The 2022 Commonwealth Games has come and gone. Winners have emerged, records broken and new ones have been set. The games in Birmingham came to a close with Australia topping the table with 178 medals.
Nigeria has won the 4x100m women’s relay final of the Commonwealth Games finishing ahead of England and Jamaica, respectively. Inspired by World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan, the Nigerian team won with a new African record of 42.10 second. The previous mark of 42.22s was set by Team Nigeria barely…
The amazing quartet of Christy Opara-Thompson, Faith Idehen, Beatrice Utondu, and Mary Onyali has always been regarded as the greatest women’s 4x100m relay team to have ever come out of Africa. For 30 years, the 42.39 seconds they ran in the heats on their way to a bronze medal finish at that year’s Olympic Games…
Six African Games and African Athletics Championship champions are due to compete in Benin next week for tickets to next month's World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA, and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK. Oludare Esan, the media head for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, disclosed that the reigning African champions will be led by…
Chairman of the organising committee for the 2022 Nigerian Athletics Championship, Solomon Ogba, says the event will be staged to match the rising profile of track and field in Nigeria. A number of Nigerian athletes have attained world-class status between last year and now and Ogba is confident the glory days are back for the…
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the future of the sport of track and field is bright in Nigeria following another impressive display by the country's athletes, both at home and abroad. Johnson Nnamani, Egbuchilem Raphael Chimezie, Ezekiel Nathaniel, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Alaba Akintola and Favour Ashe, among others, displayed standout…
In 2012, World Athletics and the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) established the High Performance Centre at the University of Port Harcourt for Nigerian athletes and their counterparts in some neighbouring African countries to sharpen their skills.
Former Nigerian athlete, Seigha Porbeni, has described new ‘track queen,’ Favour Ofili, as a gift to the nation’s athletics.
23 Aug 2021
For the first time since it started participating in the World Athletics U-20 Championships, Nigeria is returning home with four gold and three bronze medals.
22 Aug 2021
Team Nigeria lived up to expectations at the Kasarani Stadium in Kenya, yesterday, as the nation’s athletes won two gold and one bronze medals to join other leading countries on the medals table.
20 Aug 2021
Chinecherem Nnamdi will be hoping to make history later today when he files out for the final of the men's javelin event at the ongoing World Athletics U20 Championships. The 19-year-old is one of the favourites to win the event's gold after throwing himself into contention on the opening day of the championships with…
14 Aug 2021
After two weeks of glamour at the Tokyo Olympic Games, focus has shifted to Nairobi, Kenya, venue of the 2021 World Athletics U-20 Championships. It will run from August 17 to 22.