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Oborodudu, a Commonwealth and 10-time African champion in female wrestling, amongst 12 others benefitted from the grant initiative aimed at providing scholarships and training for elite athletes ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 games, which was held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Thank you very much from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming vote of confidence and trust. For me this is even more overwhelming considering the many reforms and the many difficult decisions we had to take and which affected all of us,” Bach said after his re-election.

The International Olympic Committee President, Dr. Thomas Bach, has commended the Nigeria Olympic Committee Athletes Commission for their initiative in creating awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic, using the voice of Nigerian athletes.

Canada have said they will not compete at the Olympic and Paralympic Games should they be held this year as other nations also plan for a one-year postponement of Tokyo 2020.