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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

25 Jul 2021
Team Nigeria’s Godwin Olofua and Anuoluwapo Opeyori were yesterday defeated by hosts Japan, in their first game of the men’s doubles badminton event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
24 Jul 2021
After the long await, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games finally began yesterday with a symbolic show of hope and tenacity in the face of adversity at its opening ceremony.
23 Jul 2021
In Tokyo it will be the fourth five-circle appearance for men, the third for women, the second in recent times though.
1 Jul 2021
Patience Okon-George and Chioma Onyekwere became Nigeria’s latest entry to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following their confirmation by World Athletics (WA) to compete at the games subject to official selection by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
30 Jun 2021
World number two in the women freestyle wrestling, Odunayo Adekuoroye, is set to lead Team Nigeria as the flag bearer to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan, which begins on July 23 and ends August 8.
27 May 2021
Head Coach of Team Nigeria’s women wrestling team, Purity Akuh, has assured the country that world number two, Odunayo Adekuoroye, will win a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
6 May 2021
Nigerian wrestlers, Ogbonna Emmanuel John and Esther Omolayo Kolawole, are among 474 athletes from 84 countries that will compete for spots in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic wrestling, which begins today in Sofia, Bulgaria. The championship ends on May 9.
1 Mar 2021
Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the country’s stars seem to be shinning very bright. At the weekend, one of the country’s emerging stars, Favour Ofili...
20 Nov 2020
Nigeria will begin its preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today with prospective athletes expected to report to camps in Lagos and Abuja.
8 Sep 2020
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President, John Coates, has revealed that the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics slated for next summer “will take place with or without COVID-19,” reports thehockeypaper.co.uk. Although details are still to be ironed out over spectators and whether there will be limited attendance, Coates also forecasts that the 2020 Tokyo Games will be…
23 Apr 2020
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.
23 Mar 2020
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…

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