AFRICAN ULTRA RUNNERS PRESIDENT COMMENDS OGUN STATE GOVERNOR,  DAPO ABIODUN
Permalink

AFRICAN ULTRA RUNNERS PRESIDENT COMMENDS OGUN STATE GOVERNOR, DAPO ABIODUN

The president of the African Association of Ultra Runners, Chief Solomon Ogba, has commended the…

Continue Reading →

JESSE OWENS’ OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL GOES UP FOR AUCTION
Permalink

JESSE OWENS’ OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL GOES UP FOR AUCTION

BY DUNCAN MACKAY. One of the four gold medals that the legendary Jesse Owens won…

Continue Reading →

KEYSTONE JOINS THE TRAIN FOR VALUEJET REMO ULTRA RUN
Permalink

KEYSTONE JOINS THE TRAIN FOR VALUEJET REMO ULTRA RUN

Keystone Bank Limited has signed a major sponsorship deal with Nilayo Sports Management Ltd, the…

Continue Reading →

WORLD ATHLETICS SET TO ORGANIZE FIRST EVENT
Permalink

WORLD ATHLETICS SET TO ORGANIZE FIRST EVENT

BY DUNCAN MACKAY The Cross Internacional de Soria is set to make a unique piece…

Continue Reading →

CHANGE OF NAME AS IAAF BECOMES WORLD ATHLETICS
Permalink

CHANGE OF NAME AS IAAF BECOMES WORLD ATHLETICS

As eaarlier reported by www.sportsvillagesquare.com last month just before the World Athletics Championships in Doha,…

Continue Reading →

FALILAT OGUNKOYA-OMOTAYO IS NIGERIA’S SOUTH WEST ATHLETICS BOSS
Permalink

FALILAT OGUNKOYA-OMOTAYO IS NIGERIA’S SOUTH WEST ATHLETICS BOSS

Reigning African 400m record holder (49.10), Chief Falilat Ogunkoya-Omotayo has been chosen as the chairperson…

Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE: IAAF CONFIRM RECEIPT OF MISSING MONEY FROM NIGERIA
Permalink

EXCLUSIVE: IAAF CONFIRM RECEIPT OF MISSING MONEY FROM NIGERIA

BY LIAM MORGAN. Nigeria has refunded in full a payment it mistakenly received from the…

Continue Reading →

2ND CHANNELS TRACK & FIELD TO HOLD NEXT WEEK
Permalink

2ND CHANNELS TRACK & FIELD TO HOLD NEXT WEEK

The Main Organising Committee of the Channels Track and Field has announced that the second…

Continue Reading →

DUTCH OLYMPIAN JAILED FOR EIGHT-AND-A-HALF YEARS
Permalink

DUTCH OLYMPIAN JAILED FOR EIGHT-AND-A-HALF YEARS

BY ALEX BELL Dutch Olympic athlete Madiea Ghafoor has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for…

Continue Reading →

LAGOS CITY MARATHON BECOMES FIRST TO SECURE SILVER LABEL WITHIN FOUR YEARS
Permalink

LAGOS CITY MARATHON BECOMES FIRST TO SECURE SILVER LABEL WITHIN FOUR YEARS

BY BABATUNDE ELUDINI. The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has moved up the ladder from…

Continue Reading →

EAST AFRICANS WIN MAIDEN ABEOKUTA 10KM ROAD RACE
Permalink

EAST AFRICANS WIN MAIDEN ABEOKUTA 10KM ROAD RACE

It was a carnival as the ancient city of Abeokuta hosted its greates athletics event…

Continue Reading →

ABEOKUTA BUBBLES FOR JAC MOTORS 10KM ROAD RACE
Permalink

ABEOKUTA BUBBLES FOR JAC MOTORS 10KM ROAD RACE

12 NIGERIAN ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS
Permalink

12 NIGERIAN ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has revealed that 12 of its athletes have qualified…

Continue Reading →

NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION GETS NEW KIT SPONSORS
Permalink

NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION GETS NEW KIT SPONSORS

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has announced a new…

Continue Reading →

NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION WANTS INVOLVEMENT IN MARATHON RACES
Permalink

NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION WANTS INVOLVEMENT IN MARATHON RACES

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has expressed reservations on the increasing number of Marathon road…

Continue Reading →

TENI, 9ICE SET TO STORM ABEOKUTA FOR THE JAC 10KM RACE
Permalink

TENI, 9ICE SET TO STORM ABEOKUTA FOR THE JAC 10KM RACE

BY KINGSLEY OYERO The City of Abeokuta the Ogun State Capital will witness a major…

Continue Reading →

JAC MOTORS ABEOKUTA ROAD RACE BEGINS WITH EXPO
Permalink

JAC MOTORS ABEOKUTA ROAD RACE BEGINS WITH EXPO

 The first edition of the JAC Motors Abeokuta 10km Road Race, officially flagged off this,…

Continue Reading →

NIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE STEPS DOWN OVER DOPING SCANDAL
Permalink

NIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE STEPS DOWN OVER DOPING SCANDAL

BY DUNCAN MACKAY Nike’s long-time chief executive Mark Parker has announced he stepping down from…

Continue Reading →

AFRICAN GAMES 10,000 METRES CHAMPION TESTS POSITIVE FOR DRUG
Permalink

AFRICAN GAMES 10,000 METRES CHAMPION TESTS POSITIVE FOR DRUG

Ethiopia’s African Games 10,000 metres champion Berehanu Tsegu has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics…

Continue Reading →

AFTERMATH OF POOR SHOW AT DOHA 2019, PROBE OF NIGERIA’S ATHLETICS FEDERATION BEGINS
Permalink

AFTERMATH OF POOR SHOW AT DOHA 2019, PROBE OF NIGERIA’S ATHLETICS FEDERATION BEGINS

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare will on Monday inaugurate a committee…

Continue Reading →

CHANNELS U18 ATHLETICS CLASSICS HOLD NEXT MONTH
Permalink

CHANNELS U18 ATHLETICS CLASSICS HOLD NEXT MONTH

The second edition of the Channels U18 Athletics Classics is set to hold between Wednesday,…

Continue Reading →