IAAF former world champion arrives as LOC holds media seminar
Former IAAF World Half Marathon Champion, Godfrey Chirchir Kiprotich will be one the first international elite runners to arrive in Nigeria for the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, which holds on Saturday.
Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics championships will rival IAAF events, says Solomon Ogba
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships yesterday vowed to stage an event that will not only be the best in the continent, but will rival the IAAF World Championships in terms of organization and management.
Gatlin agent says doping claims 'just big talk'
The agent at the centre of a investigation by a British newspaper into world 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin's entourage said Tuesday he invented a story about obtaining banned drugs to impress undercover reporters.
Organisers promise more quality cast as Okpekpe Race gets silver label
Organisers of the annual Okpekpe Race have promised to continue to ensure that only the best runners grace the event, which was recently conferred with the silver label by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Winner of ‘dirtiest race in history’ banned for life
According to a Reuters report, Alptekin won the 1500 metres title in London, a race where six of the first nine finishers have served drugs bans before or since, leading some to refer to it as the “dirtiest race in history”.
AFN and its endless crises
The board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) was inaugurated same time alongside other sports federations in Abuja.
Nigerian athletes get visas, hit London today
At last, the British High Commission has issued visas to some Nigerian athletes listed for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, which begins today.
IAAF wades into visa delay for Nigerian athletes, advance party hits London
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is looking into the circumstances leading to the delay by the British High Commission in issuing entering visas to athletes and officials of Team Nigeria...