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Nigeria’s physically challenged athletes are suffering – Paralympics gold-medalist, Omolayo

TOKYO 2020 Paralympics gold-medalist, Bose Omolayo, has lamented the plight of the country’s physically challenged athletes. Omolayo won the gold medal in the...

Obiji wins Nigeria’s sixth medal at Tokyo Paralympics

Loveline Obiji has won Nigeria’s sixth medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in Japan. She bagged silver in women’s +86g after lifting 147kg. Her medal takes...

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Omolayo Wins Powerlifting Gold, Sets Games Record

Nigeria’s Bose Omolayo has won gold in the women’s 79kg powerlifting event at the Tokyo Paralympics. She lifted 141kg to set a Games record on Sunday.  Ukraine’s...

Lucy Ejike, 21 Others In Medal Chase As Paralympics Games Begin Today

The much-awaited Paralympic games are set to begin as the opening ceremonies commence today. Twenty-two athletes will be representing Team Nigeria in the Tokyo 2020...

Afghanistan Out of Paralympics as Taliban Seizes Control

Afghanistan will no longer participate at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics after Taliban took over power. Before the development, Afghanistan was expected to be represented by...

Nigerian Para powerlifter, Esther Oyema, receives four-year doping ban

Nigerian Para powerlifter and Paralympic gold medalist, Esther Oyema, has been banned for four years by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for committing an...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to open on July 23, 2021 – IOC

The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will open on July 23, 2021. Organisers announced the new date on Monday after the Games were delayed because of the coronavirus...

Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes will keep their slots, says NOC

Nigeria Olympic Committee has revealed that athletes that have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics will have nothing to worry about as their slots are intact and will...