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9 Aug
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised a grand reception for Team Nigeria’s athletes to the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, when they return to the country.
9 Aug
Ese Brume hopes a gold rush by Nigeria’s women on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games will inspire girls in the country to take up sport.
9 Aug
The winners of the 2022 Opobo Marathon were, on Friday, given their winning prizes by the CEO of Dynasty Perfumes and Cosmetics Limited, Daminabo Alali Daniel.
8 Aug
President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Tonobok Okowa was on cloud nine yesterday after track and field stars pushed Team Nigeria to an all-time best-ever record at the Commonwealth Games, thanks to the gold rush on Sunday.
8 Aug
This year’s Commonwealth Games, tagged Birmingham 2022, has, no doubt, provided residents with the opportunity to come out en masse to support both the government and athletes.
8 Aug
Nigeria rounded off its participation at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, yesterday, with a big splash on the medals pool, with the ladies, once again, leading the country’s march for glory...
8 Aug
Cross River State-born table tennis star, Edem Offiong, has attributed the calm environment and early resolution of issues by the Ministry of Sports and Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF)
7 Aug
Ese Brume has won the women’s long jump event at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, claiming gold in a Games record 7.00 metres ahead of Australia’s Brooke Buschkuehl (6.95m). Ghana’s Deborah Acquah was third with a new personal best leap of 6.94m. Brume’s compatriot, Ruth Usoro, placed sixth with a jump of 6.56m.…
7 Aug
Nigeria has won the 4x100m women’s relay final of the Commonwealth Games finishing ahead of England and Jamaica, respectively. Inspired by World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan, the Nigerian team won with a new African record of 42.10 second. The previous mark of 42.22s was set by Team Nigeria barely…
7 Aug
Tobi Amusan has won the 100m hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games. She did it in a Commonwealth Games record 12.30 seconds. She has become the first Nigerian track and field athlete and the second in history to successfully defend a Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title. The 25-year-old reigning world champion and world record holder…
7 Aug
Team Nigeria recorded more medals yesterday at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, as the duo of Eucharia Iyiazi and Ugochi Alam won gold and bronze respectively in the women’s F55-57 Shot Put final.
7 Aug
Hopes are already high in Team Nigeria’s Camp for a possible gold medal in the women’s 100meters hurdles and long jump event as Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume file out in their finals today, at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

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