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Chinese athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs will receive criminal punishments and jail terms from next year, as China cracks down on doping ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, state media reported.
Ajagba, who is undefeated in 7 fights, is seen as a promising star in the heavyweight division and made the headlines all over the world in August when his opponent, Curtis Harper, walked out of the fight after touching gloves and the bell sounded to start the opening round.
Veteran Olympian Funke Oshonaike on Monday suffered another defeat at the ongoing 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja, when she was sent packing 4-3 in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles table tennis event by unknown youngster Nimota Aregbesola from Lagos State.
Former African Table Tennis Champion Segun Toriola has been cleared to compete at the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja after he was disqualified having been registered by Delta and Akwa Ibom state.
Unbeaten Jose Ramirez kept his World Boxing Council junior welterweight title on Friday with a unanimous decision win over Mexican challenger Antonio Orozco.
Nigerian Olympic champion, Chioma Ajunwa, has blamed the decline in Nigeria’s dominance in athletics to the lack of programs to identify and nurture young talents.
Australian Olympian Ben St Lawrence won Sydney's biggest road race for the second time Sunday as almost 80,000 people, including many in fancy dress, took part in the annual run.
An Olympian, Enefiok Udo-Obong, on Monday gave the host of the just-concluded Africa Senior Athletics Championships, Delta Government a pass mark for staging a successful event.
The 32-year-old American, who retired after the Rio Olympics in 2016, picked up an astonishing 23 Olympic gold medals, as well as three silvers and two bronze.
Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson on Tuesday rewarded wrestlers that represented Nigeria at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, for their creditable performance.
Olympian Oscar Pistorius has not been pardoned by the president of South Africa for the murder of his girlfriend, contrary to an online report shared on social media.
Legal experts say Olympian Oscar Pistorius has finally run out of options to appeal his 13-year prison sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard won the first Olympic medal for the United States of Friday but Canada's Mark McMorris stole the show with an inspirational bronze medal.
Caroline Buchanan, a two-time Olympian and world champion cyclist has been seriously injured in a car crash.
At the 2012 London Olympics, before 80,000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon.
The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Eighteen people died after a bus overturned in western Ethiopia on Wednesday, leaving scores of others with serious injuries, police said.
The meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) expected to discuss the issue of a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers failed to hold on Wednesday due to lack of quorum.
North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Kalu scored his third goal in five games to help the Girondins return to winning ways at the Stade Raymond Kopa. Kalu was on target to help Bordeaux claimed their second French Ligue 1 away win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Angers on Tuesday.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi, has urged troops of operation Egwu Eke III to respect human rights and foster peaceful co-existence.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University branch, has accused the management of the institution of planning to disrupt its congress scheduled to hold this morning.
The Edo State chapter of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC) of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has cautioned politicians against politicising the association and using it for their selfish interests.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 428,446 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Osun, ahead of the general elections.