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25 Jul 2021
...As team moves into Olympic Village today 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 July 30th. Alongside Okagbare are eleven other athletes, namely Oluwatobi Amusan, Ese Brume, Divine Oduduru, Grace Nwokocha, Chukwuebuka Enewechi, Enoch Adegoke, Usheoritse Itshekiri,…
23 Jul 2021
Today in Tokyo, Japan, the best athletes from across the world will gather in various centres to compete for medals and cultivate new relationships.
6 Jul 2021
• AFN’s camp bubbles in Abuja The Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s camp for the Tokyo Olympic Games opened in Abuja at the weekend, but some of the nation’s top sprinters, including Blessing Okagbare, Divine Oduduru, Enoch Adegoke and Usheoritse Itsekiri have taken their build-up to the festival to Germany and other European countries. AFN Secretary-General,…
20 Jun 2021
Nigerian men and women 4x100m, as well as the 4x400m relay teams, have another chance to secure qualification for the Tokyo Olympics today after several missed chances.
18 Jun 2021
Team Nigeria’s preparation for the Tokyo Olympics Games recorded a positive result yesterday, as U.S.-based sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, ran 10.63 seconds, the fastest time by any woman...
17 Jun 2021
Blessing Okagbare says she is ready to make a legitimate claim for a sprint medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo after becoming the joint second-fastest woman in history over 100 metres on Thursday at the Nigeria Olympics Trials in Lagos. The 32-year-old scorched to a 10.63 seconds finish at the Sports Complex of the…
17 Jun 2021
Blessing Okagbare has set a new national record and is now three wins away from equalling Mary Onyali’s mark after racing to her eighth national 100 metres title on Thursday at the 2021 National Championships/Olympic Games trial in Lagos. The 32-year-old Olympics, World and Commonwealth Games medallist stormed to a 10.63 seconds national record to…
2 Jun 2021
Blessing Okagbare is pleased with her performance in the P-T-S athletics competition in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Wednesday evening, when she dipped within 11 seconds for the third time this season. The seven-time Nigeria 100 metres champion ran 10.98 seconds to win the race and in the process smash the 11.09 seconds meeting record set in…
25 May 2021
The arrival of sprint hurdler Tobiloba 'Tobi' Amusan on Monday boosted Team Nigeria's camp in Texas as the team resumes its quest for tickets to the five relay events at the Tokyo Olympics at the 2021 USTAF Invitational meeting on Tuesday in Prairie View, Texas. Amusan who ran 12.62 seconds to come second in the…
24 May 2021
Nigeria’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games’ build up received a major boost yesterday when Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa adopted six of the athletes expected to represent Nigeria in the Games.
6 May 2021
Unless a miracle happens, Team Nigeria’s trip to the United States of America for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Relays qualifying events may not happen today due to lack of fund.
26 Apr 2021
Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare on Saturday won the women's 100 events at the Oregon Relays in 10.97 seconds, the second-best time in the world this year. "With these conditions, I'll take that," Okagbare said. Allyson Felix, a six-time Olympic champion and 13-time world champion, was seventh in 11.30 as she aims for a 200m Olympic berth…


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The Police in Ogun, on Sunday, arrested a man, Michael Ogundele, for allegedly shooting his younger sister’s boyfriend and injured him at Idiroko area of the state.
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Real Madrid's hopes of retaining La Liga were dented Sunday as the champions fell 1-0 at Real Mallorca, to remain five points behind leaders Barcelona.
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The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the Indian Government on total eradication of fake Nigerian passports into India.
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As part of his long term plans to develop long distance running in Nigeria to world class standard, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the first national cross country championship to be organised by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will hold on February 18 in Jos, the capital…
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Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), condemned recurring attacks on political opponents and non-members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State. The National Coordinator, HURIWA, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, made this call in Abuja, at the press briefing, urged the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba to change…