‘How Nigeria can produce quality coaches for national teams’
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu wants the government to set up a group of experts in a different sport to monitor athletes both home and abroad from primary school to the tertiary institutions.
Why corporate bodies shy away from sponsoring sports in Nigeria, by Olorunnimbe
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Temple Sports Management Company, Idris Olorunnibe, has revealed that more corporate bodies are not involved in sponsoring sports
Igali begs government to sponsor athletes to competitions
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has begged the Federal Government and corporate bodies to sponsor Nigerian athletes to major international competitions, saying competing against their peers is the only way they would be ready for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
40 foreign athletes arrive for Abeokuta City Marathon
A total of 40 foreign athletes have arrived in Nigeria for the maiden Abeokuta City Marathon, organisers of the event confirmed yesterday. The 10km race, which will see over 6,000 local athletes from different parts of the country competing for honours will hold tomorrow morning.
Lagos grooms 200 athletes at South West U-18 Karate Championship
As part of measures to discover and nurture talents from their formative age, Lagos State Karate Association in conjunction with Optimum Impact Children Youth Development Foundation at the weekend took over 200 athletes to the fifth South West U-18 Karate Championship held at the indoor sports hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Sapele has produced more athletes for Nigeria than other cities, says Ojokolo
Or years, Delta State in South-South Nigeria has been the dominant state in the nation’s sports, producing great athletes from various sectors, including track and field, boxing, tennis, and football.
150 athletes set for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championships
A total of 150 athletes from 20 teams will compete for honours at this year’s 10th edition of Korean Ambassador’s Cup for Taekwondo holding between October 17 and 18 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos.
Porbeni urges Nigerian male athletes to wake up, praises women stars
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Coach Seigha Porbeni says women athletes, who represented the country at the recently concluded African Games in Morocco, deserve praise for their effort, which resulted to the second position placed by Team Nigeria on the overall medals table.
Minister mulls athletes’ sustenance fund
Determined to improve the quality of athletes and their performance, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare is considering floating an Athletes Sustenance Fund that will ensure that the country’s sportspersons do not suffer financial deprivation when they are not in tournaments.