FREE COMICS: HOW NIGERIAN ATHLETES SHOCKED THE WORLD
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FREE COMICS: HOW NIGERIAN ATHLETES SHOCKED THE WORLD

Community Sport and Educational Development (CSED) Initiative has rolled back the years in a bid…

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FIFA CELEBRATES NIGERIA’S OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL AS AMOKACHI, AMUNEKE RECALL CENTENNIAL ECSTASY
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FIFA CELEBRATES NIGERIA’S OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL AS AMOKACHI, AMUNEKE RECALL CENTENNIAL ECSTASY

“Winning Olympic gold is the ultimate goal for any athlete,” said Kurt Angle. “So can…

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FLASHBACK: HOW NIGERIAN WOMEN TEAM WON OLYMPIC SILVER MEDAL AT ATLANTA ‘96
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FLASHBACK: HOW NIGERIAN WOMEN TEAM WON OLYMPIC SILVER MEDAL AT ATLANTA ‘96

Nigeria had a glorious closing moment as the curtain was about to fall on the…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: NIGERIA’S ‘DREAM TEAM’ BECOMES 1ST NON-EUROPEAN OLYMPIC GOLD WINNERS IN 68 YEARS
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: NIGERIA’S ‘DREAM TEAM’ BECOMES 1ST NON-EUROPEAN OLYMPIC GOLD WINNERS IN 68 YEARS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 3 August 1996, the Nigeria men’s football team beat…

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FLASHBACK: HAKEEM OLAJUWON WINS OLYMPIC GOLD WITH US DREAM TEAM
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FLASHBACK: HAKEEM OLAJUWON WINS OLYMPIC GOLD WITH US DREAM TEAM

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AJUNWA BECOMES 1ST BLACK AFRICAN OLYMPIC GOLD WINNER ON THE FIELD
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AJUNWA BECOMES 1ST BLACK AFRICAN OLYMPIC GOLD WINNER ON THE FIELD

After various setbacks in her career, Police woman, Chioma Ajunwa on this date, 2 August…

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IOC MAY ALLOW OPENING CEREMONY MINUTE’S SILENCE AS PROTEST SOLUTION FOR TOKYO 2020
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IOC MAY ALLOW OPENING CEREMONY MINUTE’S SILENCE AS PROTEST SOLUTION FOR TOKYO 2020

BY MIKE ROWBOTTOM A minute’s silence at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics…

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MUHAMMAD ALI’S ATLANTA 1996 TORCH DONATED TO IOC
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MUHAMMAD ALI’S ATLANTA 1996 TORCH DONATED TO IOC

BY MICAHEL PAVITT. Former Formula One group chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has donated the original…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FALILAT OGUNKOYA BECOMES NIGERIA’S 1ST INDIVIDUAL FEMALE OLYMPIC MEDALLIST
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FALILAT OGUNKOYA BECOMES NIGERIA’S 1ST INDIVIDUAL FEMALE OLYMPIC MEDALLIST

BY KUNLE SOLAJA On this date, 29 July 1996, Falilat Ogunkoya became Nigeria’s first individual…

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OLYMPICS WITHOUT FANS WOULD BE POSSIBLE, JAPANESE POLITICIAN CLAIMS
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OLYMPICS WITHOUT FANS WOULD BE POSSIBLE, JAPANESE POLITICIAN CLAIMS

BY MICHAEL PAVITT Tokyo would be able to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games behind…

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QATAR TO BID FOR 2032 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES
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QATAR TO BID FOR 2032 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES

The Qatar Olympic Committee has announced its interest in hosting an Olympic and Paralympics as…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: NIGERIA WIN THREE OLYMPIC GAMES’ MEDALS IN ONE DAY
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: NIGERIA WIN THREE OLYMPIC GAMES’ MEDALS IN ONE DAY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 25 July 1992, the Nigerian camp at the Barcelona…

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IOC BOSS SAYS TOKYO 2020 CAN BE COMEBACK FESTIVAL OF SPORT AS ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN MARKED
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IOC BOSS SAYS TOKYO 2020 CAN BE COMEBACK FESTIVAL OF SPORT AS ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN MARKED

IOC president, Thomas Bach believes Tokyo 2020 will be the “great comeback festival of sport”…

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CANCER SURVIVOR, STARS IN TOKYO 2020 NEW ONE-YEAR-TO-GO COUNTDOWN
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CANCER SURVIVOR, STARS IN TOKYO 2020 NEW ONE-YEAR-TO-GO COUNTDOWN

But for the postponement occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would have…

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MUSIC COMPOSED FOR MOSCOW 1980 OLYMPICS PERFORMED AGAIN TO MARK 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GAMES
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MUSIC COMPOSED FOR MOSCOW 1980 OLYMPICS PERFORMED AGAIN TO MARK 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GAMES

Music composed for the Moscow 1980 Olympics has been performed once again to mark the…

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ORIGINAL PIERRE DE COUBERTIN DRAWING OF OLYMPIC RINGS GOES FOR AUCTIONING
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ORIGINAL PIERRE DE COUBERTIN DRAWING OF OLYMPIC RINGS GOES FOR AUCTIONING

An original drawing of the Olympic rings sketched by Baron Pierre de Coubertin is set…

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CREATOR OF 1980 MOSCOW OLYMPICS MASCOT DIES AT 84
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CREATOR OF 1980 MOSCOW OLYMPICS MASCOT DIES AT 84

Viktor Chizhikov, the creator of the brown bear mascot Misha for the 1980 Moscow Summer…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST TIME NIGERIA’S FLAG FLIES AT OLYMPICS
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST TIME NIGERIA’S FLAG FLIES AT OLYMPICS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 19 July 1952, the XV Summer Olympic Games opened…

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BACH TO STAND FOR RE-ELECTION AS IOC PRESIDENT IN 2021
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BACH TO STAND FOR RE-ELECTION AS IOC PRESIDENT IN 2021

Thomas Bach has confirmed his intention to run for a second term as President of…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: CARL LEWIS BREAKS 100M’S 10 SECONDS BARRIER
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: CARL LEWIS BREAKS 100M’S 10 SECONDS BARRIER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 16 July 1988, American sprinter, Carl Lewis broke the…

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IOC BOSS RELUCTANT TO HOLD TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
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IOC BOSS RELUCTANT TO HOLD TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Banning fans from the Tokyo Olympics is “clearly something we don’t want”, International Olympic Committee…

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