Beach volleyball teams begin Tokyo 2020 qualifiers in Morocco
Nigeria's national men and women beach volleyball teams began their quest to qualify for next month’s Olympic Games in Morocco yesterday.
Fever clinic and Covid kits: Tokyo 2020 shows off Olympic Village
Tokyo 2020 organisers threw open the doors of the Olympic Village to the media on Sunday, showcasing virus upgrades including a fever clinic just over a month before the Games begin.
‘Athletes will not be disqualified for positive COVID-19 test at Tokyo 2020’
Athletes denied the chance of competing in gold medal matches at this year’s delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo due to positive COVID-19 tests will be replaced but will not leave empty-handed, it has been confirmed, reports insidethegames.biz.
Okagbare thrilled after smashing 100m meet record in Slovakia
Blessing Okagbare is pleased with her performance in the P-T-S athletics competition in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Wednesday evening, when she dipped within 11 seconds for the third time this season. The seven-time Nigeria 100 metres champion ran 10.98 seconds to win the race and in the process smash the 11.09 seconds meeting record set in…
‘Tokyo 2020 teams still open to eligible Nigerians’
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed that the doors of the senior men and women national teams, which are billed to play at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, are still open
Japan ends Olympic flame display due to virus
The Olympic flame will be removed from display in Japan, officials said Tuesday, as the country braces for a state of emergency due to the coronavirus that also forced the historic postponement of Tokyo 2020.
Tokyo 2020’s new date a silver lining across gloomy sky, says Gumel
Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) President, Habu Gumel, has described the new date announced on Monday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the 2020 Games in Tokyo as a silver linen across a gloomy sky as the world continues its battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Australia deny Canada collusion over Olympic pullout
The Australian Olympic Committee on Monday refuted suggestions it had colluded with Canadian counterparts to withdraw from the Tokyo Games to pressure organisers into a postponement.
For Japan's Abe, Olympic delay may be no sweat
In 2016, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe broke with his staid public image to pop up in Rio dressed as Super Mario for the official handover of the Olympic Games to Tokyo.