Category Archives: Sports federation

Woman named to head sports federation in Saudi first

A princess has been named to head a Saudi multi-sports federation, in a first for women in the conservative Muslim kingdom where men dominate all sports, an official said Saturday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan has become “the first woman to lead a federation” […]

Kienka floored as Agara, Nimrod, Akindoju triumph

BY JUDE OPARA, ABUJA Deputy governor of Nasarawa State, Silas Agara yesterday emerged as the president of the Nigeria Karate Federation at the Federations election held in Abuja. L-R: Agara, Yakmut, Gusau, Kienka, Nimrod Agara emerged after the withdrawal of the incumbent, Chief Donatus Ejidike. In the Volleyball election, Musa Nimrod defeated the former Director […]