Home Sport Athletics

Athletics

Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, embattled President, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN has said the federation will work diligently to unravel all corrupt practices.

AFN: Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau vows to unravel corrupt practices

Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, embattled President, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, has said the federation will work diligently to unravel all corrupt practices.

WADA meet with Russia’s sporting fate in their hands

Russia will discover Monday whether they will be banished from sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games, for four years when the World Anti-Doping Agency hold a crunch meeting in Lausanne.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN crisis: Association declares ‘autonomy’ from sports’ ministry

Some AFN board members, led by the embattled president of the association, Shehu Gusau, are now on a collision course with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development who they accused of interference.
Ibrahim Shehu Gusau emerges new AFN President

Suspended Ibrahim Gusau dismisses authenticity of Olamide George-led AFN board

Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Gusau, has dismissed the authenticity of the newly formed board of the AFN led by Olamide George.
Newly appointed President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olamide George who emerged as President from Tuesday’s emergency AFN board meeting has promised a new dawn in Nigerian Athletics and also emphasized that administration of the sports of Athletics will be an inclusive one.

New AFN president promises new dawn for Nigerian Athletics

Newly appointed President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olamide George who emerged as President from Tuesday’s emergency AFN board meeting has promised a new dawn in Nigerian Athletics and also emphasized that administration of the sports of Athletics will be an inclusive one.
The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Mr Lamine Faty, is in Nigeria purely on routine inspection of the High Performance Centre in Port Harcourt and not because of development in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Report: CAA chief Lamine Faty not in Nigeria for AFN congress

The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Mr Lamine Faty, is in Nigeria purely on routine inspection of the High Performance Centre in Port Harcourt and not because of development in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN board suspends president Ibrahim Gusau

The Board of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has suspended under-fire President Engr. Ibrahim Gusau in a meeting at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

US wrestlers decline Iranian invitation

A U.S. team official on Tuesday said U.S wrestlers have declined an invitation to compete in a tournament in Iran, saying they have to concentrate on next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Kenya’s Bernand Sang won the male event of the maiden Onitsha City Marathon

President Buhari to flag off 2019 anti-corruption marathon in Abuja

Mr Jacob Onu, National Coordinator of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon Race, says plans have been concluded for the flagging off of the 2019 edition of the race by President Muhammadu Buhari on Dec. 9 in Abuja.
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Evangelist Solomon Ogba has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

AFN board members reject Solomon Ogba’s resignation

Board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele and Dare Esan, have rejected the resignation of former AFN President, Solomon Ogba, while calling for the probe of the $150,000 World Athletics grant given to the federation for the hosting of the 2018 African Athletics Championships (CAA) in Delta.
Solomon Ogba

Solomon Ogba: $150,000 AFN scandal ruse

The Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships held in Asaba, Delta State, Evangelist Solomon Ogba, has described as untrue that the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) got $150, 000 from the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) for the event.
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Evangelist Solomon Ogba has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Solomon Ogba resigns from AFN board

The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Evangelist Solomon Ogba, has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Another $150,000 scandal surfaces in the AFN

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018, which remains unaccounted for.
The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade on Saturday organised a two kilometre race for students of secondary schools in Toto, Nasarawa State as parts of activities of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma 2.

Nigerian Army conducts race for students in Toto

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade on Saturday organised a two kilometre race for students of secondary schools in Toto, Nasarawa State as parts of activities of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma 2.
The Lagos State Athletics Association will hold a one-day refresher course-seminar for coaches in Lagos state today at the Teslim Balogun stadium.

Lagos athletics association holds refresher course, seminar

The Lagos State Athletics Association will hold a one-day refresher course/seminar for coaches in Lagos state today at the Teslim Balogun stadium.
Ese Brume

IAAF invites Nigeria to take part in 18th World Athletics Indoor Championships

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has sent an official invitation letter to Nigeria to participate in the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships, in Nanjing, China.

Recent Stories

Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor presents 178 billion budget for 2020

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday, presented a budget of N178.1 billion for 2020 to the state House of Assembly.

Adams Oshiomhole welcomes Osagie Ize-Iyamu to APC, denies house arrest claims

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has denied reports that he was placed under house arrest in Edo.

AEDC: Some Abuja residents to experience power disruption Saturday, Sunday

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says customers in parts of Central Area, Abuja will experience power interruption on December 14 and 15 due to maintenance of its facility. .
Kabiru Dogo

Kabiru Dogo set to dump Sunshine Stars over ‘interference’

Sunshine Stars head coach Kabiru Dogo may dump the Akure club in the coming days, revealed a source close to the gaffer.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was left on the bench for the entire duration in Lille’s visit to Chelsea in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions league game.

Victor Osimhen misses late penalty in Lille’s home win against Montpellier

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen missed a late penalty but it was not enough to prevent Lille from beating visiting Montpellier 2-1 On the French Ligue 1 on Friday night.