Akwa Ibom Sports Festival

AKWA IBOM STATE YOUTH SPORTS FESTIVAL QUALIFIERS HELD IN ETIM EKPO

Qualifiers in both primary and secondary school categories for the Akwa Ibom State Youth Sports Festival have been held at Community Secondary School, Ikot Esop, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area.   In a chat with a #WetinhappenPR Correspondent, the Supervisor for Education in the area Mr. Ekemini Umana, who represented the Chairman of the council, […]

Wenger Rues Loss To Bayern Munich

Arsenal’s manager, Arsene Wenger has rued over last night’s Champions League last-16 first leg with Bayern Munich. The gunners were beaten 5-1 at the Allianz Arena after losing defender and Captain Laurent Koscielny to injury. “It was a strange game because I felt in the first half we played quite well and we had two […]

Germany media praise sensational Bayern

The German media poured praise on Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich on Thursday after their 5-1 drubbing of Arsenal allowed the Italian to step out of Pep Guardiola’s shadow. “Big Bayern”, “The Red Rush” and “Respect, Bayern” were the headlines here after the Bundesliga leaders dominated Tuesday’s Champions League’s last 16, first-leg, clash. Bayern extended their […]

Bolt wins Sportsman of the Year award

World’s greatest sprinter Usain Bolt pipped the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and LeBron James to win the Sportsman of the Year  trophy for a record-equalling fourth time, while gymnast Simone Biles clinched the top honour in the women’s category at the Laureus World Awards at a glittering ceremony in Monaco on Tuesday night, according to  […]

FG considers TSA funds to part-fund budget

Ifeanyi Onuba Abuja The Federal Government is currently planning a framework that will allow it to deploy some of the funds in the Treasury Single Account for the implementation of projects contained in the national budget. The Accountant General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, disclosed this on the sidelines of a retreat on the […]

Champions League : Real Madrid bounce back to beat Napoli

Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early away goal to take a huge step towards a seventh straight Champions League quarter-final as goals from Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro sealed a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday. Lorenzo Insigne’s stunning 40-yard strike had the travelling hordes in dream land after just eight minutes of […]

Champions League : Bayern thrash Arsenal 5-1

Bayern Munich routed Arsenal 5-1 in their Champions League last 16 first leg clash on Wednesday thanks to a blistering spell of three goals in 10 second-half minutes. Arjen Robben opened the scoring after just 11 minutes at the Allianz Arena when the Dutchman beat Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina with a fine left-foot strike into […]

Simeone Charges Atletico Madrid Ahead Of King’s Cup Semi-Final

Atletico Madrid Coach, Diego Simeone says his side would have to be at its best to beat Barcelona in tonight’s second leg of the king’s Cup semi-final. Coach Diego Simeone’s side are aiming for their first Cup final appearance since the 2012-13 campaign title win. “The only result that would satisfy me is to reach the […]

Russia banned from London World Championships – IAAF

Russia will miss August’s World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended on Monday, world governing body president Sebastian Coe said. Coe said Russia, whose 15-month ban from athletics was prolonged at the IAAF’s Council meeting in Cap d’Ail near Monaco, could not be reintegrated into the sport before November. Double Olympic […]

David Mark Jnr. Seeks Better Funding For Golf In Nigeria

The Technical Director and Coordinator of the Otukpo, Benue State-based David Mark Golf Academy, Mr David Mark Jnr. has appealed to sports enthusiasts to support the development of the game at the grassroots level. Mr Mark Jnr. made the appeal while speaking at the 2nd Annual Amateur Golf Tournament for junior players at the Otukpo […]