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1 day ago
Nigeria has won the 4x100m women’s relay final of the Commonwealth Games finishing ahead of England and Jamaica, respectively. Inspired by World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan, the Nigerian team won with a new African record of 42.10 second. The previous mark of 42.22s was set by Team Nigeria barely…
24 Jul
The amazing quartet of Christy Opara-Thompson, Faith Idehen, Beatrice Utondu, and Mary Onyali has always been regarded as the greatest women’s 4x100m relay team to have ever come out of Africa. For 30 years, the 42.39 seconds they ran in the heats on their way to a bronze medal finish at that year’s Olympic Games…
21 Jul
In a move to boost the morale of Nigerian athletes and officials at the ongoing Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championship in Eugene, United States, the Sports Ministry and Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) are in a race to ‘fix situation’ in the team’s camp ahead of the 4x100m relay event, which starts tomorrow.
15 Jul
Three Nigerian athletes, including sprinter, Rosemary Chukwuma, may miss their events following delay by United States Consulates to issue them visas to participate in the Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships..
29 Jun
For the first time, Nigeria’s athletics is feeling the impact of the ban placed on U.S.-based sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, who was handed an extra one-year suspension on Monday night for doping violations.
16 May
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the future of the sport of track and field is bright in Nigeria following another impressive display by the country's athletes, both at home and abroad. Johnson Nnamani, Egbuchilem Raphael Chimezie, Ezekiel Nathaniel, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Alaba Akintola and Favour Ashe, among others, displayed standout…
6 May
To prevent U.S.-based Nigerian athletes from ‘burning’ out before this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, the Sports Ministry and officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have appointed
23 Apr
In 2012, World Athletics and the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) established the High Performance Centre at the University of Port Harcourt for Nigerian athletes and their counterparts in some neighbouring African countries to sharpen their skills.
9 Nov 2021
Newly appointed Performance Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), former 400m hurdler, Victor Okorie, has joined the ‘Team Leaders Site Visit’ for tour of facilities in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America ahead the 2022 World Athletics Championship.
25 May 2021
The arrival of sprint hurdler Tobiloba 'Tobi' Amusan on Monday boosted Team Nigeria's camp in Texas as the team resumes its quest for tickets to the five relay events at the Tokyo Olympics at the 2021 USTAF Invitational meeting on Tuesday in Prairie View, Texas. Amusan who ran 12.62 seconds to come second in the…
15 May 2021
• Okagbare, Oduduru In ‘Tight Schedule’ • Coach Esabunor, Obiano, Deji Aliu Depart Soon Commonwealth Games and two-time African champion, Tobi Amusan is expected to hit Team Nigeria’s camp for the U.S. Relay tour any moment from now. Also expected to join the camp are the trio of Chidi Okezie, Rosemary Chukwuma and Railwan Alowonle.…
5 Apr 2019
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says it won’t depend solely on sprinter Blessing Okagbare for medals when hostilities begin at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco later in the year.


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The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has described the economic challenges facing the country as multi-faceted and called for a holistic and multi-pronged approach to resolving them.
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Ese Brume has won the women’s long jump event at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, claiming gold in a Games record 7.00 metres ahead of Australia’s Brooke Buschkuehl (6.95m). Ghana’s Deborah Acquah was third with a new personal best leap of 6.94m. Brume’s compatriot, Ruth Usoro, placed sixth with a jump of 6.56m.…
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Rebels killed 15 civilians and one army captain in recent attacks on villages in eastern DR Congo's Ituri province, a military officer said Sunday, raising an earlier reported death toll of 10.
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President Joe Biden on Sunday deplored the killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico, which police say may be linked.
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Erling Haaland scored twice on his Premier League debut as Manchester City opened their defence of the title with a 2-0 win at West Ham, while Manchester United was beaten 2-1 by Brighton