The Federal Government on Thursday inducted four outstanding female athletes into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame.
Blessing Oborududu has won gold in the women’s 68kg wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham to retain the title she won four years ago in Gold Coast, Australia. Oborududu, who won Team Nigeria’s second gold medal of Day 8 of the ongoing Games in Birmingham, defeated Canada’s Linda Morais in the final. Her…
Olympics silver medalist, Blessing Oborududu, World Wrestling Championships silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye and 2017 National Youth Games Champion, Esther Kolawole, will be part of this year’s third United World Wrestling Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series.
12 Oct 2021
Tokyo 2020 Olympics silver medallist, Blessing Oborududu, has been elected into the United World Wrestling (UWW) Athletes Commission as Africa’s sole representative for the next four years (2021 to 2025).
24 Aug 2021
The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Daniel Igali, is appealing to private and corporate entities for a continuing funding of the sport to sustain the historic feat accomplished at just-concluded Tokyo 2020...
8 Aug 2021
Nigeria's Tokyo 2020 Olympics medalists, Blessing Oborududu and Ese Brume, arrived to a rousing reception at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja yesterday.
4 Aug 2021
Nigerian athletes Blessing Oborududu and Ese Brume have received cash rewards for their respective medal-winning feats at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The presentation was done by Nigeria's youth and sports minister Sunday Dare. Brume picked up Nigeria's first medal at the Games when she won the bronze medal in the Women’s Long Jump event…
3 Aug 2021
Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu on Tuesday won a silver medal in the women’s 68kg freestyle wrestling event, losing to reigning world champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock of the United States 4-1 on points. Oborududu’s loss, notwithstanding, she made history as the first wrestler representing Nigeria to win a medal at the Olympics, a feat that was already…
3 Aug 2021
Nigeria's first medalist at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics Ese Brume has said she intends to wear her bronze medal on the general overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide Bishop David Oyedepo. Brume disclosed her plans to celebrate after winning the bronze medal in the women's long jump event in the early hours of Tuesday. "I…
2 Aug 2021
Former Olympic and Commonwealth freestyle wrestling champion, and current president of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has showered encomiums on Blessing Oborududu after the wrestler advanced to the final of the women’s 68kg freestyle wrestling event at the on-going Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Oborududu, a Commonwealth champion, on Monday defeated London 2012 Olympics bronze…
2 Aug 2021
Ten-Time African Champion and Commonwealth gold medalist, Blessing Oborududu, will today take on Elis Manolova of Azerbaijan in her opening match of wrestling at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
23 Jun 2021
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.