Lawyer to Nigeria’s 2022 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Grace Nwokocha, has told the athlete to wait for the outcome of the final test before she reacts to the provisional suspension slammed on her by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping.
Contrary to earlier media reports, Olympics, World long jump medalist and Commonwealth Games champion, Ese Brume, may not appear in the final of the prestigious Diamond league tomorrow in Zurich, Switzerland.
A member of the Nigerian women's 4x100m team competing at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has tested positive for drugs, putting the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) in the midst of a new doping crisis. With a new African record time of 42.10s, the team, which included Tobi Amusan, Rosemary Chukwuma, Favour Ofili, and Grace…
When Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan draped the country’s flag and mounted the podium for the national anthem after she broke the world record in women’s 100 metres hurdles on her way to winning the gold medal at the recently held World Athletics Championships in Oregon...
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…
24 Jul 2022
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…
15 Jul 2022
Three Nigerian athletes, including sprinter, Rosemary Chukwuma, may miss their events following delay by United States Consulates to issue them visas to participate in the Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships..
23 Apr 2022
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.
2 Aug 2021
Team Nigeria’s Grace Nwokocha on Monday in Tokyo at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games advanced to the semi-finals in the women’s 200 metres event.
1 Aug 2021
Reigning Nigeria king of speed, Enoch Adegoke, chose the biggest stage in sports, the Olympics to join the exclusive club of sub-10 seconds runners after racing home first in 9.98 seconds...
30 Jul 2021
A tough tasks awaits Team Nigeria's Grace Nwokocha as she takes to the tracks in the semi-finals of the women's 100m at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The presence of two-time Olympics 100m champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, in her semifinal should be an added motivation for the 20-year-old but will also serve as a big…