Booker puts Lakers on brink of playoff elimination

Devin Booker scored 30 points with 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the Phoenix Suns as they comfortably defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-85 to leave the defending champions on the verge of elimination from the NBA playoffs with the scores at 3-2 after five games of the playoff series between the sides. James Harden …

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Quadri books third consecutive Olympics appearance

Nigeria and Africa’s top-ranked Table tennis star Aruna Quadri has been confirmed as one of the qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics billed to hold later this year by virtue of his World ranking at the start of this month. The 33-year old Nigerian native will join countrymen Olajide Omotayo, Olufunke Oshonaike and Edem Offiong in …

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NPFL Matchday 24 round-up; Akwa United return to the top

On Sunday, MFM defeated Dakkada FC 1-0 at the Soccer Temple in Agege thanks to a strike by Oladapo Alabi to move up to 9th on the log, a testament of the brilliant job done by coach Olalekan Gabriel since his appointment. The Olukoya Boys kept 5 clean sheets in 5 NPFL games in May, …

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Super Eagles players pull out of Cameroon double-header, only 18 players left

There is a brewing drama in the Super Eagles camp, with a number of players having pulled out of the squad to prosecute Nigeria’s double-header against Cameroon. Players to have pulled out include FC Twente defender Tyronne Ebuehi, FC Nantes winger Moses Simon, Fulham defender Ola Aina, FC Midtjylland midfielder Frank Onyeka, Crotone striker Simy …

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