Sunday, 3rd December 2023

2023 World Athletics Championship

28 Aug
Although U.S.-based Nigerian long jumper, Ruth Usoro, did not win any medal at the 19th World Athletics Championships, which ended yesterday in Budapest, she is still happy that she was able to learn a lot from competing against the world’s best jumpers
20 Aug
Two Nigerian sprinters, Ushoritse Itshekiri and Seye Ogunlewe, could not survive their 100m semifinal events yesterday. While Ogunlewe placed 5th in his semifinal race with 10.12secobds, Itsehekiri finished 8th in his semifinal with a time of 10.19secs. AFN board member and Performance Director, U.S.-based Victor Okorie, told The Guardian shortly after the race that the…
9 Aug
World record holder in the 100m hurdles Tobi Amusan was not included in Nigeria's squad that will compete at the 2023 World Athletics Championship in Budapest, Hungary. On Tuesday, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) unveiled the male and female athletes that will represent the country at the athletic championship billed for 19 to 27,…
1 Aug
Nigerian athletes for the 2023 World Athletics Championship billed for Budapest, Hungary, may be camped in Italy for one week before the championship. Nigeria’s Men 4×100m relay team qualified for the event in Asaba during the Warri Gland Prix last week ...
7 May
Nigeria’s hope of securing 4x400m relay tickets early for the 2023 World Athletics Championship in Budapest, Hungary, could not materialise in the United States, last weekend.


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