Pyeongchang 2018: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing, says Elegbeleye
Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria’s Bobsled and Skeleton teams participated in the Winter Olympics for the first time at the 2018 Pyeongchang…
Zagitova wins ice princess duel for Russia's first gold
Teenage figure skater Alina Zagitova prevailed in her duel with Evgenia Medvedeva to claim Russia's first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday.
Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping
Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal Thursday after admitting doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said.
Ivanka and North Korean general to attend Olympic closing
US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will come face-to-face with a top North Korean general at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in the South this weekend, it emerged Thursday.
With more funding, Nigeria will rule Winter Olympics, says Adigu
Team Nigeria ended its participation at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics yesterday with the bobsled trio of Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere getting a total of three minutes 29.60 seconds to finish in the 20th position. But the captain of the Nigerian team, Seun Adigun (driver of the bobsled team) is not disturbed…
Russian Olympic chiefs confirm curler tested positive for meldonium
Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) confirmed Tuesday.
South Korean Olympic skaters face backlash for shaming teammate
South Korean speed skaters faced an angry backlash Tuesday after shaming a teammate in a live interview, prompting calls for their expulsion from the Olympic team.
Meldonium, drug at centre of Sharapova, Russian curler controversies
Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been accused of doping at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A source says the case involves meldonium.
Adeagbo in seventh heaven after Winter Olympics feat
Nigeria’s skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo reached seventh heaven in Pyeongchang, South Korea, after achieving her feat as first black and African woman to compete at the Winter Olympic Games. Adeagbo was one of the fans’ favourite at the Sliding Venue and relished the support after her first run on the final day, which earned her…
Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Adeagbo ends skeleton race in last place
Nigerian’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, on Saturday finished the sport’s women’s heat event at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in last place. A total of 20 athletes competed in the third and final heats of the event on Saturday, but the debuting Adeagbo finished in the last position with a…