Saturday, 3rd June 2023

Olympic Games

14 Dec 2020
It's time for Nigerian amateur boxers to strut their stuff once again. The pugilists have been out of action since the outbreak of the coronavirus but on Wednesday 26 of the
8 Nov 2020
Civilisations over the years have always looked for means to rove the living standard of citizens. Most societies adopt programmes that create opportunities for people to grow to their optimum abilities, elevate their standards of living, and make existence more meaningful. In sports, countries have adopted different approaches to ensure that they get the best…
20 Apr 2020
Nigeria’s first Olympic Games individual gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa, has advised the country’s athletes to continue with their training programmes...
11 Apr 2020
The world is definitely passing through one of its ‘worst’ chapters in human history.
28 Mar 2020
Were the English Premier League, or the La Liga, or even the Olympic Games to be on somewhere in the world, staying at home for two weeks during this most challenging period in human history
26 Mar 2020
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.
4 Jan 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...
5 Dec 2019
Nigeria has undoubtedly made major marks in global football with Nigerian teams hitting notable milestone as the first side outside Europe to win the Olympic Games gold medal in 68 years
26 Jul 2019
With one year to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Visa (NYSE: V), the Worldwide Payment Technology Partner of the Olympic Games, is preparing...
21 Mar 2019
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.
28 Jan 2019
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…
2 Dec 2018
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…


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