President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigeria contingent to the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco, to stay clear off performance-enhancing drugs, urging them to win only clean medals for the country.
Former African sprint queen Blessing Okagbare will be seeking her second win at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmigham, United Kingdom on Sunday when the IAAF Diamond League train makes its 11th of scheduled 14 stops this year.
A Swiss court ruling that blocks South African Caster Semenya from defending her world 800m title in Doha in September creates much-needed “parity and clarity” in athletics, the sport’s governing body said Wednesday.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, has said the game of golf is another form of military training, which could help the Nigerian Army personnel in tackling the current insecurity in Nigeria.
Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad smashed the longstanding women’s 400m hurdles world record here Sunday, clocking 52.20sec with a superb display at the US Track and Field Championships.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released the final team list of athletes who will represent Nigeria at the 12th African Games taking place in Rabat, Morocco from the 19th to 31st of August 2019.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Kenyan marathon runner Salome Biwott has been suspended for eight years after testing positive for a banned substance for the second time, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye, defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.
The lifetime ban slammed by International Olympic Committee on the former Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko has been overturned.
No fewer than 24 cyclists are being camped in Gombe ahead of the 12th African Games slated for Rabat, Morocco, in August, newsmen report.
The deputy governor of Edo State, Phillip Shaibu, has urged the Judokas pencilled down for this year’s African Games in Morocco, to strive to win medals for Nigeria at the continental Games.
On her 60th appearance in the Diamond League, Nigeria’s “Queen of Sprints Races” Blessing Okagbare won the Women 100m race at the Rabat Meet on Sunday in Morocco.
Nigeria sprinter Divine Oduduru has emerged as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Male Athlete of the Year in the United States of America.
Lionel Messi cannot be considered the greatest of all time as an Argentine without a World Cup win to his name, says former Real Madrid and Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho.
A man is holding dozens of people hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro, and is threatening to set it alight.
Virgil van Dijk “totally deserves” to claim the Ballon d’Or, says Liverpool team-mate Adrian, with the Dutch defender considered to be “spectacular” and on a par with other iconic figures such as Sergio Ramos.
Nelson Enwerem, the current Mr Nigeria, representing the country at the ongoing Mr World in the Philippines, says he will not disappoint his nation with support from citizens.
The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja.
Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Anambra state, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has kicked against the recent ban on prayers in markets across the state.
The Lagos State Government and United States (U.S.) Consulate, Lagos, have pledged to collaborate on areas of mutual interest.
The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned “in its entirety”, the attack on the former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Germany.
Super Eagles assistant coach Imama Amapakabo is tipping Super Eagles forward Alexander Iwobi for success at Everton after leaving Arsenal in summer.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believed Arsenal’s aim in the 2019-20 season will be to qualify for the Uefa Champion League and challenge for the Premier League title.