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7 Aug
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has announced that it will take up and pay the medical bills of four track and field athletes, two of whom competed for Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with injuries, while the other two were injured during the Games. The four athletes are Enoch Adegoke, who stopped…
1 Aug
Enoch Adegoke’s dream of becoming the first Nigerian man to win a 100 metres Olympic medal came to an end on Sunday as he pulled up midway into the final of the blue riband event that was won by Italian sprinter Lamont Marcell Jacobs. Fred Kerley of the United States won the silver while Andre…
1 Aug
Reigning Nigeria king of speed, Enoch Adegoke, chose the biggest stage in sports, the Olympics to join the exclusive club of sub-10 seconds runners after racing home first in 9.98 seconds...
31 Jul
…Itsekiri also through but Oduduru misses out after disqualification Team Nigeria’s Enoch Adegoke, Saturday, blitzed to a new lifetime best of 9.98 seconds in the men’s 100 metres as he advanced to the semi-finals of the blue riband event. Adegoke, whose previous personal best was 10.00s, finished ahead of a strong field that included Trayvon…
30 Apr
The hope of Nigerian athletes participating at the World Athletics Relays in Poland may have been dashed, following their inability to secure visa from the Polish embassy yesterday.
9 Apr
Rio 2016 Olympics long jump finalist and bronze medallist at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, Ese Brume, and sprinter Grace Nwokocha will be the cynosure of all eyes as the athletics event of the 20th National Sports Festival begins today at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. Brume, a 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, is…
4 Feb
Enoch Adegoke became the fastest man in the world this year, after running a new World Lead of 10.16seconds (+0.8) to win the men’s 100m final at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria ....
3 Feb
Enoch Adegoke became the fastest man in the world this year, after running a new World Lead of 10.16s (+0.8) to win the men’s 100m final at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria...
4 Apr 2020
For 14 years, the African record of 9.85 seconds set by former Nigerian sprinter, Olusoji Fasuba, at the Doha Grand Prix has remained unbroken despite several efforts by some young sprinters to lower it.
4 Mar 2020
It was thrills and glamour at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Classics in Ado Ekiti at the weekend, as Enoch Adegoke secured victory ahead of Ogho-Oghene Egwero in the men’s 100m final, winning in 10.50s. Egwero finished second in 10.55s with Idjesa Uruemu coming in third with a time of 10.62s.
13 Feb 2020
Nigeria's fastest home-based athletes over the 100m last year, Enoch Adegoke, and Joy Udo-Gabriel, will seek to extend their dominance of the event in the local circuit in Akure, Ondo State, where the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) All-Comers competition will hold this weekend.
9 Apr 2018
Team Nigeria is assured of some medals today when the finals of some of the events hold at the on-going Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.


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