Football legend Pele hospitalized again – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has been hospitalized again but there is “no emergency,” his daughter said Wednesday, the latest health concern for the 82-year-old icon, who was being treated for a colon tumor. “He’s in the hospital regulating medication,” Pele’s daughter Kely Nascimento wrote on Instagram. “There is (no) emergency or new dire prophecy… We … Read more

The rush for the medals begins as Osinbajo declares Delta 2022 open today | The Guardian Nigeria News

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today open the 21st National Sports Festival in Asaba, the capital of Delta State. Ahead of tonight’s opening ceremony, the Games, titled Delta 2022, will produce their first medal at the cycling event. According to the program of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), further events will take place tomorrow. At … Read more

Adeagbo aims to inspire the next generation of bobsledders | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigerian Olympian Simidele Adeagbo attended schools in Lagos and Ekiti states respectively and was in the country giving back to schools and encouraging students to take up bobsledding. Adeagbo, who was part of the pioneering group of the Nigerian Winter Olympics, wants to inspire the next generation of bobsledders who would go on to compete … Read more

Pulisic sinks Iran as US advances in World Cup clash | The Guardian Nigeria News

Christian Pulisic propelled the United States into the World Cup round of 16 on Tuesday as the Americans beat Iran 1-0 in their politically charged grudge game. Chelsea star Pulisic scored the only goal of the crucial Group B game in the 38th minute to take on Group A winners Netherlands in the second round … Read more

PSG ‘no longer welcome’ at Parc des Princes says club president – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the president of Qatari-owned Paris Saint-Germain, claimed in an interview published on Tuesday the club may be looking for a new home after feeling unwelcome at the Parc des Princes. Al-Khelaifi told Spanish sports newspaper Marca that PSG are “under pressure” from the Paris municipality to leave the stadium, which has been their … Read more