Wednesday, 8th December 2021
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International Olympic Committee

25 Oct
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has accepted the application of the Technical Director of Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, Dr. Seun Adigun, to contest election into the IOC Athletes’ Commission
21 Oct
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has signalled he is willing to step away from the divisive plan to launch a men’s World Cup every two years, reports
2 Dec 2020
Thomas Bach will stand unopposed to be re-elected for a second term as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, the IOC announced in a statement yesterday. Bach, a native of Germany, will be the only candidate for the next presidential election, which will take place in Athens during the 137th IOC Session, March 10-12, 2021. “As…
1 Dec 2020
Thomas Bach will stand unopposed to serve a second term as International Olympic Committee president, the body said on Tuesday.
13 Sep 2020
Iran said it executed a wrestler Saturday for murdering a man during a wave of anti-government protests in 2018, drawing widespread condemnation and eliciting shock from the International Olympic Committee.
16 May 2020
Olympic chief Thomas Bach on Saturday called for vigilance and patience in preparations for the Tokyo Summer Games, postponed a year until 2021
2 Apr 2020
The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and the shutdown of the sporting calendar because of the coronavirus pandemic are going to hit international sports federations hard financially.
19 Mar 2020
Olympic organisers have warned “no solution will be ideal” in preparing for Tokyo 2020 after being accused of putting athletes “in danger”.
19 Mar 2020
The first edition of the Olympic Value Education Programme (OVEP) for Nigerian University Athletes for schools in the South West began at the Lagos State University on Tuesday
18 Mar 2020
As the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic and most sports leagues and events have shut down operation for the foreseeable future, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) released a statement...
11 Jan 2020
United States World Cup icon Megan Rapinoe Friday vowed that athletes "will not be silenced" after the International Olympic Committee warned against political protests
22 Nov 2019
None of the 36 referees and judges used at the Rio 2016 boxing competition will be allowed to officiate at Tokyo 2020, an International Olympic Committee task force has said.


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World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury must face Dillian Whyte in his next title defence following a ruling on Tuesday by the World Boxing Council (WBC).
8 mins ago
As if the COVID-19 pandemic has not done enough damage to humanity, the discovery of the Omicron variant has thrown more challenges in the way for humanity.
10 mins ago
United States envoy to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has urged the Federal Government, telecoms operators and network users to prioritise security as preparations have reached an advanced stage
10 mins ago
It was a black Tuesday in the Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos State as a trailer rammed into school pupils during afternoon hours and crushed 20 of them to death.
12 mins ago
The ‘ENDSARS’ nationwide protest warranted by the ruthless and extrajudicial killings of security agencies particularly the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit in the Nigerian Police then