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Simi ‘slayed’, Seun ‘blazed’ even on social media at Winter Olympics

Breaking the internet may very well have been beyond them but Nigeria’s winter heroines further endeared themselves to their fans and certainly earned new ones with the level of their engagement on Social media.

In Pictures: President Buhari receives FIFA World Cup, Bobsled team, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received the FIFA World Cup trophy to be competed for by qualified nations at the forthcoming Russian 2018.

Pyeongchang Games: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing – Gbenga Elegbeleye

Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games.

Overwhelmed with joy, Nigeria’s bobsleigh women savour Olympic moment

Nigeria’s women’s bobsleigh team finished with the wooden spoon Wednesday but left with their heads held high after an emotional Olympic debut in the crackpot winter pursuit.

Nigerian bobsled pair finish 19th in heats

Nigeria’s Bobsled team began their quest for a place on podium at the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday evening, finishing 19th in the official training Heats 1 and 2.

Nigeria’s bobsled team still 20th in 2 new heats

In two new heats held at the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday, Nigeria’s bobsled team of Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga are still to rev up their game, clocking the worst times at the two sessions and ending up as the 20th out of 20 teams.

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo makes history at Winter Games

Nigeria’s representative in the skeleton event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Adeagbo, on Friday finished last in the women’s individual skeleton runs 1 and 2 featuring 20 runners.

Upcoming sports tournaments you should follow

Wondering what are the upcoming sports tournaments you need to follow? 2018 has a good number of them lined up, whether it be tennis, rugby or the Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics: President Buhari sends goodwill message to Team Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari extends his best wishes to Team Nigeria as they begin their epoch-making representation of the country in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Nigerians send-off their Winter Olympic bobsled team

Nigerians met, at a rousing party organised by Visa West Africa in Lagos, their Winter Olympic bobsled team for the first time just one week before the start of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Nigeria’s Winter Olympics women’s bobsled team land in Lagos

The Nigerian Women’s Bobsled team who made history by qualifying for the Winter Olympics have arrived in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s first bobsled team running for pride and legacy

Seun Adigun told herself her athletic career was done after she ran her last race at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. But for some reason, she couldn't bring herself to tell the world.

North Korea’s participation at Winter Olympics to highlight message of peace – official

North Korea’s participation at February’s Winter Olympics will form an integral part of an opening ceremony that will highlight a key message of peace, Games organisers said on Tuesday.

Nigeria needs N43 million for Winter Olympics – Solomon Ogba

Nigeria's contingent to this year’s Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will need the sum of $120,000 (about N43 million) to compete for medals, the president of the Nigerian Bobsled Federation, Chief Solomon Ogba, has said.

35 Nigerians design mascots for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Mr Han Sungrae, the Director of Korean Cultural Centre said about 35 Nigerians have designed the mascots for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, in South Korea, next year.
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Ellen DeGeneres celebrates the first-ever Nigerian bobsled team

Ellen DeGerenes celebrated three women making Winter Olympic history and we can’t help but celebrate with them!

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