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Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 watched by more than 3 billion people

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 reached a global broadcast audience of more than three billion people, according to independent research conducted on...
Nourine announced his withdrawal shortly before his team-mates joined the opening ceremony at the Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: Two Algerians get 10-year ban for avoiding Israeli opponent

Algeria's Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef have been suspended for 10 years by the International Judo Federation (IJF) after withdrawing...

Samuel Takyi, Ghana’s sole Tokyo Olympics medalist honoured by Binatone Ghana

Binatone Ghana has honoured Samuel Takyi, Ghana’s sole medalist at the just-ended Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The team's President,...

Tokyo 2020: The Games with a record number of LGBTQ athletes

Just over 60 years ago, the first Paralympics took place, with a mission to be an inclusive sporting event for those with...

Ghana will build on Tokyo 2020 performance – Sports Minister

The Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif, says the country will build on its performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by doing "even better"...

Tokyo Paralympics: Meet Ghana’s three athletes aiming to make history

After five years, the much-awaited Paralympic Games come off in Tokyo, Japan. A total of 4,400 athletes from 162...
Samuel Takyi

I will not fight amateur again – Tokyo Olympic medalist

Ghana’s lone bronze medalist at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Samuel Takyi, has disclosed that he is no longer going to fight...
Samuel Takyi

Tokyo 2020: Akufo-Addo rewards Samuel Takyi with $30,000 and a car

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced a package of $5,000 for each member of the Ghana Olympics Team. Besides...

Tokyo 2020: Team Ghana welcomes bronze medal winner Samuel Takyi to Games Village

It was all joy on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at the Games Village, Block SEA 7 where Team Ghana is based as...
Samuel Takyi

Tokyo 2020: Bronze medalist Samuel Takyi hailed by American boxer

Ghana’s Bronze medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Samuel Takyi aka ‘Ring Warrior’, has been commended by American Duke Ragan who...
Samuel Takyi

Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s Samuel Takyi presented with Olympic bronze medal

Young Ghanaian boxer, Samuel Takyi, has been presented with the bronze medal he won at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo...

Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s relay team secures 4x100m final spot

Ghana’s 4x100m relay team has qualified for the finals of the men’s 4x100m relay in staggering style in their heat that secured the...
Joseph Paul Amoah

Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s Amoah fails to make 200m final

Ghanaian sprinter, Joseph Amoah, has failed to make it to the final after finishing 4th in Men’s semifinals in the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo 2020: Samuel Takyi wins bronze medal after losing semifinal fight

Ghanaian boxer, Samuel Takyi, has won himself a bronze medal in the men’s boxing featherweight division at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
Samuel Takyi

Tokyo 2020: Simbine fourth in 100m as Ghana secures boxing medal

Boxer Samuel Takyi has guaranteed himself at least a bronze medal to secure Ghana's first Olympic medal since the men's football team...

Tokyo 2020: Ghana Captain Suleimanu Tetteh loses to Veitia Yosbany

Ghana’s Olympic Team General Captain, Sulemanu Tetteh, ended his mission at the Tokyo 2020 Games when he was out-classed by his Cuban...
Benjamin Azamati

Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s Benjamin Azamati fails to make semis in 100m

Ghana medal hopeful, Benjamin Azamati, has missed out on making to the semi-finals of the 100m race at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo...
Okagbare ran in the Olympic 100m heats before being suspended

Tokyo Olympics: Nigerian athlete out of Games after failed drugs test

Sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo Olympics after being suspended for failing a drugs test. The Nigerian...
Samuel Takyi

Tokyo 2020: Black Bombers’ Tetteh and Takyi optimistic of entering medal zone

Suleimanu Tetteh, captain of the Black Bombers, who recorded Ghana's first victory at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the Round of...

Tokyo Olympic: Team Nigeria officials accused of withholding phone gifts for athletes

Officials of Team Nigeria have been accused of withholding Samsung phone gifts given to athletes at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in...

Olympics: Banned Nigerian athletes hold protest in Tokyo

A group of Nigerian athletes – who were ruled ineligible to compete at the Olympics in Tokyo – have held a protest...
The Tokyo Olympics take place from 24 July-9 August

Tokyo 2020: Abeiku Jackson finishes first in Men’s 100m swimming race

Ghanaian swimmer, Abeiku Jackson, finished first in his men’s 100m Butterfly Heat 2 on Thursday morning. The 21-year-old clocked...

