American sprinter, Felix, backs doping crackdown on athletes
The crackdown on athletes caught up in recent doping scandals is a step in the right direction for the sport, Allyson Felix says, but the American sprinter is still worried...
Ko won't let Zika overshadow Rio dream
World number one Lydia Ko says she's too excited about playing golf at the Olympic Games to worry about the Zika virus -- and most other women on tour feel the same.
AFN board member, Prof Anugweje decries poor preparations for Rio Olympics
The Director of Sports, University of Port Harcourt, and board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigerian (AFN), Prof. Ken Anugweje has said that Nigeria is witnessing poor preparations ...
AFN begins process to uncover medals prospects, disagrees with minister over camping
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...
No plan to drop Okagbare from Rio Olympics team, says AFN
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said it has no plan to drop Commonwealth track queen, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguenor, from the Rio Olympics team following her failure to join Team Nigeria to the just concluded CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa.
Russia probes ex anti-doping lab chief
The move came after the athletics world governing body IAAF unanimously voted to uphold Russia's suspension in the Rio Olympics after accusations of state-sponsored doping.
Former Minister, Abdullahi, decries Nigeria’s poor preparation for Rio 2016 Olympics
Former Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has decried the low-level preparation of the country’s athletes ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics.Speaking on Wednesday in Abuja ...
Ibrahimovic in enlarged Sweden Olympic squad
Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was on Wednesday named in an initial 35-man Sweden squad for the Rio Olympics in August.
Broke Team Nigeria can’t pay visa fees for athletes
Nigerian athletes may not participate in the 2016 African Senior Athletics Championship holding in South Africa because the Sports Ministry has failed to release fund for the trip.