Boxing

Athletics stakeholders plan trust fund for Adu’s daughter

Some stakeholders in Nigerian athletics are planning a trust fund for late Coach Uruemu Adu’s daughter, Oghenetega Adijat, who became an orphan The post Athletics stakeholders plan trust fund for Adu’s daughter appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Onoriode Ehwarieme set for early ring battle after lockdown

World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight titleholder, Onoriode ‘Godzilla’ Ehwarieme, is looking forward to international fight soon The post Onoriode Ehwarieme set for early ring battle after lockdown appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Wrestling star dies two months after wife’s death

A wrestling star Grant Berkland also known as Danny Havoc has died aged 45, just two-months after his wife Brianne Morrow died. The cause of Danny’s death has not yet been disclosed but his wife died of heart failure on April 4. Danny Havoc was a huge favourite and famous …

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Federer surpasses Ronaldo, Messi as top-earning athlete

Roger Federer has eclipsed Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to top the yearly Forbes list of the highest-paid athletes on the planet. The Swiss maestro jumped four spots to sit top of the pile, earning $106.3million in the past year, as he becomes the first tennis player to lead the …

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AFN’s many troubles mirror tragedy of a broken system

As Nigerians continue with their celebration of another Inauguration Day, the first in the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration The post AFN’s many troubles mirror tragedy of a broken system appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Fury wants to fight Ajagba before quitting boxing

World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has listed Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba as one of the boxers he wants to fight before retiring from the sport, reports bigfighweekend.com. The post Fury wants to fight Ajagba before quitting boxing appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World …

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Israel Adesanya shapes up for another battle with Brazilian star

Nigerian-born New Zealand-based Kiwi UFC star, Israel Adesanya has begun training ahead of his next fight, this time against another Brazilian star, Paulo Costa. The post Israel Adesanya shapes up for another battle with Brazilian star appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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‘Playing U.S. Open without spectators could be iconic’

A US Open staged behind closed doors could become iconic in years to come, British number one Dan Evans says. The US Tennis Association (USTA) is still hoping to stage the tournament in New York from 31 August. But given the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the USTA is now …

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Cancellation good for participants, says Obisanya

Following the cancellation of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Plus Nigeria Open, earlier planned for August 18 to 22 this year due to COVID-19 pandemic, the former National Table Tennis Coach, Babatunde Obisanya, has said that the safety of the athletes and fans outweighs the global event. The …

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