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The stadium is sparsely filled for the second session at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo-Nariman El-Mofty)

Doha 2019: Divine Oduduru hits semifinal in 200 metres

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.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Doha 2019: IAAF may disqualify Divine Oduduru for failing to run 100 meters

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 Khalifa International Stadium, built in 1976, was renovated and reopened in May 2017 [Maja Hitij-Getty Images]

Qatar set to host ‘historic’ IAAF world athletics championships

The 17th edition of the IAAF World Athletics Championships kicks off on Friday in Qatar - the first Middle Eastern country to host the biennial competition.
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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.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has unveiled a new name and logo, `World Athletics’, saying it will make the sport more accessible to wider audience.

IAAF unveils new name, logo

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has unveiled a new name and logo, `World Athletics’, saying it will make the sport more accessible to wider audience.

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Amazon tribe releases hostages after body of leader returned

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Delta NLC chairman kidnapped

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