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Emmanuel Bamidele Dumps Nigeria For Qatar Despite Commonwealth Games Trials’ Heroics

400m athlete Emmanuel Bamidele has reportedly dumped Nigeria for Qatar despite his recent heroics at the Commonwealth Games Trials in Abuja. According to aclsports, Bamidele who clocked under 46 secs on two occasions during the trials has switched his international...

Winter Olympic Games: Nigeria’s Bobsled Team Finish 20th

Nigeria’s bobsled team of Akuoma Omega and Seun Adigun featured in the official Heats 1 and 2 on Tuesday at the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The pair were making their debut at the competition and...

Double Dose! Pistorius Given Jail Sentence Increase

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has had his jail term for killing his girlfriend, Ms Steenkamp, increased to 13 years and five months. Pistorius was initially handed a five-year prison sentence for manslaughter in 2014 before he was found guilty...

AFN Unveils List Of Qualified Athletes For Golden League (Photos)

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released the official list of qualified athletes for the AFN Golden League in Port Harcourt. According to the national athletics body, athletes on the list have qualified for the final of the events...

2018 Commonwealth Games: Cash Rain For Team Nigeria Medallists

The Federal Government has announced cash rewards for athletes who win medals for Nigeria at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled to start on Wednesday. The announcement was made by the Sports Minister Solomon Dalung while disclosing the financial...

2018 Commonwealth Games: AFN Releases Camp List

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has unveiled the official list of Athletes invited to camp ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The 2018 Commonwealth Games tagged 'Gold Coast 2018' will take place in Queensland, Australia in April 2018. While talking...

AFN Chief Confirms 37 Athletes For Commonwealth Games

Athletics Federation of Nigeria AFN) chief, Sunday Adeleye, has confirmed that 37 athletes will represent Team Nigeria in the Athletics event of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia scheduled for April. Adeleye, who is the body's Technical Director,...

This Week In History

On the 20th of November in: 1902 - Geo Lefevre & Henri Desgrange created the Tour de France bicycle race 1955 - Kripal Singh scored 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v New Zealand 1960 - the 11th Formula One World Driver's...

Asaba 2018: Stephen Keshi Stadium Epitomises Level Of Unpreparedness (Photos)

To say that the hosting of this year's African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State has been below par is a big understatement, it has been very poor at best if one has to mince words. From leaving international...

Semanya Speaks On Stephen Keshi Stadium Track Controversy (Video)

South African runner Caster Semanya has shared her thoughts about the controversial Stephen Keshi Stadium tracks in Asaba, Delta State. It has come under the spotlight at the ongoing African Senior Athletics Championship after athletes and officials publicly complained about...

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Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles Captain Rejoins Kano Pillars

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has rejoined Kano Pillars on a short term deal until the end of the 2020-21 NPFL...

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