LIVE

Paris 2024

Paris 2024: Remembering Nigeria’s most successful Olympics outing in Atlanta ‘96

Paris 2024: Remembering Nigeria’s most successful Olympics outing in Atlanta ‘96

Nigeria has always been regarded as one of Africa’s most sport-inclined nations, with a track record of successes in various fields and events to back its claim. With a population of over 200 million people, Nigeria as a nation is always expected to perform well in any sports event, with a wide array of domestic and international talents at its disposal. With the Paris 2024 Olympics...

Paris 2024: Tobi Amusan named Nigeria’s flag bearer, Opeyori selected team captain

Paris 2024: Tobi Amusan named Nigeria’s flag bearer, Opeyori selected team captain

World record holder Tobi Amusan has been selected as Nigeria's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The Ogun state-born hurdler, will lead the Nigerian contingent when the opening ceremony takes centre stage on July 26 at the Seine, the city’s main water artery. Amusan is the current world record holder in the 100 metres hurdles with a time of 12.12...

Paris 2024: Athletes village officially opens in Paris to welcome participants 

Ahead of the commencement of the much-anticipated 2024 Olympic Games, the athletes village officially opened in Paris on Thursday to welcome its first residents as crews from Australia, Brazil, Argentina, and Kenya arrived at the village. The athletes village, which is located in the north of Paris, encompasses an area of about 54 hectares (about 540,000 square metres) and can house nearly 14,500 people, including 9,000...

Paris 2024: Ranking Nigeria’s best athletes at Olympics

Paris 2024: Ranking Nigeria’s best athletes at Olympics

All eyes will be on the French capital of Paris on July 26 for the opening ceremony of the 2024 summer Olympic Games. Over 10,000 athletes from 206 countries will converge in the European city and Nigeria will have 90 athletes on parade in 12 sports discipline. Nigeria have appeared in 16 Olympics since their debut appearance in 1952 and they have a total of 27...

Paris 2024: Nigeria Sports Ministry names 87-athlete list

Paris 2024: Nigeria Sports Ministry names 87-athlete list

The Nigerian Sports Ministry has announced a strong list of 87 athletes that will fly the country's flag at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. The games, which are scheduled to hold from July 26th to August 11th, will see Team Nigeria vie for medals alongside athletes from 193 countries across the globe. The list comprises of 36 athletes - 18 men and 18 women partaking...