About Sports Brief - Sport News

Sports Brief is a sports media/news company specializing in online news publishing for the sports industry. We cover breaking news stories on football, combat sports (MMA, UFC), NBA, athletics, NFL, NHL, boxing, WWE, tennis, cricket and other types of sport.

Sports Brief features news and updates about leagues, fixtures, results, teams and athletes from around the world.

Sports Brief is a part of Legit (ex-GMEM), a digital media holding operating in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and worldwide. Other news projects include Legit.ng, TUKO.co.ke, YEN.com.gh and Briefly News.

We are listed among the top news media publishers on Facebook, leading the way in news amongst other globally acclaimed international publishers.

Sports Brief History

  • 2023: Sports Brief launches YouTube channel.
  • Dec 2022: The Other Sports news department is created, with the first additions of the NBA and Combat Sports news.
  • Nov 2022: Our editorial of journalists grows from 9 to 33 editors.
  • 2022, April: Sports Brief is featured in the Top 25 News and Media Publishers on Facebook.
  • 2021, Dec: SportsBrief.com, a sports news company, was founded in 2021 and is headquartered in Ukraine, with satellite offices in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.

Contact Sports Brief

Email: sports@sportsbrief.com

RC number: 1154497

Sports Brief Team

Team Lead, Football

Nomso Obiajuru
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Nomso has a 9 years of working experience in sports journalism and is currently the Team Lead of the Football Department at Sports Brief. He has met and interviewed some of the most influential sports personalities in the world while working at Legit.ng and HipTV.

Nomso obtained a degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos in 2012. He is knowledgeable about the news media industry and thrives in personnel management.

Team Lead, Other Sports

Timothy Oates
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Timothy Oates is a sports manager with 14 years of working experience, including Sports & Recreation South Africa, Youth Development through Football and Bleacher Report.

The highlight of his career was being involved in the FIFA 2010 World Cup. He possesses an Honours Degree in Sport Management, graduating in 2007. His expertise lies in project management and stakeholder relations.

Head of Africa Desk

Babajide Orevba
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Babajide Orevba is a digital publishing expert, a sports content creator, researcher and writer, with over 10 years of experience. He is a graduate of Guidance and Counselling, having bagged his B.SC (ED) from the Ekiti State University in 2011.

Head of EPL & Serie A Desk

Rene Otinga
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Rene Otinga is a sports journalist with over eight years of working experience in digital media. He graduated from the Multi Media University of Kenya with a first class honors degree in digital journalism in 2016, and went on to become part of the editorial team that sprung TUKO.co.ke to become one of the highest-ranking news publishers in the world today.

Head of La Liga, Bundesliga & Ligue A Desk

Byron Pillay
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Byron Pillay is a sports writer with over 10 years of experience in community journalism. He worked at the Northern Natal Courier for 10 years, covering local sport as well as general news. He possesses a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School, graduating in 2010.

Copy Editor

Bruce Douglas
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Bruce Douglas qualified in Media Studies, Journalism and Photography in 2009. He has more than 12 years of experience in the field of community news, including on-the-pitch coverage of sports. Bruce was Caxton Local Media's 'Most Promising Journalist' in 2010.

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