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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.
25 Jan 2020
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.
13 Jan 2020
The trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ world governing body the IAAF, will get underway in Paris today.
7 Jan 2020
United States-based Nigerian former athlete, Victor Okorie, is sad over the death of his former coach, Tobias Igwe also known as Toblow.
20 Dec 2019
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.
8 Nov 2019
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.
6 Oct 2019
Athletics could have done without the swathes of empty seats in Doha and the four-year ban for high-profile coach Alberto Salazar that exploded in the middle of the World Championships.
30 Aug 2019
Yesterday was a golden day for Team Nigeria at the on-going African Games in Morocco. After a slow start in the games, which has seen Egypt establish a huge lead, Team Nigeria flew to seven gold medals yesterday with football, wrestling and athletics leading the way.
13 Jun 2019
In the build-up to the London 2012 Olympics, Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor was the talking point in world athletics, as she dominated major championships across the globe. She broke old records and set new ones. Among other things, she set a new African record of 10.79 seconds in the 100 metres and also defeated the…

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