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Canadian footballer, Quinn  becomes the first openly transgender person to compete at the Olympics

Canadian footballer Quinn has become the first openly transgender athlete to participate in the Olympics.    Quinn, 25, who is nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns,...

Chinese weightlifter wins gold on one leg  (Photos)

Chinese weightlifter, Li Fabin used his signature one-legged ‘flamingo’ style to correct his balance and secure victory by winning gold on his one leg at the...

Tokyo 2020 Table tennis: ”She was too good for me”

Nigeria’s Tennis Singles women representative at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Offiong Edem has taken to social media to explain, after she was knocked out on Monday by...

‘Because we beat team USA and Argentina, everyone thinks we have arrived’ – Nigeria’s Male Basketball coach, Mike Brown reacts to 67-84 loss to Australia

Nigeria’s Male Basketball Team, D’Tigers head coach, Mike Brown says his team has a long way to go if they hope to be regarded amongst the best...

Entire Dutch rowing team to isolate from rivals after positive COVID-19 tests

The Dutch entire rowing team has agreed to separate itself from other competitors after one of its athletes, a coach, and a staff member all tested positive for...

Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron at Opening Ceremony (Photos)

World No. 2 tennis player, Naomi Osaka, who represents Japan, was given the honour to serve as the final Olympic torchbearer for the Tokyo Olympic Games, lighting the...

Photos from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics 

  The Opening ceremony of the Olympic Games started today, Friday 23rd July in Tokyo, Japan. The Games which is not open to fans – the very first time this will...

Guinea pulls out of Games over ‘resurgence of COVID variants’

Guinea has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, citing a “resurgence of COVID variants”.   Guinean Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow announced the...

US first lady, Jill Biden touches down in Japan for the Tokyo Olympics (photos)

Jill Biden has landed in Tokyo, Japan ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony for the 2021 summer Olympic games. This marks her first solo trip abroad as a first...

Olympics opening ceremony director sacked for Holocaust joke

Tokyo Olympics organisers have fired the opening ceremony director after historical footage emerged of Kentaro Kobayashi making jokes about the Holocaust.  A clip was...