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SOUTH AFRICA ROLL OUT A STRONG TEAM FOR CAA AFRICA SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP IN DELTA...

South Africa have named a 127-man provisional squad for the 2018 CAA Africa Senior Championships in Asaba, Delta State,  from August 1 to 5. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games stars  Akani Simbine (100m gold medalist), Henricho Bruintjies (100m silver medallist), ...

BLESSING OKAGRARE – “A DECADE OF TRAILBLAZING”

Blessing Okagbare's set  a new African record in the 200m weeks to the commencement of the 2018 commonwealth games in Gold coast Australia.she has had glorious career from the dust of Delta to the smooth turf in the USA.We...

COMMONWEALTH GAMES SHOCKER:SALLY PEARSON WITHDRAWS FROM GC2018

World champion Sally Pearson has officially withdrawn from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games due to an Achilles injury, but vowed not to quit athletics. The Olympic, two-time world and dual Commonwealth Games hurdles gold medallist made the announcement on...

DOPING INVESTIGATION: OLAMIDE GEORGE AFN VP TO KNOW FATE IN 3 WEEKS

Suspended Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Vice President, Olamide George will know his fate in three weeks when the ministerial investigative committee set up submits its report. According to a release from the offices of Nigeria’s sports minister, Solomon Dalung,...

PARA-SPORTS TO FEATURE AT 2018 NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES – MINISTER

All Para-Sports events will feature at the 2018 National Youth Games (NYG), Ademola Are, the Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, has said. He said the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung,...

AFN MEMBER,EBEWELE MAKE BETTER TIMES AT OKPEKPE

Athletics Federation of Nigeria member Brown Ebewele  has predicted a new men and women’s course record at the 6th Okpekpe International 10km Road  Race in Okpekepe town in Edo State on May 12. The record for the men and women’s...

YOHAN BLAKE WANTS TO BUILD ON USAIN BOLT LEGACY BY WINNING CWG 2018 MEDAL

Next month’s Commonwealth Games will be Yohan Blake’s chance to build on Usain Bolt’s “legacy” and step out of the track great’s shadow, the former 100 metres world champion said on Sunday. Bolt retired last year with eight Olympic and...

$150,000 IAAF GRANT – AFN BOARD MEMBERS DENY KNOWLEDGE

Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) board members have denied receiving the sum of $150,000 (around N52 million) as annual grant from the world athletics ruling body, IAAF. The IAAF was said to have mistakenly paid $150,000 to the AFN instead...

1993 MARCH 5TH : BEN JOHNSON GETS LIFE BAN FROM ATHLETICS

The disgraced Olympic sprinter, Ben Johnson, has been banned from athletics for life after failing a drugs test for a second time. The International Amateur Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced the ban after a meeting in Paris. It had been widely...

ZINEDINE ZIDANE HOPES NEYMAR OVERCOMES INJURY TO FACE REAL MADRID

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is hoping Paris St Germain forward Neymar recovers from injury for the return leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on March 6. The world’s most expensive player was seen crying as he was carried...

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