Yusuf Alli, Ogunkoya, Fatima Yusuf, others warm up for AFN elections
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.
Only Naser knows the truth on doping allegation, says Ogunkoya
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.
AFN boss Gusau convenes board meeting amid probe
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.
Probe on AFN’s fiasco in Doha 2019 begins
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.
Minister must stop ‘desperate’ coaches from Olympics, other trips, says Ogunkoya
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.
Ogunkoya defends Okagbare over 100 metres false start at African Games
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.
Nigerian athletes need ex-internationals to excel at African Games, says Ogunkoya
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.
Athletes need your cash support at African Games, Ogunkoya tells Dangote, Otedola, others
Nigerian ex-Olympian, Falilat Ogunkoya wants top businessmen and women in the country to extend their cash support to the athletes, who will fly the nation’s flag at the fast approaching Maroc 2019 African Games....
AFN, Dynaspro Academy partner to develop kid athletes
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has disclosed that it would return to schools in its bid to develop athletics at the grassroots level. The federation has also expressed interest to resuscitate the IAAF Kids’ Athletics programme in schools across the country. AFN President, Ibrahim Gusau said at the weekend that the federation was making conscious…
From ODAAwards, honour comes for outstanding Nigerians
“The abbreviation,” she continued, “as a Yoruba word means, ‘You are good,’ this is a perfect interpretation of the award itself, because it is an award for the best.”