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).
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...
Nigeria's Tokyo 2020 Olympics medalists, Blessing Oborududu and Ese Brume, arrived to a rousing reception at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja yesterday.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
19 Feb 2020
African champion, Blessing Oborududu says she still awaits sponsorship deals in the form of the adopt-an-athlete initiative of the Ministry of Sports and Development to enable her qualify for the Olympics in the forthcoming Africa/Oceania qualifiers holding between March 13 and 19 in Morocco.
28 Jan 2020
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has announced a strong team of 15 athletes that will fly the country’s flag at the 2020 African Wrestling Championships in Algiers, Algeria, from February 3-9.
23 Jan 2020
Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu (68kg) has moved up to a career-high No. 3 in the latest world rankings released by the United World Wrestling, following her impressive outing ....