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Oke and Amata carry the fight for Team NigeriaPosted:10-08-12
Doreen Amata and Tosin Oke restore some pride for Team Nigeria
Oborodudu falls to MichalikPosted:09-08-12
Blessing Oborodudu fell in her first bout at the Olympics after receiving a round one bye
Odumosu misses out in 400 hurdles finalPosted:09-08-12
Joke Odumosu was outrun in the 400m hurdles final
Mixed blessings in track and fieldPosted:08-08-12
There were disappointments and successes over the last two days of track and field
Argentina leave little comfort for D'TigersPosted:06-08-12
Argentina's first quarter proves decisive as D'Tigers lose out
Ogoke storms to victory in opening boutPosted:06-08-12
Edith Ogoke pulled off a shock win against Vystropova of Azerbaijan in the middleweight division
Usman gamble fails to yield medalPosted:06-08-12
Maryam Usman gambled on a pb giving her a medal in the weighlifting
French defeat wraps up D'Tigers campaignPosted:06-08-12
D'Tigers finished their first ever Olympic campaign against France with another battling performance
Odumosu runs a personal best in 400 hurdles semiPosted:06-08-12
Ayo Odumade watches Ajoke Odumosu run a personal best to make the Olympic 400m hurdles final
Ogoke bows out in middleweight quartersPosted:06-08-12
Edith Ogoke bowed out in the quarter finals after another all action performance
Okagbare misses out on 100m medalPosted:05-08-12
Blessing Okagbare misses out on a medal but Ayo Odumade says she can hold her head high after a series of personal bests
Okagbare and Asumnu advance in 100mPosted:04-08-12
Blessing Okagbare and Gloria Asumnu both advanced in the women's 100m
Encouraging draws for 100m menPosted:04-08-12
Nigeria's 100m got encouraging draws for their heats
Morton and George ease throughPosted:04-08-12
Amaechi Morton and Regina George ease through their heats
D'Tigers outclassed by USPosted:03-08-12
D'Tigers lost by a record margin to the US basketball dream team
Lithuania exact revenge with D'Tigers maulingPosted:01-08-12
Lithuania exacted revenge for defeat in Caracas with a dominant display in pool A
AIBA chief sees more women fighting in 2016Posted:01-08-12
Olympic boxing's governing body hopes more women will box at the Games in four years time
Ekpo loses out in weightliftingPosted:01-08-12
Felix Ekpo lost out in the clean and jerk section of his Group B 77kg division
Akinyemi bows out of K1 canoe slalomPosted:30-07-12
Johnathan Akinyemi ends his Olympic dream for 2012 at Lee Valley
Lawal bows out of London 2012 at first hurdlePosted:30-07-12
Lukmon Lawal loses in his first bout in the light heavyweight category
Nigeria's D'Tigers record opening winPosted:29-07-12
D'Tigers record an opening group game win against Tunisia
Olympics open with a British spectacularPosted:28-07-12
It was a celebration of Britain at the opening ceremony
Oshonaike wins, but Edem loses in preliminariesPosted:28-07-12
Olympic veteran Funke Oshonaike is safely through the table tennis prelims but Offiong Edem struggled
Toriola in comfortable winPosted:28-07-12
Segun Toriola advances to round one to join Quadri Aruna who received a bye
Only Aruna makes table tennis round twoPosted:28-07-12
There were mixed results for Nigeria in round one of the table tennis
Akanji outclassed by O'Neill in middleweight clashPosted:28-07-12
Muideen Akanji was outclassed by Darren O'Neill of Ireland
Usman to carry the flag at Games openingPosted:25-07-12
Weightlifter Mariam Usman has been chosen to lead Nigeria out at the Opening Ceremony
Nigeria awarded Sydney relay goldPosted:21-07-12
Nigeria were finally awarded the Olympic gold medal from the men's 4x400 metres relay at the Games in Sydney
All medallists to be drugs tested at OlympicsPosted:16-07-12
Anti- doping at London 2012 promises to be best yet
It's a New Nigerian World for LondonPosted:13-07-12
The Bank of Industry have created New World Nigeria to market the Nigerian economy at the Olympic Games.
