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31 Jul 2016
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has reacted to the disqualification of Nigeria’s 4x400m women’s relay team from the Rio Olympic Games, describing it as very unfortunate.
30 Jul 2016
Nico Rosberg regained the initiative in his duel for the Formula One world title with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday, when he grabbed pole position for the German Grand Prix with a dramatic late qualifying lap.
30 Jul 2016
With the football and basketball teams already in the United States rounding off their preparations for the Rio Olympics, and majority of foreign-based track and field stars ...
29 Jul 2016
Long before Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele ascended to the top of world distance running, there was another great Ethiopian athlete.
29 Jul 2016
By his own charismatic admission, Usain Bolt is a living legend.
29 Jul 2016
He qualified as Nigeria’s only canoeist to Rio 2016 in the men’s K-1 class by obtaining a top finish at the 2015 African Canoe Slalom Championships in Sagana, Kenya, which makes him a medal hopeful at the Rio Games.
29 Jul 2016
The Rio Olympics Games will begin on August 5 and Awogu says they have a couple of dedicated channels that will beam events live to Nigerians, Africans and people around the globe.
29 Jul 2016
Facts have emerged on why Commonwealth and African sprints queen, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguenor, was not picked as assistant captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympic Games.
29 Jul 2016
Usain Bolt has arrived in Rio for his bid to become an unprecedented three-time gold medal winner at a third consecutive Olympic games.
27 Jul 2016
Athletics' governing body said Wednesday it had definitively rejected Moscow's request to review its blanket ban of Russia's track and field team from next month's Rio Olympics over state-sponsored doping.
27 Jul 2016
Usain Bolt is keenly aware of the narrative of his extraordinary career and, for the fastest man who ever lived, the only fitting way to close its Olympic chapter is with a third sprint sweep ...
27 Jul 2016
Rio 2016 Olympic Games bound Regina George has expressed her gratitude to all, who came to her aid when the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) informed all the athletes that they should purchase ...

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