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22 Nov 2019
None of the 36 referees and judges used at the Rio 2016 boxing competition will be allowed to officiate at Tokyo 2020, an International Olympic Committee task force has said.
28 Aug 2017
New documents released in Brazil have revealed how officials working for Rio 2016 lobbied in Africa in the late stages of their successful bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
8 Oct 2016
Michael Phelps is amazingly a great swimmer for two major reasons: His unique body structure and his unparalleled thirst for self-improvement.
5 Oct 2016
For years, Oshomah has contributed to the growth of the nation’s sports, particularly in weightlifting, which he has ruled both as an athlete and as a coach.
24 Sep 2016
Nigeria's former U-23 coach Samson Siasia has told the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay him his five months outstanding salary within two weeks.
16 Sep 2016
“That record is really far from me right now, so I think that also contributes to the reasons why we don’t get that much respect because we don’t run a lot of world records or fast times,” Thompson told members of the media.
15 Sep 2016
A former Minister of Sports, Bala Ka’Oje, has said that the incumbent Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has no right to declare `state of emergency’ in the sector.
12 Sep 2016
Chelsea midfielder, John Obi MIkel, who recently returned to London from a successful Rio 2016 campaign, was brutally honest about the extent of the problems he faced at the games.
8 Sep 2016
Swimmer Ryan Lochte has been hit with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Rio Olympics, US sports authorities said Thursday.
31 Aug 2016
What appears another major controversy over the employment of German tactician, Gernot Rohr, to manage the Super Eagles cropped up yesterday following a declaration by Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, that he knew nothing about the deal.
31 Aug 2016
The Kapersky report showed that 28 per cent of all Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and 38 per cent of targeted cyber-attacks involve skilled, knowledgeable and often either disaffected compromised or just plain greedy employees.
29 Aug 2016
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has said that the athletes to the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil would have done well if the necessary funds were made available on time for proper training.

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