Rio Olympic Games : D’tigers draw Argentina, Spain, Brazil

TVC E, SPORTS - Nigeria's senior basketball team D'tigers have been drawn in group B of the 2016 Olympic Games basketball competition. D'tigers will contend against Argentina, Spain and Brazil in the preliminary round of the Olympics. According to world basketball governing body, FIBA, six teams will be in each group, but only nine have qualified so far. The remaining three countries will go through a qualifying tournament scheduled to hold in June. In Group A, basketball power house - The United states will contend against Venezuela, China and Australia. The Nigerian basketball team appeared at the Olympic games for the first time in 2012....

Fighting at the Olympics would be “an honour” – Pacquiao

TVC E, SPORTS - Manny Pacquiao says it would be "an honour" to prolong his career to fight for the Philippines at the Rio Olympics. Pacquiao has won world titles at eight different weights since making his pro debut as a 16-year-old in 1995 but has not competed in the Olympics. His rival, Floyd Mayweather has already ruled out reversing his retirement to go to Rio - 20 years after he won bronze at the Atlanta Games. The International Boxing Association will vote in May on whether to allow professional boxers fight at this summer Games....