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Olympic Notes: Nigerian Women Bobsledders Named To Team Visa

Three members of the Nigerian women's bobsled squad were added to Team Visa. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga are currently training to become the first African bobsledders, men or women, to qualify for the Olympics (Visa).

The Japanese Olympic Committee gave Sapporo formal approval to "take part in the bidding process" for the 2026 Winter Olympics at a board meeting on Wednesday. The city in Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido plans to announce its intention to bid before the deadline at the end of March, JOC VP Eisuke Hiraoka said (KYODO, 11/15).