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5 Sep
The Tokyo Paralympics were declared closed on Sunday by IPC chief Andrew Parsons, who said the pandemic-delayed Games had "not just been historic
5 Sep
Swiss wheelchair master Marcel Hug defended his marathon title on the final day of the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday, as organisers
30 Aug
As she wheeled into the auditorium of the Tokyo International Forum for the 79kg class event of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Nigerian Para Powerlifter
22 Aug
The Tokyo Paralympics open Tuesday after a year-long pandemic delay and with the virus continuing to cast a long shadow as Japan battles a record surge in cases.
9 Aug
Tokyo awoke to a huge bill and soaring coronavirus cases on Monday after pulling off a mid-pandemic Olympics that at times looked impossible and had a mixed reception to the end.
6 Aug
Nigeria’s search for more medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games did not yield any fruit yesterday as a shot putter, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, and the women’s 4x100 metres relay team...
3 Aug
Nigeria’s long wait for an Olympics medal came to an end yesterday on the mats of Makuhari Messe Hall, Tokyo, where wrestler, Blessing Oborodudu, ensured that the country...
1 Aug
Japan's northern Hokkaido region was supposed to offer cooler climes for next week's Olympic marathons and race walks, but now the area is battling a heatwave.
31 Jul
In its bid to avoid a repeat of the incident in Tokyo, where ten Nigerian athletes were prevented from competing by the Athletics Integrity Unit, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN)
27 Jul
US teenager Lydia Jacoby stunned team-mate and defending champion Lilly King to claim the 100m Olympic breaststroke gold medal in Tokyo on Tuesday.
23 Jul
Hundreds of people gathered outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Friday, hoping for a glimpse of an opening ceremony that will take place behind closed doors...
18 Jul
Two players and a support staff member of South Africa's men's Olympic football team have tested positive for the coronavirus in Tokyo, Team South Africa said Sunday. The three -- players Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi and video analyst Mario Masha -- are in isolation.  "The rest of the team has already tested negative twice…

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7 mins ago
Steve Bruce has left his position as Newcastle manager by "mutual consent", 13 days after a Saudi-led takeover at St James' Park, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. "Newcastle United can confirm that Steve Bruce has left his position as head coach by mutual consent," said a club statement. "He leaves the Magpies after…
33 mins ago
The English Premier League (EPL) has been home to some of the best players to ever cross the pitch. Few regions have contributed to that image more than Africa. Some incredible African players have left a lasting impression on the domestic game in England. Some of the biggest clubs have had African players play for…
40 mins ago
Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new name next week in a bid to distance itself from multiple scandals. The social media site - Facebook- may likely retain its moniker, but the parent company, Facebook Inc., which also owns Instagram and Whatsapp, will rebrand. The Verge reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to…
46 mins ago
If you wonder who made Winmbledon's Last-16 in June, there's only one answer: Ons Jabeur, the first Arab woman to reach such a high-level achievement. Probably, we will hear about her more often. But for those who didn't follow the last Women's Tennis Association tournament or want to know more about Ons Jabeur and her…
58 mins ago
Nigerian youths held memorial protests in Lagos and Abuja on Wednesday, one year after security forces violently suppressed mass protests against police brutality and bad governance. Under heavy police watch, dozens of protesters rallied in a procession of cars waving green and white national flags from windows at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, the site…