Okagbare Fails Again, Amusan Disqualified In 2019 IAAF DL Final

For the second time in eight days former Commonwealth Games sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare failed to race into Nigerian record books as the first athlete to win an IAAF Diamond League title after she placed fifth in the 100m event Friday evening at the AG Memorial Van Damme...

Musa Out Of Super Eagles, Ukraine Friendly Due To Injury

Ahmed Musa is the latest player to pull out of Nigeria’s international friendly match against Ukraine billed to hold at the Dnipro Arena next week Tuesday, Cornerstonenewsng.com Musa will miss the game as a result of the injury he picked up while in action for his Saudi Arabia...

Nwora, Aminu Talk Up D’Tigers’ Win Over CIV In 1st FIBA W/Cup Classification Game

D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora and star man Al-Farouq Aminu have talked up the Nigerian team’s impressive performance in the 83-66 win over fierce West African rivals, Cote D’Ivoire in their first classification game at the ongoing 2019 FIBA World Cup. Head Coach, Nwora again praised...

GOtv Boxing Night 20: Joe Boy, Real One Fight For ABU Lightweight Title

The much-anticipated clash between Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph – the African Boxing Union lightweight champion, and Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu – the West African Boxing Union (WABU) champion, has been approved by the ABU and will hold at GOtv Boxing Night 20 on 12 October at the Indoor...

The US selects Nigerian for international writing program

A Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Mr. Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Programme (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States Department of State. From September 1 to...

Enyimba Stadium Get CAF’s Approval For Champions League Clash Vs Al Hilal

CAF have approved the Enyimba International Stadium, for Enyimba’s Champions League clash against Al Hilal of Sudan slated for Sunday, September 15, Cornerstonenewsng.com The Peoples Elephant were forced to play their last home clash in the competition against Rahimo FC of...

EPL star reveals FC Porto youngsters understudied “Professor of Football” Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles midfielder Mikel Obi has acknowledge comments about his midfield mastery in a quote credited to Portugal international and Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Rúben Neves. Mikel who played some of his best football for Chelsea between 2006 and 2017, was the...

Premier League Dominates FIFPro Shortlist

The Premier League has 22 representatives on Fifa’s FIFPro Men’s World XI 2019 55-man shortlist. It isn’t too much of a surprise after English teams filled all four spots in the final of the two European competitions. Liverpool and Tottenham squared off in the Champions League...

Odegbami: Encounter With Samson Siasia – Forgotten so Soon?

To forget may be man’s greatest weakness. We always forget. Even with the challenges we face on a daily basis, plus the endless vicissitudes of life, ‘forgetfulness’ seems to be a big challenge. I recall Chioma Ajunwa and the unfortunate circumstances surrounding her first ban by...

Osimhen Wins Lille Player Of The Month Award

Victor Osimhen has been named Lille player of the month  for August following a blistering start to his career with the French Ligue 1 outfit, Cornerstonenewsng.com reports. Osimhen linked up with Lille from Belgian side,  Sporting Charleroi this summer and has scored four goals...
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