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13 Oct
Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop has been found dead at her home in the western town of Iten. She was 25 years old. The two-time World Athletics Championship bronze medallist, who finished fourth in the Tokyo Olympic Games 5,000m final, set the world record for a women's only 10km road race last month in…
13 Oct
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has expressed concern over the latest dimension added to U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare’s alleged illegal drugs use.
12 Oct
Athletics and swimming will be the only compulsory sports at future Commonwealth Games in a move to give hosts greater flexibility and attract new audiences. The "2026/30 Strategic Roadmap" approved by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Monday recommends an optimum number of about 15 sports from 2026. Sports that have been optional in the…
12 Oct
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President, Tonobok Okowa, says the sixth National Youth Games holding in Ilorin will serve as fresh talent recruitment ground for the federation.
12 Oct
Tokyo 2020 Olympics silver medallist, Blessing Oborududu, has been elected into the United World Wrestling (UWW) Athletes Commission as Africa’s sole representative for the next four years (2021 to 2025).
10 Oct
Team Lagos has vowed to excel at this year’s National Youth Games by winning more gold medals than they did at the last edition. The competition, which begins today, ends October 20
Blessing Okagbare
7 Oct
Nigerian sprint champion Blessing Okagbare is facing the possibility of a lengthy ban from athletics after three more doping cases surfaced. Blessing Okagbare was barred from participating in the Olympic 100-meter semifinals in July for a doping offence and was handed a four-year ban. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said Okagbare tested positive for banned…
3 Oct
Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei won the women's London Marathon on Sunday as Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma triumphed in the men's race in the first full-scale staging of the event since the coronavirus pandemic.
1 Oct
Defending champions, Team Delta, has commenced their final preparation for the 2021 National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
28 Sep
Six months after the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival held in Benin, athletes, who represented Imo State at the event, are still waiting for Governor Hope Uzodimma to redeem the promise
28 Sep
The Third edition of the Government College Ughelli – GCU Relays will hold on November 13 2021. It will take place at the school modern Tartan Tracks built on the exclusive Athletics Grounds.
27 Sep
Over the years, expectations were high in the quest for a new era of performances by youths at major junior international competitions.

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Growing food insecurity that is already affecting tens of millions of people across West Africa and the Sahel, must not be ignored by the international community, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. NEW YORK, USA, December 08, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The alert comes as new data from the region indicated that almost 36 million people are expected to…
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The German parliament elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor on Wednesday, turning the page on 16 years with Angela Merkel at the helm as a new centre-left-led coalition takes the wheel of Europe's top economy.