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August 5, 2018 8:16 PM CAA Asaba 2018:Kenya beats South Africa, Nigeria to title– The Sun News

Kenya , Sunday evening emerged the surprise winners of the 21st African Senior athletics competition, dislodging defending champions, South Africa from wining it for the third time in a row. The 2018 championship ended which ended in technicolour in Asaba, Delta State, saw Kenya perching on the final medals table as champions hauling a total of 19 medals 19

August 3, 2018 8:33 PM CAA Asaba 2018: Delta State breaks 39-yr-old record– The Sun News

The ongoing African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State, has recorded a milestone of the highest number of participation since the championship began 39 years ago. The championship, in its 21st edition, has 800 athletes in attendance, the highest in the history of the competition, 46 events and with 52 countries in attendance, also the highest 18

August 3, 2018 8:26 PM CAA Asaba 2018: Okagbare, Brume, Onyekwere strike gold for Nigeria –

Nigeria’s hope for making the zenith at the ongoing 21st African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State got a major boost Friday afternoon with 3 additional gold medals won in the 4x100m relay, Long Jump and Discuss events. It was sweet victory in the Discuss events, as the duo of Chidimma Onyekwere and Chinwe Okoro picked gold and silver 16

August 2, 2018 4:14 PM Asaba 2018: Amusan wins first gold medal for Nigeria, targets inter-continental event –

Oluwatobiloba Amusan on Thursday won the women’s 100m hurdles event with 12.86 seconds for Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing African Senior Athletics championship in Asaba. The victory means Amusan has now qualified to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup at Ostrava in the Czech Republic in September. “I am not surprised, because I have prepared 21

July 30, 2018 12:38 PM Delta announces road closures for 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships –

The Delta Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday announced roads closure and traffic diversions from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5, for easy vehicular movement during the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba. The Sector Commander, Mr Rindom Kunvem, said in Asaba that the closure became necessary as part of the strategy to make the competition 20

July 15, 2018 8:54 PM Okagbare, Oduduru, Amusan lead 92 others to CAA

Nigeria trio of Blessing Okagbare- Ighoteguonor, Divine Oduduru and Oluwatobiloba Amusan will lead 92 others to the 2018 African Athletics championship in Asaba next month. Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday released a list of 95 athletes selected to represent the country from August 1-5. Nigeria sprint queen finished 7th place in 23.42 seconds 22

June 15, 2018 6:02 AM Lagos to hold U-15 Deaf Sports School GamesThe Sun News

The Lagos State Sports Commission has concluded all arrangements to stage the Under-15 Deaf Sports School Games. The Tournament, which is in its 4th edition, will hold from 19-22 June, 2018 at the Agege Township Stadium popularly known as the “Soccer Temple “. The Games, sponsored by the Lagos State Government as part of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s 22

May 30, 2018 4:21 AM ...We’re building Delta of our dream, says OkowaThe Sun News

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said his administration is taking deliberate steps, through execution of projects, to create a new state of the dreams of the founding fathers. The governor spoke in Asaba, yesterday, during a praise and thanksgiving session organised by the state, to mark the third year anniversary of his administration 33

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 55

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 30