Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeats Honduras to clinch bronze medal

Nigeria defeated Honduras 3-2 to win the Rio 2016 men’s Olympics football at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday evening. Pinto Jorge Luis’ side entered Saturday’s game hoping to restore some pride following a 6-0 semi-final drubbing against hosts Brazil. However, they were undermined as Sadiq Umar’s brace and Aminu Umar strike ensured… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeats Honduras to clinch bronze medal

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 4×100m relay as he makes Olympics history

Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games when Jamaica successfully defended the 4×100 meters relay crown in Rio on Friday. Two days shy of his 30th birthday, Bolt anchored his country to victory in 37.27 seconds so adding… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 4×100m relay as he makes Olympics history

Rio Olympics 2016: Britain’s Andy Murray makes history as he retains tennis championship title

Britain’s Andy Murray added the Rio 2016 Olympic men’s tennis gold medal to his Wimbledon triumph on Sunday, retaining his Olympics championship title. Murray’s stellar year showed no sign of stopping as he successfully defended his title, defeating Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5. The world No. 2 tennis star, who beat… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Britain’s Andy Murray makes history as he retains tennis championship title

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt makes history as he wins 100m track event

Usain Bolt stormed to victory in the 100 meters final in 9.81 seconds and became the first man to win three successive Olympic titles on the track. The Jamaican superstar trailed arch-rival Justin Gatlin, roundly booed by the Rio crowd for his doping past, until the 70 meter mark but then swept past the American,… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt makes history as he wins 100m track event

Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeat Denmark 2-0 to clinch semifinals spot

Dream Team VI are through to the semi-finals of the Olympics after two goals downed their European opponents John Obi Mikel and Aminu Umar strikes sent Nigeria into the semi-finals of the Olympics at the expense of Denmark, as Samson Siasia’s side ran out 2-0 winners in Salvador. Much has been made of Oghenekaro Etebo’s… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeat Denmark 2-0 to clinch semifinals spot

Olympics host, Rio de Janeiro declares financial state of emergency

Rio de Janeiro’s governor declared a state of financial emergency on Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfill obligations for public services during the Olympics that start Aug. 5. Emergency measures are needed to avoid “a total collapse in public security, health, education, transport and environmental management,” a decree in the state’s Official Gazette… Read More Olympics host, Rio de Janeiro declares financial state of emergency