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7 Mar 2016
One month after the maiden Access Bank Lagos City Marathon race, some of the managers who worked to make the event a successful one have appealed to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode...
7 Mar 2016
Red house (Bankole) emerged victorious at the Lagos State Polythechnic Staff Nursery and primary School 12th inter house sports competition sponsored by Chikki instant noodles.
7 Mar 2016
Organisers of the annual Okpekpe 10km road race have announced a new prize money outlay for the fourth edition of the race, which holds on Saturday May 7, 2016.
5 Mar 2016
Olympic champion David Rudisha was pushed by Australian Luke Mathews in his first competitive run of the season in the 800 metres at the IAAF World International ...
4 Mar 2016
While some major cities in Nigeria such as Lagos, Edo and Cross River are channeling huge resources in hosting marathon and road races, which are usually won by North African athletes...
4 Mar 2016
IT was thrill and glamour for members of staff and students of Baptist Academy last week, as they gathered to celebrate the 2016 inter-house sports competition of the institution in Lagos.
3 Mar 2016
South Africa's Constitutional Court has rejected Oscar Pistorius's last-ditch attempt to appeal against his murder conviction for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, an official said Thursday.
18 Feb 2016
As part of activities lined up for the 74th birthday ceremony of the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over 300 students from 16 universities will take part in a mini sports festival organized by the Redeemer’s Sports Directorate. Pastor Adeboye will clock 74 on March 2, and the Director…
27 Jan 2016
Among the 24 are 18 out of the 20 best world long distance runners in the men category and six out of the 20 of the world’s best in the women division.
14 Jan 2016
A weekend sports academy that will give young people opportunities to hone their skills in athletics, table tennis, tennis, swimming, basketball and football will kick off on Saturday at the University of Lagos Sports Complex.    The academy, which will see top coaches tutoring the children on the rudiments of the various events, is the…
29 Sep 2015
Winners in the different categories at the maiden VCN Independence Day Beach Marathon are assured of going home with part of the N2 million prize money of the event scheduled for the Elegushi Beach, Lagos, tomorrow. According to the sponsor of the event, Victor Nwaribeaku, who is also the President of VCN Sports International, winners…
25 Sep 2015
At the 9th edition of the African Games held in Algiers in 2007, weightlifting contributed a total of 17 gold, 12 silver and seven bronze medals to Team Nigeria, though the country placed fifth overall on the medals table. That was its worst performance since the Games began in 1965.

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