penned an emotional letter to mom Oracene Price which she shared on the social networking site Reddit on Tuesday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena has one major thing to say to her mom and that is: Thank you. She then methodically added that her baby practically adopted her strong physical build. She wrote, “Dear Mom, You are one of the strongest women I know. I was looking at my daughter (OMG, yes, I have a daughter)…

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NFF confirms American Randy Waldrum as Falcons coach

 October 19, 2017 The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials have confirmed the appointment of American Randy Jordan Waldrum as the new coach of the women’s national team, Super Falcons, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. Randy was the coach of Houston Dash until May 2017. The announcement follows the meeting federation held in Jos, Plateau State. The NFF communiqué afterwards read, “The Board approved the recommendation of the Technical and Development Committee for the appointment of Mr. Randy Waldrum as Technical Adviser of…

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Ndidi Madu joins Angola’s InterClube

October 3, 2017 Nigeria international Ndidi Madu has joined Angolan and five-time African Champions Cup Women (ACCW) winners InterClube de Luanda, FIBA.com reported. The player, who just won the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2017 title, fills the void left by Angolan international Nadir Manuel, who is said to be on a maternity leave. And, Madu joins a team she has faced on a number of occasions. Two years ago, the 28-year-old power forward, helped Mozambique outfit Ferroviario de Maputo claim…

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Nigeria Tops Africa in FIBA World Rankings

Nigeria is now the topmost African basketball country courtesy of the latest FIBA World ranking released on Wednesday, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria finished second place in the AfroBasket 2017 for Men held in Tunisia last month which has seen Nigeria climb to the top spot in Africa and 26th in the world. Despite winning the AfroBasket men in 2015, Nigeria was still not first on the continent but a sustained progress by the new board has seen Nigeria climb to the…

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CBL Store Partners with Sports World Nigeria

In a bid to get closer to the fans, Continental Basketball League Store has announced a ground breaking partnership with Nigeria’s number one sports and fitness retail chain. Sports World Nigeria would be the official offline retail partner of the CBL Store. Sports World has fourteen outlets across Nigeria and three in Lagos; Palms Shopping Mall, Ikeja City Mall and Brasas’r Place on Admiralty Way in Lekki Phase One. Speaking on the partnership, the Chief Executive Officer of CBL,…

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Conte Blames Moses Absence, Others for Roma Draw

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has blamed his side’s 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on so many items including the the absence of three key players in his squad, including Nigeria’s Victor Moses, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. Goals from Eden Hazard and David Luiz turned out for just a point after Roma stars Aleksandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko tied up the final score. Conte told Chelseafc.com, “We must realise we had three important players out, Kante, Drinkwater and Moses,…

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Nigeria Can Win 2018 World Cup – Pinnick

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has declared that Nigeria can lift the 2018 World Cup in Russia given the quality preparations the NFF is putting in place, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. Pinnick expressed the optimism during the official opening of the Federation’s Annual General Assembly in Jos – in the North Central region of the country – on Thursday. Pinnick said that the country was well positioned now after it had overcome the challenges that bedevilled the nation’s…

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Russia 2018: Zambia Lose Protest Against Nigeria

FIFA has said it will not act on a complaint filed by the Football Association of Zambia specifically concerning refereeing in the World Cup qualifying game played against Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo in the South-South region of Nigeria. Zambia had officially protested to the world football body on what was termed the poor performance of Botswana referee Joshua Bondo, after he ruled against a goal scored by Zambia striker, Augustine Mulenga. Nigeria won the match 1-0 to…

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Quadri, Assar Advance to ITTF World Cup Knockout Stage

Despite losing one match in their group games, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Omar Assar have booked their places in the second round of the ITTF World Cup holding in Liege, Belgium. The matches were played on Friday, Extrasportsnigeria reports. Quadri and Assar confirmed their qualification after winning one of their group matches to finish second in Group A and C of the first round stage of the competition. ITTF Africa report from Belgium detailed that Quadri was unlucky against…

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