Articles Posted in the " Other Sport " Category

  • Gov. Ganduje signs Sports Commission Bill into law

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Friday signed the bill establishing the Kano State Sports Commission into law. The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, announced this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state’s Executive Council meeting in Kano. Garba said that the law would promote and fast- track sports development in […] Post from PM News

  • Chelsea could struggle to attract talent next season – Hiddink

    Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink has warned that his successor may struggle to lure top talent to Stamford Bridge. (Guardian) Hiddink also says January signings Alexandre Pato, 26, and Matt Miazga, 20, are not yet ready to play in the first team.(London Evening Standard) Blues midfielder Willian, 27, believes his Stamford Bridge team-mate Ruben Loftus-Cheek, […] Post from PM News

  • Danish Olympic Committee picks Wozniacki as Rio 2016 flagbearer

    The Danish Olympic Committee (DOC) has announced that tennis star Caroline Wozniacki will carry the country’s flag at the Rio 2016 Olympics this summer. The 25-year-old was chosen because she is “one of the most successful tennis players” of the past decade, according to the DOC. Wozniacki responded by tweeting: “Such a dream come true!! […] Post from PM News

  • CCT Trial: Senate decries call for Saraki’s resignation

    The Senate on Monday said calls by some Nigerians on its President, Senator Bukola Saraki, to immediately resign over his impending trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal is premature. Saraki lost his bid to halt his trial on charges of false assets declaration when Nigeria’s Supreme Court declared last Friday that the CCT has […] Post from PM News

  • NLC, TUC protest forces IBEDC workers out of office

    GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN Oyo State members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NCL), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Monday took the streets in Ibadan, protesting against the hike in electricity tariff which took effect from 1 February, 2016. The peaceful demonstration to the offices of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, its headquarters on Ring Road, other […] Post from PM News

  • Denver Broncos beat Carolina Panthers to win #SB50

    The Denver Broncos produced a defensive masterclass to upset the Carolina Panthers 24-10 and win Super Bowl 50. Carolina were heavy favourites, having lost only once all season and with the league’s Most Valuable Player of the season Cam Newton at quarterback. But Newton was smothered by the Broncos defence and gave up three turnovers […] Post from PM News

  • Funds spent on FG projects by states should be refunded – Saraki

    President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Sunday said the red chamber would support for states’ governments agitation for refund of funds they spent on rehabilitating federal roads. Saraki made the pledge at Nkalagu, Ishiellu Local Government Area of Ebonyi during a thanksgiving held by Sen. Obinna Ogba (PDP-Ebonyi Central). According to him, rehabilitating federal […] Post from PM News

  • Kenya’s Abraham Kiptom wins Lagos City Marathon

    Kazeem Ugbodaga/Taiwo Adelu Abraham Kiptom of Kenya beat other top marathoners across the world to win the first Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Saturday at a time of two hours, 16 minutes and 21 seconds (2:16:21). Halima Huseen Kayo of Ethiopia emerged winner in the female category of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon while […] Post from PM News

  • Two collapse as Lagos Marathon gets underway

    Two collapse as Lagos Marathon gets underway

    Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos City Marathon which commenced around 7:30am on Saturday is still underway. The much anticipated marathon event has recorded two casualties so far as the athletes collapsed along the way. One athlete collapsed around Onipanu and another on Third Mainland Bridge. As at the time of filing this report, many marathoners are crying […] Post from PM News