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31 Jul
Track and field events began yesterday at the Tokyo Olympics, and for the first time since London 2012, two Nigerian athletes will be running in the semifinals of the women’s 100meters.
29 Jul
After seven days of training at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Team Nigeria’s contingent to the 2021 World Junior Athletics Championships will emerge today.
25 May
Some Nigerian athletes, including top sprinter, Seye Ogunlewe, and the revelation at Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, Akintola Alaba, may have given up on the plan to join Team Nigeria’s tour of the U.S...
13 May
Team Nigeria began its campaign for relays qualification for the Tokyo Olympics Games in Texas, United States yesterday with the sprint duo of Blessing Okagbare
10 Sep 2016
Hundreds of athletes from all over the country are set to compete in the 2016 Top Sprinter competition set to hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos from September 29 to October 1.
9 Jul 2016
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says it would only rectify the new national record set by US-based Arthon Hicks in the men’s 110m hurdles in Sapele, Delta State ...
8 Jul 2016
Before yesterday’s feat, Okagbare’s Championship record was 11.06 seconds, which she set at the 2010 edition in Calabar. Peace Ukoh came second, while Gloria Asumnu finished third.
30 Jun 2016
After finishing third at the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) feels some of the nation’s athletes are not yet medal prospects...
26 May 2016
Africa and Commonwealth gold medalist, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will feature in three events, 100m, 200m and the long jump in this year’s Rio Olympics Games.

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