The First Ever Community Sports Festival in Amuwo Odofin Ends in Grand Style

The maiden edition of the AmuwoGames tagged AmuwOOOlimpics2017 is done and dusted with the best teams crowned for the year. After 16 intersting games over a period of one month, we saw various athletes stand on top of the podium to claim the different AmuwoGames titles. The host team Mile 2 Lions came from behind to win the the overall champions title, with 9 Gold medals, 6 silver medals and...

IBF grants exception for Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko rematch

Anthony Joshua has been granted an exception by the IBF to fight Wladimir Klitschko for their heavyweight title, but the bout must take place before December 2. Joshua’s promoters Matchroom Boxing requested the special extension and it was approved by the IBF at their convention. The governing body has ruled that the winner of any potential rematch between Joshua and Klitschko must then face No 1 contender Kubrat Pulev in...

Afcon 2017: Zimbabwe in chaos ahead of tournament

Zimbabwe’s preparations ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon have been thrown into chaos by a row over accommodation and financial issues. BBC Sport has learned the team refused to stay at the Zifa Village training facility, saying it is sub-standard, and have been booked at a Harare hotel by Footballers Union of Zimbabwe. The team were also unable to use the national sports stadium for training because...

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon expect Matip and Nyom at training camp

Cameroon expect Liverpool defender Joel Matip, West Brom’s Allan Nyom and Schalke’s Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to arrive at their Africa Cup of Nations training camp on Tuesday. The trio are among eight Cameroon players called up but refusing to play at the tournament, which starts in Gabon on 14 January. They could be banned from club football during the competition. Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe has also withdrawn from DR Congo’s...