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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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Tokyo scrambles to prepare for massive typhoon – Arab News
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Tokyo scrambles to prepare for massive typhoon – Arab News

A powerful storm approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, disrupting a Formula One Grand Prix and rugby World Cup, and raising fears of transport chaos.#Japan #Typhoon #Tokyo- For more on this story: https://bit.ly/2M6oCqd- For more videos, visit Arab News: https://bit.ly/2revxC2- Subscribe to our…

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Tokyo Braces for the Hottest Olympics Ever – The New York Times
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Tokyo Braces for the Hottest Olympics Ever – The New York Times

In 1964, the Tokyo Olympics were held in October. There was a reason for that. It was hot then. It’s hotter now.ImageAn Indian field hockey player used a misting fan to cool off during a match in Tokyo in August. CreditCreditChang W. Lee/The New York TimesOct. 10, 2019, 12:05 a.m. ETTOKYO — Japanese summers are known…

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Falcons Tokyo 2020 Olympic Exit Heart-breaking, Says Oshoala – THISDAY Newspapers
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Falcons Tokyo 2020 Olympic Exit Heart-breaking, Says Oshoala – THISDAY Newspapers

Nigeria’s women’s captain Asisat Oshoala has described the Super Falcons’ early exit from the 2020 Olympic Games as “heart-breaking”. The African champions were knocked out on the away goals rule after drawing 1-1 with Ivory Coast in Lagos on Monday. “It’s very disappointing and a real heartbreak for us,” said Oshoala. “Obviously, it’s what I…

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Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s exit ‘heartbreaking’ – Oshoala – BBC Sport
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Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s exit ‘heartbreaking’ – Oshoala – BBC Sport

Asisat Oshoala’s Nigeria crashed out of 2020 Olympic qualifying on MondayNigeria’s women’s captain Asisat Oshoala has described the Super Falcons’ early exit from the 2020 Olympic Games as “heart-breaking”. The African champions were knocked out on the away goals rule after drawing 1-1 with Ivory Coast in Lagos on Monday.”It’s very disappointing and a real…

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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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A look at the top surprises in Tokyo and Beijing – Baseline
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A look at the top surprises in Tokyo and Beijing – Baseline

In Tokyo, top-seeded Novak Djokovic claimed his 76th career ATP title. (Getty Images) It has been a great week for the men’s top seeds in Asia. Novak Djokovic, who had not reached a final since claiming Wimbledon, suddenly came alive in Tokyo. Meanwhile at the China Open, Dominic Thiem captured his fourth title of the…

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Tokyo 2020: Ivorians hold Super Falcons to barren draw – Sports247
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Tokyo 2020: Ivorians hold Super Falcons to barren draw – Sports247

Hosts, Les Femelles Elephantes of Cote d’Ivoire battled African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria to a 0-0 draw in their Tokyo 2020 women’s football tournament African second round, first leg qualifying match in Abidjan on Thursday. The encounter at the Parc des Sports de Treichville saw both teams creating several opportunities but failing to put…

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Tokyo 2020: Ivorians draw goalless with Super Falcons – The Nation Newspaper
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Tokyo 2020: Ivorians draw goalless with Super Falcons – The Nation Newspaper

Agency Reporter Hosts Cote d’Ivoire battled African champions Super Falcons of Nigeria to a 0-0 draw on Thursday in Abidjan in the third round first leg match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers. The match at the Parc des Sports de Treichville saw both teams creating several opportunities but failing to put the ball in the…

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Team USA Basketball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – Latest news, rosters, qualifiers – ESPN.co.uk
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Team USA Basketball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – Latest news, rosters, qualifiers – ESPN.co.uk

Team USA enters the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo as the three-time defending gold medal winner, but is coming off a disappointing seventh-place finish at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, the worst finish ever in a major international competition by a team from the United States.Despite finishing seventh in China, Team USA has already qualified for…

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Tokyo 2020: African Games to Serve as Benchmark for Preparation, Says Dare – THISDAY Newspapers
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Tokyo 2020: African Games to Serve as Benchmark for Preparation, Says Dare – THISDAY Newspapers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare *Pledges to embrace public private partnership for maintenance of facilities Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, said Thursday in Abuja that Nigeria’s performance at the African Games in Morocco would serve as a benchmark for preparation for the 2020…

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Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons to regroup for Cote d’Ivoire – Daily Sun
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Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons to regroup for Cote d’Ivoire – Daily Sun

Ahead of the second round of the African qualifying series of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football tournament, a total of 30 home-based professionals will arrive at the Super Falcons’ hotel camp in Abuja on Sunday to kick-start preparations for the clash with the Senior Women National Team of Cote d’Ivoire. Seven overseas-based professionals will…

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Tokyo 2020: Falcons to Regroup for Cote d’Ivoire ahead of African Qualifier – THISDAY Newspapers
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Tokyo 2020: Falcons to Regroup for Cote d’Ivoire ahead of African Qualifier – THISDAY Newspapers

Ahead of the second round of the African qualifying series of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football tournament, a total of 30 home-based professionals will arrive at the Super Falcons’ hotel camp in Abuja on Sunday to kick-start preparations for the clash with the Senior Women National Team of Cote d’Ivoire. Seven overseas-based professionals will…

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Tokyo 2020: Nigerians Want Olympic Medals, Not Stories, Says Dare – THISDAY Newspapers
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Tokyo 2020: Nigerians Want Olympic Medals, Not Stories, Says Dare – THISDAY Newspapers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare  Orders federations to begin preparations for Olympics Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has ordered national sports federations to immediately begin preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. With just one bronze medal to show for Team Nigeria’s participation…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers test snow machine to beat the heat – BBC News
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers test snow machine to beat the heat – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJapan tests spraying fake snow to tackle the summer heat ahead of the OlympicsIt was 25C (77F) in Tokyo, but snow fell in well-ordered flurries at a canoeing event in the Japanese capital.It wasn’t freak weather, but the latest innovation being tested by 2020 Olympics organisers hoping…

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