Rio Olympics : Refugee Team as beacon of hope

For the first time ever, an entire refugee team made up of athletes of different nationalities is taking part in the Olympics. The team’s appearance in the competitors’ parade was…

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Rio Olympics : Nigeria and Portugal progress, Brazil held again

– Sadiq Umar fires Nigeria to Rio Olympics quarter final The Rio 2016 Olympic men’s football tournament found its first two quarter-finalists, but the hosts were kept scoreless again. Nigeria and…

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Rio Olympics : Ibtihaj Muhammad set to become the first American to compete in a hijab at the Olympics

There are still a few people out there who claim that Ibtihaj Muhammad is not truly American, which when you consider the facts of the matter is a pretty ambitious…

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Rio Olympics : Gymnast Samir Ait Breaks His Leg In Half During Event

– Only two days into Rio 2016, the first major injury has struck the Games. Samir Ait Said, a gymnast from the French team, broke his left leg during the…

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Rio Olympics : Vietnam win first ever Games gold

Vietnam claimed their first ever Olympic gold as Vinh Xuan Hoang won the men’s 10m air pistol title. Hoang scored 202.5 points to edge out home favourite Felipe Wu who…

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German Tactician, Gernot Rohr set to become Super Eagles coach

German Gernot Rohr , the 63-year-old ex-Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso coach has yet to sign a contract but is expected to be unveiled at a media conference this week….

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Rio Olympics: Why Is Nigeria Team Failing ?

– Missed flights and doping disqualifications head the list of reasons Nigeria’s medal chances look slim Fidelis Gadzama remembers the moment he and his team-mates made Nigerian sporting history with…

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Rio Olympics: Etebo stars as Nigeria win nine-goal thriller

Oghenekaro Etebo was the star of the night scoring four goals as Nigeria defeated Japan 5-4 in a thrilling, back-and-forth encounter in the second match of Group B at the Men’s Olympic…

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Rio Olympics: Nigeria U-23 team beats Japan 5-4

Nigeria U-23 men’s soccer team made an extraordinary start to its Olympic campaign, beating Japan 5-4 in Manaus on Thursday just hours after landing in Brazil following a nerve-wracking travel…

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Rio Olympics: Nigeria U-23 team squad left stranded

– Team to arrive just hours before their opening Rio 2016 match Nigeria’s Olympic football team was left stranded at their hotel in Atlanta, hours before their opening match of…

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