Defending champions, Team Delta, has commenced their final preparation for the 2021 National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
Kenya’s dominance in athletics in Africa and at the world level has been attributed to the country’s stronghold in school sports. Unlike the situation in Nigeria
After narrowly losing out in the race to the Tokyo Olympics, one of Nigeria’s finest junior sprinters, Okeoghene Brume, is thrilling athletics fans in Team Nigeria’s Asaba camp
A musician, Anthony Manuwa, popularly known as Sean Tero, has given a face-lift to the MKO Abiola mini stadium at Jakande Estate, Oke-Afa, Isolo in Lagos State, to encourage more sporting activities. Speaking at the inauguration of the rehabilitated stadium, Manuwa said the choice of the project was part of his Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)…
14 Nov 2020
The Athletics Integrity Unit has appealed against the decision to dismiss anti-doping charges against world 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser. The Bahraini was provisionally suspended in June after being charged with missing four anti-doping tests. However, the World Athletics Tribunal dismissed the charges against the 22-year-old in October. One of Naser’s whereabouts failures was dismissed…
21 Oct 2020
World Athletics yesterday freed Nigerian-born Bahraini star, Salwa Eid Naser, of an anti-doping violation. The world 400 metres champion formerly known as Ebelechukwu Agbapuonwu, was cleared by the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal (WADT), which dismissed charges brought against her for registering four “whereabouts failures.” The 22-year-old, who won gold at the World Championships in Doha…
7 Aug 2020
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.
17 Jun 2020
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...
5 Jun 2020
Some stakeholders in Nigerian athletics are planning a trust fund for late Coach Uruemu Adu’s daughter, Oghenetega Adijat, who became an orphan
3 Apr 2020
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
14 Mar 2020
Joy Ojo of Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior High School was the toast of the athletics faithful at the maiden edition of Maltina School Games
11 Mar 2020
More champions are expected to emerge today as the national finals of the Maltina School Games ends at the Sports Complex of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.