• Rio Nudists Stage N*ked Olympics in Tribute to Ancient Greeks (Photos)

    Rio Nudists Stage N*ked Olympics in Tribute to Ancient Greeks (Photos)

    Many people in Rio have been treated to an eyeful after nudists took to the beach to showcase their own version of n*ked Rio Olympics.

    According to reports, a group of nudists are letting it all hang out as they host their own n*ked Olympic games to pay homage to the ancient Greeks.

    The group wearing nothing but a suntan engaged in football, beach volleyball, swimming, race walking and sprinting. All the action takes place at Abrico Beach in Grumani, near Rio.

    The games […]

  • Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Despite being in the international media for the wrong reason of a serially-delayed flight that could have led to missing their opening match of the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Nigerian Dream Team VI put up a spirited display to defeat Japan 5-4 in Manaus Friday morning.

    Nigeria went ahead in the seventh minute, after good work by Imoh Ezekiel on the right flank saw him carve out space to fire a left-footed shot that goalkeeper Masatoshi Kushibiki could only parry onto […]

  • Brazil arrests group planning Olympics terrorism

    Brazil arrests group planning Olympics terrorism

    Brazilian police have broken up an alleged terrorist group sympathetic to the Islamic State organization that was planning to target the upcoming Olympic Games, officials said Thursday.

    Ten people were arrested in a nationwide swoop codenamed Operation Hashtag, and two more were detained, the Justice Ministry said.

    Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said the group of Brazilian nationals, communicating by messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram, discussed attacks and had begun preparations ahead of the Olympics, which start August 5 in Rio de […]

  • Diego Maradona will not assist Argentina at Olympics – Luis Segura

    Diego Maradona will not assist Argentina at Olympics – Luis Segura

    Former Argentina football federation president Luis Segura has said that there are currently no candidates to replace Gerardo “Tata” Martino as national team coach and that the designated Olympic team coach for next month, Julio Olarticoechea, would not be assisted by Diego Maradona.

    Martino resigned as head coach of Argentina on Tuesday, less than two weeks after the Albiceleste’s Copa America Centenario final loss on penalties to Chile and days before the Olympic team was to begin training.

    Olarticoechea, currently the head […]

  • Manchester United to sign Hirving Lozano after Olympics

    Manchester United to sign Hirving Lozano after Olympics

    Manchester United will sign Mexico winger Hirving Lozano after the Olympics, according to the player’s father-in-law.

    Andres Fassi, vice president of the player’s current club Pachuca, has confirmed to ESPN that negotiations have taken place, but have not been concluded yet.

    The player himself has told ESPN Deportes that he is looking to follow in the footsteps of former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez. The Olympics take place between Aug. 5 and Aug. 21.

    The player’s father-in-law told Futbol Entre Lineas: “Yes. It’s […]

  • Siasia drops Osimhen from Olympics squad

    Siasia drops Osimhen from Olympics squad

    Head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has dropped Victor Osimhen from the 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Olympics.

    The 17-year-old who is set to sign professional terms with Wolfsburg, has been left out so he can focus on the upcoming CAF U-20 AFCON qualifiers against Sudan in July.

    Siasia’s decision has been taken, so he does not have to confront Flying Eagles coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, who is banking on the striker for the matches.

    Osimhen was a last-minute replacement for […]

  • This is Nigeria’s worst ever Olympics preparation – Toriola

    This is Nigeria’s worst ever Olympics preparation – Toriola

    Having been part of six Olympics build up, Africa’s most decorated table tennis player, Segun Toriola, has lamented the preparation for the Rio Olympic Games, describing it as the worst ever.

    Toriola, 42, who will be making history in Brazil as the first African athlete to feature in seven Olympics, said he has never seen this kind of preparation since he made his debut at the Olympics at Barcelona 1992 in Spain.

    He said: “I don’t think we ever had it so […]

  • Siasia includes Owolabi to the Olympics list

    Siasia includes Owolabi to the Olympics list

    Samson Siasia, Head coach of Nigerias U-23 team has included Olajide Samuel Owolabi, to the list of foreign-based players, expected to compete for places in the Olympics squad.

    Siasia has already submitted a provisional list of 60 players to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), but is still able to add new names, as he continues to look out for players that will improve the Dream Team VI.

    Owolabi currently plays for Nyokobing of Denmark and previously trained with the 2015 All Africa […]

  • Kenneth Omeruo shows interest to play at Rio Olympics

    Kenneth Omeruo shows interest to play at Rio Olympics

    Kenneth Omeruo, Nigeria international has declared his interest to feature for the country at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil in August.

    The Chelsea loanee, who has been in superlative form for Kasimpasa in the Turkish Super League, is 22 and eligible to play for coach Samson Siasia-led Dream Team VI.

    He also said he wants to end the season on a high with a continental ticket.

    “I just want to finish the season as well as possible and try and help Kasimpasa […]