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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...

Beach Volleyball: NVBF Calls Up 16 Players Ahead Of Olympic Qualifiers

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation has invited 16 players and four coaches ahead of next month’s Olympic Beach Volleyball qualifiers in Morocco. The second and final rounds of qualifiers will be hold from 21-28 June,...

Olympics, Paralympics Camp Opens In Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Bayelsa

The Federal Ministry of Sports announced that camping for home-based athletes ahead of the Olympics and Paralympics games in Japan will begin on Monday, 24 May in four centres. According to the camping schedule, ten sports...

Tokyo 2020: Sports Ministry Unveils Camping Plans For Team Nigeria

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has unveiled its plan for Team Nigeria towards at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. According to the roadmap, the final stage of local camping will commence from 15...

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