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Rio Olympics workers threaten to sue over delayed salary payments

Rio Olympics workers threaten to sue over delayed salary payments

Nearly 2½ months after the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, hundreds of workers still haven’t been paid and are planning to sue the local organising committee to get their...

Okagbare blames new coach for Olympic fail

Okagbare blames new coach for Olympic fail

Reigning Commonwealth Games fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare, has revealed that the change in coaching staff was responsible for her unimpressive performance at the Rio...

Buhari presents Nigeria's Olympic team, orders release of funds

Buhari presents Nigeria’s Olympic team, orders release of funds

Nigeria’s Olympic team look set for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday presenting Team Nigeria to the Nigeria...

Brazil to boost Olympics security after Nice attack

Brazil to boost Olympics security after Nice attack

Brazil said Friday it will bolster security for next month’s Olympics in Rio following the truck attack in the French city of Nice. Brazil’s interim president...

AFN releases 35-member list for Rio Olympics

AFN releases 35-member list for Rio Olympics

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, has released a list of 35 athletes to represent the country in the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The athletes were selected...

Maria Sharapova to miss Rio Olympics

Maria Sharapova to miss Rio Olympics

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will miss the Rio Olympics after her doping appeal was postponed until September by the Court of Arbitration for Sport...

All Nigeria Championships: Seye Ogunlewe still Nigeria's fastest man

All Nigeria Championships: Seye Ogunlewe still Nigeria’s fastest man

Seye Ogunlewe remains Nigeria’s fastest man after defending his national 100m title on Friday at the ongoing All Nigeria Championships in Sapele Delta state. The...

Mikel available for Olympics, says Siasia

Mikel available for Olympics, says Siasia

Nigeria’s Olympic team coach, Samson Siasia has declared midfielder John Mikel Obi available for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, cooling fears that the Chelsea...

Bolt could miss the Olympics after hamstring tear

Bolt could miss the Olympics after hamstring tear

Usain Bolt could miss the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after he suffered a hamstring tear during the Jamaican Olympic trials. The sprinter – who set both the 100m and...

Olympic trials for Athletics to hold in Sapele

Olympic trials for Athletics to hold in Sapele

Nigeria’s national athletics trials to select the team to represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Sapele, the president of the...