Olympics: Nigeria’s Medal Hopes Dim as Brume, Ejovwokoghene Oduduru Crash Out

Ese Brume (l) and Ejovwokoghene Oduduru (r) LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s quest for an Olympic medal continued on a woeful note in the early hours of Thursday after two of the country’s medal hopes, Ese Brume and Ejowvokoghene Oduduru, failed to soar at their separate events. Brume, a track and field athlete who specialises in the long More...

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By admin On Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Japanese Surgeon Donates $200k to Nigeria Dream Team, Promises Players Winning Bonus

Nigeria ’s Olympic football coach Samson Siasia, NFF president and Mikel obi LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)- A Japanese plastic surgeon, Katsuya Takasu has donated $200,000 to Nigeria’s Olympic football team More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Rio Olympics: Ese Brume Qualifies for Long Jump Final as Okagbare Falters Again

Ese Brume LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Team Nigeria’s Efe Brume is through to the final of the women’s long jump event at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics. Brume, the only African in the final, qualified as More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Rio Olympic: Ejovwokoghene Oduduru Gives Bolt Hot Chase, Finishes Second in 200 Meter (PHOTOS)

Ejovwokoghene Oduduru and Bolt after the race LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Olympian runner Ejovwokoghene Oduduru finished in second place in the 200 meter with a speed of 20.34 seconds. He gave famed More...

By admin On Sunday, August 14th, 2016
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Olympics: Okagbare Crashes Out of 100m Final as Nigerian Boxer, Efe Cruises to Q-Final

Nigeria boxer, Efe Ajagba on red LAGOS AUGUST 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s sprint queen Blessing Okagbare crashed out in Rio Olympics 100m semi-final, as she placed 3rd in her heat with a time of 11.09seconds. More...

By admin On Sunday, August 14th, 2016
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Buhari Cheers Eagle to Victory, Urges Them to Go for Gold

LAGOS AUGUST 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A cheering President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday night praised the indomitable spirit of the Nigerian soccer team to the Olympics Games, which saw them flying over Denmark 2-0 to qualify More...

By admin On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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‘Why Okagbare May Not Perform in Rio Olympic’

Okagbare LAGOS AUGUST 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former national athletics coach Toni Urhobo has cast doubt over Blessing Okagbare’s medal chances at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Okagbare, who won gold in the 100m and More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Shocking: Fraudsters Empty Super Eagles Player, Onazi’s Credit Card

Super Eagles Player, Onazi LAGOS AUGUST 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian midfielder currently signed to Turkish club after a long spell in Lazio, Italy took to Twitter to announce an act of fraud that has been committed More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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JUST IN: Nigeria Olympic Football Team Finally Lands in Brazil Ahead of Group B Clash

Nigeria Dream Team just arriving in Brazil LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s Olympics football team, Dream Team VI, has finally landed in Manaus, Brazil ahead of their Group B clash against Japan in the More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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A Day to First Match Nigeria Olympic Football Team Still Stranded in Atlanta

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A day to the first the Nigerian U23 football team to Rio 2016 is still stranded in their training base in America leaving players and team officials dazed and frustrated as they More...