BREAKING: NPFL millionaire coach, Stanley Eguma, kidnapped

Information available to Whirlwindnews.com.ng indicates that gunmen have reportedly kidnapped Rivers United technical adviser Stanley Eguma. Details of the incident is still sketchy as at the time of filling this report. Police authorities are yet to confirm it. Details coming...... read more


Euro 2020: France pip Germany, top group F

World champions France started their Euro 2020 campaign with a win over Germany thanks to a Mats Hummels' own goal in a high-quality heavyweight Group F match. Hummels - recalled for this tournament after being told by coach Joachim Low in 2019 that his international career was over - diverted Lucas...... read more


Gusau's group walks alone as Minister Dare sets agenda for newly elected AFN board

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has charged the newly elected board of the Atheletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to be focused and remain above board in the discharge of their responsibility. The Minister gave the charge on Tuesday in Abuja when he Inaugurated the newly elected board...... read more


Again, AFN splits, two Presidents, factional leadership emerge

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is again being piloted by two Presidents and their executive members. This is happening again after same sport federation was initially enmeshed in crises after one election four years ago. Whille Tonobok Okowa, a Delta state-born administrator emerged after an election in Abuja, Ibrahim Gusau...... read more


BREAKING: Portugal, Super Falcons pull draw in US invitational tourney

Super Falcons on Monday morning forced a 3-3 draw vs Portugal in an invitational match in United states. Details coming....... read more


How fans invaded pitch, forced stoppage of Kano Pillars vs Akwa United NPFL tie

The clash between Kano Pillars FC and Akwa United FC of Uyo at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Sunday was called off in the 87th minute by the referee after fans encroached the pitch when a Pillars' goal was cancelled for offside. The NPFL matchday 27 top table clash saw...... read more


BREAKING: Djokovic breezes past Tsitsipas, wins another French Open title, 19th Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic has become the first man in the Open era to win each Grand Slam singles title twice after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of 2021 French Open on Sunday. So far, Djokovic, a Serbian has won 19 Grand Slams. Details coming...... read more


NPFL: Ahmed Musa returns as Kano Pillars face Akwa United

Super Eagles captain and Kano Pillars strongman, Ahmed Musa, will file out against Akwa United in match day 27, in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, at Ahmadu Bello stadium, Kaduna on Sunday. Musa who retuned back to Sai Masu Gida camp in Kaduna arrived from honouring a national assignment against...... read more


BREAKING: Adesanya devours Italian opponent, Vettori, retains middleweights UFC title

Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya Sunday morning beat Italian contender, Marvin Vettori, to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt at the Gila River Arena in Arizona. He won via a unanimous decision – 50-45, 50-45, 50-45. The win is Adesanya’s third title defence after losing to Jan Blachowicz in a bid to add the...... read more


UFC 263: Nigeria's Adesanya set to defend title vs Italian opponent

Middleweight contender Marvin Vettori will attempt to make history early Sunday morning as he looks to dethrone Nigerian Israel Adesanya to become Italy’s first UFC titleholder. The two are expected to clash in a highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 263 in Glendale, Ariz. The fight is a...... read more


BREAKING: Lukaku nets brace as Belgium rule Russia in Euro 2020 opener

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium made a strong start to Euro 2020 on Saturday with a 3-0 victory over a disappointing Russia in Saint Petersburg. Lukaku celebrated his 10th-minute first goal by shouting a message of support into the camera for his Inter Milan teammate Christian Eriksen, who is awake...... read more


Historic! Algeria becomes first African national team to record 27-match unbeaten run

Captain Riyad Mahrez scored as Algeria defeated Tunisia 2-0 in an international friendly this weekend to create a record 27-match unbeaten run by an African national team. An Ivory Coast side that included Yaya and Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba set a 26-match benchmark in 2013, and Algeria began their remarkable...... read more


Breaking: Denmark midfielder, Eriksen, wakes up after slumping during Euro opener vs Finland

Inter Milan player Eriksen, 29, is "awake" and undergoing tests in hospital after collapsing on the pitch and receiving CPR; UEFA confirmed Eriksen has been "stabilised" and that Denmark vs Finland would restart at 7.30pm UK time after being suspended due to a "medical emergency" Christian Eriksen is "awake" and undergoing...... read more


French Open: Djokovic down Nadal, sets up final showdown vs Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic will play Stefanos Tsitsipas in the French Open final after victory over 13-time champion Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic handed 13-time champion Rafael Nadal only his third defeat in 16 years and 108 matches at the French Open on Friday to reach his sixth Roland Garros final in an epic...... read more


BREAKING: Italy subdue Turkey as Euro 2020 kicks off

Euro 2020 opened in spectacular fashion as Italy got their campaign off to an impressive start in front of their own fans with a comfortable victory against Turkey. In the first game of the rescheduled tournament, played at at Rome's Stadio Olimpico, an own goal by Merih Demiral and strikes by...... read more


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