Okpekpe race organisers invite 60 foreign stars to enhance status
In a bid to boost the status of the annual Okpekpe race from its present bronze to gold, the organisers have invited no fewer than 60 foreign marathoners from 11 countries...
FNSB solicits support for visually impaired athletes
A board member of the Executive Council of the Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind (FNSB), Major Kehinde Danmole (rtd) has called on the public to support visually impaired athletes, saying assisting them would give them the hope that there is ability in disability.
Rio Olympics marathon champion fails drugs test
Reigning Olympic and London marathon champion, Jemima Sumgong, is the latest Kenyan athlete to fail a drugs test.According to the BBC, the 32-year-old tested positive for banned substance EPO in an out-of-competition test carried out by athletics’ governing body the IAAF.
The ‘death’ of grassroots sports in Nigeria
One can easily replicate what is going on in football in other sports in the country including basketball, tennis, track and field athletics. The breeding ground has shifted to Europe and America.
British Council pledges continuous support to Nigerian sports development
The British Council will continue to contribute to Nigeria’s sports development, which it has been involved in several ways.Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday when the Queen’s Baton Relay made a stop over at the Council ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games......
Meadow Hall hosts international school swimming competition
Meadow Hall, with its passion for raising Godly and well-rounded children, hosted an international schools swimming competition on March 18, 2017 at its swimming pool located at Meadow Hall Way, Lekki, Lagos.
Nigeria’s Amusan posts 2017 world’s fastest 100m hurdles time
The time, which broke a 34-year-old UTEP record, also shot the petite sprint hurdler up as the second fastest Nigerian of all-time in the event behind Africa and Nigeria’s record holder, Glory Alozie (12.44).
Delta promises excellent 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has assured the President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba that the state would host the best championship ever like they did in 2013 during the inaugural African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC).
Bolt to skip World Relays
Usain Bolt is poised to skip next month's IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas as he prepares to retire from the sport later this year.
Aregbesola to unveil Osogbo City marathon on Tuesday
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun will on Tuesday unveil the maiden edition of the Osogbo City Half Marathon being organised by the state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC).