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‘Nigeria Not Leaving Rio Without An Olympic Medal’ – Dalung

Nigeria’s sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has re-assured Nigerians that the efforts of Nigerians competing at the Rio Olympics would not be in vain...

JUST IN: Superstar Gymnast Simone Biles Makes History With 4th Gold Medal Win

It’s official: Simone Biles is the first U.S. gymnast ever to win four Olympic gold medals. After winning the team final and individual all-around title...

Rio 2016: Female Bahamas Sprinter Dives To Win 400m Gold (SNAPSHOT)

After Wayde van Niekerk's astonishing performance in the men's 400 metre final, in which he demolished Michael Johnson's world record, the women's race had...

After Dalung’s Denials, Sports Ministry Refunds Mikel Obi’s $4,600

Solomon Dalung, Nigeria’s minister of sports, has assured players and officials of the team that they will be given all that is due to...

Rio 2016: Sensational 19-Year-Old Simone Biles Wins 3rd Olympic Gold

American gymnast, Simone Biles won a gold medal for the third time in the Rio Olympics in the final vault. She scored 15.900 for her...

Rio Gold: Fiji Declares National Holiday To Celebrate First Olympic Medal

Fiji, a tiny Pacific nation, has declared a public holiday to celebrate the receipt of its first ever Olympic medal. The country’s rugby team won...

Legend: Michael Phelps Wins 22nd Olympic Medal Beating 2,000 Year Record

Michael Phelps is used to rewriting history -- now he's eclipsing it too. You have to go back around 2,160 years, give a week or...

Reuben Abati: Tales From Rio Olympics

In some other countries of the world, a bronze medal at the Olympics is not something to be talked about or celebrated. Not even...

Olympics: Nigerian Journalists Welcomed To Rio With Power Outage

For about an hour, a section of Maracana area of Rio de Janeiro experienced power outage, jolting some Nigerian journalists, who just arrived from journey...

Solomon Dalung Apologises To Nigeria’s Olympic Football Team

Solomon Dalung, Nigeria's minister of youth and sports, has apologised to players and officials of the country’s Olympic football team, Dream Team VI, for...

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