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11 Apr 2021
Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare is confident the country’s 13-year wait for a track and field medal at the Olympics will end this year at the Tokyo Games. Track and field events have accounted for 13 of the 25 medals Team Nigeria have won at the Olympic Games. The sport has also…
3 Apr 2021
Despite the absence of some key foreign-based athletes, including U.S.-based sprinters, Blessing Okagbare, Divine Oduduru, Raymond Ekevwo and Favour Ofili, Team Delta says it has a strong squad capable ....
10 Feb 2021
Nigerian athlete Blessing Okagbare has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the only athlete to have attended the Athletics Diamond Meetings 67 times.
8 Feb 2021
Nigeria’s fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare, has every reason to be excited after racing to, not one, but two personal bests on the same day in Sunday’s third leg of the American Track League event in Fayetteville, Arkansas. After running an impressive 7.17 seconds in the 60 meters heat to equal her personal best at the…
26 Oct 2020
These champions are Nigerians who have excelled at sports and made their name stand out in history as the top sportsmen of their country. They are shown on TV, you see them at stadiums, many wager fortunes on them at this online casino in Nigeria. They are famous for a good reason, and in this…
14 May 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic still ravaging the world, crippling sporting activities, Nigeria’s female long jump queen, Ese Brume says there was the need for her to be in good shape.
1 May 2020
United States-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare is in the news again. The Olympics medalist, who recently filed for divorce from her husband, ex-Super Eagles star Jude Ighoteguonor, after their six-year old marriage broke down...
28 Apr 2020
The controversies surrounding the sudden break-up of the marriage between U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare and former Super Eagles player, Jude Ighoteguonor continues. The husband has broken his silence on the divorce saga, saying he had long moved on with his life.
23 Oct 2019
United States-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare and other athletes have been contacted by the probe panel set up by sports minister, Sunday Dare...
5 Oct 2019
Team Nigeria’s poor run at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha continued yesterday, as the relay teams failed to advance beyond the first round.
4 Oct 2019
For the first time in seven days, Team Nigeria’s camp came alive yesterday at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, as the country’s sole representative in the men shot put event, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi....
2 Oct 2019
Team Nigeria’s quest to register its name in the medals table at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championship in Doha suffered another setback yesterday, as the duo of Patience Okon Geroge and Favour Ofili ended their 400m campaigns in the semifinals.


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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.
3 hours ago
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…