Adekuoroye laments corporate bodies’ apathy to other sports
World wrestling bronze medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye is saddened by the ‘total neglect’ other sports, especially wrestling, have suffered in the hands of Nigeria’s corporate bodies, which support only football to the detriment of other sports.
Nigerian wrestlers, Adekuoroye, Oborududu rise in world rankings
Commonwealth champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) has moved one step up in the latest rankings, and is now the second-best wrestler in the world in her weight class...
Adekuoroye wins second World Wrestling Championships bronze medal
A day after sealing her place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Commonwealth champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye won a bronze medal at the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. It is her third medal in the history of the competition.
Adekuoroye qualifies for 2020 Olympics, fights for bronze medal
Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye, who is rated as the world third best wrestler in the women 57kg category, yesterday picked a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ticket through her berth in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Excitement as Adekuoroye, Oborududu, others register for Dickson Classics
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Olympians, Blessing Oborududu and Aminat Adeniyi are among top elite wrestlers, who have registered for the third edition of the Dickson National Wrestling Classics, holding at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Samson Siasia Stadium from June 15th to 30th. A total of 600 wrestlers from 20 states of the…
Adekuoroye, Oborududu, others win gold medals
World silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Blessing Oborududu, Mercy Genesis, Sunmisola Balogun and Blessing Onyebuchi...
Cash-strapped NWF may miss 2019 African Wrestling Championships
Team Nigeria may miss the 2019 African Senior Wrestling Championships slated for Hammamet, Tunisia from March 26 to 31 due to lack of funds. According to the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), athletes registration closed yesterday even when the federation had not purchased the licences of her wrestlers and secured accommodation fees ahead of the…
Nigeria’s wrestlers set for Germany, Bulgaria grand prix
Team Nigeria’s wrestling squad is set6 for a road show, which will see them participate in a grand prix event in Dormagen, Germany and the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov ranking series tournament in Bulgaria.
With sponsors, we would have harvested medals in Budapest, says Daniel Igali
Following the recent not-too-impressive feat of the country’s team at the World Wrestling Championship in Budapest, Hungary, the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) president, Daniel Igali, has attributed the dismal outing to paucity of funds, which never allowed the athletes to have enough competitions to be able to compete well at major championships. In this session…