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Rio 2016 Olympic Games

25 Jan 2018
Commonwealth and Africa’s female long jump champion, Ese Brume says she will give the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia the best push it deserves.
8 Aug 2016
African most capped Olympian, Segun Toriola, yesterday bowed out of the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games after he was defeated by Japan’s Niwa Koki in the men’s singles event of table tennis.
8 Aug 2016
Nigeria’s Dream Team on Sunday progressed to the quarter-finals at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament of Rio 2016 after a 1-0 victory over Sweden in Group B.
8 Aug 2016
Africa’s flag bearers in the women’s singles table tennis event have been shown the exit door of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the first round of the competition.
5 Aug 2016
Despite the setbacks, the Dream Team made an extraordinary start to its Olympic campaign, by defeating Japan 5-4, hours after landing in Brazil.
4 Aug 2016
In July 2013, Edidiong Offinime Odiong was in Team Nigeria’s squad to the IAAF World Youth Championship, which took place in the city of Donetsk, Ukraine.
1 Aug 2016
On record, Saka Suraju became the first table tennis athlete from the Central African nation to feature at the Olympic Games when he made his debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in China alongside Chinese-born Yang Fen.
27 Jul 2016
Rio 2016 Olympic Games bound Regina George has expressed her gratitude to all, who came to her aid when the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) informed all the athletes that they should purchase ...
24 Jul 2016
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.
6 Jul 2016
For the first time in many years, over 50 foreign-based athletes, mostly from Europe and the United States, are in the country to fight for qualification tickets for Rio 2016 ...
16 Jun 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) technical committee will soon meet to scrutinize the provisional list of players submitted by the national U-23 team’s technical crew ahead ...

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