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Torch of Unity
National News

Osun Govt Reiterates Development Of Grassroot Sports As Torch of Unity Arrives Osogbo

Osun Govt Reiterates Development Of Grassroot Sports As Torch of Unity Arrives Osogbo Seun Omolola The Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has promised the state athletes of full financial backing to participate in the 2022 National Sports Festival holding in Delta State later this month. The Governor, who was represented by the Special […]

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Churchill Oliseh
Sports

Oliseh reveals why Nigeria football isn’t thriving

Oliseh reveals why Nigeria football isn’t thriving – Oliseh TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO President, FC Ebedei, Barrister Churchill Oliseh has explained that the challenges confronting football development in Nigeria are too numerous and beyond the capability of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The sports investor said these problems would persist until a regulatory structure and framework […]

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Osun map
News Sports

2021 Osun Public Service Games: Ministry of Sports Group Emerge Champions

2021 Osun Public Service Games: Ministry of Sports Group Emerge Champions Ministry of Sport/Sports Group have emerged winners of the 2021 Osun Public Service Games after defeating their colleagues from OSBC/Ministry of Information Group by a lone goal in the final. The interesting final played at the Osogbo Township Stadium on Thursday, December 30, 2021 […]

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Table Tennis Championship
National News Sports

Foundation organises table tennis championship in Ile-Ife

Foundation organises table tennis championship in Ile-Ife By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Afolaremi Initiative for Impact Movement (AIIM) Foundation, a community based charity organization has organised Great Ife Table Tennis Championship with a view to discovering talents at grassroots and empowering citizens.   According to the founder of the organisation, Afolaremi Bamkole Bamgbopa, the sporting event […]

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Indoor Games
News Sports

Public Service Games: LOC Chairman, Kolapo Commends Stakeholders as Football Semi Final Holds Tomorrow

Public Service Games: LOC Chairman, Kolapo Commends Stakeholders as Football Semi Final Holds Tomorrow The semi final matches of the ongoing Osun State Public Service Games will hold tomorrow, Thursday at the Osogbo Township. Teaching Hospital Group will lock horns against Auditor General Group in the first match while OSBC/Information Group that ousted Ministry of […]

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SWAN
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Osun SWAN begins sales of forms for March 19 election

Osun SWAN begins sales of forms for March 19 election By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Osun State Chapter has fixed it’s election to Friday, March 19, 2021. To this end, the association has begun sales of forms for interested candidates. In a statement issued on Monday and signedS by the […]

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The Sports Stakeholders carrying placards at the Osun State House of Assembly against unpaid salaries
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Unpaid salaries: Sports stakeholders stage protest, demand removal of Osun sports commissoner

Unpaid salaries: Sports stakeholders stage protest, demand removal of Osun sports commissoner By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo Stakeholders in sports in Osun State on Thursday protested the the non-payment of their salaries by the state government. The sports athletes also demonstrated against alleged corrupt practices of the State Commissoner for Youth and Sports, Mr Yemi Lawal […]

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Maradona
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How Diego Maradona, Argentina’s football legend died

How Diego Maradona, Argentina’s football legend died   Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.  The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue. Tests at the La Plata […]

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Lionel Messi
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How Lionel Messi’s penalty gave Argentina winning start over Ecuador

How Lionel Messi’s penalty gave Argentina winning start over Ecuador By Ekene Agbor Argentina got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi‘s penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Ecuador at home. The Argentine FA piped fan noise around the empty Bombonera stadium and the chants of “Messi! Messi!” were vindicated […]

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