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9 Mar 2019
Team Special Olympics (SO) Nigeria will be taking part in eight events at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, which began yesterday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate. It will end on March 21st. The SO Nigeria, which is made up of 84-man delegate, consists of 60 athletes, who will participate in Athletics, Badminton, Basketball,…
16 Feb 2019
Nigeria Team is in full training mode as they get ready to represent the country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games, with an 86-man delegate consisting of 60 Special Olympics Nigeria Athletes and 26 Officials. The Games will hold from the 14th – 21st of March 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Special Olympics…
10 Oct 2018
As the countdown continues ahead of the 2018 West African Universities Games (WAUG), the host, University of Port Harcourt has boasted that it would teach all the participating universities a ‘free lesson in the art of graceful conquest’ in track and field, as well as swimming events. “Team UniPort dominance at successive NUGA and WAUG…
3 Oct 2018
The 17 athletes chosen to represent Team Nigeria in seven sports at the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games in Argentina departed for Buenos Aires yesterday hopeful of winning medals to enhance their chances of graduating into the main Olympics in 2020. Team Nigeria will feature in athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, golf, table tennis and wrestling at…
16 Sep 2018
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new world record for the men's marathon on Sunday, clocking 2hr 01min 39sec to improve the previous world mark by more than a minute...
26 Jul 2018
In preparation for the University of Lagos (UNILAG) 29th Dean’s Cup competition, its Science Student’s Association (USSA) has organised a training session for first aid and emergency response team to ensure safety and well being of the participants. The yearly sports festival, which involves various sporting activities ranging from football, basketball, volleyball, athletics and indoor…
18 Jul 2018
Asaba, the Delta State capital, will today join the league of state capitals with World-class stadiums, as the Stephen Keshi Stadium will be officially declared open with a test run event, the Africa tour athletics meet. Work started at the complex about two decades ago but competing needs and focus on other infrastructures hampered continuous…

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