Wrestling

Nigerian Wrestlers In ‘Good Shape’ Ahead Of Olympics – Coach Purity (AUDIO)

Head coach of Nigeria's wrestling team Purity Akuh says the country’s contingent to the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics are in ‘good shape’ and ‘ready to do the job’. Five Tokyo-bound wrestlers – Odunayo Adekuoroye...

Tokyo 2020: Confident Adekuoroye Waves Off Pressure Of Medal Expectations (AUDIO)

Reigning Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye says she is not under any form of pressure ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan, and remains confident of claiming a historic gold medal for Nigeria in wrestling.

Tokyo 2020: Team Nigeria Wrestlers Set For Tune-Up Tournament In Yenagoa (AUDIO)

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) have concluded arrangements to stage a tune-up tournament for Nigerian wrestlers ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan. The two-day...

Poland Open: Adekuoroye Strikes Gold, Oborududu Settles For Silver

Former world number 1 Odunayo Adekuoroye laid down the marker in the 57kg class ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, impressively claiming gold at the Poland Open on a day her compatriot Blessing Oborududu won silver at...

Team Nigeria Wrestlers Set For Ranking Series Tournament In Poland

Five Nigerian wrestlers who have all qualified for the Tokyo Games are set to depart the country on Monday, 7 June 2021, for the Poland Open, a Ranking Series tournament in Warsaw. The tournament...

Tokyo 2020: Igali Assures of Adequate Preparations As Nigerian Wrestlers Hit Camp (AUDIO)

Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali is hopeful Team Nigeria wrestlers will get the right kind of preparations that ‘would get them over the hurdle’ at the Tokyo 2020 Games in...

Tokyo 2020: Oborududu Targets Maiden Olympics Medal In Wrestling (AUDIO)

Commonwealth wrestling champion Blessing Oborududu says she is confident of landing a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics later this year, provided she gets adequate preparation. The former World No. 2 in...

Ekerekeme Agiomor Books Historic Olympic Ticket

Ekerekeme Agiomor will be the only Nigerian male wrestler at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after he impressively secured qualification to the global multi-sport showpiece on the final day of competition at the Africa/Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in...

Wrestling: Oborududu, Adeniyi, Idris Qualify For Tokyo Olympics In Style

Commonwealth wrestling champions Blessing Oborududu (68kg) and Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), as well as youngster Adijat Idris (50kg), all secured qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after impressive displays at the ongoing Africa/Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Hammamet,...

Olympic Qualifiers: Gov. Diri Charges Team Nigeria To Go For Glory In Tunisia (AUDIO)

Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has charged Nigerian wrestlers to put in their best efforts at the forthcoming Africa/Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Hammamet, Tunisia, and ensure that they pick tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Games...

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