Category: Athletics

Team Nigeria Women’s 4x100m Relay Team Provisionally Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics

If the qualification window for the Tokyo Olympics were to be shut today, Nigeria will have the women’s 4x100m relay team battling for one of the three medals on offer...

Gusau: Why AFN PUMA Money Was Paid Into A Private Account 

Embattled Shehu Ibrahim Gusau,the suspended president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria has admitted the money paid by sportswear and equipment company,PUMA was paid...

WA/CAA Affirm 2017 AFN Constitution, Set Elective Congress For June 14                               

The 2017 constitution adopted at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) congress of November 16, 2017 has been adopted as the operating document for the governance of...

Dare Confident Nigeria Will Return To Track And Field Podium In Tokyo   

Youth and Sports Development Minister chief Sunday Dare is confident Nigeria’s 13 year wait for a track and field medal at the Olympics will end this year at the Tokyo...

Athletes, Officials Hail Organisation of Ijesha Grand Marathon                  

Athletes and officials who participated in the first Ijesha Grand Marathon  have hailed the organisation of the...

Edo State Tops Track And Field Medals Table On Day 1

Host Edo state won two gold medals to lead the medals table as track and field got to a brilliant start on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin. The duo of...

National Sports Festival: Olympic Long Jump Finalist Brume Arrives To Boost Team Delta

Team Delta was on Wednesday boosted at the ongoing National Sports Festival after the arrival of two of their foreign athletes, Ese Brume and Peter Moreno. Brume is the...

Owa Obokun To Flag Off Ijesha Grand Marathon As Top Stars Arrive For Eace

Owa Obokun Adimula of Ijeshaland,His Royal Majesty Oba Adekunle Aromolaran will flag off the first Ijesha Grand Marathon race on Saturday. The 10km road race, packaged...

Nwokocha Is World’s Fastest Woman At AFN/MOC Grand Prix

Nigeria’s Grace Nwokocha Tuesday in Lagos raced to the top of the world’s 100m list of top performances so far in 2021 after scorching to a new 11.09 seconds...

Okagbare Opens Outdoor Season With 400m Personal Best

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare began her track and field outdoor season campaign on a personal best-setting note in an event she rarely runs,the 400m. The reigning...