Category: Olympics

Olympics: Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020 – Reuters
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Olympics: Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020 – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, during a media opportunity in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) – Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of…

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Olympics: Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium for 2020 – The New York Times
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Olympics: Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium for 2020 – The New York Times

TOKYO — Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympic Games, the site’s owners said on Tuesday.The Japan Sports Council said the final work had been completed on Thursday with just the final quality and safety checks remaining before the stadium opens next month.It will…

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2020 Olympics: Tokyo completes construction of stadium – P.M. News
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2020 Olympics: Tokyo completes construction of stadium – P.M. News

Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, during a media opportunity in Tokyo, Japan. (REUTERS/Issei Kato) Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympic Games, the site’s owners…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigerian Breweries Plc Restates Support for Team Nigeria – THISDAYLIVE – THISDAY Newspapers
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigerian Breweries Plc Restates Support for Team Nigeria – THISDAYLIVE – THISDAY Newspapers

Nigerian Breweries Plc, Nigeria’s foremost brewing company, has restated its commitment towards the development of sports in Nigeriaas one of the major sponsors of Team Nigeria to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Speaking during a state house dinner held at Aso Rock Villa, Abuja in honour of the President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas…

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Olympics ouster: NFF slams U23 Eagles – Daily Sun
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Olympics ouster: NFF slams U23 Eagles – Daily Sun

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed disappointment over the  the exit of the Under23 national team from the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Olympic Eagles crashed out of the tournament on Friday after playing out a goalless draw with the Amaglug-glug of South Africa in the their last group…

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2020 Olympics: Nigeria fails to qualify for tournament – Daily Post Nigeria
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2020 Olympics: Nigeria fails to qualify for tournament – Daily Post Nigeria

Cup holders, Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following a dire 0-0 draw with South Africa on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw on the night was not enough to see the Eagles through to the semi-finals. The result meant they finished…

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2020 Olympics: Nigeria fails to qualify for tournament – Daily Post Nigeria

Cup holders, Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following a dire 0-0 draw with South Africa on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw on the night was not enough to see the Eagles through to the semi-finals. The result meant they finished…

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Nigeria miss out on Olympics as Faleye wastes great chance – Daily Trust
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Nigeria miss out on Olympics as Faleye wastes great chance – Daily Trust

HomeSportsNigeria miss out on Olympics as Faleye wastes great chanceADVERTISEMENT Nigeria missed out on a chance to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games football tournament when they were held 0-0 by South Africa in Cairo on Friday. Unmarked Sunday Faleye wasted a great chance to snatch victory for the Nigerians in the final minute…

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Olympics Eagles vs South Africa U23 with semifinal at stake – Fcnaija
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Olympics Eagles vs South Africa U23 with semifinal at stake – Fcnaija

African Football By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 15/11/2019 Olympics Eagles face South Africa U23 with a semifinal at stake at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations at Al-Salam Stadium in Egypt on Friday night.Imama Amapakabo’s men started their campaign on a disappointing note going down to a 1-0 defeat against Cote d’Ivoire but they rallied back to…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigeria athletes to camp in Kisarazu City – Vanguard
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigeria athletes to camp in Kisarazu City – Vanguard

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday DareAs Nigeria firms up preparations towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the organic Japanese City of Kisarazu as the camp venue for Team Nigeria. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, made…

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2020 Olympics: Tokyo unveils 2020 gymnastics venue – The Punch
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2020 Olympics: Tokyo unveils 2020 gymnastics venue – The Punch

A custom-built $188 million gymnastics venue inspired by traditional Japanese building techniques and using wood from around the country was unveiled by organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday. The futuristic-looking Ariake Gymnastics Centre in central Tokyo uses 2,300 cubic metres of wood and is intended to hark back to methods that predate the…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigeria’s Beach Volleyball Team Optimistic Of Qualifying – Channels Television
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigeria’s Beach Volleyball Team Optimistic Of Qualifying – Channels Television

Nigeria’s beach volleyball coach, John Iwerinma is optimistic the country will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.Iwerinma expressed his optimism after Nigeria lost to Canada 2-0 (21-11, 22-20) at the ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar.He said the players played with a high level of dedication, selflessness and determination but were beaten by the…

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Ceballos: I want to go to the Olympics and Euro 2020, I don’t care about not having holidays – MARCA.com
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Ceballos: I want to go to the Olympics and Euro 2020, I don’t care about not having holidays – MARCA.com

Spain Determined to succeed at Real MadridArsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos, who is on loan from Real Madrid, is hoping to have a busy summer in 2020 by being selected for Spain’s squad at the Olympic Games and the European Championship.The midfielder recognises that there is room for him to grow, while his importance at Arsenal has…

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Missing 2020 Olympics painful – Okeke – The Punch
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Missing 2020 Olympics painful – Okeke – The Punch

Nigeria’s defender Chidinma Okeke (L) vies with Germany’s midfielder Svenja Huth during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup round of sixteen football match between Germany and Nigeria, on June 22, 2019, at the Stades des Alpes stadium in Grenoble, central eastern France. (Photo by Jean-Philippe KSIAZEK / AFP) Sodiq Oyeleke Super Falcons defender, Chidinma Okeke,…

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Tokyo Olympics: Falcons crash as I’Coast advance – The Punch
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Tokyo Olympics: Falcons crash as I’Coast advance – The Punch

•Super Falcons Regina Otu and Ivory Coast players in action during their second leg qualifiers for the 2020 Olympic Games at the Agege Stadium, Lagos… on Monday Kelvin Ekerete Super Falcons interim coach, Christopher Danjuma, has apologised to Nigerians for failing to qualify the women senior national team for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo…

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