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Christian Coleman: World 100m Champion Banned For Two Years

World champion sprinter Christian Coleman has been banned for two years after missing three drug tests, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced on Tuesday. The American, who won the men’s 100 metres at...

Track Legend Udo-Obong On Repositioning Nigerian Athletics (AUDIO)

Athletes based in Nigeria need more domestic competitions and much better coaching to be able to replicate the performances of their foreign-based compatriots according to two-time Olympics medallist Enefiok Udo-Obong. Domestic athletes...
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ATHLETICS: Ese Brume Calls For Better Support From AFN, Sports Ministry (AUDIO)

Long jump sensation Ese Brume has accused the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development of "not helping" the country's athletes in their quest to win laurels for Nigeria and...

2020 World Indoor Athletics Championships In China Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

The World Athletics Indoor Championships scheduled to take place in Nanjing, China in March have been postponed until 2021 over fears related to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, the sport’s global governing body said on...

Doha 2019: MoS Inaugurates Committee To Review “Abysmal Performance of Team Nigeria”

Minister of Youth and Sports Sunday Dare on Monday, at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, inaugurated a nine-person committee to review Nigeria's performance at the recently concluded 2019 World Athletics Championship, Doha, Qatar.

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Two-hour Marathon Barrier

Kenyan long distance king Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours. The 34 year old Olympic champion and...

British Athlete Mo Farah Accuses Media Of Racism Over Banned Former Coach Salazar

Mo Farah has suggested that media scrutiny over his past association with former coach  Alberto Salazar who was recently banned for doping violations is motivated by racism. Salazar, who coached Farah to...

Top Athletics Coach Salazar Hit With 4-year Ban For Doping Violations

American Alberto Salazar, who has coached some of the world’s top distance runners including Olympic and world champion Mo Farah, has been banned for four years for doping violations. The 61-year-old Cuban-born...
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IAAF World C’Ships: Fraser-Pryce Sets Record With 4th 100m Gold Medal

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered her way to 100 metres gold on Sunday to become the first person to win four gold medals over the distance at the athletics world championships. Fraser-Pryce, who...
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IAAF World C’Ships: Allyson Felix Breaks Usain Bolt’s Record For World Titles

American sprinter Allyson Felix won her 12th world title, and her first since becoming a mother, as the United States claimed the inaugural world championship 4x400 metres mixed relay at the World Athletics Championships in Doha...

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Uzoho Tops Super Eagles 24-man list for Algeria and Argentina

Deportivo la Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been handed his first national team call-up by Gernot Rohr as the Super Eagles prepare to face...

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