D'Tigers overrun Dominica to earn Olympic ticketPosted:09-07-12
Nigeria will play in their first ever Olympic Games after surviving the toughest of challenges from the Dominican Republic
Another Caracas thriller for D'TigersPosted:06-07-12
Nigeria snatch victory over fancied Greece in the dying seconds of the quarter-final
DíTigers maul Lithuania in CaracasPosted:06-07-12
Nigerian heroics saw off a tired Lithuania to earn a quarter-final spot against Greece on Friday
Jonathan to hand over Team Nigeria to NOCPosted:04-07-12
The Grand Patron of the NOC, President Goodluck Jonathan, will officially handover Team Nigeria to the NOC at a ceremony at the Sheraton Hotel
D'Tigers Edged Out in Caracas ThrillerPosted:03-07-12
Nigeria just came up short in Group B's opening encounter in the Olympic Basketball Qualifying Tournament
CANUK to host Team Nigeria at Gala EventPosted:27-06-12
Nollywood, Music and Sports Stars and Nigerians in UK plan a Night of Stars for Team Nigeria, hosted by CANUK.
Mr Biggs supports Team NigeriaPosted:26-06-12
Fast food chain Mr Biggs has become the Official Food Partner to Team Nigeria at the London 2012 Olympics
Metu Reclaims 100m Title at Olympic TrialsPosted:21-06-12
Obinna Metu, the three-time champion, reclaimed the 100m title from Ogho Oghene Egwero in the Olympic trials in Calabar.
Okagbare Takes Women's 100m in Olympic TrialsPosted:20-06-12
Blessing Okagbare successfully defended her 100m title at the All Nigeria/CRS Athletics Championships.
Opening Ceremony details revealedPosted:12-06-12
Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle reveals details of the Opening Ceremony for the Games
NSC looks again at Nigerian Sports PrioritiesPosted:11-06-12
The National Sports Commission is to review its policy on the management of National Sports Federations.
IOC annouce free digital rights in Africa and AsiaPosted:07-06-12
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it will live stream the London 2012 Olympic Games in Nigeria
WADA add 'Olympic ban' to codePosted:02-06-12
An Olympic ban is on the horizon for serious drugs cheats
London 2012 ceremonial costumes launchedPosted:02-06-12
London 2012 Victory Ceremonies podiums, ceremonial costumes, make-up and flowers revealed
NOC hold Annual General Meeting in Akwa IbomPosted:25-05-12
The NOC held its latest Annual General Meeting at the Le Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort in Uyo, Akwa Ibom
NOC secure Nigerian Broadcast RightsPosted:24-05-12
The NOC have bought the broadcast rights to the London Games and ensured the Olympics remain on free to air channels in Nigeria
Ogoke wins Boxing Quota PlacePosted:21-05-12
Edith Ogoke wins a middlewight boxers place via the quota system
Olympic Flame arrives in BritainPosted:18-05-12
The Olympic Flame arrived in Britain ahead of its 70 day tour of the country
Four new Patrons for NOCPosted:16-05-12
Okoya-Thomas, Odogwu, Galadima, Kofo Nwokedi become NOC Patrons
London 2012 Olympic Flame is lit in GreecePosted:10-05-12
The London 2012 Olympic Flame was lit today in Greece ahead of the start of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on 18 May.
Rashidi Yekini passes away at 48Posted:05-05-12
Nigeriaís record goal scorer and one-time African Footballer Of The Year, Rashidi Yekini, has died.
