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15 Sep 2016
Josephine Orji won a gold medal in women power-lifting’s +86 kg category for Nigeria’s 8th gold medal at the Rio Paralympics Games on Wednesday.
14 Sep 2016
Russia's sports minister on Wednesday denied there had been any Russian government involvement in the hacking of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) computer.
14 Sep 2016
The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday slammed Russian hackers who breached its database and published confidential records of US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.
13 Sep 2016
Oscar Pistorius is gone and so far there's been no replacement for the first athlete to compete in both the Paralympics and Olympics. But it's probably only a matter of time.
12 Sep 2016
Nigeria’s Lucy Ejike yesterday shattered the world record in winning the gold medal of the women’s -61kg at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
12 Sep 2016
The Kwara State Government at the weekend denied the claims by some special athletes that it owes them 15 months salaries.
11 Sep 2016
Britain's Mo Farah claimed an unprecedented third consecutive victory in the Great North Run half-marathon in northeast England on Sunday.
10 Sep 2016
Hundreds of athletes from all over the country are set to compete in the 2016 Top Sprinter competition set to hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos from September 29 to October 1.
9 Sep 2016
Roland Ezuruike of Nigeria has won men's 54kg powerlifting title to claim first gold for the country at ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympics.
9 Sep 2016
The stadiums may be mostly empty but passionate fans and the enthusiastic Brazilian hosts insisted Thursday that the Rio Paralympics are off to a good start. Only a smattering of seats were taken at the 60,000-capacity Engenhao stadium for the beginning of track and field events in South America's first Paralympics. The judo and table…
9 Sep 2016
They left Nigeria for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games quietly, but Team Nigeria’s contingent to the games say they have all the ingredients needed to return from the competition as heroes.
8 Sep 2016
Swimmer Ryan Lochte has been hit with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Rio Olympics, US sports authorities said Thursday.

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