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20 Nov
Hussey College, Warri, has emerged overall winners in both boys and girls categories at the 2021 Government College, Ughelli Invitational Inter-Collegiate Athletics Competition (GCU Relays).
11 Nov
Chairperson of the South West Athletics Association, Falilat Ogunkoya, says Friday's all secondary schools athletics meet at the Yaba College of Technology is one of the programmes lined up by the body to unearth future Olympians for the respective states in the South-West region and Nigeria in general. “The South-West zone is determined to give…
4 Nov
Chrisland High School, Ikeja, Lagos State, is celebrating the gold medal won by one of its students, Osiregbeme Egbakhumeh, at the just-ended National Youth Games
19 Oct
Team Delta’s Taiye Ayenuro has become the most sought after athlete at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin, after she picked
1 Oct
Defending champions, Team Delta, has commenced their final preparation for the 2021 National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
4 Sep
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
27 Jul
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
1 Jan
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...

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