Injured Brazil goalkeeper, Prass, to miss Rio Olympics
The 38-year-old, who was a surprise inclusion in the squad, was injured in the warm-up for Saturday’s match against Japan.
Funke Oshonaike is Team Nigeria’s flag bearer
Elegant Table Tennis star, Funke Oshonaike, would lead out Team Nigeria at the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics at the Maracana stadium on Friday, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has revealed.
Why Okagbare was left out as Team Nigeria’s assistant captain
Facts have emerged on why Commonwealth and African sprints queen, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguenor, was not picked as assistant captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympic Games.
Nicklaus changes stance on Olympic withdrawals
When it comes to golf in the Olympics, the Golden Bear would like a mulligan.
‘We considered several things before naming Mikel Team Nigeria’s captain’
The Ministry of Sports has explained that it sanctioned the appointment of Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel, as Team Nigeria’s captain to the Rio Olympics because it was made to understand that the position went beyond the individual’s Olympic pedigree.
Police arrest last suspect from Brazil Olympics attack group
Brazilian police Sunday arrested the last remaining member of what authorities have called an "amateur" IS-linked group preparing attacks ahead of the Rio Olympics.
Eagles failure to qualify for Gabon 2017 AFCON will cost Nigeria N50b, says Awogu
The General Manager of SuperSport West Africa, Felix Awogu, has disclosed that Nigeria may lose up to N50 billion in revenue following Super Eagles’ failure to qualify...
Olympic chiefs need to ‘step in’ over running blades, says inventor
The International Olympic Committee will soon “have to step in” over the design of the running blade, according to its inventor.