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Nigeria finishes with 24 medals as curtain draws on competition
Nigeria ended its competition at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with Aruna Quadri’s table tennis silver medal bringing the country’s total haul at the event to 24.
South Africa unveils squad for Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships
On the heels of its good outing at the just-concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, South Africa is aiming for more glory in international athletics. Athletics South Africa at the weekend unveiled an ambitious 127-member national preparation squad for the 2018 CAA African Senior Championships in Asaba, Nigeria between, scheduled to hold from August 1…
Quadri’s table tennis silver medal rounds off exciting outing for Team Nigeria
Despite failing to win the gold medal battle against Singapore’s Gao Ning, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has described his silver medal as a just reward for his efforts at the just concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Australia. Having come from 2-0 down against the experienced Singaporean, Quadri succumbed to the two–time silver medalist…
Commonwealth Games: Nigeria gets silver, bronze in women relays
Nigeria registered its name at the podium of XXI Commonwealth Games by winning silver and bronze in women’s 4X100m and 4X400m relays at Carrara Stadium on Saturday.
At last, Nigeria strikes gold in athletics as Amusan wins
After several fruitless efforts by Nigerian athletes in the track and field events at the on-going 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, female sprint hurdler, Oluwatobiloba Amusan produced a gold medal for the country yesterday.
Joy in Team Nigeria’s camp as battered female boxer returns
There was joy in Team Nigeria’s camp yesterday when female boxer, Ayisat Oriyomi, who was rushed to hospital after being battered by Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul in a quarterfinal bout at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, returned to the Games Village.
13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games
Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.
Aruna, Toriola qualifies for Men’s doubles quarter finals
The combination of Aruna Quadri and Segun Toriola was good enough to beat the pair of Malaysia’s Javen Choong and Chee Feng Leong 3-1 (11-7, 9-11, 11-8,11-5) to reach the quarter finals in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia on Thursday.
Physically challenged athletes rescue Nigeria at Commonwealth Games, want to meet Buhari
What able-bodied Nigerian athletes have failed to do, their physically challenged counterparts accomplished yesterday at the on-going 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Akani Simbine stakes claim as Usain Bolt’s successor by beating Blake to 100m gold
With the athletics world waiting to see who will fill the sprinting void left by Usain Bolt, it was Akani Simbine who seized the first opportunity since the Jamaican’s retirement to nail his first audition for the role by winning Commonwealth Games 100m gold, reports telegraph.co.uk. The supposed blue riband event of the Games has…
Table tennis team blames fatigue for loss to India
The Nigerian Table Tennis team, which won the country’s first silver medal at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, has blamed fatigue and injury for its loss to India at the final of team event. India beat Nigeria 3 - 0 to claim gold over Team Nigeria, but Coach Nosiru Bello explained that they…