'Proud' Semenya back on track after IAAF rule change
Caster Semenya will bid to move the spotlight from new IAAF rules for female athletes who have high testosterone levels firmly back to the track as the Diamond League gets under way in Doha on Friday.
One month after, Dalung’s panel on ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000 grant yet to submit report
The investigative panel set up by Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung to unearth the circumstances surrounding the alleged disappearance of $150,000 grant, which world athletics ruling body...
Commonwealth Games: ‘Banned’ Edwards takes on IAAF in bid to represent Nigeria
Mike Edwards’ dream of becoming the first man to represent Nigeria in the high jump at the Commonwealth Games in over half a decade may not happen after the IAAF barred him from participating at the Gold Coast 2018 Games. But the 27-year-old says he will do all within his powers to get the athletics…
‘African senior Athletics Championship in Asaba will rival IAAF events’
The Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships, Solomon Ogba has declared that Nigeria will host an event that will be a talking point for world athletics governing body (IAAF) for many years to come. The Championship will hold between August 1 and 5, 2018. Ogba told a cross…
Rosa Collins wants culprits in IAAF’s ‘missing’ $150,000 jailed
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Rosa Collins believes that the best deterrent for corruption in sports is dismissing and jailing anybody indicted in the ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000 grant saga.
AFN officials at war with sports minister over suspension of Vice President
The silent war between some board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and the Sports Minister Solomon Dalung over his alleged interference in the day-to-day running of the federation may be heading to a dangerous twist.
How IAAF $150,000 was spent by Nigerian officials
Fresh facts have emerged on how the $150,000, which world athletics ruling body (IAAF) sent to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) was spent.
AFN’s jaw-dropping excuse for ‘missing $150,000’ IAAF money - is a sad joke!
Nigeria is, as it were, a comedian who tells the same joke, but with a different enough punchline that you cannot help but shake your head in amusement. The latest drama involves, unsurprisingly, misappropriated funds. The world athletics governing body IAAF, have apparently had the princely sum of $135,000 taken from them. Naturally, they want…
Minister sets up panel on ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000 grant
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has set up a committee to unearth the circumstances surrounding the alleged disappearance of $150,000 grant, which world athletics ruling body...
AFN awaits IAAF decision on ‘missing’ $150,000 grants
The board of the Athletics Federations of Nigeria (AFN) is waiting on world athletics ruling body (IAAF), to come up with its decision on the $150,000 grants (about N52 million), which has become subject of debate in the sports ministry. The amount was said to have been paid by IAAF as part of its $15,000 annual…