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17 Aug 2018
The African Athletics Championship, held in Asaba, has come and gone to much uproar and excitement. Depending on what side of the fence (a fence created by the organising committee, as it were) you are on, it was either a roaring success or a colossal embarrassment. As far as the actual organising of the event…
15 Aug 2018
The Delta State government has described some of the criticism of the just concluded Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships as erroneous, saying that the competition surpassed the expectations of the organisers, including the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA). In a statement signed by Manager, Communications, Government House, Asaba, Jackson Ekwugum, Delta State described as…
15 Aug 2018
Just a few weeks after the end of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, Asaba 2018, another major sporting event is set to rock the city. This time, organisers of the GOtv Boxing Night are said to have concluded plans to stage the 16th edition of the event in Asaba in September. Before now, the…
11 Aug 2018
This past week, Nigeria was in the news all over Africa. In the capital city of Delta State, a continental sports event was held - the 21st Senior Athletics African Championship tagged Asaba 2018.The event was organized by the Nigeria Athletics Federation, AFN, in conjunction with a Local Organising Committee....
11 Aug 2018
A protest during the week by hundreds of menial workers and private security guards over non-payment of their wages by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the just concluded 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, Asaba 2018, is said to be giving Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, a sleepless night.
10 Aug 2018
They came in their hundreds with high expectations. They thought all the glitter that Nollywood offered was gold. They were expecting world-class transportation.
7 Aug 2018
Before now, many Nigerians were of the opinion that the city of Kano has the highest number of sports followers in the country. But that perception may have changed...
6 Aug 2018
True to their pre-championship boasts, Kenya have won the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships, Asaba 2018, which ended yesterday.
6 Aug 2018
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has revealed how he took the risk to host the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, Asaba 2018, which ended yesterday in the state capital.   Okowa, who spoke at the Merit Award ceremony orgnaised by the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) in Asaba on Saturday night, said he thought that…
4 Aug 2018
At a time when the Nigerian government boasts of "fulfilled promises" and Nigeria's capability to host international events, their efforts are repeatedly brought down by the inefficiency to maximise resources. The recently held African Championships in Asaba brought with it sad tales such that it saw the fastest woman in the world and Cote d'Ivorian…
4 Aug 2018
Former Nigeria’s hammer throw champion, United States (U.S.)-based Gabriel Opuana was full of joy on Thursday when one of his products, Temilola Ogunrinde mounted...
4 Aug 2018
In order to encourage the emergence of new African champions that would represent the continent in future international competitions, Rite Foods Limited has thrown its weight...

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