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Olympics: Dream Team VI beat Honduras to win Bronze

John Mikel Obi was the star, giving all three assists as the Olympic Eagles got Nigeria’s first medal at the Rio Olympics after edging Honduras 3-2 in the men’s football event bronze medal match in Belo Horizonte on Saturday. Umar ...

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Bolt declares himself the greatest after ‘triple treble’

Jamaican track master, Usain Bolt stormed to an unprecedented ‘triple treble’ of Olympic golds at the Rio Games on Friday, promptly declaring himself “the greatest”. He won gold medals in the 100m and 200m made it a repeat of Beijing ...

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Video: Usain Bolt completes “double treble”, wins 200m title

Usain Bolt won a third successive Olympic 200m gold on Thursday to keep his hopes of an unprecedented “triple triple” alive. The victory was Bolt’s 13th individual world or Olympic sprint title from a possible 14 since he jumped to ...

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Olympics: Energetic Germans hammer Nigeria 2-0 to reach final

Nigeria’s U-23, Dream Team VI, on Wednesday failed to progress to the final of the men’s soccer Olympic tournament as they lost o-2 to Germany at the Corinthians Arena. It was Lukas Klostermann who got an early goal in the ...

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OLYMPICS: Usain Bolt wins third 100m gold

Usain Bolt has won a third consecutive 100m gold, after reaching the final in 9.81 seconds!He crossed the line first, securing his place as the greatest sprinter of all time. Justin Gatlin of the United States came second in 9.89 ...

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Olympics: Mikel, Umar score to set up semi-final encounter with Germany

Nigeria’s Dream Team VI booked a place with Germany in the semi-final of the male football event of the Rio Olympics after defeating Denmark 2-0 at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil. Nigeria went into the match without team ...

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Nigerian Army football team gains promotion to Division One

The Nigerian Army  Football Team (Green Beret Football Club) today at Ibadan won the Nation Wide League Division  Two. By this feat, the Green Beret FC has gained promotion to the Nation Wide League Division One. Information from Colonel Sani ...

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Mikel Obi did not pay anything, we paid! – Dalung

Nigeria’s Ministry of Youth and Sports says it has seen news that Team Nigeria’s Captain John Mikel Obi paid hotel bills accruing from the 8 unaccredited players and officials in Rio with the National U-23 team.Reacting to the news, the ...

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OLYMPIC: Nigeria gets Denmark in quarter-finals, other fixtures

Despite Wednesday’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of Colombia, Nigeria’s dream team VI still finished Group B winners, while Brazil put in a great performance to top Group A in the final match of the group stage. This development means ...

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Olympic: Aruna Quadri bows to world number one

Aruna Quadri’s sensational run of form and his hopes of winning Nigeria’s and Africa’s first men’s singles table tennis Olympic medal were dashed at Rio 2016. The Nigerian star had succeeded in stopping some big names on his way to ...

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