Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Mohammed Yahaya’s unfulfilled Olympics dream for weightlifters
In the build up to the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya, set a target of 15 gold medals for his athletes and coaches.
Canada pulls out of Olympics over coronavirus fears
Canada pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus fears as Japan's prime minister Monday admitted a delay may be "inevitable" and the International Olympic Committee said a decision should come within weeks. Australia also told its athletes to prepare for a Tokyo Olympics in 2021 as expectations grew that the Games -- scheduled to…
Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be postponed over coronavirus
Japan’s Olympic minister says the Tokyo 2020 Games could be postponed from the summer until later in the year amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak.
ATTF optimistic Quadri will still play at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) believes that Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri is Tokyo bound based on his world rating.
Toriola misses out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Former Africa’s table tennis top seed, Segun Toriola, will miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan after he and his pairing partner, Olufunke Oshonaike lost to Egypt’s Omar Assar and Dina Meshref in the mixed doubles event finals of the Africa Olympic Qualifying Tournament held yesterday in Tunis.
Ministry to take two Air Warriors stars to Tokyo 2020 Olympics
In fulfillment of his promise to host the Air Warriors of Lagos after their victory at the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare at the weekend
Oborududu appeals for individual, corporate support ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
African champion, Blessing Oborududu says she still awaits sponsorship deals in the form of the adopt-an-athlete initiative of the Ministry of Sports and Development to enable her qualify for the Olympics in the forthcoming Africa/Oceania qualifiers holding between March 13 and 19 in Morocco.
Chukwumerije optimistic taekwondo team will compete in Tokyo 2020 qualifier
Three-time Olympian, Chika Chukwumerije has expressed his optimism that the national taekwondo team will arrive in Rabat Morocco on time to compete at the African qualification tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held between February 21 and 23, 2020.
Ebewele wants Alozie in AFN’s camp for Tokyo Olympics
To give Nigerian athletes the technical boost they need to excel at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele wants former 100m hurdles champion
Tokyo 2020 Olympics will not be another jamboree, minister warns federations
Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare has warned the federations that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games would not be the usual jamboree, where all manner of people are ferried...