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11 Jul
There is an uneasy calm at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) following a petition by Nigerian Athletics Athletes’ Commission (NAAC), which accused the just-concluded
4 Jul
United States-based board member and Performance Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Victor Okorie, has revealed how American universities saved Nigeria from spending over $40,000...
1 Jul
A window for hope may have been opened for Nigeria’s women’s 4x100m relay team to be part of the party at the forthcoming Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships.
29 Jun
For the first time, Nigeria’s athletics is feeling the impact of the ban placed on U.S.-based sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, who was handed an extra one-year suspension on Monday night for doping violations.
28 Jun
Sportsmen and women, who participated in the just-concluded Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships Trials, hosted by Edo State, have applauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration
27 Jun
United States-based Nigeria’s women long jumper, Ese Brume, yesterday, retained her position as one of the nation’s top stars to watch at this year’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon, U.S. and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham,..
20 Jun
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President, Tonobok Okowa, has described sprint hurdler, Tobiloba Amusan’s new African record in the 100m hurdles, which she achieved
17 Jun
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) faces an uphill, but surmountable task, as it moves to produce two teams at the national trials in Benin City to represent the country
15 Jun
A delegation of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is expected in Benin City, Edo State, this morning to begin inspection of facilities ahead the national trials to select athletes for the World Athletics...
31 May
Two of Nigeria’s biggest athletics administrators, Solomon Ogba and Tonobok Okowa, have predicted that East Africa's dominance of the Okpekpe 10-Kilometre International Road Race will soon be halted.
20 May
Three-time Olympian, Yusuf Alli, does not see any Nigerian athlete breaking his 33-year-old long jump record soon. Alli, who is the chairman of Edo Sports Commission, was the ‘commander-in-chief’ in....
14 May
Sports Minister, Chief Sunday Dare and the President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa were excited by the performance of the athletes, as the 3rd AFN All Comers came to a spectacular end yesterday in Abuja.

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