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The athlete identified as Divine Oduduru is a Nigerian track and field sprinter specializing in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. He holds personal bests of 9.86 seconds for the 100 m and 19.73 seconds for the 200 m. The latter is a Nigerian national record.
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.
A letter from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development said Adeleye’s sack was ordered by the sports minister, Sunday Dare.
Nigeria Sprint sensation Divine Oduduru said he only finds out he will be running in the 200m event of the ongoing IAAF World Championship a few minutes before the race.
Despite having the second best time of 19.73 behind Jamaican Yohan Blake’s 19.26 in heat three of the men’s 200m semifinal, Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru finished last to miss out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.
Divine Oduduru has qualified for the semifinal of the men’s 200m after recording one of the fastest time among the losers at the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
Nigeria duo of Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare have been disqualified from taking part in the men and women’s 200m and 4x100m relays of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for breaching of competition rules.
Nigeria male sprinter Divine Oduduru may be disqualified from the IAAF World Athletics Championships going on in Doha, Qatar after withdrawing from the 100m event on Friday.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) said the athletics squad is optimistic to do the nation proud at start of the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar.
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.
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.
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.
After 15 days of intensive competition, the curtain will fall on the 12th African Games tonight in Rabat.
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.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.
Reigning NCAA double sprint champion, Divine Oduduru, will begin the quest for his first All Africa Games title when he takes to the track at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Stadium today in Rabat, Morocco.
Team Nigeria has moved up to the third spot on the overall medals’ table at the ongoing African Games in Morocco after adding more medals to its total haul on Wednesday.
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.
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