Ex-olympian, Chioma Ajunwa splashes COVID-19 relief package on athletes
• 18 Nigerians On Scholarship Programmes In Japan Atlanta ’96 Olympics gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, yesterday doled out various items to police officers who are into various sporting activities as part of measures to cushion the effect of COVID-19 Pandemics. Ajunwa, a top police officer, is the first and only Nigerian woman to compete as…
Ajunwa advises athletes to remain focused despite postponement of games
Nigeria’s first Olympic Games individual gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa, has advised the country’s athletes to continue with their training programmes...
‘The Bull,’ Nigeria’s new football ambassador
Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nigeria. It did not come as a complete surprise because, somehow, I knew it was coming.
Nigerian athletes not programmed to win olympics medals, says Ajunwa
Winning in international competitions requires a lot of hard work and a lot of money, which unfortunately are not available to Nigerian athletes.
LASU VC congratulates Abolarinwa, first Nigerian female Urologist
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice -Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU) has congratulated Dr Abimbola Abolarinwa of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), who emerged the first female Urologist in Nigeria. An official bulletin of LASU made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday noted that Abolarinwa bagged the award at the prestigious…
Nwosu, Ajunwa for Athletics Masters’ wellness talk, medical check up
Former Super Eagles captain, Henry Nwosu, ex Falcons goalkeeper, Ann Chiejiene and Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa are among retired stars confirmed for a one-day symposium and free medical check-up for former internationals and sports stakeholders at the Media Centre of the Teslim Balogun Stadium tomorrow. The programme, which is put together by Nigeria Athletic…
Emerging talents thrill Ajunwa as U-16 athletics championship ends in Abia
Olympic gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa could not hide her excitement at the number of talented athletes unearthed at the maiden Chioma Ajunwa-Opara Foundation U-16 Athletics Championship...
Chioma Ajunwa Under-16 athletic championship begins in Umuahia
The maiden edition of the Chioma Ajunwa Under-16 Athletics Championship for Secondary Schools in Abia State began yesterday at the Umuahia Township Stadium with 34 schools participating. Flagging off the competition organized by the foundation founded by Mrs. Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, a 1996 Olympics gold medalist, Abia State Commissioner for Sports, Dr. Martins Okoji, on behalf of…
Abia hosts first Chioma Ajunwa Foundation U-16 Athletics Championships this weekend
The Chioma Ajunwa Foundation will hold a three-day U-16 Athletics Championship for Secondary Schools in Abia State from March 27 to 29 at the Umuahia Township Stadium.
The underappreciated role of women in sports in Nigeria
It is arguable that a greater proportion of Nigeria’s sporting success is attributable to women. Both in terms of impact and sheer numbers, Nigerian women stack up immensely well against their male counterparts.