Marathon world record holder Kelvin Kiptum has died in a traffic accident, local media in Kenya reported on Sunday night. Kiptum's Rwandan coach Gervais Hakizimana was also killed in the accident. The Nation reported that the 24-year-old Kenyan star athlete was driving when the accident occurred, with two passengers, including Hakimimana in the car. The…
Wadata Barau of Bauchi State, yesterday, emerged winner of the male category of the fourth edition of the Senator Douye Diri (SDD) Bayelsa Marathon.
Kenyan athletes once again proved they are the undisputed leaders of long distance races as they dominated the 9th edition of the Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon held yesterday.
Yusuf Alli, the Technical Director of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, says no fewer than 5,000 runners who failed to pick up their kits on time were disqualified.
Kenya’s Bernard Sang on Saturday won the 2024 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon with the time of 2:16:49.
The 9th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will hold today, with a record 88 elite runners. The 42km race, as usual, will start at the National Stadium, Lagos, by 6.30am and finish at the Eko Atlantic City on Victoria Island.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Friday appealed for funds for her legal battle against regulations requiring female athletes with high testosterone to take medication as she prepares for a May hearing at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
Organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have confirmed that 81 elite runners from across the world will participate in the ninth edition of the race, which flags off tomorrow at the National Stadium, Surulere.
Governor Siminalayi Fubara has affirmed that the upcoming Rivers State International Marathon would captivate the global spotlight and shine a positive light on the state.
United States-based Nigerian star, Favour Ofili, has set an African women’s indoor record in 300 metres by dipping 35.99 seconds at the NB Indoor Grand Prix in Boston.
Nigeria's Favour Ofili has broken the national and African record in the women's 300m at the 2024 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on Sunday. Ofili ran a time of 35.99 seconds to set the new record. She becomes the 10th fastest woman ever over the distance. The 21-year-old finished second behind Gabrielle Thomas…
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s (AFN) first pre-Africa Games competition ended in Abuja at the weekend with the federation’s Technical Director, Samuel Onikeku, rating the athletes 85 per cent ready for the continental fiesta billed for Accra, Ghana.