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6 Apr 2021
For about five years, former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, was the ‘commander-in-chief’ of Delta State Sports Council, leading the state teams to many national and international competitions.
20 Mar 2021
After series of postponements, a green light has finally come for the 20th National Sports Festival, tagged, Edo 2020, as Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, assured Edo State government...
30 Jan 2021
Edo State athletes and their officials are said to be in dilemma over the commencement date of their camping ahead of the February 14 flag-off date of the 20th National Sports Festival.
30 Jan 2021
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) have announced plans to get the country’s wrestlers ready for the Africa/Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament from April 2 to 4, and the preceding 2021 African Championships
21 Jan 2021
Edo State athletes and their coaches are expected to hit camp tomorrow ahead of the February 14 commencement date of the 20th National Sports Festival. The festival, tagged Edo 2020, was earlier fixed for January 3, 2021, but the state government kicked against it. It was initially slated for March 2020 but was postponed to…
4 Jan 2021
The build-up to the February 14 commencement date of the 20th National Sports Festival in Edo State seems to be shrouded with uncertainty once again...
30 Nov 2020
Muaythai Federation of Nigeria (MFN) has called on the sports ministry to grant the body a letter of approval to authenticate the federation’s participation as a demonstration event at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, which now holds in January next year.
15 Jun 2020
The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa, has clarified the committee’s position on the timeline for the festival, saying that only the Federal Government can fix dates for the competition.
19 Mar 2020
Former Nigerian hurdler, Gloria Alozie says the decision by the Federal Government to postpone the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival with just three days to its commencement
16 Mar 2020
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said his administration would continue to develop school sports to encourage the development of raw talents.
2 Mar 2020
About 800 Abia State government-approved private and public primary/secondary schools are to compete in the re-activated Abia State Schools Sports Festival, tagged “Catching them Young,”
16 Dec 2018
Two female swimmers from Team Edo have been stripped of medals won and withdrawn from further participation at the 19th National Sports Festival, which ends today at the Abuja National Stadium.


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