Those were the words of Joseph Nwobike, SAN, Counsel to Okpekpe International 10km road race, while reacting to a publication on the issue. He stated that the publication tagged, ‘Athletes, officials fault Edo Government on Okpekpe road race,’ was not based on proper investigation.
Miss Nigeria takes Green-Girl Project to Okpekpe race
Reigning Miss Nigeria, Chioma Stephanie Obiadi, has signed on to run at next month's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Bronze Label Okpekpe international 10km road race to raise awareness about the Green-Girl project.
It’s not yet over for Nigeria’s 4x100m relay team, says AFN
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Professor Ken Anugweje is optimistic the nation’s women 4x100m relay team will still qualify for the London 2017 IAAF World Championship holding in August.
Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon: Niger delta athletes dare elite runners
As preparations reach fever pitch for the Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon, athletes in the Niger Delta region are poised to deny the national elite runners the right to the win top prizes in the race billed for April 29 in Warri.
Evergreen Gatlin set to shine in Bolt's absence
Track legend Usain Bolt will be missing as Justin Gatlin spearheads an American team seeking to repeat their rare sprint relay triumph over Jamaica at the weekend's IAAF World Relays in Nassau.
How Africa overtook Nigeria on the race tracks
The last individual men’s sprint African record held by a Nigerian is under threat. Olusoji Fasuba’s 9.85s 100m record from 2006 will soon be wiped off by 19-year-old Zambian, Sydney Siame.
Bolt in shock as friend dies in moto crash
Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported.
Athletes, officials fault Edo government on Okpekpe Road Race
Some athletes and officials in Edo State have faulted the decision by Governor Godwin Obaseki to continue with what they term as ‘wasteful’ Okpekpe 10km road race.
Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon
Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat led a Kenyan clean sweep at the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, both timing late bursts to perfection to claim the men's and women's races of the prestigious event.