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18 Sep 2015
Team Nigeria placed seventh on the medal’s table at the end of the Games in Samoa with six gold, three silver and three bronze medals.
18 Sep 2015
As the curtain falls on the 11th African Games today in Congo, one athlete that will remain the talking point in the history of the Games is Team Nigeria’s Yakubu Adesokan.
11 Sep 2015
UEFA will increase drug testing measures ahead of Euro 2016 in France, European football's governing body said on Friday. "In advance of the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament, UEFA will conduct the largest pre-tournament testing programme ever implemented. All players with the potential to be selected for participating teams will be subjected to testing from 1…
29 Aug 2015
THE Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships ends tomorrow with Team Nigeria participating in three events.
27 Aug 2015
Two Kenyan runners have been suspended after testing positive for doping at the World Championships in Beijing, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced.
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.

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