After a splendid 2018 season, Brume sets eyes on world stage
Reigning African long jump champion, Ese Brume, hopes she will be ‘better’ equipped in 2019 to deal with the challenges on the track, particularly the World Athletics Championship holding in Doha. Brume, who set a new championship record in the women’s long jump at the recently concluded 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja, is back…
NOC investiture, a big inspiration, says Uduaghan
Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has described as a big inspiration his inclusion on the list of prominent personalities to be honoured by...
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…
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… Today’s black woman reclaiming her identity and dignity
When the curtains fell on that humid Sunday evening after the performance of My Nina Simone Trip, the small audience at the Amphitheatre, Freedom Park, Lagos, rose up as one man to applaud Ese Brume for a superlative performance.
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.
Brume, Okagbare begin medal chase in long jump
As the World Athletics Championship enters its sixth day, attention of many sports-loving Nigerians will be focused on two athletes, Blessing Okagbare...