Rio Olympics: Dream Team VI tops group B despite loss to Columbia

11 August 2016

Nigeria’s Dream Team VI still topped Group B of the Rio 2016 Olympics men’s football event in Sao Paulo in spite of a 2-0 loss to Colombia on Wednesday.

Nigeria thus advanced to Saturday’s...

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Chierika Ukogu misses out on Olympic medal but not cheers from Nigerians

10 August 2016

Nigeria’s Chierika Ukogu has qualified for the semi-finals of the women’s single scull rowing event in Rio.

The Stanford University graduate became the first Nigerian to compete at the... Read More...

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Serena Williams weeps out of 3rd round of Rio Olympics

10 August 2016

Defending champion of Women Olympics tennis, Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Shanking shots of all sorts, including five double-faults in one game alone, Williams... Read More...

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Done Deal: Pogba now confirmed a Man. United Player

09 August 2016

The fact that Manchester United acquired Paul Pogba on Monday was not the headline; the Premier League club had long been known to be interested in the French midfielder. It was the price of Pogba... Read More...

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Dream Team VI,the stone Solomon Dalung rejected is now the corner stone

08 August 2016

From Uzonna Ononye, Lagos

That the Dream Team VI beat their Swedish counterpart 1-0 in their second Group B game of the football event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games may no longer be news. ... Read More...

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In a case of What Goes Up Must Come Down, Williams sisters crashes out of Rio in first round

08 August 2016

Three-time doubles champions and gold medalists, sisters Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time, by losing in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games... Read More...

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World Cup Qualifier: German Rohr to be unveiled Super Eagles Coach

06 August 2016

63 year old former Gabon, Burkina Faso, Nantes, Nice and Bordeaux coach, Gernot Rohr, will be unveiled on Monday in Abuja by the Nigeria Football Federation as its new technical adviser.

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Sports minister, Solomon Dalung, "shamelessly" congratulates U-23 team for victory

05 August 2016

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has praised the National U-23 team for defeating the Japanese counterpart in the Rio 2016 opener on Thursday.

This is coming barely 24 hours after the...

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Rio 2016: Mikel set to unseat Kanu in honours

02 August 2016

Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi will surpass Kanu Nwankwo as Nigeria's most decorated football player if he wins Olympic gold this summer with the Olympic squad at Rio, Brazil.

Kanu...

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Nigeria medal hope at Rio Olympics suffers a set back, 4x400 team banned

29 July 2016

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has banned Nigeria's 4x400m women's relay team from attending the 2016 Olympic Games holding in Rio, Brazil, next month.

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