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    Sports Team Nigeria Land In Rio For Paralympic Games

    Nigeria’s team to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games has arrived in Rio, Brazil Completesportsnigeria.com reports. A total of 23 athletes accompanied by 12 officials including medical personnel, helpers, loaders and team administrators arrived at the games village Sunday evening, the special...
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    Sports President Buhari Proud of Nigeria’s Performance in Rio Olympics - Dalung

    Youth and Sports Development minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung yesterday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari was happy with the performance of Team Nigeria at the just concluded 2016 Olympic Games. Rising from his meeting with the president whom he had gone to brief on the outcome of...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: 9 Funny Games Nigerian Athletes Would Have Easily Won Gold Medals

    The 2016 Rio Olympics is about winding up with just two days left for the event which comes up once in four years. The games just like London 2012 has not been a good outing for Nigeria. With no medal won yet, Team Nigeria is prepared to return home just as they went to Brazil. The only hope...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Nigeria Qualifies for 4 x 100m Relay Final

    Team Nigeria has one more chance to win a Gold medal at the Rio Olympics before it ends this weekend after Blessing Okagbare alongside Gloria Asumnu, Jennifer Madu and Agnes Osazuwa qualified for the finals of women’s 4x100m relay. The Nigerian quartet who finished in 42.55 seconds came...
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    Sports Team Nigeria’s Kits Finally Arrive Rio 3 Days to End of Olympics Games

    Three days to the end of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Team Nigeria took delivery of the much awaited kits after most of the athletes had concluded their events with some already back to their bases. A top official of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria who disclosed this to Sports Vanguard...
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    Sports ‘I Won't Represent This Country Again’ – Mariam Usman Blasts Nigeria

    Even before she left the shores of Nigeria for Brazil, Mariam Usman knew that winning a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics would be a tough call. Mariam The Commonwealth medallist in the +75kg in weightlifting says she has lost the urge to represent Nigeria at international events. Mariam was...
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    Sports We Have No Clothes to Prevent Us From Cold – Nigerian Athletes Cry Out in Rio

    As the track and field events of the Rio 2016 Olympics begin today, Nigerian athletes have cried out about lack of equipment and proper clothing to weather the storm. Over all Nigerian athletes have poor dressers at the Games. And as driving rains and cold winds sweep through Rio athletes...
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    Sports Why I Missed Rio Opening Ceremony – Team Nigeria Captain, Mikel Obi

    John Mikel Obi, captain of Dream Team VI and the Olympic contingent, is yet to overcome his absence from the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Speaking with London Evening Standard, Mikel recalled how the flight delay with the Nigerian soccer team saw him miss the perfect...
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    Sports Nigerian Athletes Dress in Track Suit at Rio Opening Ceremony, Official Outfits Not Ready [PHOTOS]

    Sports Journalist, Colin Udoh and Aleander Wolff - a sports writer currently covering the Rio Olympics has shared photos of Nigeria’s athletes dressed in track suits at the rio opening ceremony. The team according to the journalists have to make do with tracks because the official opening...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Dalung Had No Right to Name Mikel Team Captain - Henry Nwosu

    Henry Nwosu, former Green Eagles captain, Henry Nwosu, has faulted the action of the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung in naming Chelsea of England star, John Mikel Obi, Team Nigeria Captain to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. “The minister or the sports ministry has no business naming or...
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    Sports Nigeria’s 4x400m Women’s Relay Team Disqualified From Rio 2016 Olympics

    The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has disqualified Nigerian Athlete Tosin Adeloye from participating in the 2016 Olympics scheduled to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to Complete Sports, Adeloye was disqualified after she tested positive to a...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Union Bank, Mikel Donate Cash to Team Nigeria

    The Union Bank of Nigeria Plc on Tuesday donated N30 million to the Nigeria Olympic Committee to support the nation’s participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Donating the money, Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaiden, the Head, Corporate Communications of Union Bank, said that the money was for both...
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    Sports Mikel To Captain Team Nigeria at Rio Olympics

    Super Eagles star, John Obi Mikel has been named the Team Nigeria captain for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The sports ministry in Nigeria stated that the Chelsea midfielder has been picked as he is regarded as “a role model to the upcoming athletes.” The 29-year-old is...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: 'Broke' Team Nigeria Can’t Pay Visa Fees for Athletes

    The ‘poor’ preparation by Team Nigeria for this year’s Rio Olympic Games has taken a new dimension if the revelation by an official of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) yesterday is anything to go by. Nigerian athletes are expected to jet out to Durban South Africa later this week...
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