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With less than 100 days to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, D’Tigress point guard, Promise Amukamara, is very confident that the team will put up a decent performance which Nigerians will be proud of.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion and world record holder, said he was looking forward to a beautiful race on Sunday in Enschede, the Netherlands, a run he sees as crucial preparation for this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to depart for the United States (U.S.) on Thursday for talks with President Joe Biden amid the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and tension with China.
China’s women sealed a last-ditch spot at the Tokyo Olympics football Tuesday by squeezing past South Korea 4-3 on aggregate, a thrilling conclusion to a qualifying campaign dogged by coronavirus delays.
Japan has decided to release radioactive water accumulated at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea after treatment, despite local opposition and concerns from neighbouring countries.
The minister of Youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, said the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City has rekindled Nigerian youths hope for a better tomorrow, saying he sees a lot of young people who have future in sports.
India reported a record 145,384 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and the highest number of deaths in more than five months, as it grapples with an overwhelming second-wave of infections that has forced the state of Maharashtra to impose a weekend lockdown.
Japan announced yesterday that it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.
Japan’s government will approve tighter coronavirus measures for the capital on Friday, weeks after lifting a state of emergency and with just over 100 days until the postponed Tokyo Olympics.
The turbulence in the handling of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) was hit by another wave after it reaffirmed the suspension of Ibrahim Shehu Gusau as its President.
Top national security advisers of South Korea, U.S. and Japan would meet in Washington this week for talks on regional and foreign policy issues, the White House has announced,
Tony Emunwen and Sule Mohammed have both been announced as Technical Commissioners for the National Sports Festival by the Nigeria Basketball Federation.
A giant ship has blocked the famous Suez Canal but opened up a torrent of memes and gifs lampooning the hapless container carrier, which has been jammed in the waterway since Tuesday.
Japanese softball team head coach Reika Utsugi has urged her players to capture Olympic gold on home soil after naming a 15-strong squad for Tokyo 2020.
North Korea launched two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea near Japan on Thursday, underscoring the country’s weapons advancements, fueling tension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and ramping up pressure on the new Biden administration.
Following the conclusion of the 2021 FIBA Match Commissioner and Referees exams on Monday, 22nd, March, 12 Nigerians have been accredited for the 2021/2023 international window.
Meanwhile, ahead of 2020 summer Olympics, Engr Musa Kida-led Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has urged Nigerians to stop speculations over the final 12-man roster for Nigeria’s men and women national teams, saying only the best will represent the country at the Tokyo Games.
No international fans will be allowed at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer no thanks over fears of coronavirus pandemic, BBC reports.
The Super Eagles captain linked up with his teammates at the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit for the first time since the move was confirned last week.
Plans for the formation of a new European competition were unveiled on Sunday, with 12 founding clubs having already signed up for the competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.
The Abia State Police Command is yet to confirm an alleged attack on Uzuakoli police station in Bende Local Government Area.
Prison doctors have decided to transfer Russia's main opposition leader Alexei Navalny to hospital, its prison authority said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has brought international warnings of consequences should he die in jail.
Ander Herrera has hit out at the Super League plans that his employers at Paris Saint-Germain oppose, with the former Manchester United midfielder accusing "the rich" of tarnishing "the best most beautiful sport on the planet".
The Minister of Power, Engineer Sale Mamman has apologised to Nigerians over the recent power outage experienced across the country.
Trading on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), yesterday, closed the first trading session of the week on a negative note, as NSE-All-Share Index (ASI) declined by N81 billion or 0.40 per cent.
On Wednesday, Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), went on Twitter to announce that a third fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier was not only official, but that tickets were going to go on sale this week.
Mr Thomas Muopshin, the Project Coordinator, Plateau Potatoes Value Chain Support Project, says the project has significantly boosted the state internally generated revenue.
As delegates from Oyo State are being accredited for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Congress, armed men numbering more than 150 have invaded the hotel where former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, was lodged.