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Kenyans Dominate, Youngest-ever Runner Emerges At Maiden Edition of Airtel Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon

The Airtel Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon was concluded successfully on Saturday, 17 July with Kenyans dominating each category of the marathon. The 21km race was won by Hosea Kiplimo who finished in a time...

2020 Olympics: Adegoke Gets $10,000 And SUV Promise For Gold Medal In Tokyo

Nigerian sprinter Enoch Olaolu Adegoke has been promised a Sports Utility Vehicle if he wins gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Shehu Ibrahim Gusau issued the promise...

Tokyo 2020: World Athletics Confirm Nigeria’s Qualification For Mixed 4×400 Relay

Nigeria's place in the Mixed 4x400m Relays at the delayed Tokyo Olympics have been confirmed by World Athletics which ratified the country's qualification on Tuesday. The ratification means Nigeria which holds the African Record...

Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon Unveils Airtel As Headline Sponsor

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has been announced as the headline sponsor of Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon. Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Project Consultants on the...

Chioma Ajunwa: 25 Years After, Gov. Sanwo-Olu Redeems House Pledge To Olympics Gold Medallist

It might have come 25 years late but the Lagos State Government has finally redeemed its house pledge to Nigeria's only individual Olympics gold medallist Chioma Ajunwa. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday announced that...

40 Elite Runners Confirmed for Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon

Nilayo Sports Management Limited, project consultants for the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon have announced a field of 40 elite runners for the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon. Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of...

24 States Enter For Lagos Open Athletics Championship

The Lagos State Athletics Association has confirmed the entry of 24 states and some clubs for its Athletics Meet fixed for Thursday, 24 June at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Yussuf Alli who is the...

AFN Trials: Tobi Amusan’s Record Bid Foiled By Faulty Electronic Timer

Tobi Amusan eased to victory in the women's 100m hurdles at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olympics Trials at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos on Friday but a faulty electronic timer meant her race-winning time went...

Athletics: Adegoke Seals Tokyo Spot, Okagbare Denied 100m Record

Enoch Adegoke posted a time of 10.00s at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olympics Trials held at the Yaba College of Technology Lagos on Thursday to book a place in the 100m event at the 2020 Tokyo...

Lagos Athletics Association To Organise 2020 Olympics Qualifying Meet

The Lagos State Athletics Association will stage an Athletics Meet on Thursday 24, June 24, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Yussuf Alli, the Meet Director for the Lagos Open Athletics Championship disclosed this on...

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