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2 Aug 2021
Team Nigeria’s Grace Nwokocha on Monday in Tokyo at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games advanced to the semi-finals in the women’s 200 metres event.
31 Jul 2020
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has showered encomiums on Ifunanya Ibekwe, who was recently voted University of Arizona Women Basketball best player in the last 10 years.
7 Feb 2020
Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team, D’Tigress took a bold step towards securing a 2020 Olympic Games ticket after recording a blowout victory against Mozambique, 85-51 points yesterday.
25 Nov 2019
D’Tigress Centre, Evelyn Akhator says qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is a lifelong dream that must come through.
10 Nov 2019
Nigeria's U-23 Eagles, yesterday, lost 0-1 to Cote d’ Ivoire in their first Group B match of the 2019 CAF U-23 Total Africa Cup of Nations. The match was played at the Al Salaam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt.
28 Feb 2019
But for providence, Ezinne Okparaebo would have been a Nigerian sprinter, dominating the tracks in major international competitions for Africa’s most populous country. The lady, who has been among the world’s best sprinters for over 15 years, is seen as a trailblazer for her adopted country, Norway, for which she has won many international laurels.…
21 Jan 2019
Nigeria may feature in the blind football event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Already, the Federal Government has started recruiting players for the national team, which would be trained to contest in the games in Japan.

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Pope Francis said Sunday that he was following "attentively" the "often complex" life of Catholics in China, without directly referencing a 90-year old cardinal arrested in Hong Kong this month. "I attentively and actively follow the often complex life and the matters of the faithful and pastors, and I pray every day for them," the…