Probe on AFN’s fiasco in Doha 2019 begins
After weeks of speculations, Sports Minister, Sunday Dare yesterday inaugurated an eight-man panel to investigate the poor performance of Team Nigeria at the recently concluded Doha 2019 World Athletics Championships.
Nigeria relay teams fumble in Doha
Team Nigeria’s poor run at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha continued yesterday, as the relay teams failed to advance beyond the first round.
Another bad day for Team Nigeria as George, Ofili crash out in 400m
Team Nigeria’s quest to register its name in the medals table at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championship in Doha suffered another setback yesterday, as the duo of Patience Okon Geroge and Favour Ofili ended their 400m campaigns in the semifinals.
Nigeria Ends African Games Campaign With 121 Medals
The 12th African Games ended yesterday in Rabat, Morocco, with Team Nigeria placing second behind Egypt on the overall medals table. Team Nigeria recorded a total of 121 medals, made up of 44 gold, 30 silver and 47 bronze.
D’Tigress beat Senegal, retain FIBA Women Afrobasket title
Nigeria yesterday defeated Senegal 60 to 55 to retain the FIBA Women Afrobasket title in Dakar.
Buhari charges Team Nigeria to win clean medals at African Games
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday charged the Nigerian contingent to the Morocco 2019 Africa Games to stay away from performance-enhancing drugs, saying the country wants only clean medals from the games.
Nigerian athletes need ex-internationals to excel at African Games, says Ogunkoya
Nigerian ex-Olympian, Falilat Ogunkoya says Team Nigeria needs the services of ex-internationals to do well at the fast-approaching 2019 African Games holding in Morocco.
IAAF may stop Team Nigeria from Olympics, African Games over ‘missing’ $134,000
World athletics ruling body, IAAF may have put the machinery in motion to stop Nigerian athletes from participating in this year’s African Games in Morocco, the World Athletics Championships in Doha, as well as the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo...
Team Nigeria loses top spot to South Africa, Kenya
Team Nigeria has lost its number one position on the medals table to South Africa and Kenya at the 2019 African U-18/U-20 Athletics Championship, which ends today in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Team Nigeria set for beach games in Cape Verde
Team Nigeria is set to take part in the first 2019 Africa Beach Games scheduled to hold at the Santa Maria Beach in Sal Island, Cape Verde from June 14 to 23. According to the organisers, 54 countries and 1000 athletes from across Africa will participate in 11 sports at the maiden Africa Beach Games…