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26 Aug 2015
The directive by President Muhammadu Buhari that Team Nigeria must do everything possible to stop South Africa and Egypt from winning the 11th All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville would be fully implemented, says Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Al-Hassan Yakmut.
22 Aug 2015
HE who fights and runs away lives to fight another day. Four years ago in Maputo, Team Nigeria surmounted many obstacles to place third overall behind South Africa and Egypt at the end of the 10th All Africa Games.
12 Aug 2015
Team Nigeria to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships will depart the country for Beijing on Aug.18.
18 May 2015
The Association of Sports Veterans of Nigeria (ASVN) has harped on the need to appoint a technocrat in the sport business industry as Minister of Sports by the incoming Buhari administration. Speaking at a well-attended Annual Get-together of the Association in Lagos at the weekend, the President of the body, Chief Jonathan Ogufere, a highly…
3 May 2015
IN the good old days of Nigerian sports, Lagos was indeed the ‘Centre of Excellence’ in the game of football, providing the best of soccer entertainment for Nigerian fans and those in other parts of Africa.
26 Apr 2015
UNLESS a miracle happens, Nigeria’s hope of retaining its title in the 2015 African Youths Athletics championship in Mauritius may be a mirage.
25 Apr 2015
Dan Ngerem’s pedigree when he was the Athletics Federation OF Nigeria (AFN) boss was the main factor in the decision to appoint him as the chairman of the race’s local organizing committee, The Guardian has learnt.
24 Apr 2015
Acting Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut, has boosted the morale of Team Nigeria athletes currently campaigning in the 2015 African Youths Athletics Championship in Mauritius.
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4 Apr 2015
Though the country’s image still attracts some negative headlines following challenges posed by some corrupt government officials, Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Ese Brume, is of the opinion that the coming administration of Muhammad Buhari might have to go the extra mile to march the records already set by the Jonathan’s administration in sports.
10 Feb 2015
ALL is now set for the bi-annual inter-house sport competition of the Superkids School, Oyewole Road, Agege, which holds Wednesday at the National Youth Service Corps Camp. Iyana Ipaja. The sports day of Superkids affiliate school, King’s Seed High School, will also hold today at the same venue.   Pupils and students of both schools…
5 Feb 2015
• Yusuf Alli tips Kwara, Cross River  Former African track queen, Endurance Ojokolo has said that Team Delta will live up to its rating by winning the 5th edition of the D. K. Olukoya Youth and Junior Athletics Championship, which begin today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.   This year’s edition of the championship…
26 Jan 2015
THE annual inter house sports competition of the Superkids School, situated on Oyewole Road, Iyana Ipaja, a suburb of Lagos, will come up on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  The inter house sports event of Superkids affiliate, King’s Seed High School, will also hold on the same day.  Both events, which will see students from both institutions…

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