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Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

John Coates: Tokyo Olympics could be ‘greatest ever’

Senior international Olympics official John Coates said on Saturday the delayed Tokyo Olympics could end up being the greatest Games ever, coming next year as the world emerges from COVID-19 crisis.
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.

Minister leads sports icons coronavirus awareness campaign

As part of efforts to stem the spread of the covid-19 scourge, Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has teamed up with some Nigerian sports icons and the Nigerian Olympic committee on a massive awareness campaign to educate people on keeping safe.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army organises inter-Brigade officer’s combat proficiency tourney

The Nigeria Army, 1 Division Kaduna, has organised an inter-brigade sports competition for its officer’s from 1-Division Garrison Kaduna, Artillery Brigade Minna and 3 Brigade Kano.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho has qualified for the Taekwondo event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after triumphing at the African qualifier in Rabat Morocco.

Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho clinches Tokyo 2020 Olympics ticket

Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho has qualified for the Taekwondo event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after triumphing at the African qualifier in Rabat Morocco.
The timely intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has made it possible for the Taekwondo team to depart today to Rabat, Morocco for the World Taekwondo (WT) Africa Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020.

Nigeria departs for Taekwondo OQT

The timely intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has made it possible for the Taekwondo team to depart today to Rabat, Morocco for the World Taekwondo (WT) Africa Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020, taking place from February 22 to 24 at the Complexe sportif Moulay Abdellah (Palais des sports).
Kimia Alizadeh celebrates after winning bronze in Rio de Janeiro, 2016. Andrew Medichini-AP

Iran’s only female Olympic medalist quits country

Taekwondo champion Kimia Alizadeh said this was because she had had enough of being used by Iranian authorities as a propaganda tool.
The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Federation hails athletes’ impact at Korean Ambassador’s tournament

The Nigerian Taekwondo Federation has hailed the national team athletes for their impact at the just-concluded 10th Korean Ambassador’s Cup tournament which took place in Lagos.
Nigeria Taekwondo Federation

Delta wins Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup

Delta State has won the 10th edition of the Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup with five gold, two silver and two bronze medals which ended on Sunday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Lagos comes alive for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup

The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.
Nigeria Taekwondo Federation

Four countries, 12 states storm Kebbi for international Taekwondo competition

Four African countries including 12 States of Nigeria are currently participating in the three days Taekwondo competition in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state , Nigeria.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army’s 1 Division Inter-Brigade tourney opens

The Nigerian Army’s 1 Division yearly sporting event, the Inter-Brigade Sports Competition, scheduled to hold opened on Monday and will run to September 27.
The federal government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has rewarded the first batch of medallists at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Federal government gives Team Nigeria medalists N46 minion

The Federal Government has given cash rewards totalling about N46 million to the first batch of Team Nigeria medalists at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco.
The federal government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has rewarded the first batch of medallists at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Federal government rewards Team Nigeria medallists

The federal government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has rewarded the first batch of medallists at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.
Chika Chukwumerije

Chika Chukwumerije gets World Taekwondo appointment

In acknowledging his immense contribution to taekwondo coupled with his technical know-how, the World Taekwondo (WT) has appointed Nigeria’s Chika Chukwumerije into All Committee of World Taekwondo.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Team Nigeria begins quest for medals in taekwondo, boxing

Team Nigeria’s search for first medal at the 12th African Games continues today as six Taekwondists and two boxers will be in action in Rabat.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games begins in Morocco

What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe government urged to prioritise sports to curb drug abuse

Some sports enthusiasts in Gombe State have called on the state government to prioritise sports development as a tool to engage youths and combat drug abuse.

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