Thursday, 1st June 2023


6 Apr
United States-based former 800m runner, Sule Alli, has advised Nigerian sports administrators to focus on sponsoring short sprints and other events that would be of benefit to the country instead of ‘wasting resources’ on long-distance and marathon events.
22 Feb
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu, is worried over the growing number of marathon races in the country.
29 Nov 2022
Emmanuel Gyan and his wife, Deborah Pam, On Saturday, won the male and female categories of the Warri Effurun Peace Marathon concluded at the Warri Township Stadium.
21 Sep 2022
Amayanabo of Opobo, King Dandeson Douglas Jaja, Jeki V, has predicted that the fifth Opobo Marathon will be better than previous events.
13 Feb 2022
Ethiopian runners showed class yesterday, winning the men and women’s categories of the seventh edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon...
5 Sep 2021
Swiss wheelchair master Marcel Hug defended his marathon title on the final day of the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday, as organisers
23 May 2021
Twenty-one people were killed after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometre (62-mile) cross-country mountain race
11 Apr 2021
Athletes and officials who participated in the first Ijesha Grand Marathon have hailed the organisation of the event. Endorsed by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the race attracted the best of Nigerian road runners to the ancient but beautiful town of Ilesa, the capital of Ijeshaland, and the athletes say they are thrilled by the…
28 Mar 2021
Organisers of the Lagos City Marathon on Sunday said they had commenced registration of athletes for a virtual 10km race slated for April 10.
17 Dec 2020
The number of global brands entering into partnerships with Access Bank Lagos City Marathon increased yesterday with Kenya Airways
23 Nov 2020
Kenya's women marathon runner and winner of the 21km at the maiden Kaduna Marathon, Caren Maiyo, has praised the government and people of Kaduna State for the success of the race
20 Nov 2020
Former national marathon record holder, Abbas Mohammed, wants local athletes to challenge their foreign counterparts at the maiden Kaduna marathon, which holds tomorrow.


4 mins ago
Stakeholders in the automotive sector have charted a path to deepen local automotive capacity as part of measures at reviving the industry.
7 mins ago
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advocated a sustainable transport system that would provide safe, accessible and environmentally friendly transport in the country
23 mins ago
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that for 13 consecutive years, the Nigerian government failed to submit a report on the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to the Committee on CRC.
24 mins ago
The first batch of this years pilgrims from Jigawa state on Wednesday escaped a plane crash after a Max Air aircraft made a sudden air-return landing at Aminu Kano International Airport, (MAKIA) following a thunder strike.
26 mins ago
Lagos State government has warned motorists in the habit of parking their vehicles indiscriminately on highways and inner roads in a bid to purchase fuel, to desist from hindering traffic flow within the metropolis.