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8 Jun 2016
With the Rio Olympics qualification already secured, Brume says she would not relent. “It calls for more challenges and I pray God to see me through,” she said.
7 Jun 2016
Ethiopia's world 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the Dream Mile at Thursday's Diamond League meeting in Oslo, organisers said.
4 Jun 2016
Carter, who along with his agent has not replied to requests for comment, will face sanctions if his ‘B’ sample also tests positive for the substance.
3 Jun 2016
Usain Bolt's 2008 Olympics 4x100 meters relay gold medal could be in jeopardy after team-mate Nesta Carter was identified as one of 32 athletes who failed a retrospective drugs test, the Jamaica Gleaner reported on Friday.
3 Jun 2016
Unless a miracle happens, Nigeria may not participate in this year’s African Senior Athletics Championships holding in Durban, South Africa this month.
3 Jun 2016
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, has predicted that young sprinter, Raymond Okhevo, would turn out to be another Divine Oduduru in the nation’s athletics.
2 Jun 2016
The 20-year-old Adeloye has been banned for eight years after an in-competition test she took at the Warri Relays on July 24, 2015 turned out positive.
2 Jun 2016
“The cycling event is going to be a yearly event by God’s grace. If other states can support cycling just as Lagos State government has done, then we can be rest assured that cycling has come to stay.
1 Jun 2016
American sprint star Justin Gatlin might be used to hogging the limelight, but there's a strong chance he'll be overshadowed at Thursday's Diamond League meet in Rome by one of the strongest ever Kenyan steeplechase line-ups.
26 May 2016
Russia have included Maria Sharapova in their Olympic tennis team despite the star player being suspended over a positive test for the banned drug meldonium, the country's tennis federation said on Thursday.
26 May 2016
Africa and Commonwealth gold medalist, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will feature in three events, 100m, 200m and the long jump in this year’s Rio Olympics Games.
24 May 2016
The Warri Peace Marathon is a 10km race solely meant for athletes in the region. It has a first prize of N150, 000, the second prize is N120, 000, N100, 000 for the third place.

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33 mins ago
A high-level meeting of the 36 state governors with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, primed to draw out some far-reaching and drastic measures to tackle the economic hardship that has afflicted Nigerians under this administration, turned out to be an anti-climax.
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Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, yesterday, called on members of the party to remain calm and refrain from creating bad blood and confusion over the crisis rocking PDP.
49 mins ago
Amidst energy crises currently ravaging almost the entire fabric of the economy, there appears to be some form of relief for telecoms operators expanding to rural areas.
49 mins ago
With the adoption of the Fifth-Generation (5G) network set to outpace all previous generations of mobile technology, it is expected to have $7 trillion worth of economic value by 2030.
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will get a new president on September 30 when the Federation holds its elective congress in Benin, Edo State.