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Durosinlorun Vows More Effort For Squash Development

Nigeria’s former number two squash player and current chairman of Ex-Squash Pros, Yusuf Durosinlorun has declared that the body will continue to support youth development of the sport in the country. He vowed that they will further boost squad development in Nigeria by organising programs at the grassroots, in order to resuscitate the game. Durosinlorun made the vow during the …

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Oboh Stars At European Golf Tour In Morocco

Nigerian teenage golf sensation, Georgia Oboh on Thursday at Dar es Salaam Blue Course in Rabat, Morocco began her quest for glory at the Lalla Meryem Cup. The 17-year-old Ladies European Tour campaigner is the youngest and first Nigerian to play in a LET event as an amateur golfer. Though Oboh will not be sharing from the 450,000 Euro tournament …

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Tiger Woods Back To Golf, All the World Wants Him To Be

The room was dark, with three rows of wooden chairs arced around a simple lectern. A big blue curtain hung in the background. A pool camera was set in the middle. This was Feb. 19, 2010, at the PGA Tour headquarters in Florida, and what would follow would be the 13 most surreal, unnecessary and puzzling minutes of Tiger Woods‘ …

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Tiger Woods with Bill Clinton: ‘Major breach of golf etiquette’

There’s a new Tiger Woods biography hitting the shelves next week, and excerpts are rolling out. Golf Digest has published a look at how Woods and a former president got along — or didn’t — on the golf course. Per the excerpt, the Tiger Woods Foundation was apparently quite the centerpiece of political intrigue. Woods began the foundation as a …

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Tiger Woods So Close To A Big Comeback

That phrase makes a ferocious competitor like Tiger Woods cringe, but it absolutely applies at this moment. Woods was within a shot of the lead with three holes to play here on Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and that follows being one shot away from the top spot a week ago. Considering where he’s come from, considering the rehab …

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McIlroy Fans Alkohol Killing Golf

Rory McIlroy wondered Saturday whether limiting alcohol sales might help curb some of the loud and abusive behavior he believes is getting worse at PGA Tour tournaments. A month ago, McIlroy suggested that the commotion that surrounds a group following Tiger Woods cost the 14-time major champion half a shot per round. “It’s tiring,” McIlroy said. “I’ve got a headache …

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Lagos Polo International Tournament Hits Climax

After a two-day break, Lagos Polo Club came alive again, as the final leg of the 2018 Lagos Polo International Tournament hit a climax. The first three matches of the day saw Lagos A Plus/DDSS, Kano Dantek/ABL and Kaduna YY Sublime coming out triumphant in the Low Cup. A Plus/DDSS out galloped Optima Energy 7-5 in an all-Lagos affair while …

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Skating Federation Showers Naira Rain On Skaters

Nigeria’s stars to the 2017 African Skating Championship in Lome, Togo, have received financial rewards from president of Nigeria Roller Sports and Skating Federation, Comrade Joseph Evah. A total of 21 skaters represented Team Nigeria at the championship, where they won six medals made up of one silver and five bronze. Before their departure for Togo, Comrade Evah, a frontline …

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Oboh, Bamikole Lead Nigeria To African Golf Tour

Female teenage golf sensation, Georgia Oboh and male star, Paul Bamikole have been named captains of Team Nigeria for the 2018 All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Morocco. The list of the contingent has been certified by the board of the Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) and the list was Wednesday confirmed by the Secretary General of NGF, James Eakyns. Oboh will …

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Adeshokan Set For Badminton Training Tour In Europe

Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) president, Francis Orbih has disclosed that the country’s top female player and Africa’s number one, Dorcas Adeshokan of Ogun state will soon travel for a tour of Europe. Orbih said the tour will be part of the build-up programme outlined for Adeshokan on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Orbih revealed further that …

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