Access Bank Lagos City marathon has helped many Nigerian athletes, says Olopade
Organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have declared that the event has benefited many Nigerian athletes than other road races in the country. The fourth edition of the race took place last weekend with an Ethiopian emerging winner of the men’s 42km race for the first time since 2016. The Kenyans had dominated…
Access Bank Marathon has buoyed Lagos’ tourism appeal, says Olopade
Consultant to the Access Bank Marathon, Bukola Olopade has revealed that the yearly competition has turned Lagos into a huge sports tourism centre with thousands...
‘NFF has been hijacked by cabal’
Fresh facts have emerged on why former Ogun State Sports Commissioner, Bukola Olopade, resigned his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Bet9ja-sponsored Nigeria National League (NNL).
Abuja, Abeokuta join International Marathon
Abuja and Abeokuta have joined the latest cities to catch the bug of marathon in the country, an official said. Olukayode Thomas, head of media, Lagos City Marathon, who made the disclosure on Sunday, said that the culture of international marathons and road races revived by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in 2016 was…
Abuja, Abeokuta marathons get dates
Nigeria’s foremost Marathon and Road Races organizing company, Nilayo Sports Management Company yesterday announced dates for the maiden editions of the Abuja City International Marathon as well as the Abeokuta City International Marathon. The patent holder for the two races, Nilayo Sports Management Company announced that the Abuja City International Marathon would hold on October…
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon gets Kia Motors partnership
The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has secured another major sponsorship deal as Kia Motors have agreed to be the new official automobile partner for the race.
Dalung applauds Okowa at fundraising for CAA Asaba 2018
The African Senior Athletics Championships tagged: ‘CAA Asaba 2018’ got a boost at the weekend, as millions of fund were raised at a dinner organised by the Delta State government in Asaba.
We‘ll stage a world-class Access Bank Lagos city marathon - Olopade
The journey for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to attain the prestigious IAAF gold label will begin this morning with a record attendance of 165,000 athletes battling for various prizes in both the 42km event and the 10km family race. The huge number of participants notwithstanding, the chief executive officer of NILAYO Sports Management…
Victor Ochei Wheelchair Basketball Championship begins October 22
The 2017 edition of the Victor Ochei International Wheelchair Basketball Championship will hold from October 22 to 28, organisers of the event have said.