No automatic ticket for Commonwealth Games athletes, says Adeleye
Sunday Adeleye, Technical Director, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), says there will be no automatic ticket for any of the 915 male and female athletes competing to represent the country in nine events at the Commonwealth Games, Gold coast, Australia.
Commonwealth Games: Coach optimistic NTTF men’s team will win
Nasiru Bello, National Coach of Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has expressed the optimism that the men’s team would win laurels in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria will feature in table tennis event in the games tagged 2018 Gold Coast holding in Australia from April 4 to…
Sports Ministry trims Commonwealth Games’ squad
The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has reduced the number of athletes in Nigeria’s camp preparing for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to ensure that the coaches concentrate on only athletes capable of winning medals. The athletes are camped in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt.
I will defend my Commonwealth Games title at all costs, says Brume
Commonwealth and Africa’s female long jump champion, Ese Brume says she will give the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia the best push it deserves.
32 boxers to train for Commonwealth Games
A Total of 32 boxers drawn from eight weight categories have been invited for camping towards next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Sixteen women boxers listed include Ifeoma Anthony, Ayisat Oriyomi, Caroline Linus, Abasi Ama Moses, Tomiwa Sadiku, Yetunde Odunuga, Abibat Ismail Tijani, Oben Blessing, Bola Shogbemu, Rafiat Yaya, Oriola Itunu, Olamide Oluwamuyide, Jacinta U.,…
AFN crisis takes dangerous twist
While the AFN, the country’s second biggest sports federation, is still struggling for identity, Team England yesterday named 75 athletes as part of its contingent for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Weightlifting Federation to boost athletes for Common Wealth Games qualifiers in Australia
Determined to take Nigerian weightlifting back to its glorious days, the President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Yahaya Mohammed has said the body would give the athletes the morale boost they need to excel in the Commonwealth Games qualifiers slated for September in the Gold Coast, Australia.
Ambode tasks sports administrators on Commonwealth Games
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has called on sports administrators to use the opportunity of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Nigeria to make adequate preparation for the Commonwealth Games...
Nigerian games greats gather in Lagos for Queen’s Baton
Former Olympic and Commonwealth Games athletes and major stakeholders in Nigerian sport will gather in Lagos to receive the Queen’s Baton, which is expected to arrive in the country on April 1.
Commonwealth Games organisers promise easy access to visas, venues for tourists
Sports tourists, who want to attend the Commonwealth Games scheduled for Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to 15, 2018, will have to liaise with their countries’ National Olympic Committees (NOC) for easy access to entry visas and other documents....