• team nigeria
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    Aug. 10, 2021 The Minister of youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare says the performances of Blessing Oborodudu and Ese Brume at the just concluded Tokyo Olympics were inspiring, for they affirmed “we can and should compete at the highest levels across the full range of sports events”. The minister in a post on the ...
  • Blessing Oboroduru
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    August 7, 2021 Adijat Idris lost 0-10 to Ukraine’s Oksana Livach on Friday in the women’s freestyle 50kg event of the wrestling competition of the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games. The 19-year-old Idris was completely overwhelmed in the round of 16 match at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Tokyo, losing due to technical superiority. Livach recorded ...
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    August 4, 2021 Bayelsa Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has praised the historic feat of 2020 Tokyo Olympics 68kg freestyle wrestling silver medallist, Blessing Oboruduru, describing her as an Amazon. Governor Diri, who spoke on the telephone with Oboruduru before her event in Japan on Tuesday, said her heroic performance would spur younger athletes and wrestlers ...
  • Olympics
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    July 31, 2021 Newly reported Covid-19 cases in Olympic host city Tokyo surged to a record high of 4,058 on Saturday, the metropolitan government said, exceeding 4,000 for the first time and overshadowing the Games. Nationwide cases totalled 12,341 as of 6.30pm, public broadcaster NHK said, the highest ever for Japan and up 15 per ...
  • president buhari
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    July 7, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday host members of Team Nigeria to the Tokyo Olympics at the Presidential Villa before the final batch of the contingent departs for the Games. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at a brief send-forth ceremony for the first ...
  • organisers fired
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    April 28, 2021 Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday announced tougher coronavirus countermeasures such as daily testing of athletes to try to reassure an increasingly sceptical Japanese public already facing a resurgence of COVID-19. With under three months to go before the postponed Games, Japan’s vaccination drive lags other wealthy nations, raising safety ...
  • organisers fired
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    The long-awaited torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics kicked off in the north-eastern prefecture of Fukushima on Thursday. This was in spite of persisting concerns about the Games going ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic. Strict social distancing measures are in place for the relay, with people encouraged to watch it online and roadside spectators ...
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    Japan said on Tuesday it would take counter-measures to ensure next year’s Tokyo Olympics were not derailed by cyberattacks. Britain and the U.S. had accused Russia of orchestrating efforts to disrupt the Games. Olympics organisers reported no significant impact on their operations for the 2020 Games, which were postponed until next year due to the ...