Organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have announced a $20,000 bonus for world-class performances at the 2020 edition of the race.
Former Queen of the tracks and special adviser to the minister of sports, Mary Onyali Omagbemi, has called on the sports ministry to ensure they adequately make sure the camp and take good care of athletes so that they can attain a podium finish in Tokyo next year.
The General Manager for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, on Monday said that the management has not changed their stance on the earlier announced registration fees for interested participants for the 2020 edition.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday said with the upgrade of the runway of the Asaba International Airport to meet international standard, large airplanes can now land in Asaba as the AZMAN AA 5N-AIS made its maiden flight into the airport.
Embattled and suspended president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, has been given Wednesday, December 18, 2019, to appear before the panel set up by the federation investigating allegations of financial impropriety, misapplication of funds and breaches of the AFN constitution against him.
Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru looks set to become the first Nigerian athlete to win the Bowerman Award, the USA collegiate track & field’s highest honour when the winner is announced next week.
No fewer than 2,000 runners, including 30 elite athletes, have confirmed participation in the Ikogosi Marathon race billed for Ikogosi-Ekiti on Saturday, the organisers have revealed, even as Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured participants in the race of adequate security and conducive environment for a hitch-free competition.
Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, embattled President, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, has said the federation will work diligently to unravel all corrupt practices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
A government decree could see sport in the regions of Italy affected by Coronavirus played behind closed doors for as much as a week according to a report in today’s print edition of Gazzetta dello Sport.
Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has expressed his excitement after providing his 10th Assist of the season in Sunday’s Premier League win against Everton.
A circular released by the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said the local commerce departments should tap into the efficient supply network of daily necessities across nine provinces to secure the supply in Hubei Province and its capital city, Wuhan.
Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed that his administration boosts local rice production to 3 million tonnes a year to meet the people’s demands on rice consumption.
Arsène Wenger wants to rush through a huge change to the offside rule so that it can be in place in time for Euro 2020.
“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced a downward review of its 2020 growth forecast for Nigeria to two per cent from the 2.5 per cent it predicted earlier.
The Federal Government is building the capacity of workers and stakeholders in the health sector to respond appropriately to health humanitarian crisis in the country, Dr Abdulaziz Mashi, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, said.
The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.