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Blessing Okagbare Suspended For Doping, Out Of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigerian top athlete, Blessing Okagbare, has been “provisionally” suspended for doping on Saturday. The Athletics Integrity Unit made this known in a press statement, saying that the 32-year-old Nigerian athlete tested positive for a banned...

Lobi Stars FC Suspend 3 Players

The management of Lobi Stars Football Club has approved the indefinite suspension of three of its players. A statement by the club’s Head of Media, Emmanuel Uja, on Thursday in Makurdi listed the suspended players...

SPORTSFLAKES: BANJI OLA ESCAPED DEATH IN LIBERIA, ALGERIA

Charles Taylor and his rebels murdered the Nigerian duo of Tayo Awotunsin and Krees Imodibie in Monrovia. Adebanji Suara Ola was there before them, he left in one piece just like he did after...

10 Nigerian Athletes Barred From Olympics Over Drug-Test Standards

Ten Nigerian athletes were among 18 competitors from “high-risk” nations who have been barred from the Tokyo Olympics after failing to meet requirements for out-of-competition drug testing, World Athletics’ independent anti-doping arm said Thursday. The...

Adesokan Loses To Spanish Opponent In Badminton Women’s Singles

Team Nigeria’s Dorcas Adesokan on Monday lost to Clara Azurmendi of Spain in her opening game in the women’s singles event of the badminton competition at the 2020 Olympic Games. In the group play stage...

Edem Crashes Out Of Table Tennis Women’s Singles At Tokyo Olympics

Offiong Edem on Monday bowed out of the women’s singles event of the table tennis competition at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. READ ALSO: Medal Winners At Tokyo Olympic Games On Saturday Edem lost 4-1...

Typhoon Set To Disrupt Olympic Programme

Olympic Games organisers have started rescheduling events as typhoon Nepartak was approaching the host city of Tokyo and expected to make landfall on Tuesday. Weather authorities warned of heavy rains, gale force winds and high...

Medal Winners At Tokyo Olympic Games On Saturday

The following are the medal winners at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday: Shooting: Women’s 10m air rifle Gold: Yang Qian, China Silver: Anastasiia Galashina, Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) Bronze: Nina Christen, Switzerland Men’s 10m air pistol: Gold: Javad Foroughi, Iran Silver:...
SPORTS FLAKES: EGBO'S NOT ALONE IN ALBANIA

SPORTSFLAKES: AJILO UDEMEZUE’S RESCUE MISSION

Perennial foes, Cameroon battered Nigeria 3-0 in Yaounde in the African qualifiers of the USSR '85 FIFA Under 20 Championships. Seen as national disgrace, Chris Udemezue was seconded from the senior national team to...

Nigeria Will Break Records With Establishment Of Sports Varsity – Lawmaker

Rep. Julius Ihonvbere (APC-Edo) says establishment of a federal university of sports, Afuze, Edo, will facilitate development of Nigeria’s sportsmen and women. The lawmaker, who represents Owan Federal Constituency, said that the establishment of such...

Australian Showjumper Suspended From Olympics For Positive Drug Test

Equestrian Australia on Wednesday said it provisionally suspended showjumper Jamie Kermond from the Tokyo Olympics after he returned a positive sample for cocaine. The Australian governing body said Kermond returned a positive A-sample for a...

Real Madrid Beat FC Barcelona In Veteran Legends Clasico In Israel

Real Madrid veterans defeated FC Barcelona veterans 3-2 at a legends El Clasico in Israel on Tuesday evening. Among the former stars in the game were Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Gaizka Mendieta and Deco for FC Barcelona,...

Al Ahly Win Their 10th CAF Champions League Title

Egyptian giants Al Ahly beat Kaizer Chiefs 3-0 in Casablanca to successfully defend their CAF Champions League crown and secure their 10th overall title. Goals from Mohamed Sherif, Magdy Afsha and Mohamed Elsoulia handed Al...

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