Friday, 9th June 2023

Rio Olympics

24 Aug 2019
American sprinter Christian Coleman is under investigation over concerns he may have missed three drugs tests, BBC Sport has been told. If found guilty he would face an automatic one-year ban and would miss the World Championships in Qatar and the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
9 Apr 2017
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.
24 Nov 2016
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 ...
19 Sep 2016
World Junior Championships silver medallist, Divine Oduduru, said on Monday that returning 7th in the 200m semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil was an eye-opener for him.
27 Aug 2016
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.
27 Aug 2016
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.
6 Aug 2016
The Rio Olympics got off to a troubled start on Saturday as a loud blast erupted near the cycling race's finish line and a bullet ripped through the media tent at the equestrian venue.
5 Aug 2016
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.
5 Aug 2016
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.
3 Aug 2016
A team with ‘no home, no flag and no national anthem’ is set to steal the show at the Rio 2016 Olympics - after beating all the odds to compete, reports
2 Aug 2016
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.
1 Aug 2016
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.


1 day ago
Senior Pastor of The Covenant Nation and Convener The Platform Nigeria, Poju Oyemade, has countered the claim by a Catholic priest in the Abuja Archdiocese, Rev. Fr. Chinenye Oluoma that gospel minister Mercy Chinwo charges a specific fee to sing in churches. Oyemade, whose The Platform Nigeria has become an avenue for discourse on nation-building…
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Nollywood sensation, Mercy Aigbe has argued that Yorubas throw the best parties, as well as delicacies to supplement them. Mercy Aigbe disclosed this at an event she went to, where she uploaded a video displaying the various menu items she was treated to. She wrote on her Instagram page. What! Hot Amala, inside Ikoko Irin…
1 day ago
Senior Partner at Templars Law Firm and immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata, has felicitated Otunba Dele Oye on his inauguration as the 22nd President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (NACCIMA). Oye was inaugurated as NACCIMA President in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State…
1 day ago
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Bwari has affirmed Edozie Njoku the legitimate National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
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Nigeria’s Flying Eagles arrived Abuja on Thursday afternoon June 8 after crashing out in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina.