THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AFRICA LOSES 1ST PILLAR OF SPORTS
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AFRICA LOSES 1ST PILLAR OF SPORTS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Africa’s all-time sports philanthropist, Bashorun MKO Abiola died on this date 7…

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EUROPEAN ATHLETICS PRESIDENT HANSEN DIES AGED 74
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EUROPEAN ATHLETICS PRESIDENT HANSEN DIES AGED 74

European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen, who suffered a stroke in March, has passed away…

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SUSPENDED WORLD FASTEST MAN, COLEMAN IS IGNORANT, SAYS AGENCY
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SUSPENDED WORLD FASTEST MAN, COLEMAN IS IGNORANT, SAYS AGENCY

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Wednesday (June 17) rejected world 100-metre champion Christian Coleman’s…

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FORMER IAAF BOSS, LAMINE DIACK FACES POSSIBLE FOUR-YEAR JAIL TERM
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FORMER IAAF BOSS, LAMINE DIACK FACES POSSIBLE FOUR-YEAR JAIL TERM

The prosecution in the French corruption trial of former global athletics supremo, Lamine Diack on…

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WORLD’S FASTEST MAN, COLEMAN IS SUSPENDED!
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WORLD’S FASTEST MAN, COLEMAN IS SUSPENDED!

World’s fastest man Christian Coleman is suspended and faces a two-year ban for missing three…

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EX-IAAF BOSS, DIACK ADMITS NEGLIGENCE IN SON’S CORRUPTION ACTS
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EX-IAAF BOSS, DIACK ADMITS NEGLIGENCE IN SON’S CORRUPTION ACTS

Former International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has admitted that he “unquestionably” should…

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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL
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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa has debunked the story…

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MKO ABIOLA LIVES ON!
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MKO ABIOLA LIVES ON!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Perhaps more than most other Nigerians, Bashorun MKO Abiola’s influence loomed large…

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MINISTRY OF SPORTS’ PERM SEC HEADS COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL STADIUM, LAGOS
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MINISTRY OF SPORTS’ PERM SEC HEADS COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL STADIUM, LAGOS

The long-abandoned National Stadium in Lagos may come alive again as the Nigeria Ministry of…

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FORMER IAAF BOSS, LAMINE DIACK ACCUSED OF GETTING £3m BRIBES FROM ATHLETES TO COVER UP DOPING
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FORMER IAAF BOSS, LAMINE DIACK ACCUSED OF GETTING £3m BRIBES FROM ATHLETES TO COVER UP DOPING

The trial of disgraced former athletics chief Lamine Diack began on Monday with explosive claims…

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TRIAL OF FORMER IAAF CHIEF LAMINE DIACK BEGINS
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TRIAL OF FORMER IAAF CHIEF LAMINE DIACK BEGINS

Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body, goes on trial in Paris…

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PAPA DIACK REQUESTS FURTHER POSTPONEMENT OF TRIAL
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PAPA DIACK REQUESTS FURTHER POSTPONEMENT OF TRIAL

BY NEIL SHEFFERD Papa Massata Diack has requested the postponement of a trial where he…

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TRIAL OF FORMER IAAF PRESIDENT LAMINE DIACK SET TO START ON JUNE 8
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TRIAL OF FORMER IAAF PRESIDENT LAMINE DIACK SET TO START ON JUNE 8

The trial of former IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) President Lamine Diack, who has…

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SPRINT LEGEND USAIN BOLT WELCOMES BABY GIRL
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SPRINT LEGEND USAIN BOLT WELCOMES BABY GIRL

Jamaica’s Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt has become a father for the first time after…

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AFTER FOOTBALL, WORLD ATHLETICS SET FOR EMPTY STADIUMS
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AFTER FOOTBALL, WORLD ATHLETICS SET FOR EMPTY STADIUMS

BY MIKE ROWBOTTOM World Athletics President Sebastian Coe says meetings may have to take place…

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ONLY CLEAN ATHLETES TO GET WORLD ATHLETICS WELFARE GRANT
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ONLY CLEAN ATHLETES TO GET WORLD ATHLETICS WELFARE GRANT

Olympic-bound professional athletes must have clean anti-doping records to be eligible for a one-off grant…

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NIGERIA TO INVEST IN ENDURANCE SPORTS THROUGH MAMBILA PLATEAU PROJECT REVIVAL
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NIGERIA TO INVEST IN ENDURANCE SPORTS THROUGH MAMBILA PLATEAU PROJECT REVIVAL

Nigeria plans to tap into the various geographical advantages it has by shifting attention into…

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POSTPONED AFRICAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS TO HOLD BEFORE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS
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POSTPONED AFRICAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS TO HOLD BEFORE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

The postponed African Athletics Championships in Algiers will be held before the rearranged Tokyo 2020…

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NIGERIA’S ATHLETICS BODY SHOCKED BY COACH ADU URUEMU’S DEATH
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NIGERIA’S ATHLETICS BODY SHOCKED BY COACH ADU URUEMU’S DEATH

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has expressed shock and sadness the untimely death of…

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WORLD ATHLETICS MOURN OLYMPIC MARATHON RUNNER WHO DIES OF CORONAVIRUS
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WORLD ATHLETICS MOURN OLYMPIC MARATHON RUNNER WHO DIES OF CORONAVIRUS

Tributes are pouring in to Francesco Perrone , the Italian long-distance runner known for competing…

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC: NIGERIAN ATHLETES RECEIVE RELIEF FUNDS
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COVID-19 PANDEMIC: NIGERIAN ATHLETES RECEIVE RELIEF FUNDS

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has directed the onward payment of…

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