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Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said that the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be “scrapped” if they could not take place then, according to an interview published on Tuesday.
International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, sent his encouragement to Olympic athletes in a video message following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.
The International Olympic Committee faced mounting opposition on Sunday to the current schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Games as athletes, teams and federations called for a delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A delay of one or two years would be the “most feasible” option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held this summer due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, a member of the organising committee’s executive board has told Reuters.
“Who tells you that because football did not qualify that’s the end of the road. It’s not the end of the world. Other sports have actually raised the bar and I wished all of them the best of luck.”
Assistant coach of Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team — D’Tigress, Peter Ahmedu, has hailed the team for giving a good account of itself after the team achieved its target of picking the ticket to the women basketball event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
Assistant coach of Nigeria’s women national basketball team Peter Ahmedu has concluded that Nigeria is in already with a qualification spot for the women basketball event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games following Thursday’s 85 – 51 victory over Mozambique in the team’s Olympic qualifying tournament opener.
Following the exploit of Aruna Quadri coupled with his growing profile globally; the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has tipped the Nigerian to lead the continent’s charge at the 2019 Team World Cup in Tokyo.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has secured scholarship for 11 Nigerian athletes from the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games.
"In the aftermath of Hachalu's death, 145 civilians and 11 security forces have lost their lives in the unrest in the region," said Girma Gelam, deputy police commissioner of Oromia region, in a statement on the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate on Saturday.
Italy is carrying out tests on 180 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean with a view to transferring them to a quarantine vessel in Sicily, an interior ministry source said on Saturday.
The Government of Ogun State has announced that one Coronavirus death has been recorded in the state.
Algeria is waiting for an apology for France’s colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said, expressing hope that Emmanuel Macron would build on recent conciliatory overtures.
The Enugu State Government has announced 30 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 372.
Ondo state Health Commissioner Dr Wahab Adegbenro is dead.
A 60-year-old man simply identified as Ogheneovo has been arrested by the Police in Ovwian/Aladja Division for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl in Ovwian community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
After the boy disappeared, his mother tried to save him, but she also got into trouble and a passer-by pulled her out of the water.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Nigerian Police to pay the sum of N5 million each to families of the three slain members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria popularly known as Shiites.
Barcelona coach, Quique Setien, defended his decision not to play Antoine Griezmann until injury-time for Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid.