Australia bounced back from their defeat to the West Indies by claiming a 10-wicket win over debutants Nigeria at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup in South Africa.
Nigerian Sports Minister Sunday Dare launched an "adopt an athlete" initiative to increase funding for the development of sport in the country in the build up to next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has confirmed financial support for Aduvie International School in Nigerian capital Abuja.
World Taekwondo has approved a coach certification course which will take place in Nigeria.
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.