Tag: Rio Olympics

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

Brazil vs Honduras (6 – 0) – #Rio2016 Semi-final Match Report

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 18, 2016

Brazil's Neymar celebrates scoring his side's first goal(PHOTO: Newsday) In the men's football, Brazilians were treated to a feast of Joga Bonito(Portuguese for play beautiful), ... Read More

Nigeria vs Germany (0 – 2), #Rio2016 Semi-final Match Report

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 18, 2016

Nigeria vs Germany The Germans played a more purposeful and compact game against Nigeria, but one could not deny Nigeria had obvious missing links resulting ... Read More

Rio Olympics: Go For Gold, Saraki Urges Nigerian Team

Abdul Jimoh- August 16, 2016

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Abuja; Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday called on Team Nigeria at the ongoing Rio Olympics Football games to strive to ... Read More

#Rio2016: D’Tigers Targets Must-Win Over Host Brazil

admin- August 15, 2016

DTigers vs Croatia After a historic and crucial win over Croatia 90-76 in the 4th group match in the basketball event of the Rio Olympics, the Nigerian ... Read More

#Rio2016 Olympics: Chierika Ukogu, Coco, Nigeria rower finishes 2nd

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 13, 2016

Chierika Ukogu, Coco NIgerian Rower at the Rio2016 Olympics *UPDATE Chierika finished second in the Final D of the Women Single Sculls, and final standing ... Read More

#Rio2016 Olympics: Nigerians Making History – Chierika Ukogu, Coco

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 10, 2016

Chierika Ukogu made history as the first Nigerian athlete to compete for the Rowing event at the Olympic games. The Nigerian professional rower is now ... Read More

Nigeria Rio Olympics Updates: Nigeria 1 vs 0 Sweden (Men Football)

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 8, 2016

Sadiq Umar scores his first goal during 2016 Summer Olympics match between Sweden and Nigeria(PHOTO: Olympics.org) Group B play on Match Day 2, Nigeria defeated ... Read More

Nigeria’s Rio 2016 Olympics Games Updates – Rachael Tonjor

admin- August 7, 2016

Rachel Tonjor is one of Nigeria's best female swimmers. She currently holds the National Swimming records in 50m breaststroke at 33.81s, and 100m breaststroke 1:15.49. ... Read More

Siasia Stops Players From NPFL Midweek Matches Ahead Olympics

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2016

Head Coach of the Nigerian under-23 male football team, Samson Siasia, has said he was going to change his disposition to players’ release from the ... Read More