Mercy Akide-Udoh: What stood against us at Sweden ’95 World Cup

ALSO READ: #ENDSARS Protest: We’ve footage of Oct 20 Lekki shooting, LCC tells Judicial Panel  My father was out of town at the time so the onus was on Seleipiri, as the eldest in the family to give permission for me to embark on that trip to Lagos. It was tradition and my Mum had to […]

Nobby Stiles, 1966 World Cup winner with England, dies aged 78

Geoff Hurst, another of England’s World Cup winners, described Stiles as “the heart and soul of the team”. He tweeted: “Hugely sad to hear Nobby has passed away. We were playing together way back for the U17s, U23s, and of course, for England, in fact, it was my first cap when Nobby scored, I think […]

National teams to attend year’s 1st training camp

The team will have an extended camp since they have not trained together for over a year. With domestic leagues completed, the players and support staff will have plenty of time to get back into their groove.

Lightning one win from Stanley Cup after winning Game 4 OT thriller vs. Stars

First, the Stars struck early. John Klingberg pounced on a loose puck from his initial (blocked) shot attempt to sneak one past Andrei Vasilevskiy. From there, Alexander Radulov used the power of geometry to break out Jamie Benn, who made a nifty pass to set up a Joe Pavelski goal. With about a minute and […]

Stanley Cup visits children’s cancer center in Tampa

“It’s difficult times right now and you’re trying to navigate that, but you still want people to feel that happiness that that thing brings whenever you’re around it,” Stamkos said. “When you dream of winning the Stanley Cup, you want to share it with as many people as possible and especially people that maybe are […]

Lightning ride hot start in Game 2 to tie 2020 Stanley Cup Final vs. Stars

Nikita Kucherov sent tremendous passes to Brayden Point (1-0 PPG) and Ondrej Palat (2-0 PPG) to set up those first two goals. Considering the bumps and bruises Kucherov already was dealing with, it’s impressive that he managed that after painful falls like these:

NHL schedule for 2020 Stanley Cup Final

The top four teams during the regular season in both conferences played a three-game round robin for seeding in the First Round. The eight winners of the best-of-5 Qualifying Round advanced to the First Round.

Khudobin, Stars bottle Lightning in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

[NBC 2020 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF HUB] Stars win Game 1 of 2020 Stanley Cup Final on the strength of strong second period Both the Lightning and Stars got off to a pretty sleepy start to begin Game 1 of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final. Tampa Bay and Dallas combined for just nine shots on goal […]

Lightning win Stanley Cup by smothering Stars in Game 6

[NBC 2020 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF HUB] Top players and supporting cast members shine for Tampa Bay In knocking out the Blue Jackets, Bruins, and Islanders, the Lightning asserted their ability to handle tough defenses and small margins for error. As explosive as Tampa Bay is, Game 6 of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final serves as […]

Melbourne Cup field, form and comment 2020

A golden ticket into the Cup courtesy of winning the Andrew Ramsden Stakes (2,800m) in May meant she hasn’t had to reach her top sooner in order to race her way into the 24-horse field like some of her rivals.