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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

18 Mar 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday continued its consultations with all the stakeholders of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The first took place with the International Olympic Summer Sports Federations.
4 Mar 2020
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.
2 Mar 2020
The African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) believes that Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri is Tokyo bound based on his world rating.
1 Mar 2020
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.
24 Feb 2020
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
19 Feb 2020
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.
18 Feb 2020
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.
18 Feb 2020
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
14 Feb 2020
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...
27 Jan 2020
Nigeria will be competing in the singles and mixed doubles tickets at the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament holding between February 27 and 29 in Tunis, Tunisia.
17 Jan 2020
After breaking many world records at Rio 2016 Olympics Games, Paralympic athletes from different parts of the country yesterday stormed Abuja in search of tickets to Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
13 Jan 2020
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has given Nigeria among other countries another opportunity to be part of the table tennis event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the World Team Olympic


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Ahead of the 2023 poll, a coalition of civil societies of Nigeria (CCSN) says it was incumbent on the judiciary to be impartial to safeguard democratic rule in the country.
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The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Maj Gen Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) has solicited the support of the Police high command in the recruitment of ex-agitators to its rank and file and officers' Corp.
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Brittle Paper has shared its 100 notable African books of 2022 list.
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An Argentine court on Tuesday sentenced Vice President Cristina Kirchner to six years in jail for corruption, banning the country's best-known politician from seeking public office after a trial she dismissed as a political witch hunt.