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1 Aug 2021
D’Tigers of Nigeria were yesterday sent packing from the Tokyo 2020 men’s basketball event, after losing 71-80 to Italy in their last Group B.
31 Jul 2021
The Nigerian senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, are out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after losing 71-80 in their last Group B game on Saturday.
31 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s D’Tigers are out of the basketball event of the Olympic Games after losing to Italy 80-71 on Saturday in Saitama. It was the third loss in a row for the African champions, following earlier defeats to Australia and Germany. Chimezie Metu scored 22 points and Jordan Nwora added 20 for Nigeria. Jahlil Okafor scored…
29 Jul 2021
Contrary to expectations, Nigeria’s men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday lost their second game at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics to Germany. The game ended by 99 points
28 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s D’Tigers lost for the second time in a row in the Olympic men’s basketball tournament, going down to Germany 99-92 following a fourth-quarter collapse that made fruitless...
28 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, began their journey at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on a losing note, but like their male counterparts...
27 Jul 2021
...As sports minister discloses plan to build 109 basketball courts across Nigeria Ahead of Wednesday’s Olympic Games men’s basketball matchup between Nigeria’s D’Tigers and Germany, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has thanked the African champions for doing Nigeria proud and starting a silent revolution in the country’s basketball development. Dare, who expressed…
26 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s D’Tigers had everything going for them in their opening game of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics basketball event against Australia, but poor shooting and too many turnovers held them down.
25 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s national men’s basketball team, D'Tigers, didn’t make the best of starts at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as they lost to Australia's Boomers, but the gulf between both sides wasn’t as wide as was the case when both sides met in Las Vegas. On that occasion in Las Vegas on July 13, D’Tigers lost by…
25 Jul 2021
Nigeria's men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, will this morning, at the Saitama Super Arena, begin their quest for Olympic honours with their sights set on avenging...
24 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, will on Sunday morning, at the Saitama Super Arena, begin their quest for Olympic honours with their sights set on avenging their earlier defeat to the Australians. The Group B game against the Aussies, which gets underway at 9:20 AM Nigerian time, comes almost two weeks after both sides…
20 Jul 2021
Team Nigeria’s women basketball squad will campaign for honours at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games without two of the stars expected to light up the side, Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams.

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