The Tokyo 2020 Olympic that was scheduled to begin on April 24 has been postponed to 2021 summer due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that the tournament will still be called Tokyo 2020 despite it being held in 2021, and the Paralympics has also been moved to 2021.
The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 olympics and IOC has released a joint statement: “The unprecedented and unpredictable spread of the outbreak has seen the situation in the rest of the world deteriorating.
“On Monday, the director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that the COVID-19 pandemic is ‘accelerating’.
There are more than 375,000 cases now recorded worldwide and in nearly every country, and their number is growing by the hour.
“In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today (Tuesday), the IOC president and the prime minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.”
“The leaders agreed that the Olympic Games in Tokyo could stand as a beacon of hope to the world during these troubled times and that the Olympic flame could become the light at the end of the tunnel in which the world finds itself at present.
“Therefore, it was agreed that the Olympic flame will stay in Japan. It was also agreed that the Games will keep the name Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.”
This will be the first time the Olympic games will be postponed to a later date, although, it has been cancelled on several occasions.
NIGERIA FOOTBALL STAR PHILIP OTELE SCORES AGAIN FOR FK KAUNO ZALGIRIS
Philip otele who wears the Number 7 Jersey for his club Fk kauno Zalgiris was able to put his club ahead of their opponent FK Suduva with a brilliant opening goal.
Philip otele a brilliant and hard working football player from Nigeria has expressed his desire to put in alot of Smart and hard work till he gets a national call from Nigeria football federation.
The Bayelsa born footballer amazing penalty kick gave his team a 3 -2 win against Vilnaius.
Speaking to journalists, Otele says his appreciation goes to God for the platform, skills and grace, and every other member of his team who have been supportive.
Otele’s management also shared their thoughts about his super performances, they believe in him & are very sure he will become a well known footballer for his skills on the field.
“His best is yet to come”- They said.
Phillip Otele is from Bayelsa State Nigeria and currently plays for FK Kauno Zalgiris.
Otele is a graduate of sports management and his dream is to get a phone call soon from the Nigerian football federation.
Nigeria-Bayelsa Rising Football Star Philip Otele shines in Lithuania
Bayelsa born football star, Phillip Otele who plays for FK Kauno Zalgris in Lithunia made headlines after bringing his team to a 3-2 win.
Philip Otele who wears the “Number 7” jersey for FK Kauno Žalgiris, made team of the week in “A lyga” due to his awesome performance when his team FK kauno Zalgris beat Vilnaius 3-2, after coming from 2 goals down to win the match.
Otele’s superlative penalty kick brought FK Kauno Žalgiris to 3 goals ahead of Vilnaius earlier 2 goals.
Otele while speaking to news men in Lithuania gave thanks to God Almighty and his team players. The excited footballer thanked his team players for believing in him and the Almighty God for giving him such platform and skills.
A member of the management team also said in the interview that Otele is just starting, meaning the best is yet to come. Otele has over time revealed his desire to get a national call from his country Nigeria, we hope it happens sooner than expected.
Footballer, Neymar ’s mother dates 22-year old model after splitting from husband
Brazilian football star, Neymar Jr’s mother, Nadine Gonçalves, appears to be dating a 22 year old gamer and model, Tiago Ramos, who is six years younger than her son.
Nadine Gonçalves who split from Neymar senior (Nutmeg’s dad) in 2016, took to her Instagram page to reveal that she is now dating Tiago Ramos.
Tiago Ramos regularly dances on TikTok and belongs to the Brazilian club of ‘eSports‘ 4k Easy Game, a team which competes in the NFA League, an amateur tournament that serves as the gateway to the professional competitions of the game.
Nadine recently posted a picture of herself with her lover with the caption:
“The inexplicable cannot be explained, if you live… ”
To which Neymar commented:
“Be happy mom love you“.
Ramos is reportedly a big fan of the PSG/Brazil star. He shared an image of a direct message he sent him back in 2017.
“Neymar you are fantastic, I don’t know how to explain the emotion of being a fan of a guy like you, I see you playing and I’m very motivated, one day I hope to read this message with you, be your brother, and play together.
“I know that one day I will meet you, because I am a dreamy boy where I do not give up on my goals! Stay with God, very successful and happy.”
Ramos’ words came true when he posted an image of him and Neymar together in January. The two obviously became good friends as Ramos attended Neymar’s 28th birthday celebrations in February.
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