Nigeria begins quest for Tokyo 2020 football ticket against Libya today
Nigeria’s U-23 national team will begin their quest to feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games when they meet Libya in the first leg of the African U-23 Nations Cup qualifiers in Tunisia today.
IOC backs daylight savings to ease Tokyo 2020 heat fears
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday backed calls by Japanese organisers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as concerns mount over athlete safety in soaring temperatures.
Nigeria’s chances of success at Tokyo 2020 Olympics in danger, says Tobias Igwe
Renowned Nigerian athletics coach, Tobias Igwe has predicted that Team Nigeria may just make up the numbers at the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan, saying the country is not preparing for any medal at the event held every four years. Nigeria’s participation at the last Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil was a disaster, as…
Ese Brume gets lifeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Nigeria’s female long jumper, Ese Brume, reaped the reward for hard work yesterday in Lagos, after emerging the country’s best track and field athlete at the just concluded Rio Olympic Games.
Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo for 2020 Games
The Olympic flag arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday as Japan's capital gears up to host the 2020 Games, with officials promising smooth sailing after Rio's sometimes shaky 2016 instalment.
Japanese PM Super Mario turn drops jaws in Japan
Japan on Monday reacted with a mix of surprise, delight and cynicism at the sight of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dressed up as video game icon Super Mario in a comical cameo at the close of the Rio Olympics.