Category: Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Eye on Tokyo 2020 (Day 8)

‘The Eye on Tokyo 2020’ is perched on an invisible drone in the ceiling of Room XYZ, at the Grand Prince Hotel, New Takanawa, in downtown Tokyo. This is where Chief...

Eye on Tokyo 2020 (Day 11) – Golden Moments

There is greater honour in participating at the Olympics than in winning. The Nigerian will tell you to go sell that to the American Marines. He will also tell you that...

Eye On Tokyo 2020 (Day 10): Nigeria In Tokyo

There is a deafening silence in the Nigerian camp here in Tokyo. The number of Nigerian athletes has dwindled significantly. How the athletes that leave or stay on in...

The Bright Olympic History Prospect Denied By Injury

Enoch Adegoke’s bid to become the first Nigerian, man or woman to mount the podium for a blue ribband event medal at the Olympics was thwarted about 40 metres into the...

Tobi Amusan Zooms Into 110m Hurdles Final –

Reigning Africa and Commonwealth 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan Sunday became the second Nigerian woman to qualify for the final of the sprint hurdles at the...

Eye On Tokyo 2020 (Day 9)

A few days ago, ‘The Eye’ saw smoke approaching the Nigerian camp from a distance and screamed: ‘fire on the mountain’. A day later, it saw dark clouds...

AFN Shocked Over Athlete’s Provisional Suspension

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria,AFN, says it received with great shock the press release by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), suspending Blessing Okagbare for a...

African Record Feat Excites Nigeria’s Relay Team

Although they would have been hoping to at least make the final of their event at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, Nigeria’s Mixed 4x400m quartet comprising Emmanuel Ojeli,...

IOC Approves Samsung Galaxy Phones For Ineligible Nigerian Athletes

The International Olympic Committee, IOC, has finally granted the request of Team Nigeria for her 10 athletes who were declared ineligible to partake in the Tokyo 2020...

Eye On Tokyo 2020 (Day 6); Chitty-Chat with Sunday Dare –Odegbami

It finally happened.No, The Eye did not have a conversation with the Honourable Minister of Sports, Chief Sunday Dare. What happened was much more than that. You have to...