Tag: #olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Local Ticket Demand Exceeds Organisers’ Expectations

Henry Solomon- July 5, 2019

Tokyo 2020 organisers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase ... Read More

Training without competitions, not encouraging, says Paralympic gold medallist

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 11, 2019

Lauritta Onye, a 2016 Paralympic gold medallist in the F40 shot put category, has described as discouraging to athletes the long hours spent on training ... Read More

Here Comes Finalists For 2016 Glo-CAF Awards

admin- November 23, 2016

Finally, the top five players selected for the CAF Best Player Awards have been shortlisted. The top five was decided by votes from the members ... Read More

Tyson Gay Looses Daughter In A Shootout At A Restaurant

Henry Solomon- October 17, 2016

Tyson Gay and late daughter Trinity The teenage daughter of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay died on Sunday after a shooting at a restaurant in ... Read More

The Greatest Ever Olympian In History With 18 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze

AMT Tanimu- August 22, 2016

Micheal Phelps At the age of 15, Phelps became the youngest American male swimmer to compete at an Olympic Games in 68 years. While he ... Read More

The Golden Bronze of Nigeria At #Rio2016 #Olympic – Dalung

admin- August 22, 2016

Following the bronze medal winning feat of the Dream Team VI at the Rio 2016 Olympic games, the Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister ... Read More

Nigeria Didn’t Only Miss Gold and Silver At #Rio2016 #Olympics #football In Germans Defeat

AMT Tanimu- August 17, 2016

A Japanese plastic surgeon promised Nigeria Dream Team VI $30,000 each if they win the gold medal at the on-going #Rio2016 #Olympics #football event after ... Read More

#Rio2016: #NGR Lone Boxer Out Of #Olympics

admin- August 17, 2016

Nigeria’s sole boxer at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics Efe Ajagba has crashed out of the Games. Ajagba lost by unanimous decision of 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 ... Read More

The Unconquerable Nigerian Spirit Has Come To The Fore

AMT Tanimu- August 14, 2016

Femi Adesina, Abuja: A cheering President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday night praised the indomitable spirit of the Nigerian soccer team to the Olympics Games, which saw ... Read More

NFF Sec. Gen. Sanusi Denies Ordering Withdrawal Of Jerseys

admin- August 13, 2016

Reports from NFF states that, the General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has denied in strong terms a report in a ... Read More

NTA #Rio2016 Olympics Transmission Schedule

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 6, 2016

TeamNigeria - Rio 2016 Nigerian Television Authority will be transmitting games from Rio Brazil during the 2016 Olympics, below are the transmission schedule: Rio-2016 -Broadcast- ... Read More

Nigeria #NGR To Begin #Rio2016 #Olympics Football Quest Against Japan #JPN

Henry Solomon- August 4, 2016

Nigeria Dream Team VI will begin their Olympic football quest with an opening day fixture against Japan at the Amazon Arena on Friday morning. This ... Read More