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    Nigeria’s Anyanacho qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigeria’s Anyanacho qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigeria's Elizabeth Anyanacho has beaten Gabon's Urgence Mouega to qualify for the taekwondo event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The 20-year-old secured the historic berth after defeating the five-time continental medalist 12 to 5 points in the -67kg category to become the second Nigerian female Taekwando athlete to qualify for the tournament. Princess Dudu was the first Nigerian female Taekwando athlete to have ever [...]

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    Rape: Betty Akeredolu ‘hires’ Taekwondo experts to train girls on self-defence

Rape: Betty Akeredolu ‘hires’ Taekwondo experts to train girls on self-defence

Betty Akeredolu, wife of Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says she has engaged the services of Taekwondo professionals to train young girls on self-defence against rapists. According to NAN, Akeredolu said this on Friday when she delivered a letter to Undie Adie, the state commissioner of police, to express her displeasure over the rising incidents of rape in the state. The [...]

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    Rerun election into four sports federations to hold July 12

Rerun election into four sports federations to hold July 12

Rerun election into four National Sports Federation boards will take place on Wednesday, July 12. The federations are athletics, gymnastics, wrestling and taekwondo. Abdulrazak Salau, chairman of the NSF electoral appeals committee, in a statement, said that the influx of petitions which followed the June 13 elections at the Abuja National Stadium were overwhelming and needed more time to be addressed. " We have had [...]

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