Nigeria Olympic Committee
Anxiety as NBBF, NOC await FIBA’s March 10 verdict on crisis
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and the factions of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) are waiting with baited breadth for the world basketball governing body’s verdict on the crisis rocking the administration of the game in the country.
NOC cautions athletes planning to defect in Australia
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has warned athletes intending to defect in Australia after the 2018 Commonwealth Games to banish such thoughts...
NOC moves to avert visa hitches for team Nigeria
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), says the nation’s contingent to the fast approaching Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia would not suffer any form of visa hitches. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will hold from April 4 to 15, and the NOC assured yesterday that all logistics had been put in place by the Nigerian government…
Dolphins Swimming League gets support from NOC
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has given its backing to the maiden Dolphin Swimming League as the inter-school tournament officially kicks off on January 20 at the Lagos Preparatory School in Ikoyi.
NOC orders federations to align constitutions with world bodies
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has ordered all the country’s sports federations to review immediately and align their constitutions with their international federations’ rules and guidelines. The committee also wants the federations to encourage their members seeking positions in international bodies to achieve their aims, saying such moves would aid Nigeria’s sports development. In a…
NOC AGM holds tomorrow in Lagos
The Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) holds tomorrow In Lagos, the committee has announced. According to NOC President, Habu Gumel, the meeting at the Conference Hall of Airport Hotel, Ikeja in Lagos, will be a fruitful ground for all federation presidents to review their scorecards for the outgoing year and map…
‘We’ve not heard the last of national federations’ elections’
Former international tennis star, Godwin Kienka, was philosophical in handling his exclusion from the elections. Kienka, who headed a Sport Reform Committee set up by the Sports Ministry last year.
Intrigues, power play, battle for soul of Nigerian sports begin
Solomon Dalung blew the whistle, signaling that the proceedings should start this morning. In declaring open the venues for the polls, Dalung tasked the Electoral Committee Members to be fair in the conduct of the polls.
Don’t bring tainted medals to Nigeria, Buhari warns athletes
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday warned the members of the Nigerian contingent to the Rio 2016 Olympics to stay away from drugs and other acts that could bring disrepute to the country.