Akanji joins Lawal and qualifies for LondonPosted:03-05-12
Muideen Akanji advanced to the semi-finals after a one sided victory to join Lukman Lawal in the semi-finals
Lawal makes boxing semis and London 2012Posted:02-05-12
Lukman Lawal, Adeshina Awolusi and Muideen Akanji remain on the road to London 2012 in the boxing qualifying tournament in Casablanca
NOC gives fans the chance to win an Olympic tripPosted:01-05-12
A new promotion launched by the NOC gives Nigerians the chance of a trip of a lifetime to London 2012
Two basketball qualifiers draw US Dream TeamPosted:30-04-12
Tow of the qualifiers from the Olympic basketball qualifying tournament have been pitched against the reigning Olympic and World champions
Nigeria's preparations are on trackPosted:26-04-12
With under 100 days to NOC president Sani Ndanusa gives an overview on Nigeria's preparations
IOC launch social media platformPosted:19-04-12
To mark 100 days the International Olympic Committee launch social media platform, 'Olympic Athletes' Hub'
Inspire a Generation is the official Games sloganPosted:18-04-12
Inspire a Generation has been revealed as the official motto for the London Olympics at a ceremony in Kew Gardens with the Games just 100 days away
Coe promises a Games to be proud ofPosted:18-04-12
Lord Coe says the excitement is tangible with just 100 days to go to London 2012
Weighlifters take two more slots for Team NigeriaPosted:05-04-12
Nigeria's weighlifters took the two slots available at an African Championships dominated by Nigeria
Proctor and Gamble join NOC partnersPosted:02-04-12
Proctor and Gamble have become the latest company to partner with the NOC in the run-up to the London Olympics
Jonathan becomes NOC Grand PatronPosted:29-03-12
President Goodluck Jonathan becomes the Grand Patron of the NOC and sets a medal target for London 2012
Dekaizen appointed NOC event managerPosted:28-03-12
Dekaizen Worldwide Limited have been appointed as event mangers for the Naija Olympic Fanfest Tour 2012
NOC begin working with the IEIPosted:28-03-12
The NOC have entered into a partnership with the International Energy Insurance PLC
Medalists get the cream at London 2012Posted:28-03-12
Cowbell offer cash rewards for medallists in London
Adibo Dick makes it four for LondonPosted:19-03-12
Adibo Dick qualified in the 84Kg freestyle wrestling category
Oborodudu and Obiajunwa head for London 2012Posted:18-03-12
Blessing Oborodudu and Amarachi Obiajunwa both qualify in Freestyle Wresting
Former NOC boss Adefope passes awayPosted:14-03-12
Former President of the NOC Henry Adefope died last Sunday at 84
Egbunike is chief coach for London 2012Posted:23-02-12
Innocent Egbunike is the new athletics chief coach
London 2012 - Skirts Optional for Women BoxersPosted:23-02-12
Skirts Optional for Nigeria's Women Boxers if they reach London
Tough draw on the road to London for D'TigersPosted:22-02-12
Nigeria's D'Tigers were given the toughest of draws for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Venezuela in July
Akinyemi grabs slalom canoeing slotPosted:04-02-12
Johnathan Akinyemi retains his African K1 crown and heads for London
London gets new drug testing facilitiesPosted:19-01-12
London 2012 organisers unveil state-of-the-art testing facilities
NSC sends Chukwumerije and Adam to South KoreaPosted:18-01-12
Taekwondo duo Chika Chukwumerije and Isa Mohammed Adam head back to South Korea to hone their skills ahead of the Olympics
Chukwumerije and Adam make London 2012Posted:13-01-12
Chika Chukwumerije and Issa Muhammad Adam both qualified for their second Olympic Games at the African qualifiers in Egypt
Close to completion...Posted:13-01-12
How the Olympic Park is shaping up for 2012. Here are the latest images from above the Olympic Park in Stratford, London, ahead of next summer's Games
New Year message from Sani NdanusaPosted:30-12-11
NOC President Sani Ndanusa's New Year Message to Nigerians
FirstBank enter into NOC partnershipPosted:28-12-11
FirstBank have become the official NOC banking partner for the London Olympics
Seven make athletics 'A' standard in 2011Posted:22-12-11
In 2011 seven athletes hit the qualifying 'A' marks laid down by the IAAF for London 2012
NOC stunned by Bada passingPosted:13-12-11
The NOC have been shocked by the sudden passing of Sunday Bada
Team Nigeria will still shine at the OlympicsPosted:09-12-11
Football may be gone, but Team Nigeria will shine at Olympics
NCS thumbs up for Court of Arbitration in SportPosted:09-12-11
The National Council of Sports have endorsed the establishment of the Court of Arbitration in Nigeria
Ndanusa warns athletes against dopingPosted:30-11-11
NOC announce new tough measures and its most stringent testing programme ever to ensure clean Nigerian athletes at the 2012 Olympics
NOC build to winPosted:30-11-11
The NOC have launched their new logo dubbed 'build to win'

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