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22 Mar
World silver medalist in the long jump, Ese Brume, yesterday, lived up to her ratings as African best jumper, winning the gold medal at the ongoing 13th African Games in Ghana.
17 Mar
One event that will catch the attention of many Africans in track and field at the ongoing 13th African Games is the women’s long jump, where the battle for the gold medal is expected to be between three Nigerians. 
24 Feb
A total of 18 Nigerian track and field athletes based in the United States of America are expected to join Nigeria’s camp in Accra, Ghana, for the 2024 Africa Games scheduled to hold in three Ghanaian cities next month.
22 Jan
As the countdown to the 13th African Games begins, some members of Team Nigeria Athletics are shaping up in great form, returning excellent timing and setting Personal Bests across the United States.
28 Aug 2023
Although U.S.-based Nigerian long jumper, Ruth Usoro, did not win any medal at the 19th World Athletics Championships, which ended yesterday in Budapest, she is still happy that she was able to learn a lot from competing against the world’s best jumpers
27 Aug 2023
U.S.-based Nigeria long jumper, Ruth Usoro, says she gained a lot in her participation in the 19th World Athletics Championships, which ends Sunday in Budapest.
20 Aug 2023
World Athletics Championships Silver Medalist, Ese Brume, scaled the first hurdles as the 2023 edition of the championship began yesterday in Budapest, Hungary.


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