Tag: Rio 2016

Saraki Task MTN, Private Firms In Sports Development

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has challenged MTN Nigeria to play an increased role in sports development in the country. This is stated in ... Read More

#Rio2016 #Paralympics: Ekweremadu Hails Nigerian Contingent, Says Ability Is In The Mind

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2016

  The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has described the Nigerian contingent to the Rio Paralympics in Brazil as true heroes, who gave their ... Read More

Paralympics Update: Nigeria Leading Africa In Medals Table

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 17, 2016

Lauritta Onye of Team Nigeria at the Paralympics 2016 Nigeria's team performance so far at the Paralympics has been nothing short of outstanding. Over the ... Read More

Nigeria Leading Africa in Paralympics, 9th in the World

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 12, 2016

Nigeria’s Paralympians are doing their best to make up for the poor performance at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Nigerian athletes have won 5 Gold, 2 ... Read More

Team Nigeria Paralympics Arrive Rio

Tanimu- September 5, 2016

The 35 member contingent departed Abuja on Sept.1. The Nigeria’s contingent to the 2016 Paralympic Games has arrived in Rio, Brazil. News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

Brazil vs Germany Rio 2016 Olympics football gold medal Match: Watch Live on NTA

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 20, 2016

Based on Guardian report, Rogerio Micale, the coach of Brazil at these Olympic Games, is playing down talk that his young team will seek revenge ... Read More

‘I Am The Greatest’ – Bolt Ends Rio 2016 Campaign With Third Gold Medal

Henry Solomon- August 20, 2016

From Beijing to London and now Rio, Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by winning his nineth gold medal and ... Read More

Honduras vs Nigeria Rio 2016 Olympics football bronze medal Match: Watch Live on NTA

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 20, 2016

Mikel Obi being tackled by German defence Mikel John Obi couldn't captain his Nigeria side to a place in the Olympics football final on Wednesday, ... Read More

US Swimmers Land In Miami After Robbery Accusation Drama

Henry Solomon- August 19, 2016

Two U.S. swimmers accused of fabricating a story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Games landed in Miami from Brazil early on Friday, ... 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

#Rio2016: #Olympics Gold Medal Eludes Brazil In The Women Football Event. #SWE 4-2 #BRA

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2016

  They say there is no better way to win, or worse way to lose, a football game. And Brazil have now tasted both sides. ... Read More

#Rio2016 #Olympics : D’Tigers Fails To Reach Q/Finals In Men’s Basketball Event

admin- August 16, 2016

Few hours ago crashed out of the Rio 2016 Men's Basketball Event after losing 86-68 to hosts Brazil in their final group game D’Tigers, needing ... Read More

Nigeria vs Germany, Rio 2016 Olympics Semi-Final: Watch Live on NTA

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 16, 2016

Nigeria take on Germany in the semi-finals of the men's football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo on ... Read More

#Athletics: Okagbare Reaches The 200m #Rio2016 #Olympics Semi Finals

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2016

Nigerian female sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, has on Monday qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic 200 metres semi-final after clocking 22.71 secs. Okagbare won heat 5 ... Read More

Sports Ministry Refunds Mikel Obi’s $4,600

admin- August 15, 2016

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has refunded to Captain Mikel Obi the $4,600 he paid for the team in São Paulo on their way ... Read More

History of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in the Olympics

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 14, 2016

Chioma Ajunwa at Atlanta '96, After winning Gold in Long Jump While we all still waiti for one of our Nigerian athlete to win a ... Read More

#Rio2016: #NGR Loses To Colombia, To Meet #DEN In Q/Finals

admin- August 12, 2016

Colombia defeated Nigeria 2-0 in Sao Paulo on Wednesday to reach the quarter –finals of the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016. 1996 champions Nigeria ... Read More

Phelps’s 22nd #Olympics Gold Medal Breaks an Ancient Record

Henry Solomon- August 12, 2016

Michael Phelps became a legend in the Rio Olympic Games as he won his 13th individual and 22nd gold medal to break an ancient record ... Read More

Honour As #NGR Aruna Quadri Loses To World No. 1 In #Rio2016

admin- August 10, 2016

Quadri Aruna Aruna Quadri’s hopes of winning Nigeria’s and Africa’s first men’s singles table tennis Olympic medal were dashed at Rio 2016 early on Wednesday ... Read More

#Rio2016 Table Tennis: Aruna Quadri to meet World No.1 in the Q.Final 

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 9, 2016

Quadri set to meet World No. 1 in the Q.Final Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri became the first player from Africa to reach the quarterfinals in the ... Read More