A vaccination for COVID-19 has been made a mandatory entry requirement for athletes and participants at an upcoming major sports event in Nigeria.
Uzbekistan won the final gold medal of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Manchester through victory in the mixed team event, while Folashade Olywafemiayo set a new world record as Nigeria also ended the tournament strongly.
Nigeria claimed three gold medals in a dominant display on the opening day of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Manchester.
The Nigerian Taekwondo Federation (NTF) has said its athletes have been left "shattered" after the country's National Sports Festival was postponed for the fifth time.
Nigeria Paralympic Committee secretary general Suleiman Isah believes the nation’s athletes will "not disappoint" at this year’s rescheduled Paralympic Games and has highlighted several sports he expects them to flourish in.
The Nigerian Government has pledged support to the men and women's basketball teams for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Nigeria has begun holding training camps for athletes who have qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Nigeria is poised to become the first country in Africa to be made an affiliate member of the International Rugby League (IRL).
A dental college is the first educational institution to become affiliated with the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF).
Esports and COVID-19 were among the topics presented to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) during a three-day advanced sports management course.
Nigerian taekwondo athlete Elizabeth Anyanacho has been named as one of 30 Game Changers of 2020, a project established by the Malala Fund.
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Executive Board discussed preparations for upcoming major events during its latest meeting this week.
A senior official at the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has rejected complaints over the nation's selection process for Tokyo 2020 and insisted places on the Olympic teams are available to all eligible players.
The Nigeria Curling Federation (NCF) has released a video to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the country's debut at a World Championship.
Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie has become the latest National Basketball Association (NBA) player to declare his intention to represent Nigeria at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after being overlooked by the United States.