Connect with us

Sports

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos]

Published

on

Nigerian athletes staged a protest on Friday in Tokyo, Japan, after ten of them were disqualified from participating in the ongoing Olympic Games.

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos]

In series of photos circulating on social media, the protesting athletes were seen carrying placards with inscriptions such as “Why should we suffer for someone else’s negligence”, “We are not just alternates but potential medalists,” and “All we wanted to do was compete.”

They expressed frustration at seeing their dreams of competing at the ongoing Olympics dashed by negligence from the Ministry of Sports and the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

READ:  "I Helped E-money Kidnap Rich People But He Left Me Poor As A Begger" – Suspect Confesses

Photos Of Nigerian Athletes Protest In Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 17

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 18

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 19

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 20

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 21

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 22

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 23

Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From Olympics Stages Protest In Tokyo [Photos] 24

10 Nigerian Athletes Banned From Tokyo 2020 Olympics

KanyiDaily had reported how the 10 Nigerian athletes were disqualified from participating in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics after they failed to meet the minimum testing requirements under Rule 15 of the Anti-Doping Rules for ‘Category A’ federations.

A statement issued by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Wednesday showed that a total of 20 athletes were ineligible in the event, with Nigeria being the most affected.

READ:  Nurse sacked for mocking black colleagues by attaching a golliwog to her uniform and making monkey noises

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LATEST NEWS

Lagos State Police Arrests Two Men With Vandalized Rail Tracks 25 Lagos State Police Arrests Two Men With Vandalized Rail Tracks 26
Metro9 hours ago

Lagos State Police Arrests Two Men With Vandalized Rail Tracks

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two men conveying vandalized railway tracks. Two Men Arrested By Lagos...

BBNaija's Ka3na Fakes Pregnancy In Order to Promote New Business BBNaija's Ka3na Fakes Pregnancy In Order to Promote New Business
Business10 hours ago

BBNaija’s Ka3na Fakes Pregnancy In Order to Promote New Business

Former Big Brother Naija Housemate, Ka3na has been receiving a lot of criticism from social media users for pulling a...

DSS Arrests Syndicates Selling New Naira Notes, Accuses Bank Officials Of Working With Them DSS Arrests Syndicates Selling New Naira Notes, Accuses Bank Officials Of Working With Them
News11 hours ago

DSS Arrests Syndicates Selling New Naira Notes, Accuses Bank Officials Of Working With Them

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested some members of an organized syndicate for allegedly selling the newly redesigned...

Man Kills Wife, Dumps Her Body In Pit Toilet After She Withdrew Domestic Violence Case Against Him Man Kills Wife, Dumps Her Body In Pit Toilet After She Withdrew Domestic Violence Case Against Him
Metro11 hours ago

Man Kills Wife, Dumps Her Body In Pit Toilet After She Withdrew Domestic Violence Case Against Him

A 38-year-old man, Livhuwani Madadzhe, also known as comedian SABC Livhu, has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife, Lindelani...

Mercy Eke Opens Up About Her Childhood, Reveals Why She Speaks With Igbo Accent Mercy Eke Opens Up About Her Childhood, Reveals Why She Speaks With Igbo Accent
Celebrities11 hours ago

This Year I Want People To Think I Did Blood Money – BBNaija’s Mercy Eke

Former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality TV show winner, Mercy Eke on Monday, revealed her main aspiration for 2023. Mercy...

Actor Junior Pope And Colleagues Robbed At Gunpoint On Their Way From Movie Shot In Delta [Video] Actor Junior Pope And Colleagues Robbed At Gunpoint On Their Way From Movie Shot In Delta [Video]
Entertainment12 hours ago

Actor Junior Pope And Colleagues Robbed At Gunpoint On Their Way From Movie Shot In Delta [Video]

Nollywood actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo has narrated how he and his colleagues were robbed at gunpoint in Ubulu Okiti, Delta...

Eight People Shot Dead As Gunmen Open Fire At Birthday Party In South Africa Eight People Shot Dead As Gunmen Open Fire At Birthday Party In South Africa
World News12 hours ago

Eight People Shot Dead As Gunmen Open Fire At Birthday Party In South Africa

Gunmen have killed eight people and injured four others during a mass shooting at a birthday party in South Africa....

Alexx Ekubo Returns To Instagram After Messy Breakup With Ex-Girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu Alexx Ekubo Returns To Instagram After Messy Breakup With Ex-Girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu
Entertainment13 hours ago

Alexx Ekubo Returns To Instagram After Messy Breakup With Ex-Girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu

Nollywood actor, Alexx Ekubo has returned to social media after messy breakup drama with his Ex-girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu. KanyiDaily recalls...

Blackfacenaija Blackfacenaija
Celebrities14 hours ago

Why Are People Not Frowning At Artistes Sampling Others’ Intellectual Property With Giving Credit – Blackfacenaija

Nigerian singer, Augustine Ahmedu, popularly known as Blackfacenaija has wondered why people are not frowning at their “favourite artistes” using...

Sabinus's Lover, Ciana Celebrates Birthday By Showing Off Wedding Rings Sabinus's Lover, Ciana Celebrates Birthday By Showing Off Wedding Rings
Celebrities14 hours ago

Sabinus’s Lover, Ciana Celebrates Birthday By Showing Off Wedding Rings

Popular Nigerian Skit Maker, Sabinus clocked a new age on the 30th of January and his lover, Ciana took to...

close