Tag: medal

AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Nigeria gets third medal at the Paralympics (WATCH)

Nigeria’s Esther Oyema has gotten the third medal for the country at the ongoing 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio on Saturday. ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 10, 2016

5 reasons why Nigeria’s medal hopes at the Olympics remain a pipe dream

by Ezinne Ajoku Nigerians are a tale of thriving in the midst of adversity; succeeding in spite of challenges and ...

January 17, 2013

Just In: Lance Armstrong stripped of Sydney Olympics medal

Lance Armstrong has been stripped of the Olympic bronze medal he won in Sydney in 2000, the International Olympic Committee ...

October 11, 2012

TICKER: Nigerian asked to return Olympic silver medal

Nigerian men 4x400m team at the Sydney 2000 Olympics elevated to the position of gold by the International Olympic Committee ...

August 30, 2012

Yes we can: Nigerian Paralympic powerlifter Yakubu Adesokan wins gold, breaks world record

by Akan Ido Yakubu Adesokan has taken gold in the men’s 48kg power-lifting competition at the ongoing Paralympics taking place ...

August 5, 2012

Andy Murray finally trumps Federer to win Olympic tennis gold medal

by Isi Esene Exactly one month after Roger Federer beat Andy Murray to claim his 17th grand slam title on ...

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