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16 May
World Athletics has revealed that the next elite label road race on its calendar will hold on Saturday, May 28, 2022, in Okpekpe, Edo State of Nigeria.
29 Jul 2021
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has appointed Professor Ken Anugweje as the head of the Medical and Anti-Doping Commission of the Federation after 10 Team Nigeria track and field athletes were barred from competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games by the Athletics Integrity Unit. The Athletics Integrity Unit was founded by World Athletics in April…
8 Jul 2021
Nigerian team heading to the forthcoming summer Olympics in Tokyo last week tripped over their own bootlaces and scored an own goal.
11 Jun 2021
The under-fire president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, says World Athletics cannot impose any constitution on the federation. In a letter addressed to Vijay Parbat, Lead Counsel Sports Law & Governance at World Athletics (WA), and copied to all member federations of the global body, Gusau threatened to go to the…
10 Jun 2021
Nigerian athletics may witness another round of crisis on Monday, as two presidents are likely to emerge in separate elections of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
2 Jun 2021
Blessing Okagbare is pleased with her performance in the P-T-S athletics competition in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Wednesday evening, when she dipped within 11 seconds for the third time this season. The seven-time Nigeria 100 metres champion ran 10.98 seconds to win the race and in the process smash the 11.09 seconds meeting record set in…
19 May 2021
The eighth edition of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race will hold in May 2022 in Okpekpe, Edo state of Nigeria, the race organisers, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, has announced. The event, the first road race in Nigeria nay West Africa to be granted a label by World Athletics and designated as one of the leading…
22 Apr 2021
World Athletics (WA) yesterday ordered the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to inaugurate a congress that will usher in new executive board members before June 14, 2021.
20 Apr 2021
Only one official from World Athletics (WA) arrived Abuja on time yesterday for the crisis resolution meeting with the two warring factions of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria...
17 Apr 2021
Two top officials from World Athletics (WA) are expected in Abuja this weekend to mediate in the leadership crisis rocking the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
15 Dec 2020
World Athletics Council has approved the qualification systems for World Athletics Championships due 2022 in Oregon, United States, and World Athletics Under-20 Championships slated for Nairobi in 2021.
1 Sep 2020
A second Diamond League meeting in China has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, World Athletics announced on Friday, reports


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