National Youth Games
Okowa to host National Youth Games heroes October 1
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will on October 1 roll out the red carpet for the state’s athletes and officials, who made history by winning the National Youth Games a record fourth time in Ilorin, Kwara State last weekend.
Another athlete stripped of medal as National Youth Games ends
A member of Team Lagos to the National Youth Games, Olaoluwa Jason Olatunde was, yesterday, stripped of the medal he won in the 100 metres race.
Team Delta vows to defend National Youth Games title
After winning two gold and three silver medals on the second day of competition at the on-going National Youth Games (NYG), the chairman of Delta Sports Commission, Tony Okowa declared yesterday that he was optimistic of retaining the title for the fourth time. The NYG, which provides a level playing field for young athletes under…
Why Nigerian athletes get involved in age cheating - sports minister
Nigeria’s minister for youth and sports development Solomon Dalung has said persistent issues of age cheating at competitions was due to long years of youth sports programme abandonment. Dalung made the disclosure to newsmen in Ilorin noting, that athletes eligible during the years sports were abandoned looked for avenues to showcase their talents. The minister…
Edo athletes weep as team misses National Youth Games again
For the fourth time in a row, Edo State young athletes are not taking part in the National Youth Games, which fourth edition began yesterday in Ilorin. The opening ceremony of the Games, which provides a level playing field for young athletes ...
Delta gears up for title defence at 2018 National Youth Games
Defending champions, Team Delta is doing everything possible to defend the National Youth Games (NYG) title in Ilorin, Kwara State next month.Delta won the last three editions of the Games, including the 2017 edition, where the state garnered 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals to beat Team Akwa Ibom...
Lagos secures five slots for National Youth Games
Team Lagos at the weekend picked five tickets for this year’s National Youth Games holding next month in Ilorin, Kwara State. At the Southwest zonal elimination competition held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the state acquired five team sports tickets that include handball (boys and girls), basketball (girls), football (boys) and beach volleyball (girls). The state…
Governor Emmanuel celebrates stars of National Youth Games
Udom Emmanuel has expressed his delight at the spectacular feat of 16 gold, 15 silver and 15 bronze medals achieved by Akwa Ibom athletes at the just concluded National Youth Games held in Ilorin.
Kwara awards automatic scholarships to FCT handballers
The FCT finished in the 11th position with four gold, three silver and seven bronze medals at the National Youth Games won by Delta State, which hauled 21 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals.