Stakeholders, talent scouts, fans throng Awka as 2020 Police Games begin
They came from all walks of life, with varying agenda to the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, where the 2020 Police Games was flagged off at the weekend.
Ministry to monitor performance, harvest talents from Anambra 2020 Police Games
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will monitor the proceedings at the 2020 Police Games in Anambra State with a view to harnessing the talents discovered at the competition, Sports Minister, Sunday Dare has promised.
Veteran athletics coach, Tobias Igwe passes on
One of Nigeria’s most famous athletics coaches, Tobias Igwe, also known as Toblow, is dead. According to family members, Coach Igwe died yesterday from effects of a devastating stroke he suffered recently.
AFN boss Gusau convenes board meeting amid probe
Embattled President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau has called for a board meeting of the federation, an action some members see as ‘desperate move’ to undermine the power of the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, who set up a probe panel three days ago to investigate the federation’s activities.
Igali congratulates Onyali on her appointment as SA to Sports Minister
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.
Retired sportsmen, women, who found life in other careers through education
Although it does not translate to wealth, education, the world over, is seen as a means to a good end. Talented sportspersons are often acknowledged...
AFN, Dynaspro Academy partner to develop kid athletes
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has disclosed that it would return to schools in its bid to develop athletics at the grassroots level. The federation has also expressed interest to resuscitate the IAAF Kids’ Athletics programme in schools across the country. AFN President, Ibrahim Gusau said at the weekend that the federation was making conscious…