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11 Feb 2018
Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard won the first Olympic medal for the United States of Friday but Canada's Mark McMorris stole the show with an inspirational bronze medal. Gerard, 17, became the youngest US men's Olympic champion since 1928 with victory in slopestyle, with Canada's Max Parrot taking the silver. In another gold medal performance Simen…
11 Feb 2018
Japanese women's forward Rui Ukita was suspended for one game of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday by the International Ice Hockey Federation due to a kicking incident against Sweden. Ukita will miss Monday's group-stage contest against Switzerland but will be able to return for Wednesday's game against the United North and South Korean women.…
10 Feb 2018
The opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics began in Pyeongchang yesterday with a symbolic quest to find peace, which has become the overriding theme of these games. The spectacular display featured child performers, huge puppets, dazzling light displays and thousands of dancers in a celebration of Korean unity. Inside the area 30,000 people, including…
10 Feb 2018
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has quashed an attempt from 45 Russian athletes and two coaches to gatecrash their way into the Winter Olympics at the 11th hour. The Russians had argued they had been illegally excluded from the Games by the International Olympic Committee, but the CAS rejected their appeal just nine hours…
9 Feb 2018
A Korean intruder was tackled by Olympic security and thrown out of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony after attempting to accost two performers, organisers said on Friday. The unwanted guest made a daring entrance, sliding down a long icy chute forming the backdrop to a stage to reach the performers before being wrestled out…
9 Feb 2018
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony got under way in freezing temperatures and a spirit of rapprochement on Friday after the arrival of the highest level North Korean delegation ever seen in the South.
5 Feb 2018
Akuoma Omeoga, 25, a former collegiate Track and Field athlete for the University of Minnesota, is one of the brakeman for the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team billed compete for the first time in the Winter Olympic Games when the event holds in in PyeongChang, South Korea between February 9 to 25, 2018.


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Former Nigeria's vice president, Atiku Abubakar, Saturday night was elected as the candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party for the 2023 presidential election. He polled 371 votes ahead of his closest challenger, Governor Nyesom Wike, who polled 237 votes. Former Senate President Bukola Saraki got 70 votes. Atiku's chances of winning the primary were…
1 hour ago
Vinicius Junior scored the only goal of the game as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in Saturday's Champions League final in Paris to become kings of Europe for a record-extending 14th time after a night marred by problems outside the ground that led to the kick-off being delayed by over half an hour. Brazilian winger…
2 hours ago
Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau, has clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC), ticket to contest for the Plateau South Senatorial District seat in the 2023 General Elections.
3 hours ago
Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal Saturday night withdrew from the People's Democratic Party's presidential primary. Tambuwal, who was Atiku's most serious challenger in the 2019 PDP presidential primary election, told a bewildered crowd of PDP delegates, leaders and supporters at the convention venue that his decision arose from his belief that the PDP needed to…
4 hours ago
Former Governor of Edo and ex-national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has clinched his party’s Edo North Senatorial ticket ahead of the 2023 general elections.