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25 Sep
When the Olympics comes to a conclusion every four years, the glamour and excitement gradually withers as athletes, administrators and fans wake up to the inevitable reality
18 Aug
The ancient Olympics were part of sacred religious rites on Mount Olympus to honour the supreme Greek god, Zeus.
9 Aug
Tokyo awoke to a huge bill and soaring coronavirus cases on Monday after pulling off a mid-pandemic Olympics that at times looked impossible and had a mixed reception to the end.
9 Aug
In the twenty-first century, the sport has grown beyond being just a form of entertainment. It has become a most serious endeavor that earns more for both individuals and states
8 Aug
Every epoch has its defining moments for men and women, who shape history, either for good or for bad. In Nigeria’s participation at the Olympic Games in the last three decades, the women have always given the country something to cheer for more than their male counterparts. Chioma Ajunwa became Nigeria’s first and only individual…
3 Aug
Nigeria’s long wait for an Olympics medal came to an end yesterday on the mats of Makuhari Messe Hall, Tokyo, where wrestler, Blessing Oborodudu, ensured that the country...
3 Aug
Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has revealed that the successes recorded so far at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics by Nigerian wrestler, Blessing Oborodudu
3 Aug
Poland on Monday granted a humanitarian visa to Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who says her team's officials tried to forcibly send her back to her authoritarian homeland
1 Aug
Japan's northern Hokkaido region was supposed to offer cooler climes for next week's Olympic marathons and race walks, but now the area is battling a heatwave.
31 Jul
In the first week of the Olympics, decorated US gymnast Simone Biles shocked the world and angered entitled white men both States-side and in the UK with what they considered her ‘woke’ attitude.
27 Jul
The Tokyo Olympics golf tournament begins Thursday with a field of 60 men teeing off at Kasumigaseki Country Club near Saitama
23 Jul
Kazunori Takishima spent $40,000 on tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Games, but strict virus rules banning spectators left him watching

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