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Olympics: Nigerian wrestlers to prepare in Poland

Nigeria wrestlers will travel to Poland for the Poland Open Ranking Series in preparation for the 2020 Olympics Games. Four Nigerian female wrestlers: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Blessing Oborududu, Aminat Adeniyi and youngster Adijat Idris have already qualified for the Tokyo Games. Speaking with our correspondent from their training camp in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, team coach Purity […]Read More

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Tokyo Olympics Boss Resigns Over Sexism Row, But Successor Unclear

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori bowed to mounting pressure and resigned Friday over sexist remarks, leaving a leadership vacuum after opposition emerged to his favoured successor. The controversy over Mori’s comments has been an unwanted additional headache for organisers already struggling to win over a sceptical public less than six months before the Games open. […]Read More

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Nigeria Opens Camp For Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigeria will begin its preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today with prospective athletes expected to report to camps in Lagos and Abuja. The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development yesterday disclosed that it has made arrangements to camp athletes and officials ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, earlier scheduled […]Read More