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April 13, 2018 9:35 AM Gold Coast 2018: Odunuga Loses In Women’s Lightweight Boxing Semis, Claims Bronze

Yetunde Odunuga of Nigeria lost to Paige Murney of England in the semi-final of the women’s lightweight class in the boxing event of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Friday. The English boxer dominated the first round 10-9, 10-9, 10-9, 10-9, 10-9. Odunuga gave a good fight in the second round but Paige edged it 10-9, 10-9, 9-10, 10-9, 9-10. And in the third 26

April 12, 2018 4:05 AM Gold Coast 2018: Nigerian wrestlers begin quest for goldThe Sun News

Nigeria wrestlers will today take to the mat at the Carrara Sports Arena 1 in Gold Coast, Australia as action begins in the Freestyle and Women’s wrestling . The wrestlers made up of six male and six female will compete with over 100 wrestlers from 19 Commonwealth nations for honors. Headlining 86kg is Nigeria’s Melvin BIBO who is currently ranked 21

April 11, 2018 2:27 PM Ajayi Qualifies For 400m Finals

Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi on Tuesday made it to the final of the women’s 400 metres at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled for Wednesday. The 20-year-old competed in the second semi finals and finished second with a time of 51.81 secs. The six other athletes who also made it to the final were Jamaican duo Stephenie McPherson and Anastasia 34

April 9, 2018 12:20 PM Nigeria Wins Second Medal At Commonwealth Games

After failing to make the podium in the first four days of action at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the medals are now coming in for Team Nigeria. Just after the jinx was broken for Nigeria by the men’s table tennis team who won silver medal, another silver medal has been added to the country’s haul. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi won the second 22

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 25

April 6, 2018 6:07 PM 2018 Commonwealth Games: New Zealand tame Nigeria’s D’Tigers

D’Tigers of Nigeria fell to New Zealand in their first game of the XXI Commonwealth Games holding in Australia by 65 points to 110. New Zealand dominated and won all the quarters on a night that the Ike Diogu captained side will want to forget in a hurry as they focus on the next game against North American side, Canada on Saturday. After a close game in the first 32

April 5, 2018 3:23 PM Nigeria’s Agboro, Uweh Miss Out On Weightlifting Medals

Favour Agboro missed out on Nigeria’s first medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in the men’s weightlifting event on Thursday. In the 62kg final standings, Agboro came fifth in a field of 14 contestants after a total lift of 268kg. Morea Baru of Papua New Guinea claimed silver with a lift of 286kg while the bronze medal was won by Talha 36

April 5, 2018 12:25 PM Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Soyoye Crashes Out

Nigeria’s Adeola Soyoye has been eliminated from this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after he was defeated Thadius Katua of Papua New Guinea in the men’s boxing event on Thursday. Fighting in the round of 32 in the men’s lightweight category (60kg), Soyoye crashed out on points with the final decision of 3-1 going to Katua 36

March 26, 2018 8:28 PM Nigerian envoy presents Letter of Credence to Fijian President

The Nigerian High Commissioner to Australia, Ambassador Bello Kazaure Husseini, has presented his Letter of Credence to the President of the Republic of Fiji, Major General Jioji Konusi Konrote (retd). The development in the Nigerian High Commission in Australia was made available to Daily Sun in Abuja by the Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 20

March 19, 2018 2:28 PM Bolt Ready For Commonwealth Games

The world’s greatest athlete in history Usain Bolt is ready for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The retired Jamaican sprint superstar will grace the track and field events in the second week of April as a celebrity spectator. The flamboyant eight-time Olympic champion will become arguably the Coast Games’ biggest drawcard, overshadowing 22