Nigerian athletes get IOC scholarship ahead of Japan 2020 Olympics
The journey to the Japan 2020 Olympics has begun for 11 Nigerian athletes as they have been captured in the latest International Olympic Committee (IOC) scholarship scheme. The list is headlined by fast rising 100 metres hurdler and reigning Commonwealth gold medallist, Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan and Portugal-based table tennis star, Aruna Quadri. The deal brokered…
How I motivated Team Delta to conquer at sports festival — Uduaghan
Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has described his investiture as Grand Patron of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), as a ’special birthday’ gift.
Blessing Okagbare: The Surging Powerhouse
When it comes to the world of Nigerian sports, more attention is placed on football with even more attention placed on male athletes. However, distinguishing herself as an attention worthy sportswoman is Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor who has brought not only accolades but also honour to Nigeria. Born on this day in 1988, in Sapele Delta state,…
NOC investiture, a big inspiration, says Uduaghan
Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has described as a big inspiration his inclusion on the list of prominent personalities to be honoured by...
Ese Brume grabs long jump gold, Nigeria also wins 4x100 women’s relay, discuss
True to her pre-championship boast, Africa and Commonwealth Games gold medallist in the women’s long jump, Ese Brume yesterday grabbed a gold medal to increase...
Nigeria’s medals prospect, as Asaba 2018 African Athletics Championships begin
Beginning from today, the focus of many athletics lovers in Africa and beyond will be on Asaba, Delta State capital, venue of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships. This is the first that Asaba would be hosting a major sporting event since the state was created on August 27, 1991. The competition venue, Stephen Keshi…
21 lucky fans to be part of CAA Asaba 2018
Preparations for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships is at its advanced stage as the media and publicity sub-committee has unveiled plans to reward lucky fans in an all-expense paid trip to the event holding between August 1 and 5 at the newly-built Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta State.
Commonwealth Games: Nigeria gets silver, bronze in women relays
Nigeria registered its name at the podium of XXI Commonwealth Games by winning silver and bronze in women’s 4X100m and 4X400m relays at Carrara Stadium on Saturday.
Porbeni predicts worse returns for Nigerian athletics
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Coach Seigha Porbeni has predicted that the nation’s athletics will get messier in the coming days if the Presidency folds its hands and watches the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, ‘toy’ with the sports.
Okagbare fails in 100m as Nigerian trio race against time in 400m women
Nigeria’s hope of getting an individual medal in the 100 metres women died on the tracks of the Olympic Stadium, London, as the country’s entrant in the race, Blessing Okagbare could not make the final of the event held yesterday.