Winter Olympics: Simi ‘slayed’, Seun ‘blazed’ even on Social media
Breaking the internet may very well have been beyond them but Nigeria’s winter heroines further endeared themselves to their fans and certainly earned new ones with the level of their engagement on Social media. With immense pre-tournament exposure, which saw many Nigerians, before apathetic to the Winter Olympic games, become interested in the games especially…
Pyeongchang 2018: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing, says Elegbeleye
Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria’s Bobsled and Skeleton teams participated in the Winter Olympics for the first time at the 2018 Pyeongchang…
With more funding, Nigeria will rule Winter Olympics, says Adigu
Team Nigeria ended its participation at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics yesterday with the bobsled trio of Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere getting a total of three minutes 29.60 seconds to finish in the 20th position. But the captain of the Nigerian team, Seun Adigun (driver of the bobsled team) is not disturbed…
Confident Nigeria’s bobsled team hits track at Winter Olympics
After a rather poor start by the Nigerian skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo at the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics, the country’s two-woman Bobsled team, Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga will hit the track today in search of a medal.
Buhari sends goodwill message to Team Nigeria at Winter Olympics
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended best wishes to Team Nigeria as they begin their epoch-making representation of the country in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Nigerian bobsled, skeleton team faces ‘coldest’ weather as Winter Olympics begins
With a predicted windchill temperature of -25C in the city of Pyeongchang, South Korea, athletes and officials from the various participating countries may...
Nigerian women fight fear to make Olympic bobsleigh history
As they prepare to make Olympic history in Pyeongchang, Nigeria's women's bobsleigh team admit they battle their demons every time they climb into the sled.
Nigeria sends off its bobsledders with a party
Nigerians got to meet their Winter Olympic bobsleigh team for the first time on Friday night, just over a week before the start of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga were given a rousing welcome at a corporate reception held in their honour at a luxury hotel in…
We will shine like stars at Winter Olympics, Bobsled team assures
The Nigerian Bobsled and Skeleton team to this year’s Winter Olympics will depart Lagos today for PyeongChang, South Korea with a declaration from the athletes that they will make remarkable impact at the Games, which holds from February 9 to 25.