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2 Aug 2022
Team Nigeria’s Islamiyat Yusuf was on cloud nine yesterday when she won the bronze medal in the women’s won 64kg weight category on Day Four of the Commonwealth Games.
29 Jul 2022
Athletics Adeyemi Sikiru, Alaba Olukunle Akintola, Amarachukwu Obi, Amene Dubem, Amusan Oluwatobiloba, Ella Onojuevwo, Enekwechi Chukwuebuka, Ese Brume, Ezekiel Nathaniel, Favour Ofili, Favour Oghene-Tejiri Ashe, Godson Oke Oghenebrume, Isa Esther, Joy Udo Gabriel, Mike Edwards, Nnamani Jonson, Nnamdi Chinecerem, Nwokocha Grace, Obiageri Amechi, Ojeli Emmanuel, Olatoye Oyesade, Omovoh Knowkedge, Onyekwere Chioma, Orobosa Anabel Frank, Patience…
24 Jul 2022
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…
23 Jul 2022
Nigeria will feature two women in the long jump competition's final for the first time since the World Athletics Championships' inception. The duo of Ese Brume and Ruth Usoro made sure of this by equalling the feat accomplished by the men’s duo of Yusuf Alli and Paul Emordi back in 1987, in Rome, Italy, at…
23 Jul 2022
Tobi Amusan ran an incredible 12.40 seconds in her opening performance at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA to set a new African record and Nigeria’s fastest time in the history of the competition. The petite hurdler’s time is two hundredth of a second faster than the 12.44 seconds Glory Alozie ran to win…
23 Jul 2022
Nigeria women’s 4x100m relay team will begin its battle into World Athletics Championships’ history books from lane eight after the lane assignment for the final of the event was revealed by World Athletics, reports SportsNow. The quartet of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha ran 42.68 seconds in the semifinal to qualify…
13 Jun 2022
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) president, Tonobok Okowa, says the performance of Team Nigeria at the just ended 22nd African Athletics Championship gives him cause for optimism. Team Nigeria won a total of 11 medals made up of five gold, three silver and three bronze medals to finish third on the medals table. “We have…
11 Jun 2022
Team Nigeria increased its gold medals to three yesterday at the 22nd African Athletics Championship in Mauritius, with the women’s 4x100m relay team overcoming stiff opposition from South Africa and The Gambia in the final.
6 Jun 2022
The Nigeria Shitoryu Karate team will participate in the “2022 World Championship billed for Varadzin, Croatia, on June 10. According to the president of the Nigeria Shitoryu Karate Union (NSKU), Shihan Victor Akhimien, the global body invited Nigeria to join the rest of the world to compete for honours and ranking points in the championship…
3 Jun 2022
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), yesterday, assured the nation’s contingent to the fast-approaching Commonwealth Games in Birmingham of hitch-free visa process
21 May 2022
Sunday Dare, Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, will host members of the victorious Flying Eagles squad to the WAFU U20 tournament and the all-conquering scrabble team to the West African championships in Abuja on Monday. The Flying Eagles beat Benin 3-1 in Friday's final of the WAFU tournament in Niamey, Republic of Niger,…
11 May 2022
Nigeria’s scrabble team has set its sights on total dominance at the first West African Scrabble Championships slated for Accra, Ghana, from May 14 to 19.


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