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13 Aug
Competing for medals at a major sporting event is like a soldier fighting in a warfront. He is either advancing or retreating.
9 Aug 2022
Ese Brume hopes a gold rush by Nigeria’s women on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games will inspire girls in the country to take up sport.
8 Aug 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the performance of the Nigerian athletes who brought smiles to citizens as "a special parting gift" during the 22nd Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022. Buhari commended the display of the "94 worthy ambassadors" that proudly flew the Nigerian flag in nine sporting events, and for those exciting moments, breaking world, national…
7 Aug 2022
Nigeria has won the 4x100m women’s relay final of the Commonwealth Games finishing ahead of England and Jamaica, respectively. Inspired by World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan, the Nigerian team won with a new African record of 42.10 second. The previous mark of 42.22s was set by Team Nigeria barely…
7 Aug 2022
Tobi Amusan has won the 100m hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games. She did it in a Commonwealth Games record 12.30 seconds. She has become the first Nigerian track and field athlete and the second in history to successfully defend a Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title. The 25-year-old reigning world champion and world record holder…
7 Aug 2022
Hopes are already high in Team Nigeria’s Camp for a possible gold medal in the women’s 100meters hurdles and long jump event as Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume file out in their finals today, at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
4 Aug 2022
Quite apart from the euphoria of having a Nigerian athlete broke a world record at a prestigious international competition in which the country had never won a gold medal in 46 years, Nigerians and the country’s sports administrators...
31 Jul 2022
By Njideka Agbo “Whom did you go to see? A reed swayed by the wind?” It is 3 am, and people in Nigeria are oblivious that their representative, Tobi Amusan, is about to make history at the World Athletics Championships, in Oregon, USA, for the second time in less than 24 hours. Amusan, who had…
31 Jul 2022
By now, almost everyone across Nigeria has heard of Tobi Amusan, the Nigerian superlative athlete who just won a gold medal at the World Athletics Championship Women’s 100m hurdles in Oregon, the United States.
31 Jul 2022
At 6:47 am, six years ago, precisely November 8, 2016, Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan, better known as Tobi Amusan, using an iPhone tweeted, from her base, the University of Texas, El Paso, United States of America.
29 Jul 2022
The day was Wednesday, 27th of July 2022 and the time was 3:45 am-ish and I was already awake but didn’t make the mental note not to check social media but here I was and a few posts and I saw the video of Tobi Amusan singing the national anthem of Nigeria was tears, tears…
29 Jul 2022
Members of Team Nigeria were, yesterday, thrilled by the presence of two of the country’s brightest hopes for medals at the ongoing Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume.


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