Rowing and Canoeing: Nigeria, other African countries for 2024 Olympics qualifier in Abuja

November 10, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Nigeria Rowing, Canoeing and Sailing Federation, (NRCSF), has assured that the forthcoming 9th African Canoe Sprint Championship will be a huge success. The championship which is a Continental Olympic Qualification series is billed to take place from November 20-27, 2023 at Jabi Lake, Abuja. Speaking in an interview after a visit to the office of the minister of Sports Read More

Coach releases final 12-man Black Stallions for Olympic Games Rugby qualifiers

September 15, 2023 Editor 0

The Nigeria rugby Coach, Steve Lewis has made public the 12-man roaster for the all-important Africa Cup 7s Rugby Tournament which starts on Saturday in Zimbabwe Coach Lewis made three changes to the team that had excellent run in the pre-Olympic qualifiers in Mauritius bringing in forward star player; Richard Adeniyi-Jones and two playmakers; Aristide Goualin who is making a Read More

2024 Paris Olympics: Organisers ban alcohol

June 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

VIPs can quaff champagne to their hearts’ delight while watching the Paris Olympics but the average fan will have to make do with soft drinks and water after organizers decided not to seek an exemption to a law prohibiting the sale of alcohol in stadiums. Under Evin’s Law, which has been in place since 1991, alcohol is banned from sale Read More

Pre-Olympic qualifiers: Nigeria zoom to quarter-final in Mauritius

June 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria rugby senior men’s national team, the Black Stallions, have cruised to the quarter-final stage of the ongoing 2024 pre-Olympic qualifiers holding in Mauritius The Black stallions kicked off their campaign on an impressive note with 24- 7 victory over Ghana in the first match of the day on Saturday In the second game boosted by their first win, Black Read More

Ukraine to boycott World Judo Championship

May 2, 2023 Editor 0

Ukrainian athletes will boycott this month’s World Judo Championships in Qatar over concerns about Russian and Belarussian participation. The International Judo Federation decided to allow athletes from Russia and Belarus to compete as neutrals. The decision will allow judokas from those countries to participate in qualifying for the 2024 Olympic Games.“We have decided not to participate in the World Championships,” Read More