Excitement builds outside Lusail Stadium ahead of highly-anticipated World Cup final between Argentina and France.
Gyms and public baths are now also off limits to Afghan women, the Taliban confirmed Sunday, days after banning them from parks and funfairs.
8 Dec 2021
Architects from Spain have completed a novel design for the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Named the 974 Stadium, the 40,000-seater facility it's designed to be relatively easy to disassemble and rebuild, and was constructed using almost 1,000 shipping containers.
Super Eagles fans with ticket laments been stuck outside stadium during Nigeria vs Lesotho qualifier
1 Apr 2021
Super Eagles fans were excited to see the team play a competitive game in Lagos, Nigeria's most populous city, for the first time since 2001. Many fans were left disgruntled after they could not enter the stadium despite having a ticket.
4 Dec 2020
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COVID-19 watch: Total cases in Nigeria now 66,805, #EndSARS Protest: IGP begs police officers to return to duty
26 Nov 2020
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22 Sep 2020
The abandoned National Stadium, Lagos, is finally getting attention decades after neglect and original design altered. Demolition trucks have been working inside the complex for two weeks, pulling down illegal structures that once adorned what used to be one of the best sports facilities in Africa.
27 Dec 2019
Hong Kong faces off with China in Busan, South Korea, in a football match during the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF) E-1 Football Championship 2019. Around 250 Hong Kong fans came along to cheer on their team, while just 20 China supporters were at the stadium to see their side win 2-0.
4 Dec 2019
The Onikan Stadium in Lagos will now be known as the Mobolaji Johnson Stadium. Adedoja Salam-Adeniyi was there when the governor of Lagos State made the historic change to honour the former first governor of the state.
10 Feb 2019
Why we shut Abacha stadium ahead of Atiku's visit — Kano Govt.