• Okagbare
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    July 31, 2021 The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has provisionally suspended Team Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare with immediate effect after a sample collected from the sprinter tested positive for human growth hormone. She’s one Nigeria’s Nigeria’s medal hopefuls. The AIU, which is an independent integrity body created by the World Athletics, disclosed this in a statement ...
  • team nigeria
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    July 30, 2021 Team Nigeria’s captain at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Quadri Aruna, is not satisfied with the treatment of athletes at the Games. Aruna, Africa’s top ranked table tennis player, shared his concerns via his Instagram handle @quadriaruna on Friday. “You all wanted me to perform well but you removed my coach that qualified ...
  • D'Tigers at Olympics lose to Germany
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    July 28, 2021 Days after losing their first game, Nigeria’s D’Tigers lost steam in the fourth quarter of their second game at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to lose 92 – 99 to Germany on Wednesday. But it was an improvement in performance to the first game, with D’Tigers securing the first basket via Miami Heat ...
  • China at Olympics
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    July 24, 2021 Following are the medal winners at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday: Shooting: Women’s 10m air rifle Gold: Yang Qian, China Silver: Anastasiia Galashina, Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) Bronze: Nina Christen, Switzerland Men’s 10m air pistol: Gold: Javad Foroughi, Iran Silver: Damir Mikec, Serbia Bronze: Pang Wei, China Road cycling: Men’s road ...
  • Team Nigeria
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    July 24, 2021 Multiple Olympic Games participant Funke Oshonaike has been sent packing from the Tokyo 2020 Games in the preliminary round. The 45-year-old Oshonaike lost 1-4 to Juan Liu of the U.S in the women’s table tennis singles. Oshonaike who has represented Nigeria at seven Olympic Games failed to come to the party losing ...
  • organisers fired
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    July 21, 2021 Another eight coronavirus cases have been recorded by Olympics organisers, they said on Wednesday in a daily report. One athlete who is not staying in the Olympic Village is among those who tested positive, they said. The numbers bring the total positive tests among those linked to the Olympics to 75 since ...
  • Ogwumike sisters
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    When the Olympics kicks off in Japan, all eyes would be on Team Nigeria especially in basketball where three sisters, Nneka, Erica and Chiney Ogwumike would be flying the Nigerian flag against big teams of the world including Team United States. They have been tagged the Real First Family of Hoops when you add their ...
  • Buhari on Twitter
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    Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the media Twitter account of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had been hacked and temporarily locked. The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further details. “As soon ...
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    February 13, 2018 An Athletics Coach and Head, High Altitude Athletics Club, Jos, Stephen Nuhu, on Tuesday said that the just-concluded Access bank Lagos City Marathon should be a step toward Nigeria clinching Marathon gold medals at the Olympics. Nuhu made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. ...