Rio Olympics marathon champion fails drugs test
Reigning Olympic and London marathon champion, Jemima Sumgong, is the latest Kenyan athlete to fail a drugs test.According to the BBC, the 32-year-old tested positive for banned substance EPO in an out-of-competition test carried out by athletics’ governing body the IAAF.
Nigeria recorded unprecedented success, Dalung claims
Sports analysts and stakeholders in the sector believe that 2016 has been a monumental failure in the history of Nigerian sports, but the country’s Sports Minister ...
Djokovic, Serena lead the pack in flushing meadows
The last and arguably the biggest grand slam of the year is here and as usual, world no 1’s, Novak Djokovic of Serbia and American, Serena Williams, are atop of the male and female ranking respectively. They will open play on Monday, when hostilities begin.
Again, Blessing Okagbare flops
After failing to rescue Team Nigeria at the just concluded Rio Olympics, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor’s quest to make a quick cash of $10,000, in the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzerland, hit the rock on Thursday night.
Olympic committee clears all 11 Russian boxers to compete
All 11 Russian boxers who qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been given the all clear to compete at the Games following confirmation from the IOC, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said yesterday.
Wild animals take over Rio Olympics course
The 2016 Summer Olympics officially start today, but now Rio can add one more entry to its growing list of problems. Luckily, this one is kinda cute.
Fitness concerns may rule out Nadal
Rafael Nadal has conceded he is not yet sure that he will be able to represent Spain at the Rio Olympics as his fitness concerns linger.
Mikel has a big role to play in our success, says Shorunmu
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, believes that if John Mikel Obi, employ his wealth of experience and assist in instilling commitment to the national U-23 players, the coach Samson Siasia tutored side will excel at the Rio Olympics football event.