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NYG: Team Lagos sweeps gymnastics, weightlifting gold

Team Lagos have a haul of medals in Gymnastics and Weightlifting events at the ongoing National Youth Games, taking place at the University of Ilorin in Ilorin, Kwara State.
National Youth Games - NYG

Athletes proud to represent Lagos at National Youth Games

Athletes representing Lagos State at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara State, have described the opportunity as a privilege they so much cherish and are proud of.

Oyo to field 100 athletes for National Youth Games

Oyo State is to field 100 athletes to represent the state in 25 sports at the National Youth Games, billed for the University of Ilorin in Kwara from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17.

6,600 athelets, officials for Commonwealth Games in Australia

No fewer than 6,600, athletes and team officials from 71 countries are expected to take part in 275 events at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15.

Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria to depart March 24 for Gold Coast

Team Nigeria athletes for the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, are expected to depart for the games on March 24, an official of the Federal Ministry of Sports, Yemi Usikaye, said on Monday.

Anambra inaugurates 19 sports associations executive committees

Uju Nwogu, Commissioner for Sports and Youth Entrepreneurship in Anambra on Friday, inaugurated the Executive Committees of the 19 sports associations in the state.

Para-Powerlifting Federation releases names of 6 athletes to represent Nigeria

The Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation on Wednesday announced the names of six athletes that will represent the country in the forthcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria depart from March 18

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports on Monday announced that Nigeria’s contingent to the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, would start departing on March 18.

Governor Ambode sacks sport associations boards

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of the 36 State Sport Associations, excluding the State Football Association, under the supervision of the Lagos State Sports Commission.

Kano targets top three at youth games

The Kano State Director of Sports, Malam Bashiru Ahmed, has said that the aim of the state was to surpass it’s previous performance at the Youth Games, holding in Ilorin.

Why Nigeria performs poorly in sports – Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has blamed Nigeria’s poor performances in sports to the inability to groom and replace aging professional athletes with younger talents

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