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The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has expressed concern over the latest dimension added to U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare’s alleged illegal drugs use.
Nigerian sprint champion Blessing Okagbare is facing the possibility of a lengthy ban from athletics after three more doping cases surfaced. Blessing Okagbare was barred from participating in the Olympic 100-meter semifinals in July for a doping offence and was handed a four-year ban. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said Okagbare tested positive for banned…
Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, may have lost her battle to upturn the suspension placed on her by World Athletics (WA) after failing an out-of-competition test.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, concluded 48 hours ago, was a small leap for gallant Nigerian athletes; but a giant flop in team performance and Nigeria’s representation at the global sports’ fiesta.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has said it received with great shock the press release by the Athletics Integrity Unit suspending Blessing Okagbare for a doping rule violation.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria says it received with great shock the press release by the Athletics Integrity Unit, suspending Blessing Okagbare for a doping rule violation. The Federation, in a statement said it was in the process of obtaining the relevant details of the announcement after which a full reaction will be issued. The…
…It’s the first time two Nigerians will be racing in the 100m semis since 2012 For the first time since 2012, two Nigerian athletes will be running in the semifinals of the women's 100m after Blessing Okagbare and Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha qualified from their respective heats Friday in Tokyo, Japan. Nwokocha had to run a…
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) yesterday took full responsibility over the disqualification of 10 athletes from participating...
Despite the disqualification of some Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, two of the country’s medal hopefuls, Blessing Okagbare and Grace Nwokocha...
There is little or nothing to celebrate for some Nigerian athletes who were at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after their dreams of performing...
...As Athletics Integrity Unit bars 10 Nigerian athletes from competing Reigning Nigeria sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare, tops the list of 12 athletes the Athletics Integrity Unit has cleared to compete in the athletics event of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics which gets underway on Friday. Okagbare, who is making her fourth appearance at the Olympic Games,…
Blessing Okagbare’s experience and bright performances will be a tonic to the track and field athletes of Team Nigeria when they begin competing from Friday.