Tokyo Olympic Games
14 Aug 2021
After two weeks of glamour at the Tokyo Olympic Games, focus has shifted to Nairobi, Kenya, venue of the 2021 World Athletics U-20 Championships. It will run from August 17 to 22.
30 Jul 2021
One of Nigeria’s medal hopefuls at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Oluwatobiloba ‘Tobi’ Amusan, will in the early hours of Saturday, begin her journey towards winning her first Olympics medal when she competes in the heats of the women's 100m hurdles. Amusan will be running from lane 3 in Heat 3 of the first…
29 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s D’Tigress will return to the Saitama Super Arena on Friday to take on France in a game both sides will be hoping to finish on a victorious note and securing their first win of the Tokyo Olympic Games after losing their respective tournament openers on Tuesday. France lost 74-70 to Japan on Tuesday in…
29 Jul 2021
...As Athletics Integrity Unit bars 10 Nigerian athletes from competing Reigning Nigeria sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare, tops the list of 12 athletes the Athletics Integrity Unit has cleared to compete in the athletics event of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics which gets underway on Friday. Okagbare, who is making her fourth appearance at the Olympic Games,…
28 Jul 2021
Team Nigeria’s captain to the Tokyo Olympic Games, Aruna Quadri, has lamented his ouster from the Tokyo Olympics, saying he has disappointed Sports Minister, Sunday Dare.
21 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s wrestling sensation, Odunayo Adekuoroye, is excited about her role as the country’s flag bearer at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games which officially gets underway on Friday. Adekuoroye said she was looking forward to the opening ceremony in which she will lead out other Nigerian athletes in the march past. She said it was a…
15 Jul 2021
The adoption initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development yielded even more fruits on Wednesday as three Nigerian commercial banks donated $200,000 (about ₦100 million) to jointly adopt the national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, and their women’s counterpart, D’Tigress, ahead of their participation at the fast-approaching Tokyo Olympic Games. The ministry noted…
13 Jul 2021
Edo State Government yesterday splashed $10,000 to its ambassador and sprint sensation, Enoch Adegoke to aid his preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.
29 Jun 2021
Kim Kardashian West's shapewear brand Skims will design the official undergarments, loungewear and pajamas for the Team USA competing at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The media personality and business woman announced this on Monday in a series of posts on social media. Kardashian also shared a series of campaign photographs showing the garments being…
19 Jun 2021
President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa says his board is working hard to ensure that the nation break the long jinx by winning gold medals in the fast approaching Tokyo Olympic Games.
14 May 2021
Team Nigeria’s bid to qualify for the relay events of the Tokyo Olympic Games could not materialise at the PVAMU Invitational in Texas on Wednesday due to absence of participating countries.
16 Feb 2020
Japan's health minister on Sunday urged the public to avoid crowds and "non-essential gatherings", including notoriously packed commuter trains, to prevent the new coronavirus