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From football to cricket and all the way back to wrestling, Viva Naija covers all of the latest news in the world of sports – especially if it concerns Nigeria!

Atlanta ’96 is 20 years and Nigeria has nothing to be elated about

Where were YOU when Nigeria won Olympic gold at Atlanta '96? Do you remember? What were you doing? How did you feel? Tell us! Let us know what you were up to on that historic moment.

THE OFFICIAL ROUTE to the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

The 2nd edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon sponsored by Access Bank Nigeria, is just some few days away from kickoff. With the intention to promote health and fitness and to further put Lagos...

Monday Motif: Cristiano Ronaldo is all shades of dedication – take cue!

He out-trains his mates, 4 hours more everyday. He out-diets his kind, to maintain an athletic gait. He out-paces his peers, he has covered more kilometres on the pitch this season. He out-jumps his type, 4.9 centimetres...

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to Messi’s prison sentence – SEE

Finally, the tax fraud/evasion case against Lionel Messi was put to bed in a Spanish court on Wednesday, 6th of June, 2016, as a 21-month prison sentence was meted towards Messi and his father,...

Mourinho happy Arsenal fans can finally leave their stadium with their heads held high

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho insists his unbeaten streak against Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was far from normal after the Frenchman finally got one over on him in the Premier League. Arsenal beat United 2-0...

Serena Remains Ladylike As She Makes Winning Comeback At ASB Classic

Serena Williams ASB Classic: World number two and top seed Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the ASB Classic by beating Pauline Parmentier 6-3 6-4 in Auckland on Tuesday. The start of Williams’...

As Anthony Joshua becomes unstoppable, we ponder how many stars Nigeria has lost

It is a little known secret by now that Nigeria's loss is Britain's gain when it comes to Anthony Joshua. The story goes that he was turned down by Nigeria when he wanted to...

HOW STUPID! – Nigerian stabs fellow to death in India over Messi-Ronaldo argument

I dislike people who think the only way they can express support for 'their' football club is via belligerence. ..sadly, dem plenty for Naija. ...see this ones now. ..Messi and Ronaldo, in fact,mall these...

Usain Bolt and Jamaica team stripped of 2008 relay gold

Usain Bolt and Jamaica’s 2008 Olympic gold-winning 4×100 metre relay team have been stripped of their medals after Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping following re-analysis of a Beijing sample. Carter raced in Jamaica’s...

Eric Bailly becomes Mourinho´s first Manchester United signing

Manchester United have sealed a deal to sign Villarreal centre-back Eric Bailly subject to a work permit, the club have confirmed. Bailly is the club's first signing under new manager Jose Mourinho and reportedly cost...