Bayelsa Set To Host Maiden Champion of champions Ahead of Olympics


 104  Hananeel Jackson President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Hon. Daniel Igali says over fifty wrestlers will converge on Yenagoa the Bayelsa State capital for the first-ever Champion of Champions tournament in preparation for the rescheduled 2020 Olympics games in Tokyo, Japan. Hon. Igali gave the hint in an interactive session with executive members of […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Residents Call For Cancellation


 80  Babajide Adewunmi – EverBlazin A survey conducted by public broadcaster based in Japan, NHK has shown that 32% of Tokyo residents want the Olympic games to be cancelled completely. This is due to fears that incoming foreign travellers could cause another surge of Covid-19 cases in the part of the country. The poll that […]

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60 Sports Icons: Kanu, Okocha, Funke Oshonaike Top List


 51  Super Eagles legends Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Super Falcons legend, Perpetual Nkwocha and Table Tennis legend, Funke Oshonaike were among the 60 sports icons honoured by the Ministry of Sports to celebrate Nigeria’s 60 years of Independence. Members of the  Super Eagles teams of 1980, 1994, Atlanta 1996 as well as […]

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Ministry Pays For Funke Oshonaike Surgery


 332  Tennis star thanks Minister after months of going through agonising pains due to a tooth tumour. Nigerian Table tennis star, Queen Funke Oshonaike can smile again following the intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare who footed part of the bill for the surgery.  According to a Press […]

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Nasarawa State Welcomes First Sports University in Africa


 394  Without mincing words, sports has always been an integral part of Nasarawa State culture and important aspect of life such that one could say that Nasarawa has a rich sports heritage aside its vast mineral deposit and has resulted in glory of the State in the realms of sports. It is with this in […]

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Development Of Vaccine Will Be Key For Olympic – Olympic Chief


 154  Francis Joseph Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organizing committee president, Yoshiri Mori has said that the development of a coronavirus vaccine or treatment will be key to allowing the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to open in a year’s time. Asked what factors will be crucial for the rescheduled Games to go ahead, Mori said “it […]

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Youth Olympic Games Gets New Date


 109  Hanifat Mustapha Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026. According Olympics website, this came to pass after President of Senegal, Macky Sall’s  proposal was accepted by IOC President Thomas Bach in the early hours of Thursday, following in-depth discussions on […]

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