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Final whistle for D’Tigers at Tokyo Olympics after Italy’s 71-80 defeat

Nigeria’s D’Tigers lost their third Group B game in the men’s basketball event of the Tokyo Olympics 71-80 to Italy. It was their third loss in a row, and they finished bottom of their group. Chimezie Metu scored 22 points and Jordan Nwora added 20 for Nigeria. Jahlil Okafor scored[Read More…]

Tokyo Olympics: Disqualified Nigerian athlete stage protest in Tokyo

Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics have staged a protest after ten track and field athletes were disqualified from the athletics event of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU announced the athletes dismissal from in a statement on Wednesday. Expressing their dissapointment with the situation[Read More…]

Tokyo Olympics: Team Nigeria’s first batch depart for Japan today

The first batch of Team Nigeria contingent to the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will depart the country today, July 6, for the final leg of their preparations scheduled for Kisarazu in Japan. The athletes and their officials who have been involved in intensive training at their Abuja Camp rounded off[Read More…]