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3 hours ago
With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
18 hours ago
Three-time Olympian, Yusuf Alli, does not see any Nigerian athlete breaking his 33-year-old long jump record soon. Alli, who is the chairman of Edo Sports Commission, was the ‘commander-in-chief’ in....
1 day ago
Telecommunications outfit, MTN Nigeria, has swelled the growing list of bluechip companies, that have identified with the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe International
2 days ago
A total of 12 Oil and Gas companies have keyed into the Asaba 2022 National Sports Festival, which will hold from November 2 to 15 this year.
3 days ago
Barely one month after U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Favour Ofili, broke Blessing Okagbare’s 200 metres National Record, another Nigerian, Nathaniel Ezekiel, made big headlines on Sunday, as he broke Henry Amike...
4 days ago
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the future of the sport of track and field is bright in Nigeria following another impressive display by the country's athletes, both at home and abroad. Johnson Nnamani, Egbuchilem Raphael Chimezie, Ezekiel Nathaniel, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Alaba Akintola and Favour Ashe, among others, displayed standout…
4 days ago
World Athletics has revealed that the next elite label road race on its calendar will hold on Saturday, May 28, 2022, in Okpekpe, Edo State of Nigeria.
14 May
Sports Minister, Chief Sunday Dare and the President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa were excited by the performance of the athletes, as the 3rd AFN All Comers came to a spectacular end yesterday in Abuja.
12 May
Teenage sensation, Sunday Akintan, 17, is among athletes in Abuja from different parts of the country to jostle for inclusion in the country’s squad to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games scheduled for July and August.
12 May
Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) President, Habu Ahmed Gumel, is among distinguished world personalities to be honoured by the government of Japan with the most prestigious Foreign Recipients of the 2022 Spring Imperial Decorations.
10 May
Ethiopia’s Yasin Haji and Kenya’s Sandrafelis Chebet Tuei will lead a world-class elite cast of athletes to the World Athletics Elite Label eighth Okpekpe International 10km Road Race scheduled to hold on Saturday May 28...
9 May
Ethiopia’s Yasin Haji and Kenya’s Sandrafelis Chebet Tuei will lead a truly world-class elite cast of athletes to the World Athletics Elite Label eighth Okpekpe International 10km Road Race scheduled to hold on Saturday May 28, 2022 in Okpekpe, Edo state of Nigeria. Haji is the ninth fastest man over the 10km race so far…
9 May
In its bid to ensure adequate training for Nigerian athletes ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has secured an International Olympic Committee

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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
3 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
4 hours ago
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
5 hours ago
A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…
5 hours ago
The Federal Government has assured of a smooth, safe, and successful hosting of the 2022 UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week.