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Tokyo 2020: Oborududu Wins Historic Wrestling Silver For Nigeria

Blessing Oborududu secured her place in the history books as she won Nigeria's first ever medal in Wrestling at an Olympic Games. Commonwealth champion Oborududu fought valiantly against great rival Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the...
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Tokyo 2020: Ese Brume Restores Nigeria’s Pride With Bronze In Women’s Long Jump

Long Jump queen Ese Brume won Nigeria's first medal in Athletics at an Olympics in 13 years as she took bronze in the women's Long Jump in Tokyo on Tuesday. Brume leapt 6.97m to...

Tokyo 2020: Oborududu Zooms Into Historic Final, Guarantees Silver Medal For Nigeria

Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu on Monday made history as the first Nigerian to reach the final of a wrestling event at the Olympics, after recording an impressive 7-2 victory against 2012 bronze medallist Battsetseg Soronzonbold of Mongolia...

Tokyo 2020: ITTF Inducts Olufunke Oshonaike Into ‘Club 7’

Former African champion Olufunke Oshonaike has been inducted by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) into the exclusive club of seven time Olympian known as the 'Club 7'. Oshonaike who is the first table...

Tokyo 2020: D’Tigers, D’Tigress Reveal Final Rosters

Nigeria's basketball contingent to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been finalised with the men's and women's basketball national teams revealing their final 12-person rosters on Monday. Following a four-week camping exercise in Sacramento and...

Aruna Quadri Makes Seeding List At Tokyo Olympics

Team Nigeria captain Quadri Aruna has been listed among the top 15 seeded players in the men’s singles of table tennis event at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games which kicks on Friday July 23 in Japan.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Hold Without Spectators

Organisers say there will be no spectators at the Olympic Games in Japan due to a surge in coronavirus infections. Olympics Minister Tamayo Marukawa made the announcement following discussions with officials and organisers on...

2020 Olympics: 61 Athletes, 22 Para-athletes To Represent Nigeria In Tokyo

Sixty one athletes and twenty two para athletes have qualified to represent Nigeria at the delayed Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Minister of Sports Sunday Dare has revealed. “As at today, Nigeria has qualified...

D’Tigers: Mike Brown Invites 13 NBA Stars, 36 Others For Olympics Camp In California

Head Coach of D'Tigers, Mike Brown has officially commenced preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games with the invitation of 49 players to the national team camp in California, USA. The team is headlined by...

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Roland Ezuruike Banned For Anti-doping Rule Violation

Paralympic record holder and 2018 Commonwealth gold medallist Roland Ezuruike has been banned for 18 months by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for committing an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV). The Imo state born Para-athlete...

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Nations League: Jordan Pickford Saves Third Place Finish for Egland

Jordan Pickford was England's spot-kick hero once more as they beat Switzerland on penalties to finish third in the inaugural Uefa Nations...

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