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18 Nov 2021
The annual sporting event organized by the foremost real estate company, Adron Homes and Property has flagged off today with many sporting and entertainment lined up at the International Stadium, Sagamu, Ogun State. Fuji music sensation, Alhaji Ajibola Pasuma provided a sensational opener for the game with thrilling vibes to mark the 6th edition of…
11 Nov 2021
Chairperson of the South West Athletics Association, Falilat Ogunkoya, says Friday's all secondary schools athletics meet at the Yaba College of Technology is one of the programmes lined up by the body to unearth future Olympians for the respective states in the South-West region and Nigeria in general. “The South-West zone is determined to give…
28 Oct 2021
One of the hallmarks of education is sport and it occupies a vital position in the learning process. Sport is the nexus between relaxation, exercise and mental alertness, which are vital to human development, wellbeing and growth.
1 Jul 2021
Nigerian track and field legend Falilat Ogunkoya is no longer the owner of the African 400m women’s record after 18-year-old Namibian, Christene Mboma, shattered the Nigerian’s 25-year-old mark with a blistering 48.54 seconds run at an athletics meeting at the Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Wednesday. The old mark of 49.10s was set…
18 May 2021
The list of Nigeria’s former athletes warming up to be on the board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) in the coming elections seems to be on the rise.
10 Jun 2020
Atlanta ’96 Olympics medalist, Falilat Ogunkoya, says the true story concerning the drug issues hanging around the neck of Nigerian-born Bahrain World 400m champion, Salwa Eid Naser, can only be revealed by the athlete.
24 Oct 2019
Embattled President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau has called for a board meeting of the federation, an action some members see as ‘desperate move’ to undermine the power of the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, who set up a probe panel three days ago to investigate the federation’s activities.
22 Oct 2019
After weeks of speculations, Sports Minister, Sunday Dare yesterday inaugurated an eight-man panel to investigate the poor performance of Team Nigeria at the recently concluded Doha 2019 World Athletics Championships.
10 Oct 2019
Former African 400m champion, Falilat Ogunkoya believes Nigerian athletes need world-class coaches to stand a chance of winning medals at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
4 Sep 2019
Nigerian ex-Olympian, Falilat Ogunkoya says the thrill and glamour at the African Games are still intact, contrary to the opinion of former Nigerian long jumper, Yusuf Alli.
29 Aug 2019
Former Nigerian track and field athlete, Falilat Ogunkoya, says Blessing Okagbare has no blame for her disqualification for beating the gun in the women’s 100 metres semi-finals heat on Monday at the on-going African Games in Morocco.
9 Aug 2019
Nigerian ex-Olympian, Falilat Ogunkoya says Team Nigeria needs the services of ex-internationals to do well at the fast-approaching 2019 African Games holding in Morocco.

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