Nigeria Olympic Committee
Tokyo 2020 Olympics will not be another jamboree, minister warns federations
Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare has warned the federations that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games would not be the usual jamboree, where all manner of people are ferried...
NOC inaugurates four Commissions ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Four Commissions were inaugurated yesterday by the President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Engr Habu Gumel in Lagos as the countdown begins ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
NOC counsels Team Nigeria on patriotism at 2019 ANOC Beach Games
The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel has charged Team Nigeria participating at the first edition of 2019 ANOC Beach Games in Doha, Qatar to be worthy ambassadors.
Bobsled, Skeleton Federation begins first coaching clinic, tryouts in Nigeria
It promises to be an exciting weekend in Lagos, as the Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria (BSFN) starts its first ever-coaching clinic and tryouts in Nigeria at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Otuadinma sure of defending African Games taekwondo title
Ahead of the forthcoming African Games in Morocco, defending African taekwondo champion in the female middleweight division, Uzoamaka Otuadinma has declared her readiness to retain the title she won at the 2015 edition in Congo Brazzaville.
Olympic Day celebration to hold in June
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has disclosed that it has started preparing for this year’s Olympic Day celebration, which is scheduled for June 29.
Team Nigeria set for beach games in Cape Verde
Team Nigeria is set to take part in the first 2019 Africa Beach Games scheduled to hold at the Santa Maria Beach in Sal Island, Cape Verde from June 14 to 23. According to the organisers, 54 countries and 1000 athletes from across Africa will participate in 11 sports at the maiden Africa Beach Games…
States must develop sports at grassroots level, says Gumel
President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Habu Gumel, has appealed to the states to focus attention on the growth of sports at the grassroots level. Speaking at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival while inspecting facilities at the events, Gumel said sports couldn’t grow to expedition if it is not developed at the…
FCV Football Academy to debut, gets NFF, NOC’s approval
The idea of creating gladiator soccer camps in the country by FCV Football Academy has received the backing of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), especially with the idea of combining football with education. The initiative, a United Kingdom’s private football academy, was designed to offer international standard football training to…
Adamawa to host NOC election in December
The yearly general meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), which will also serve as elections into the Executive Committee, has been fixed to hold on December 20 in Yola, Adamawa State. In a release yesterday signed by Secretary General, Tunde Popoola, he said that nomination forms for executive committee candidatures are available for collection…