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21 Jul
With the attention of the world focused on Tokyo ahead of the opening ceremony of the delayed 2020 Olympics on July 23, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has also set its eyes on Asaba, Delta State....
23 Jun
Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, believes the country has fighters fit to win medals at forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
21 Nov 2020
Following the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development’s first phase preparations to camp athletes and officials ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics games, President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation...
25 Mar 2020
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has commended the International Olympics Committee’s (IOC) decision to postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics for another one year as the world combat the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement issued by the NBBF President, Musa Kida, the federation commended the IOC for taking such a bold but difficult decision to postpone…
22 Mar 2020
The International Olympic Committee said Sunday that postponing the 2020 Olympics is one its options as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but that cancellation of the Tokyo showpiece was "not on the agenda".
26 Nov 2019
Not ready to take chances ahead of the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo, as well as the National Sports Festival in Edo State, a total of 25 track and field athletes from Delta State will arrive at the High Performance Center at the University of Port Harcourt....
11 Oct 2019
Tennis star, Naomi Osaka, has taken steps to give up her U.S. citizenship to play for Japan in the 2020 Olympics, Japanese media said yesterday. The 21-year-old, born in Japan to a Haitian father and Japanese mother, but raised in the United States
24 Jul 2019
Tokyo promised a high-tech Olympics complete with robots as it marked a year to go until the 2020 Games on Wednesday, hoping to leave behind some bumps in the road including an ongoing corruption investigation.
2 Dec 2018
Clock-watching is an integral part of any Olympic Games but even the most eagle-eyed sporting anoraks might be forgiven for missing the fact that Sunday marks 600 days until the start of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. For most people, it is not actually a particularly significant milestone but for 160 people of 35 nationalities…
3 Aug 2018
Muslims that are visiting Japan for the 2020 Olympics will not need to lobby around in searching of mosques to pray. A Tokyo-based company created the Mobile Mosque to accommodate up to 50 people. The mosque-on-wheels was lauched at Toyoda stadium in western Japan, and gives people a place to worship when they attend events.…
6 Apr 2018
LeBron James and Stephen Curry were on Friday named in a star-studded 35-man squad which will form the basis of the United States basketball team for the 2019 World Cup and 2020 Olympics. A total of 17 Olympic gold medallists and 30 former members of the USA national team pool were included in the list…


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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria recorded 58 additional cases of COVID-19 infections and zero death on Saturday.
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