Gold, silver medal runners confirmed for 2020 Lagos City marathon
Organisers of the Lagos City Marathon have revealed that gold and silver label runners will feature in the 2020 edition of race, which holds on February 8, 2020.
Valuejet Remo Ultra Race gets major sponsor
The organizers of Valuejet IAU African Championship Remo 2019, Nigeria’s first ultra-distance race, Nilayo Sports Management Ltd, has signed a major sponsorship deal with Keystone Bank Limited.
40 foreign athletes arrive for Abeokuta City Marathon
A total of 40 foreign athletes have arrived in Nigeria for the maiden Abeokuta City Marathon, organisers of the event confirmed yesterday. The 10km race, which will see over 6,000 local athletes from different parts of the country competing for honours will hold tomorrow morning.
Abeokuta wears new look for 10km race as athletes arrive on Thursday
The Rock City of Abeokuta, Ogun State will witness an unprecedented number of visitors, beginning from Thursday, ahead of the maiden edition of the Abeokuta City Marathon.
Abeokuta marathon will be best ever, says Olopade
The Managing Director of Nilayo Sports Management Company, Bukola Olopade, says the maiden Abeokuta City Marathon would be filled with thrills and glamour. The Abeokuta marathon, a 10km road race that will finish at the Alake’s Palace, will hold on November 2.
Value Jet Airlines joins Remo Ultra Race as sponsors
The organisers of the first 50km Remo Ultra Race at the weekend unveiled Value Jet Airlines, a new airline owned by Kunle Soname...
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…
NFF in disarray as teams ‘pull out’ of Super 8 playoff
The crisis rocking Nigerian football over plans by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to stage a Super 8 playoff may be far from over.The Chief Executive Officer of the Bet9ja-sponsored Nigeria National League...
‘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…