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21 Aug 2021
Team Nigeria revived its hope of finishing among the top nations at the ongoing World Athletics U20 Championship, Nairobi 2021, yesterday with the country’s javelin thrower, Nnamdi Chinecherem...
18 Aug 2021
…Relay team sets new championship record Team Nigeria lived up to pre-race billings as the 4x400m mixed relay team won the gold medal in a new championship record time of 3:19.70. The quartet of Johnson Nnamani, Imaobong Nse Uko, Opeyemi Oke and Bamidele Ajayi also made history as the first winners of the event at…
18 Aug 2021
Athletes from over 200 countries have arrived in Nairobi for the championship, which begins today at the Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, and will run till August 22...
16 Aug 2021
Nigeria’s athletes have promised to redeem the country’s image at the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after the nation’s lusterless outing in the just-concluded Olympics.
12 Aug 2021
Three U.S.-based junior athletes have been listed in Team Nigeria’s squad to the World Athletics U-20 Championships holding in Nairobi, Kenya from August 17 to 22.
9 Aug 2021
Team Nigeria ended the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as the 74th best country in the competition won by the United States...
4 Aug 2021
Shot putter Chukwuebuka Enekwechi has appealed to Nigerians to get behind him as he bids for a place in Nigeria's Olympics history books. Enekwechi will be competing in the finals of the shot put event on Thursday and the 28-year-old is hoping to become the first Nigerian man in track and field to win an…
3 Aug 2021
Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu on Tuesday won a silver medal in the women’s 68kg freestyle wrestling event, losing to reigning world champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock of the United States 4-1 on points. Oborududu’s loss, notwithstanding, she made history as the first wrestler representing Nigeria to win a medal at the Olympics, a feat that was already…
3 Aug 2021
Nigeria’s long wait for an Olympics medal came to an end yesterday on the mats of Makuhari Messe Hall, Tokyo, where wrestler, Blessing Oborodudu, ensured that the country...
2 Aug 2021
Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu on Monday made history as the first Nigerian to reach the final of a wrestling event at the Olympics, after recording an impressive 7-2 victory against London 2012 Olympics bronze medallist Battsetseg Soronzonbold of Mongolia in a semi-final clash. Oborodudu, a 10-time African champion, will face top seed Tamyra Stock Mensah…
1 Aug 2021
Enoch Adegoke’s dream of becoming the first Nigerian man to win a 100 metres Olympic medal came to an end on Sunday as he pulled up midway into the final of the blue riband event that was won by Italian sprinter Lamont Marcell Jacobs. Fred Kerley of the United States won the silver while Andre…
31 Jul 2021
…Itsekiri also through but Oduduru misses out after disqualification Team Nigeria’s Enoch Adegoke, Saturday, blitzed to a new lifetime best of 9.98 seconds in the men’s 100 metres as he advanced to the semi-finals of the blue riband event. Adegoke, whose previous personal best was 10.00s, finished ahead of a strong field that included Trayvon…


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AS Muslim faithful across the globe observe the holy month of Ramadan, which started yesterday, Google and YouTube have listed ways they can be of great assistance during the period.
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Wema Bank Plc has opened application entries for the fourth edition of its tech talent discovery and nurturing project for young Nigerians, Hackaholics 4.0.
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Despite multiple research ongoing and heavy investment by governments and airlines, analysts have said that Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) still has a long way to replacing Jet-A1 in the aviation industry.
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The state executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa State, have described the purported suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, from the party by his ward, as an exercise in futility.