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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

10 Aug 2021
Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, has set up a panel to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disqualification of 10 Nigerian athletes at the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
9 Aug 2021
Team Nigeria ended the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as the 74th best country in the competition won by the United States...
6 Aug 2021
Nigeria’s search for more medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games did not yield any fruit yesterday as a shot putter, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, and the women’s 4x100 metres relay team...
4 Aug 2021
Ese Brume yesterday became the first Nigerian to win an Olympics medal in athletics in 13 years when she won a bronze medal in the women’s long jump in the early hours of yesterday.
3 Aug 2021
Nigeria has its first medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after Ese Brume, in the early hours of Tuesday, claimed a bronze medal after finishing third in the women’s long jump event. Brume leapt 6.97 metres with her very first jump to claim bronze behind second-placed Brittany Reece of the United States and gold…
2 Aug 2021
Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, on Monday failed to lift their game and consequently succumbed 102-83 to their Japanese counterparts in the basketball event of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
30 Jul 2021
It is crunch time for D’Tigress. The Nigerian women basketball team was seen as potential medallists at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games...
30 Jul 2021
Despite the disqualification of some Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, two of the country’s medal hopefuls, Blessing Okagbare and Grace Nwokocha...
29 Jul 2021
Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla III believes Nigeria’s athletes in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have the potential to make the nation proud.
27 Jul 2021
This is, perhaps, the biggest test of D’Tigress’ ability to stand among the big girls in the basketball event of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games...
26 Jul 2021
It is the fifth day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but already, five Nigerian athletes have been eliminated from the competition. Three of them are expected to leave the Games Village two days after their ouster.
Funke Oshonaike
25 Jul 2021
Seven-time Olympian, Olufunke Oshonaike and Olajide Omotayo were yesterday bundled out of the table tennis event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games played at the Metropolitan Gymnasium.

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