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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.

Japan Prime Minster Opens Tokyo 2020 National Stadium

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed the completion of the National Stadium built for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday, his speech at the Kengo Kuma-designed venue praising the efforts to finish on schedule after an...

Tokyo 2020: D’Tigress Drawn Against USA In Olympics Qualifiers

Reigning African Champions, Nigeria will have to navigate past World Number One, United States of America, Serbia and Mozambique in the battle to secure qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Tokyo Completes Work On Olympics Stadium

Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympic Games, the site’s owners said. The Japan Sports Council said the final work had...

2020 Olympics: Sports Ministry Steps Up Preparations, Signs MOU For Athletes Camp With Kisarazu...

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kisarazu City, Japan which outlined the plans of the ministry to camp Team Nigeria in the city for the 2020...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOC, Organisers In Row Over Marathon Venue

Representatives from the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 organisers are set for a third day of showdown talks on Friday as they look to resolve what has become a very public spat over the hosting...

Paris Unveils Gold Marianne Logo For 2024 Olympics

The logo for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, depicting the Olympic flame within a gold medal, was unveiled in host city Paris on Monday. The circular design with Paris 2024 in the...

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Novak Djokovic Seals Record 5th Paris Masters Title

World number one Novak Djokovic saw off Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-3 6-4 to win a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title on...

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