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April 9, 2018 11:30 AM Commonwealth Games: Five Nigerians Reach Athletics Finals

Seye Ogunlewe and Enoch Adegoke on Sunday have both qualified for the final of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games men’s 100m. In the women category, the country’s representatives Jennifer Madu, Isoken Igbinosun and Joy Udo-Gabriel lost in the semi-finals. Udo-Gabriel was the closest of the women to qualifying after finishing fourth in her semi-final 46

March 22, 2018 12:19 PM Bolt To Train With Dortmund On Friday

Athletics legend Usain Bolt, who has ambitions to start a football career at 31, will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday, the Bundesliga club has announced. “Bolt is coming!” tweeted the German league club while the Jamaican sprint star wrote “BVB, get ready for Friday #BVBolt #NewLevels @bvb09 @pumafootball,” on his official account. The event is a publicity 26

March 19, 2018 11:15 AM Pinnick Picks Asaba 2018 Role

Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships Solomon Ogba has named the Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick as the head of the Special Duties Sub-Committee for the event. Ogba, in a statement by the head of the Media and Publicity Sub-Committee Olukayode Thomas, said the Delta 25

March 13, 2018 3:03 PM 2018 Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers To Travel To Australia In Batches

Nigeria’s men Basketball national team, D’Tigers, will leave the shores of the country in batches for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. According to Afolabi Oni the Media Officer of the Nigerian BasketBall Federation (NBBF), six home-based players and their coaches will leave the country on the 23rd of March for Australia to be joined two days later 37

October 2, 2017 6:53 PM #AthleticsAwards: Wayde, Luvo, Caster nominated for World Athlete of the Year!

JOHANNESBURG – South African 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has been nominated for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) men’s World Athlete of the Year. The announcement was made on Monday by the IAAF among a list of 10 men and women. The voting process begins this week for the World Athletes of the Year, ahead of the IAAF Athletics 22

September 5, 2017 3:47 PM Osun Govt Approves N18m For Contingent To National Youth Games — OsunDefender

The State Government of Osun has approved the sum of N18 million for the preparation and participation of athletes and officials for the 2017 ‘3rd National Youth Games’ holding in Ilorin, Kwara. The Commissioner for Social Protection, Sports and Special Needs, Mr Biyi Odunlade, while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo on the preparations of the state team, said the state 19

August 18, 2017 12:35 PM Nigeria to feature 30 athletes, 3 officials

The Nigeria Athletics Masters (NAM), on Friday listed no fewer than 30 masters athletes and three officials for the forthcoming 2017 African Masters Championships. The championships will hold from Aug.25 to Aug.27 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Uruemu Adu, NAM’s Secretary stated this in Lagos that the Masters athletes will not let the country down at the championships 31

August 8, 2017 10:25 AM IAAF Championships: Nigeria’s Nathaniel Drawn In Tough Semi-Final

Nigeria’s Glory Nathaniel faces a tough task in her quest to qualify for the Women’s 400metres hurdles at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London after the semi-final draw put her among top contenders. The reigning Nigeria champion set a new 55.30 seconds personal best to make the semi-finals in her debut 24

August 6, 2017 9:20 PM Athletics-New Zealand's Walsh takes shot put gold

LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Tomas Walsh fought off stiff competition in the men's shot put final to win New Zealand's first gold medal of the World Championships on Sunday. The Olympic bronze medallist Zealander threw 22.03 metres with his final attempt but he had already secured the gold with his third effort of 21.75. "(It was a) Hell of a competition 19

August 6, 2017 3:43 PM London IAAF World Championships: 3 Nigerians qualify for women’s 400m

Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi, Patience Okon-George and Margaret Bamgbose have qualified for Monday’s women’s 400m semi-finals at the ongoing International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London. In Heat 2 of the race, Shaunae Miller-Uibo of Bahrain placed first with a time of 50:97secs at the championships that began on Aug. 4 and will end on Aug. 13. Jamaica’s 19