Olympic Champion, “Sir” Mo Farah Knighted By Queen of England

British four-time Olympic champion, Mo Farah, has received his knighthood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. He described the moment as “incredible”, and something he never imagined could ever happen. The distance runner was honoured at an investiture ceremony for his services to athletics. The Somali-born runner, who has secured 10 international titles, is moving […]

Nigeria Fined N11 Million by FIFA

Nigerians were jubilant after their football team crushed the Cameroonians last month. The chaos that followed has attracted a fine from the international governing body for football. Nigeria was fined $31,000 for crowd disorder during last month’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo, which the Super Eagles  won 4-0. German football  federation was fined […]

The Art and Science of Chess

By Bashar AbdulWaheed Kolapo |   Zbigniew Brezinszki, former US National Security Advisor to Jimmy Carter, author of The Grand Chessboard, a book about America’s primacy and its geostrategic imperatives, the man alleged to be the main architect of the collapse of the Soviet Union, played fine chess, though not at the highest level. Chess is […]