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Japan is “determined” to host the postponed Olympic Games in 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s newly elected prime minister told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.
Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, says non-contact sports athletes will soon resume training in Port Harcourt, Rivers, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
Nigerian international, Azubuike Okechukwu, is confident that he is good enough to break into the Super Eagles and will continue to push for it.
World Athletics has put aside the weekend of 8-9 August, 2020, as the protected window for national championships this year, following the disruption of the international competition calendar by the coronavirus pandemic.
A decision on when the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be held is expected to be made within the next three weeks, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) told countries on a conference call.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued new guidelines on Friday to facilitate continued testing amid the constraints of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed confidence that the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead as planned in July, despite worries over the coronavirus.
Vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Seyi Akinwunmi, has been released by the country's anti-corruption investigators after being questioned in an ongoing financial probe.
New world number one wrestler in the 57kg women category Odunayo Adekuruoye is relishing her latest success after emerging with another Gold medal triumph at the just concluded senior Africa wrestling championship in the Algerian capital city of Algiers which saw her moved up to number one in the world in her category.
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.
Nigeria Basketball Federation have appointed Golden State Warriors Associate Coach Mike Brown to lead D’Tigers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
2016 Olympic Gold medalist in the powerlifting event Paul Kehinde has stated that Nigeria hosting the Para powerlifting world cup which serves as qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games will enhance Nigeria’s qualification hopes ahead of the tournament which begins next week Wednesday in Abuja.
The President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Abu Gumel, has predicted a good outing for Team Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July in Japan.
The athlete identified as Divine Oduduru is a Nigerian track and field sprinter specializing in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. He holds personal bests of 9.86 seconds for the 100 m and 19.73 seconds for the 200 m. The latter is a Nigerian national record.
World number 2 wrestler in the 57kg category Odunayo Adekuruoye is hopeful she is able to capitalise and consolidates on her recent victory after winning Gold at the Rome Wrestling ranking series tournament to record a commanding start to the year 2020.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged Nigerian youths to embrace peace as the best means to drive home their demand for police reform and other sundry issues affecting the nation.
Kwara State Police command has said that it has arrested some of the hoodlums that took part in the looting of public and private property, adding that efforts are on to arrest those on the run.
The Oyo State Government has read the riot act to hoodlums attacking private and public property in the name of the just-suspended #EndSARS protests in the State.
Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 3-1 at the Nou Camp in the first El Clasico of the season, in Saturday’s Laliga clash.
The family of 20-year-old Daniel Ikeaguchi who was allegedly shot dead by a policeman in Elelenwo, near Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has instituted a N1bn suit against the Nigeria Police Force at a High Court in the state capital.
Young Moms Support Initiative, an NGO, on Friday called on youths to shun violence and embrace dialogue as they press home their demands.
No divisional police officer (DPO) has been killed in Rivers State, the police have said.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has called on stakeholders, including Clergymen, traditional rulers and youth leaders, to join hands with the government to quell the tension generated by the EndSARS protest.
Dana Air and Arik airlines have announced their readiness to resume flight operations from Lagos airport tomorrow, Saturday following the belief that the Lagos State government will lift the 24 hours curfew it imposed on the state.