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Oke and Amata carry the fight for Team Nigeria
Doreen Amata and Tosin Oke restore some pride for Team Nigeria

Oborodudu falls to Michalik
Blessing Oborodudu fell in her first bout at the Olympics after receiving a round one bye

Odumosu misses out in 400 hurdles final
Joke Odumosu was outrun in the 400m hurdles final

Mixed blessings in track and field
There were disappointments and successes over the last two days of track and field

Argentina leave little comfort for D'Tigers
Argentina's first quarter proves decisive as D'Tigers lose out

Diets of Olympian proportions

Olympic Nutrition

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps once claimed he scoffed up to 12,000 calories a day. Usain Bolt's big sprint rival Yohan Blake says he chomps 16 ripe bananas every 24 hours.

With extreme eating habits like these, it may be some surprise to learn that within the Olympic Village there lurks a culinary trap that can potentially tip athletes over the fine line between success and failure at London 2012.

Competitors spend years honing their bodies to perfection, scrupulously eating the right foods, avoiding the wrong ones ... and then?

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Egbunike keeps London hopes real

Innocent Egbunike

Nigerian Athletics head coach Innocent Egbunike is one of Nigeria's all time great athletes. He anchored the men's 4 x 400 relay team to a bronze medal at the Olympics in 1984 in Los Angeles and won a silver medal at the 1987 World Championships in Rome. He spoke to Ayo Odumade in the Olympic Village about the past, present and future of Nigerian athletics.

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Bank of Industry are sponsoring the Nigerian cultural villages in London

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Wakanow are the official ticketing partner to the NOC

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IEI are official partners to the NOC