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.
Nigeria has not been fair to me, Ese Brume laments
Commonwealth and African gold medallist in the women’s long jump, Ese Brume is sad over what she describes as ‘unfair’ treatment to her by the country. Brume, who won a gold medal for Team Nigeria at the recently concluded Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championship, says she was being pushed to the wall by administrators…
‘I am happy to write my name in gold on home soil’
Since she broke into the senior national team in 2014, long jumper, Ese Brume has maintained a steady rise on the track. The long jump sensation was almost the sole reason many Nigerians followed athletics at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, after all the ‘big names’ failed to live up to expectation. Though…
Asaba 2018: Great spectatorship, poor facilities
Before now, many Nigerians were of the opinion that the city of Kano has the highest number of sports followers in the country. But that perception may have changed...
Ese Brume grabs long jump gold, Nigeria also wins 4x100 women’s relay, discuss
True to her pre-championship boast, Africa and Commonwealth Games gold medallist in the women’s long jump, Ese Brume yesterday grabbed a gold medal to increase...
Brume promises better outing at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
One of Nigeria’s athletes to the just-concluded 2017 World IAAF Championships in London, long jumper, Ese Brume says she would use the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia to make up for her not-too- impressive outing at the competition.
Okagbare sails into long jump final, Brume crashes out
The Nigerian’s 6.51m mark is the lowest qualifying mark by a Nigerian in the history of the championships, falling behind the 6.68m Christy Opara-Thompson jumped to qualify for the final of the event in 1991 in Tokyo, Japan.
Hopeful Ese Brume storms London today
One of Nigeria’s flag bearers in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, Ese Brume will depart for London today with a vow not to disappoint the nation in the long jump event.
Nigerian athletes get visas, hit London today
At last, the British High Commission has issued visas to some Nigerian athletes listed for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, which begins today.