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ATHLETICS: AFN President Resigns Over Allegations Of Financial Misappropriation As IAAF Hammer Looms

President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Shehu Ibrahim Gusau on Tuesday, resigned his position with immediate effect after board members accused him of “intimidation”, “gross misconduct and misappropriation of funds” in a petition filed against...

Season Opening Championship To Test And Prepare Athletes – AFN

The 2019 domestic athletics season has commenced in earnest today with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) All-Comers National Championships currently being staged at the Gateway International Stadium, Ijebu Ode. As athletes battle for...

ATHLETICS: Ethiopian Teenager Breaks 22-Year-Old 1,500m Indoor World Record

Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera upstaged compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the long-standing world indoor 1500m record at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Birmingham, UK on Saturday, NAN reports. Kejelcha, who last week came...

Commonwealth Games Update: Mozia Posts SB To Qualify For Discuss Final

Team Nigeria athlete Stephen Mozia has qualified for the discuss final at the ongoing Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia after he posted a season's best (SB) time. Mozia recorded a SB time of 59.95m in the discuss qualification B...

2018 National Sports Festival: Ese Brume Breaks 12 Year Old Record To Win Gold...

“It was by the grace of God and also in me believing in my coach, his effort has also been of great help,”

Asaba 2018: Adama Jammeh Is Bullish About Securing A 200m Final Spot (Audio)

Gambian sprinter Adama Jammeh is certain that he will qualify for a spot in the 200m final at the ongoing African Senior Athletics Championship taking place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State. The reigning silver medallist in...
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Tokyo 2020: Ese Brume Restores Nigeria’s Pride With Bronze In Women’s Long Jump

Long Jump queen Ese Brume won Nigeria's first medal in Athletics at an Olympics in 13 years as she took bronze in the women's Long Jump in Tokyo on Tuesday. Brume leapt 6.97m to...

19th National Sports Festival: Blessing Okagbare Complains of low Turnout

Olympics and World Championships medallist Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor on Thursday lamented on the lack of fans at venues to cheer competing athletes at the on-going 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja. The athlete spoke at the...

AFN Confirms Venue Change For Commonwealth Games Trials

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has confirmed that there would be a change in venue for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games Trials. The venue of the Trials was initially scheduled to take place at the National Stadium in Uyo from...

ATHLETICS: Kelechi Christian Set To Represent Nigeria After Zimbabwe Dominance (AUDIO)

It isn’t often that a 20-year-old athlete gets to compete for two different countries in the space of two years but Making of Champion’s 2017 100m Junior Champion Kelechi Mgbemena Christian might just manage that feat if...

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Uganda Release Squad List To Face Super Eagles

Head coach of the Uganda national football team Sebastien Desbare has released a 30-man squad list ahead of their forthcoming games in November. The Cranes...

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