South African sprinter Akani Simbine broke his own national 100m record at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial meeting in Szekesfehervar, Hungary on Monday night.
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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.
Côte d’Ivoire’s Murielle Ahoure sets a new African 100m record with a blistering run of 10.78 (1.6m/s) at the Star Athletics Pro Meet at the Montverde Academy in Florida on Saturday.
Leading global athletes are set to compete at the 9th Meeting International Mohammed VI, the 3rd leg of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League series, scheduled for 22 May at the Prince Moulay Abdellah sports complex in Rabat, Morocco.
African and Commonwealth sprint champion Blessing Okagbare – Ighoteguonor to headline a 47-member Nigerian athletics team seeking to restore pride at the 11th African Games in Brazzaville, Congo after their medal-less performance at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
Nigeria’s hope for a medal at the 2015 IAAF World Championship in Beijing, China fades after Blessing Okagbare came last in the women’s 100m on Monday.
A total of US$ 7,194,000 in prize money will be paid at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 to the leading athletes and teams in the 47 events being contested in the Chinese capital.
Blessing Okagbare outlines her goals in new Nike women profile – to break 10.7 seconds in the 100m, 22.0 seconds in the 200m, and to jump 7.3m plus in long jump.
In this video interview with AthleticsAfrica.Com, Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare – Ighoteguonor says she’s looking forward to Beijing 2015 IAAF World Champs and her main goal is to win.
Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba smashed the outdoor World Record for the women’s 1500m in 3:50.07 at the Meeting Herculis, IAAF Diamond League in Monaco on Friday.
Nigeria and African fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, wishes new Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and new Delta-State governor Arthur Okowa Ifeanyi well on their inauguration into office.
Nigeria wins the women’s 4x200m gold in dramatic fashion while Kenya settles for silver in the women’s distance medley on the first day of the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015.
Exclusive photos as Commonwealth and African women’s sprints champion, Blessing Okagbare, weds heartthrob – three-time capped Super Eagles and former Heartland FC of Owerri soccer player – Igho Jude Otegheri, in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria this weekend.
Commonwealth and African sprints champion Blessing Okagbare has been joined in holy matrimony to former Super Eagles and Heartland FC of Owerri player, Igho Otegheri, at the St. Patricks Catholic Church in Sapele.
Nigerian athletes dominate the selection list to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco next month, with African 200m champion Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast omitted.
The 2nd day of the 19th Africa senior championships, Monday 11 August, confirmed the new supremacy of Nigeria’s and Ivory Coast’s sprinters on the continent.