Tokyo 2020: GOC President tips Azamati and other athletes to shine

The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah, is very optimistic that the Quartet Team of Ghana will shine...
Shakul Samed

Tokyo 2020: Shakul Samed loses to Malkan Bayram of Turkey

Ghana’s  Shakul Samed suffered a painful knock out loss to Malkan Bayram of Turkey at the Edo Museum Kokugikan Arena, in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Samuel Takyi

Tokyo 2020: Samuel Takyi advances to Quarterfinals after gritty display

20-year-old Accra-based boxer beat a resilient Caicedo Carlos from Ecuador after a blistering final round to advance to the quarterfinals of the...
Simone Biles

Tokyo 2020: Simone Biles pulls out of women’s team

United States' gymnast, Simone Biles, has pulled out of the women’s team final at Tokyo 2020. Biles, 24, left...
TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 23: Flag bearers Nadia Eke and Sulemanu Tetteh of Team Ghana lead their team during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Tokyo 2020: Time, date, events and how to watch all 14 Ghana athletes

On Friday, the Olympics Opening Ceremony officially kicked off the Tokyo 2020 Games, which were delayed by a year due to the...

Tokyo Olympics: Boxer ‘bites’ opponent’s ear in heavyweight fight

Morocco boxer, Youness Baalla, channeled his inner Mike Tyson as he shockingly attempts to bite New Zealander David Nyika's ear during their heavyweight fight.
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka exits 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Japanese superstar, Naomi Osaka, suffered a surprise exit in her home Olympics as Czech Marketa Vondrousova earn a straight-set win in Tokyo.
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Ghana’s Ambassador To Japan, Frank Okyere Chairs Zoom Meeting With Team Ghana

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Ghana’s ambassador to Japan chairs ‘Zoom’ meeting with Team Ghana

Ghana’s Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Frank Okyere, chaired a 'Zoom Conference' with Ghana’s contingent in Japan for the Tokyo Olympic Games as...
Tokyo Olympics: Chinese weightlifter wins gold on one leg (Photos)

Tokyo Olympics: Chinese weightlifter wins gold on one leg

Chinese weightlifter, Li Fabin, broke two Olympic records on Sunday, and he did so with a bit of flair.

Tokyo 2020: Suleimanu Tetteh defeats Marte De La Rosa Rodrigo

Ghana’s general captain at the 2020 Olympic Games, Suleimanu Tetteh, set the stride in fashionable style with a split decision (3-2) victory...
Prophet Badu Kobi

Prophet Badu Kobi warned not to prophesy on Ghana’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal chances

Emmanuel Badu Kobi, the General Overseer of Glorious Wave Church International, has dominated the local media for the wrong reasons after several...

Tokyo 2020: Joseph Amoah explains why he will not run 100m

Top Ghanaian sprinter – Joseph Paul Amoah, who was the first athlete to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, will not...
Nadia Eke

Tokyo 2020: Nadia Eke to lead Team Ghana

Experienced and pretty Triple Jumper, Nadia Eke, is expected to be the flagbearer of Team Ghana at the opening ceremony of the...
The Tokyo Olympics take place from 24 July-9 August

Tokyo Olympics will be held without spectators – Games minister

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics agreed on Thursday to ban fans from the events under a COVID-19 state of emergency.
Abieku Jackson

Abeiku Jackson optimistic of improving his time in Tokyo

Ghana's top swimmer, Abeiku G. Jackson, who will be competing for the second time at the Olympic Games, says he is very...

Showmax Pro to stream Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in over 50 African countries

Following the addition of the UEFA Euro 2020 earlier this year, Showmax Pro subscribers across the continent will soon be able to live stream hundreds of Olympic...
The Tokyo Olympics take place from 24 July-9 August

Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid-19 in Japan

A member of Uganda’s Olympic squad has become the first to test positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Japan for the competition...
Seiko Hashimoto became Tokyo 2020 president in February Image credit: Getty Images

Tokyo 2020: Olympics ‘100%’ going ahead – Games President

Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto says she is “100%” sure the Olympics will go ahead, 50 days before the opening ceremony of...