Nigerian women will upgrade to the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 4x100m relay silver medal after the IOC stripped the Russian team of gold medal.
Nigeria’s Stephen Mozia threw a huge 21.76 metres to extend his own national Shot put record set a few days ago at the 12th edition of the Athletics Grand Prix Usti nad Labem in Czech Republic on Tuesday.
Nigeria’s fastest sprinters Blessing Okagbare and Seye Ogunlewe top the list of Team Nigeria athletes to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Seye Ogunlewe defends his 100m crown and Blessing Okagbare completes the women’s sprint double at the 2016 All-Nigeria Athletics Championships in Sapele on Friday.
Blessing Okagbare returned after a year’s absence to reclaim the women’s 100m title in 11.02 seconds on day 1 of the All-Nigeria Championships in Sapele, Delta State.
Over 50 Nigerian athletes based in Europe and the United States of America have arrived in the country ahead of this week’s All-Nigeria Athletics Championships in Sapele, Delta State.
Raymond Ekevwo and Anikeme Alphonsus were the star performers at the 6th edition of the Nigerian youth and junior championships which held at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos last week.
Organisers of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race – an IAAF Bronze label race – have sealed an agreement with MYLAPS Sports Timing for the 2016 event.
More than eight countries are set to participate in next month’s fourth Okpekpe International 10km road race in Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria.
Organisers of the annual Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Nigeria have announced a new prize money outlay for the fourth edition of the race scheduled for Saturday 7 May, 2016.
Top African marathon stars have begin to arrive in Lagos, Nigeria for Saturday’s maiden Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2016.
Doreen Amata improved her Nigerian indoor record to 1.93m at the 22nd Banskobystricka latka High Jump Meeting in the Slovak city of Banska Bystrica on Thursday, but misses out on the African indoor record.
Nigeria’s Stephen Mozia set a new lifetime best, world lead and Nigerian indoor Shot Put record of 21.11m at the Vanderbilt Invitational in Nashville, Tennessee, USA on Saturday.
Popular Nigeria dance-hall artiste Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie a.k.a Patoranking is the latest celebrity to sign on for the 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
Nigerian reigning 100m champion Adeseye Ogunlewe, popular music star Olamide Adedeji (Olamide YBNL) and media celebrity Jimi Disu have all signed on for the 6 February, 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
Nigerian athletes participating in the 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon seek to lower the national record and qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has commended the efforts of the Lagos State government for bringing back the Lagos City Marathon.
Twenty-five elite runners from the High Altitude Athletics Club of Jos in Plateau State have signed up to participate in the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on February 6, 2016.
Olympic relay gold medalist, Enefiok Udo-Obong, believes the 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will not only be well organized, but that it will also be glamorous.