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2022 Commonwealth Games Team Nigeria Update

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare paid a visit to some Team Nigeria athletes at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham Games Village

1. Dare, Gumel, Oladapo, Alli Visit Team Nigeria Camp The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare, on Wednesday, paid a visit to some Team Nigeria athletes at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham Games Village. Dare, accompanied by the Engineer Habu Gumel, President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee(NOC), Banji Oladapo,…

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Moshood Abiola National Stadium Mainbowl and Training Pitches Back in Good Shape

The turf of the mainbowl had taken a heavy blow after it was rehabilitated through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP)arrangement

The Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja mainbowl turf and two of its training pitches are back in good shape and ready to host international football matches again. The turf of the mainbowl had taken a heavy blow after it was rehabilitated through the Public-Private Partnership(PPP)arrangement of the Federal Ministry of…

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2022 World Athletics Championships: Amusan Picks Nigeria’s First Ever Gold Medal, Brume Wins Silver on Final Day

Tobi Amusan broke the 100m hurdles World Record in the semi finals with an astonishing 12.12s and followed up with a (+2.5)wind assisted 12.06s in the final

It’s New Dawn for Nigerian Athletics Says Sports Minister Dare Nigeria left her best for the last day of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America by winning a gold and a silver medal. Tobi Amusan broke the 100m hurdles World Record in the semi finals…

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“You Are Our Champions and Nigeria is Proud of You” – Sports Minister Sunday Dare Salutes Gallant Falcons

The Super Falcons will square up the She-polopolo of Zambia on Friday

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare has saluted the gallant and spirited play of Nigeria’s Super Falcons after their game against the Moroccan women’s team in the second semi finals of the African Women Cup of Nations. Eulogizing the Super Falcons, Hon. Dare said, “Your resilience, character,…

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Cycling: Nigeria Finishes in Fourth Place at 2022 African Track Championship

Team Nigeria won a total of 16 medals, which consist of four gold, eight silver and four bronze medals

Nigeria finished in fourth place at the 2022 African Track Cycling Championship which ended on Sunday at the velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Team Nigeria won a total of 16 medals, which consist of four gold, eight silver and four bronze medals. South Africa finished first, topping…

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Sports Minister Celebrates Super Falcons’ World Cup Ticket, Urges Team to Go for 10th Title

The Falcons picked one of the four automatic World Cup tickets available at the African Women Cup of Nations tournament by defeating bitter rivals Cameroon 1-0 in the quarterfinals

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has congratulated Nigeria’s senior women national football team, the Super Falcons for picking a ticket to next year’s FIFA Women World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand. The Falcons picked one of the four automatic World Cup tickets available…

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UFC: Sunday Dare Congratulates Israel Adesanya on Another Successful Title Defence

Adesanya, early Sunday in Las Vegas, United States of America, defeated Jared Cannonier to retain his UFC Middleweight crown with a unanimous decision victory

Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated Nigerian born UFC champion Isreal Adesanya on yet another successful title defence. Adesanya, early Sunday in Las Vegas, United States of America, defeated Jared Cannonier to retain his UFC Middleweight crown with a unanimous decision victory. Dare, in a statement, praised…

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Benfica Vice Presidents Applaud Sports Minister Sunday Dare’s Ideas

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development arrived Portugal earlier in the week alongside President, Muhammadu Buhari to seal multiple Memoranda of Understanding in the area of Sports

Vice Presidents at Portuguese giants Benfica Football Club, Manuel Debrito and Jose Gandarez have praised the laudable ideas of Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, who is in Portugal alongside President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of deliberate efforts to continually develop sports in the country. Dare was given an official tour…