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OKPEKPE RACE – THIS YEAR’S RACE ATTRACTED 1,140 PARTICIPANTS

The Technical Director of the just-concluded Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Edo, Brown Ebewele, says this year’s edition, attracted no fewer than 1,140 athletes from across the globe. Ebewele said the Silver label race would continue to have a global...

ATLETICS : ABUJA LEG OF THE AFN GOLDEN MEET POSTPONED

The fourth leg of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Golden League, which was scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Abuja, has been postponed till May 25 and 26 at the same venue. The Golden League kicked off with the Kaduna...

DIAMOND LEAGUE DOHA: OKAGBARE NARROWLY LOST TO TA LOU IN THE 100M

The African battle took centre stage in DOHA today .... Talou of Ivory Coast had to post a PB to beat Okagbare... it's so intriguing that Okagbare is running times of a lifetime this year... it promises to be...

120 athletes for national triathlon event

Over 120 athletes from over 20 clubs and States are expected to participate in the 5th National Triathlon Championship from May 4th to 6th at the National Stadium,Surulere Lagos Nigeria. At a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, President of...

ATHLETICS : ODUDURU SHATTERS 14 YEAR OLD, 100 METRES RECORD

Divine Oduduru shattered Texas Tech’s 14year old 100m record at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas, on Saturday. He clocked the overall fastest time and had a new personal best of 10.10seconds, he erased the previous record set...

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World champion Sally Pearson has officially withdrawn from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games due to an Achilles injury, but vowed not to quit athletics.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,...

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