U.S. based 400m speed star Omeiza Akerele dumps athletics
Nigeria may have lost one of its best legs in 400m, following the decision of U.S.-based speed star, Omeiza Akerele, to end his bubbling athletics career.
Salwa Eid Naser’s legal team denies charges, ready for trial
Salwa Eid Naser’s legal representatives, Dr Emir Crowne and Matthew Gayle, have denied charges of a whereabouts violation brought against her by the Athletics Integrity Unit...
Teacher, without coach, wants to win Ibadan City Marathon
He doesn’t have the resources to engage an athletics coach, but schoolteacher, Ahmed Kayode Abdulwahab, believes he can beat better-equipped runners to win the 42-kilometre Ibadan City Marathon
Dominant Lagos, Ojo toast of athletics buffs as Maltina School Games ends
Joy Ojo of Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior High School was the toast of the athletics faithful at the maiden edition of Maltina School Games
Coward heads UK athletics
Former Premier League general secretary Nic Coward has been appointed as UK Athletics’ interim chief executive. Coward has twice been interim chief executive of the Football Association.
Trial of ex-athletics chief, Diack, begins today in Paris
The trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ world governing body the IAAF, will get underway in Paris today.
Veteran athletics coach, Tobias Igwe passes on
One of Nigeria’s most famous athletics coaches, Tobias Igwe, also known as Toblow, is dead. According to family members, Coach Igwe died yesterday from effects of a devastating stroke he suffered recently.
No room for age cheats, organisers of Channels Track/Field Classics warn
Organisers of the Channels Track and Field Classics, a grassroots development programme for athletics, have revealed that the machinery has been put in place to fish out students over the age limit in the competition.