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Olympics: Breakdancing, Three Other Sports Approved For Paris 2024

Breakdancing, surfing, skateboarding and sports climbing have all been ratified for the 2024 Paris Olympics, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said. The Paris 2024 organising committee had last year proposed the...

Sports Ministry To Begin Camping For Athletes Ahead Of Tokyo 2020

The Sports Ministry has announced plans for a national camp for athletes and officials in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games. Mr John Joshua-Akanji, Special Adviser (Media) to Sports...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOC, Japan Confirm New Date For Delayed Games

The Tokyo Olympic Games will hold from 23 July 2021 to 8 August after being postponed for a year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The new date was announced by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board following...

Tokyo 2020: Igali Describes Postponement As ‘The Best Thing To Do’ (AUDIO)

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali has lauded the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games till 2021, describing it as ‘the best thing to do’. On Tuesday, the IOC...

OFFICIAL: Tokyo Olympics To Be Moved To 2021 – Japanese PM Abe

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is set for a definite shift to 2021 after Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe proposed the Games be delayed by one year due to the coronavirus crisis. Abe made the announcement during a conference call with...

Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 Olympics Still On Despite Spread Of Virus – Organisers

Organisers say the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will still hold as scheduled amid uncertainty over the fate of the multi-event tournament as the Japenese government called for major events in coming weeks to be postponed, cancelled or scaled back over...

Coronavirus: No Case To Cancel Or Move Tokyo 2020 WHO Tells IOC

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is set to hold as scheduled despite the outbreak of the coronavirus which has already forced neighbouring China to postpone several sports events. Japan has been one of several countries hit by the virus which originated...

NOC To Inaugurate Nine Commissions In Lagos

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has announced that it will formally inaugurate all nine Commissions that have been set up to ensure optimal running of the NOC on Wednesday, 29 January at the NOC building in...
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Asisat Oshoala Faults Danjuma’s Selection, Blames Inexperience For Nigeria’s Failure to...

Super Falcons’ captain, Asisat Oshoala, has identified inexperience as the reason for Nigeria’s inability to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Nigeria’s women national team under Thomas Dennerby’s replacement Christopher Danjuma lost the qualification ticket...

Tokyo Olympics To Gulp $12.6 Billion

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are expected to cost some 1.35 trillion yen ($12.6 billion), organisers said Friday, unveiling a final budget showing increased revenue balancing out extra costs including countermeasures against heat.

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Tokyo 2020: Kida Eyes Medal Places For D’Tigers, D’Tigress

D'Tigers and D'Tigress have been set a target of finishing in the medal places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by Nigerian Basketball Federation president...

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