Ajunwa advises athletes to remain focused despite postponement of games
Nigeria’s first Olympic Games individual gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa, has advised the country’s athletes to continue with their training programmes...
The ‘coronavirus’ in Nigerian football
The world is definitely passing through one of its ‘worst’ chapters in human history.
Guild tasks Nigerian athletes on fitness, personal training
Following the postponement of the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival and the summer Olympic Games in Japan, the Guild of Sports Editors has charged Nigerian athletes to ensure they remain fit by continuing with their personal training programmes.
Nigeria - converting past failure to future success in 2020
A Happy New Year to all the readers of this column. For some reason the year 2020, a leap year I am told, has come with a feel-good aura of hope...
VISA prepares athletes, fans for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
With one year to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Visa (NYSE: V), the Worldwide Payment Technology Partner of the Olympic Games, is preparing...
Libya beat U-23 Eagles 2-0
Nigeria’s quest to feature in its second straight Olympic Games next year got a big setback yesterday when Libya defeated the national U-23 team 2-0 at the Stade de Ben Guerdane in Tunisia.
Sports Editors mourn Jide Fashikun
The Guild of Sports Editors has described Jide Fashikun’s demise as a huge blow to the country’s quest for sports development, as well as the push for a new Nigeria. Fashikun, who passed on at the Federal Medical Centre Jabi, Airport Road Abuja yesterday, was said to have been battling the effects of stroke he…
Olympic broadcasters gear up for the biggest show on earth
Clock-watching is an integral part of any Olympic Games but even the most eagle-eyed sporting anoraks might be forgiven for missing the fact that Sunday marks 600 days until the start of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. For most people, it is not actually a particularly significant milestone but for 160 people of 35 nationalities…
Sport can change the black person’s world
Once upon a time, Sport bared its fangs. It clearly demonstrated that it has the power to change the world’s dynamics.