Connect with us

PHOTOSPEAKS

Nigerian Olympics Canoeist Johny Akinyemi stranded in Germany

Published

on

Nigerian canoe slalom athlete, Johny Akinyemi told BBC Sport World that he is stranded at Germany’s Frankfurt airport while on his way to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nigerian Olympics Canoeist Johny Akinyemi stranded in Germany 3

He added that he doesn’t know when he will get to Rio de Janeiro, where the Olympics starts on 5 August.

His flight from Manchester in the UK was delayed on Sunday, so he missed his connection with Lufthansa in Frankfurt.

Akinyemi says he is on standby but all flights to Rio are booked up over the coming four or five days and he’s about 12th on the list. Making matters worse, Lufthansa is the only airline that can take his kayak – so he’s stuck with them. He was due to start training on the course in Rio yesterday morning.

Kylian Mbappe Unveiled To Real Madrid Fans At Santiago Bernabeu After PSG Move [Photos/Video]
Sports4 hours ago

Kylian Mbappe Unveiled To Real Madrid Fans At Santiago Bernabeu After PSG Move [Photos/Video]

Kaduna House Of Reps Member, Ekene Adams Dies At 39
News5 hours ago

Kaduna House Of Reps Member, Ekene Adams Dies At 39

Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan Brought To Court In Wheelchair
News5 hours ago

Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan Brought To Court In Wheelchair

Hausa Skitmaker, Umar Bush Appointed SA On Entertainment To Tinubu’s SSA
Celebrities6 hours ago

Hausa Skitmaker, Umar Bush Appointed SA On Entertainment To Tinubu’s SSA

Police Confirms BLord's Arrest Over Alleged Fraud, Terrorism Funding, Other Charges
Celebrities8 hours ago

Police Confirms BLord’s Arrest Over Alleged Fraud, Terrorism Funding, Other Charges

"It’s Criminal And Unacceptable" - Khloe Abiri Drags Delta Airlines Over Her Stolen Property
Celebrities9 hours ago

“It’s Criminal And Unacceptable” – Khloe Abiri Drags Delta Airlines Over Her Stolen Property

Sabinus Reacts After His Abducted Father’s Regained Freedom
Entertainment10 hours ago

Sabinus Reveals He Paid Ransom To Secure His Father’s Release From Abduction

Erica Nlewedim Causes Commotion At Airport After British Airways Downgraded Her Ticket [Video]
Celebrities11 hours ago

Erica Nlewedim Causes Commotion At Airport After British Airways Downgraded Her Ticket [Video]

VeryDarkMan’s Mother Finally Reacts After Iyabo Ojo Threatened To Slap Her [Video]
Celebrities11 hours ago

VeryDarkMan’s Mother Finally Reacts After Iyabo Ojo Threatened To Slap Her [Video]

"Blord Has Been Arrested And Detained By FCID In Abuja” - VeryDarkMan [Video]
Celebrities12 hours ago

“Blord Has Been Arrested And Detained By FCID In Abuja” – VeryDarkMan [Video]

UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians With Immediate Effect
News1 day ago

UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians With Immediate Effect

Tinubu Reinstates Nenibarini Zabbey As HYPREP Coordinator Two Days After Removal
News1 day ago

Tinubu Reinstates Nenibarini Zabbey As HYPREP Coordinator Two Days After Removal

Court Stops Aminu Ado Bayero From Parading Himself As Emir Of Kano
Politics1 day ago

Court Stops Aminu Ado Bayero From Parading Himself As Emir Of Kano

“You're Worthless If You Have Money And People Around You Aren’t Happy” – Paul Okoye
Entertainment1 day ago

“You’re Worthless If You Have Money And People Around You Aren’t Happy” – Paul Okoye

Spain vs England: Soso Soberekon In Tears After Losing $10k Bet To Zlatan Ibile
Entertainment1 day ago

Spain vs England: Soso Soberekon In Tears After Losing $10k Bet To Zlatan Ibile [Video]

"This Is Pure Package, Hollywood Is Learning" - 2Facs Reacts To Trump's Assassination Attempt
Celebrities1 day ago

“This Is Pure Package, Hollywood Is Learning” – 2Face Reacts To Trump’s Assassination Attempt

Ka3na Slams Those Accusing Her Of Living Fake Lifestyle, Accuses Them Of Being Jealous
Celebrities1 day ago

Ka3na Slams Those Accusing Her Of Living Fake Lifestyle, Accuses Them Of Being Jealous

Donald Trump's Assassination Attempt Feels Like A 'MAGA Setup' - Charly Boy
Celebrities1 day ago

Donald Trump’s Assassination Attempt Feels Like A ‘MAGA Setup’ – Charly Boy

Watch The Moment Chima Udoye Won Nigerian Idol, Awarded N30million Grand Prize [Video]
Celebrities2 days ago

Watch The Moment Chima Udoye Won Nigerian Idol, Awarded N30million Grand Prize [Video]

Argentina Beats Colombia 1-0 To Win 16th Copa America Title [Video]
Sports2 days ago

Argentina Beats Colombia 1-0 To Win 16th Copa America Title [Video]