Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare was on Monday disqualified in heat one of the women’s 100m semi-final race for a false start.
Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
Andrew Ekenam, Head Coach of Team Nigeria to the 11th All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville in 2015, on Tuesday expressed confidence in the quality of lifters representing the country at the ongoing 12th Games in Rabat, Morocco.
To inspire its athletes competing at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco, Ghana has promised to reward individual gold medalists with $3000 (N1.05M) for their efforts.
The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature.
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.
The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards bent the knee to HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones,” which closed out Sunday night’s ceremony by nabbing the prize for best drama series.
Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.
The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained ‘credible intelligence reports’ indicating that some politicians in the state “are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state.”
The Kano State Hisbah Board, has destroyed over 196,400 bottles of beer confiscated within the Kano metropolis.
Housemate Chimeke Okoye aka Frodd has won the ultimate veto power in the ongoing BBNaija season four.
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied writing a petition against the acting Chief Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho.
Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is claiming some of the credit for the progress made by Tammy Abraham, with the 21-year-old having taken important lessons from stars of the past.
Nigeria Amputee football team on Friday appealed to government and private organisations for support ahead of the upcoming African Amputee Football Nations Cup, scheduled for Angola.
The Rivers State Police Command has advised young women to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim.