Defending champions Nigeria suffered a 1-0 defeat to Ivory Coast in their opening match at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo.
Nigeria has refunded in full a payment it mistakenly received from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), ending a long-running saga which sparked a crisis at the country's national governing body.
Nigeria will become the first African team to compete at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championship, at the week-long tournament in Shenzhen.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare claims he has approved the refund of a payment wrongly given to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Nigeria's Sports Minister Sunday Dare welcomed key officials to Abuja as the country prepares to welcome International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach next month.
All four competing nations have announced their initial squads for the second Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos next month.
The African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) has acknowledged the immense contribution of Nigerian umpire John Peters and his four decades of service.
Nigeria beat Cameroon on penalties to claim the women's football gold medal at the African Games in Rabat.
Nigeria's Government is paying out cash rewards to the country's medallists from the ongoing African Games in Morocco.
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has renewed its partnership with Nigerian Breweries, it has been announced.
In an open letter to athletes and delegates at the 2019 African Games, athlete-led organisation Global Athlete publicly backed Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare after she spoke up about athlete rights ahead of competition in Rabat, Morocco.
Africa's table tennis teams will begin their quest to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games tomorrow, at the 12th African Games in Morocco's capital, Rabat.
Nigeria defeated Senegal to successfully retain the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women's AfroBasket title in Dakar
Former Nigeria coach and player Samson Siasia has been banned for life by FIFA after he was found to have "accepted that he would receive bribes" in relation to match-fixing.
Reigning champions Nigeria and hosts Senegal will meet for the second successive tournament in the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) AfroBasket.