AFN denies alleged unfair treatment of Oduduru, Brume, others
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says it did not in anyway shortchange the athletes, both local and foreign-based, who flew the nation’s flag at the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, tagged Asaba 2018.
U.S.-based sprinter, Oduduru spits fire, alleges neglect by government
Nigeria’s hottest male sprinter at the moment, U.S.-based Divine Oduduru has expressed his displeasure over the manner he was treated by Nigerian government at the recently concluded Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championship.
Oduduru, Udoh-Gabriel win 100m events as Stephen Keshi Stadium hosts first meet
After nearly two decades of endless wait, the city of Asaba was buzzing yesterday as a new chapter was opened in the history of sports in Delta State and Nigeria as whole as the newly built Stephen Keshi stadium hosted its first meet, the Africa tour event.
Nigeria may miss ‘red hot’ Oduduru, Amusan at Commonwealth Games
There are strong indications that Team Nigeria may participate in this year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia without the services of foreign-based athletes, particularly those in the United States.
Oduduru ready to challenge world beaters, says athletics statistician
A athletics statistician, Olalekan Soetan, on Monday predicted that Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru would become unbeatable at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Soetan, an Ogun-based coach, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the performances of the Delta-born athlete in 2017 showed that he would effectively challenge world beaters. “Oduduru might need…
Oduduru says Rio Olympics an eye-opener
World Junior Championships silver medallist, Divine Oduduru, said on Monday that returning 7th in the 200m semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil was an eye-opener for him.
My best is yet to come - Ogunlewe
Nigeria’s 100 metres men title holder, Seye Ogunlewe, said he was yet to hit his best.Ogunlewe, who ran 10.12 seconds in ongoing Warri Relays and Rio Olympic Trials in Sapele...