Georgia Oboh unfazed by 2019 setbacks, dreams of LET title, Tokyo 2020
Despite a not-too-rosy 2019 season, Nigeria’s teenage golf sensation, Georgia Oboh is still nursing her dream of claiming a maiden Ladies European Tour (LET) title in 2020.
Ex-Olympian dangles carrots on Nigerian athletes ahead of Tokyo 2020
Team Nigeria’s preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has received a boost with a former Olympian, Isaac Uche, offering to assist the athletes through the First...
Japanese politician urges IOC to move Tokyo 2020 golf because of heat
A well-known Japanese politician has called on Olympic chief, Thomas Bach, to move the Tokyo 2020 golf tournaments somewhere cooler, saying that keeping them in their planned location would be irresponsible because of the heat, reports Reuters.
Elated by Tokyo 2020 boost, Kehinde, Ejike want more support for para-athletes
Nigeria’s world para-powerlifting champions, Paul Kehinde and Lucy Ejike, were at the weekend inducted into Team Citi, which is a diverse group partnering with Citi Bank...
Super Falcons regroup in Abuja for battle against Cote d’Ivoire
Ahead of the second round of the African qualifying series of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football tournament, a total of 30 home-based professionals will arrive at the Super Falcons’ hotel camp in Abuja tomorrow to kick-start preparations for the clash with the Senior Women National Team of Cote d’Ivoire.
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.