Nigeria back from Marrakech with eight gold, two silver medals
Odunayo Adekuoroye’s victory in the 55kg, Blessing Oborududu (63kg), Mercy Genesis (48kg), Aminat Adeniyi (58kg), Kemeasuodei Dressman (69kg) and Gofit Winnie (75kg) ensured that nation won six gold medals in the female freestyle.
Nigeria for Georgia 2017 Chess World tourney
With this victory according to the organisers, Balogun becomes the current International Master in Africa and the sixth Nigerian to win the International Master.
‘Ecobank will continue to sponsor Okpekpe race’
Ecobank Nigeria, a subsidiary of the Ecobank Group has pledged to continue with its partnership with organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race to ensure...
Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Everest
"Today morning, he had an accident on the Nuptse wall and died. It seems he slipped," Ang Tsering Sherpa, head of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, told AFP.
Okowa wants bigger Warri-Effurun Peace marathon
Delta State Sports Commission chairman, Tony Okowa has called on the organizers of the Warri-Effurun Peace Marathon to expand the scope of the race to attract more participation.
‘Okpekpe road race privately run, not Edo government-owned’
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.
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.
Kenya's Keitany wins London Marathon in record time
Kenya's Mary Keitany set the fastest time in a women-only marathon as she won a third London Marathon on Sunday in an unofficial 2hrs 17min 01sec.