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Stakeholders blast AFN over IAAF world championships list

Stakeholders in track and field have lambasted the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) over list of athletes that will be donning the white and green colours of Nigeria at the IAAF World Championships which begins later this month in Doha, Qatar.

Lack of funds stalls weightlifters’ participation in world championship

The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) says lack of funds has stalled its participation in the ongoing International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
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.

WWC: Odunayo Adekuoroye targets gold

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, says her next target is to become a world champion by winning gold at the ongoing 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Sports minister intervenes in NFF, Falcons coach feud

Minister of Youth and Sports Sunday Dare has waded in the crisis between the Nigeria Football Federation and Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby.
Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby considers leaving Super Falcons job

Thomas Dennerby is considering quitting as head coach of the Nigeria women's senior team, Goal reports.
Ese Brume

AFN names team for IAAF World Championships in Doha

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) named African record holder in hurdles, Tobi Amusan and long jump African champion, Ese Brume as well as 33 others for the global tournament holding in Doha, Qatar, from September 27 to October 6, 2019.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Olympics preparations must start now – minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has warned national sports federations against poor performances at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

2019 UWW Championship: Odunayo Adekuoroye makes seeding list

African Games gold medalist Odunayo Adekuoroye has been seeded number three in the women’s 57kg of freestyle for the 2019 United World Wrestling (UWW)-organised World Championship holding in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 14 September to 22, 2019.
Amadu Musa Kida

Basketball has come to stay in Nigeria – NBBF supremo

The Nigeria Basketball Federation President, Engr Musa Kida, has assured Nigerians of more international laurels with what is left of the current board’s mandate.
Following his triumph at the 2019 Nigeria Open coupled with his semifinal finish at the 2019 Bulgaria Open, Aruna Quadri has risen to 19th place in the September ITTF ranking released at the weekend.

Aruna Quadri rises to 19 in latest ITTF ranking

Following his triumph at the 2019 Nigeria Open coupled with his semifinal finish at the 2019 Bulgaria Open, Aruna Quadri has risen to 19th place in the September ITTF ranking released at the weekend.
Six wrestlers (five female and one male) will represent Nigeria at the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships, which are set to take place September 14-22 at the Barys Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Odunayo Adekuoroye, Blessing Oborududu, four others for World Championship

Six wrestlers (five female and one male) will represent Nigeria at the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships, which are set to take place September 14-22 at the Barys Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Team Nigeria’s long jumper, Ese Brume finally cemented her position as the queen of Long Jump in Africa by winning gold in at the 12th edition of the African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Why I cried – Ese Brume

African women’s long jump champion, Ese Brume, has given reasons for weeping when she was presented medal at the just-concluded African Games.g
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

African Games: SWAN congratulates Team Nigeria for finishing second

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded Team Nigeria for its achievement at the just concluded 12th African Games in Morocco, in spite of the not too perfect preparations prior to the championship.
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan

African Games: Tobi Amusan wins in Berlin after breaking record

Nigerian hurdler, Tobi Amusan, has extended her top form to Berlin, clocking 12.51secs to win the women’s 100m hurdles at ISTAF on Sunday.
West African nation, Ghana, has been granted the hosting rights of the 2023 edition of the All African Games.

Ghana gets 2023 African Games hosting rights

West African nation, Ghana, has been granted the hosting rights of the 2023 edition of the All Africa Games.
Nigeria emerged the overall winner in Athletics event at the 2019 Africa Games with a total of 23 medals (10 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze) after winning gold in Women’s 4x400m, Women’s Shot Put; silver in Men’s 200m on the final day of the Track and Field event on Friday.

African Games: Nigeria top in athletics, win gold in 4x400m

Nigeria emerged the overall winner in Athletics event at the 2019 Africa Games with a total of 23 medals (10 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze) after winning gold in Women’s 4x400m, Women’s Shot Put; silver in Men’s 200m on the final day of the Track and Field event on Friday.
Team Nigeria capped a memorable outing in wrestling as the men won two gold and three silver medals in the Freestyle events on the penultimate day of the 2019 African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Team Nigeria claim 2 gold, 3 silver in freestyle wrestling

Team Nigeria capped a memorable outing in wrestling as the men won two gold and three silver medals in the Freestyle events on the penultimate day of the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Super Falconets beat Cameroon 3-2 on penalties to win the Gold medal in the women’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games on Thursday night at the Boubker Aamar Stadium.

African Games: Team Nigeria finishes second with over 125 medals

After 15 days of intensive competition, the curtain will fall on the 12th African Games tonight in Rabat.

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