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Former World Athletics Boss Lamine Diack Jailed For Corruption

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack has been handed a two-year jail sentence for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid millions to cover up doping violations to keep competing when they should...

Olympic Silver Medalist Alozie Reveals Why She Dumped Nigeria For Spain (AUDIO)

Nigerian track legend Gloria Alozie has opened up about the reasons she dumped her birth country to compete for Spain explaining that her decision was borne out of pragmatism rather than a frustration with Nigeria's notoriously...

Semenya Loses Appeal Against Testosterone Ruling

Caster Semenya has lost her appeal to Switzerland's Federal Supreme Court against World Athletics' regulation restricting testosterone levels in female runners. The rule which was introduced in 2019 barred Semenya from competing...

Olympic Silver Medallist Gloria Alozie Prescribes Solutions To Nigeria’s Athletics Woes (AUDIO)

African record holder in the 100m hurdles Gloria Alozie says unless Nigeria returns to a grassroots-focused approach to nurturing and developing athletes, any hopes the country will become a dominant power in the sport will remain...

Usain Bolt Reveals First Pictures Of Daughter Olympia Lightning

Sprint legend Usain Bolt has revealed the name of his new born daughter as he posted pictures of her for the first time. The 33-year-old Olympic gold medallist posted pictures of daughter...

Kenyan-born Olympics Champion Ruth Jebet Handed Four-year Ban For Doping

Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet has been banned for four years after testing positive for banned blood booster r-EPO (recombinant erythropoietin), the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced Wednesday. The 23-year-old Bahrain athlete was suspended in February 2018 after failing...

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...
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AFN Crisis: Sports Minister Sunday Dare Finally Breaks Silence

Nigeria's Minister of Youths and Sports Sunday Dare has finally broken the dead air surrounding the crisis involving the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and the Ministry. The AFN had announced its...

AFN Crises Takes New Twist as Federation Breaks Out of Sports Ministry

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is no longer under the Sports Ministry, a tweet by the Federation stated on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/The_AFN/status/1202230334177316865?s=19 The Federation which oversees the running...

IAAF Confirms Receipt Of Missing $130,000 From Nigeria

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed that Nigeria has completely refunded a payment it mistakenly received from the world athletics body, bringing to an end the drawn-out sordid affair which brought disrepute...

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German Bundesliga Club Reveals Details Behind Aruna Quadri Capture

German table tennis club, TTC RhönSprudel Maberzell Fulda has revealed the reason behind its capture of Africa's top-ranked player Aruna Quadri.

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