2020 Paralympics: Adesokan finishes 1kg short of a medal

August 26, 2021 Editorial IV 0

One of Nigeria’s para powerlifting medal hope at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Yakubu Adesokan, failed to reach the podium in the finals of his -49 class on Thursday morning. Adesokan returned fourth with a lift of 155kg, conceding the podium to the trio of Qarada Omar Hamadeh of Jordan who won the gold, Le Van Cong of Vietnam, silver, Read More

Breaking – World U-20 Athletics Championship: Third gold, 5th medal for Nigeria as Onwuzurike wins 200m, Ofili grabs bronze in women final (VIDEO)

August 21, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Chudi Onwuzurike has just won the third gold medal for team Nigeria at the ongoing World U-20 Athletics Championship in 200 meters finals with a time of 20.21 Sec. The toppling performance was his personal best. Nigeria emerged champions in 4x400m mixed relay, 400m women, 200m men, two bronze medals in javelin men and 200m women respectively at the Read More

2020 Olympics: Key facts On Nigeria’s performance 

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Tokyo Olympics has had its fair share of drama on and off the sport’s arena. Team Nigeria is no exception but in the middle of all those distractions, Nigeria made very important progress at the games. Here are eight amazing facts about Nigeria’s performances at the Tokyo Olympics.  Nigeria got a bronze medal in long jump, 25 years after Read More

Breaking: Blessing Oborodudu, Ese Brume get immediate dollar rewards after winning 2020 Olympics medals (PICTURES)

August 4, 2021 Editor 0

Silver medalist Blessing Oborududu and bronze medalist Ese Brume have received their cash rewards of $10,000 and $7500, respectively in a ceremony held at Grand Prince Hotel, Tokyo Japan on Tuesday. Oborududu and Brume were presented their cash by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare. Speaking at the ceremony, the Minister said, “There’s no point delaying Read More

Revealed! How Blessing Oborodudu defied injury pain to win Olympic medal, Minister to pay for her surgery

August 3, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Unknown to millions who watched Blessing Oborududu wrestle her way to win Silver in the 68kg free style women wrestling event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, she actually defiled a nagging knee injury to become the first Nigerian to win medal in Wrestling. According to the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation Dr. Daniel Igali, “She Read More