Moments to cherish in Nigeria’s post independent era
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Moments to cherish in Nigeria’s post independent era

BY KUNLE SOLAJA  Perhaps more than any other human endeavour, sports have been in the…

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At  61st independence anniversary, Nigeria’s sports achievements are captured in 61 paragraphs
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At 61st independence anniversary, Nigeria’s sports achievements are captured in 61 paragraphs

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.  Sports Village Square takes a peep down memory lane since Nigeria’s independence…

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South West Athletics Secondary Schools Invitational and Relays Hold November
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South West Athletics Secondary Schools Invitational and Relays Hold November

The first South West Athletics Secondary Schools Invitational and Relays will hold between November 11…

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Nigeria’s South West athletics leaders unveil agenda for the region
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Nigeria’s South West athletics leaders unveil agenda for the region

The fortunes of athletics in the South-West zone of Nigeria is set for a change…

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Former Kenya sports minister pays fine to skip jail over Rio 2016 scandal
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Former Kenya sports minister pays fine to skip jail over Rio 2016 scandal

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario has paid a fine to avoid spending six years…

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Okowa Salutes Amusan, Says It’s A New Dawn For Athletics
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Okowa Salutes Amusan, Says It’s A New Dawn For Athletics

Athletics Federation of Nigeria president Tonobock Okowa says Tobi Amusan’s historic feat at the Diamond…

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Okowa thumbs up Nigeria’s junior athletes
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Okowa thumbs up Nigeria’s junior athletes

Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, President Tonobock Okowa has remarked that the future is very…

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World Athletics U20 Championships: Dare, Farouk, 2 other ministers host triumphant Nigerian contingent
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World Athletics U20 Championships: Dare, Farouk, 2 other ministers host triumphant Nigerian contingent

Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare along with three of his colleagues in the…

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Riches to Rags: Athlete who bagged millions, now living in poverty
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Riches to Rags: Athlete who bagged millions, now living in poverty

Not many of the younger generation might have heard of former Kenyan athlete Delilah Asiago,…

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Nigeria sports ministry  to investigate missed tests by Olympic athletes
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Nigeria sports ministry to investigate missed tests by Olympic athletes

Nigeria’s  Minister of Youth and Sports Development, . Sunday Dare has constituted a committee to…

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Okpekpe organisers mourn Captain Idahosa Okunbo
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Okpekpe organisers mourn Captain Idahosa Okunbo

Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race is saddened by the…

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Nigeria Athletics Federation raise alarm over fake news
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Nigeria Athletics Federation raise alarm over fake news

 The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has alerted Nigerians to a fake video circulating on…

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Britain to lose Olympic silver medal over Nigerian – born British athlete, Ujah’s doping
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Britain to lose Olympic silver medal over Nigerian – born British athlete, Ujah’s doping

Britain’s silver medal from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the men’s 4×100 metres relay could…

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This is my story: Sunday Dare speaks on Tokyo 2020
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This is my story: Sunday Dare speaks on Tokyo 2020

Nigeria’s minister of sports, Sunday Dare has broken his silence on the happenings in the…

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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge retains men’s marathon gold
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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge retains men’s marathon gold

Eliud Kipchoge became only the third man to win consecutive marathon golds at the Olympics…

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Onikeku named AFN Technical Director
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Onikeku named AFN Technical Director

Former Nigeria track and field international and a World Athletics Level 1 coach, Samuel Onikeku…

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AFN sets up new anti-doping commission following Tokyo 2020 block for 10 athletes
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AFN sets up new anti-doping commission following Tokyo 2020 block for 10 athletes

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has apologised to the nation for the failures that…

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Nigeria ends Olympic outing at 71st position…  
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Nigeria ends Olympic outing at 71st position…  

Following the dashed hope of Chukwuebuka Enekwechi to win anything in the shot-put final event…

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AFN denies knowledge of any PUMA contract that is terminated
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AFN denies knowledge of any PUMA contract that is terminated

Although sportswear manufacturers, PUMA has issued a press release announcing the termination of a contract…

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Sprint legend, Carl Lewis slams US athletics relay men’s team as ‘total embarrassment’ after failed semi
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Sprint legend, Carl Lewis slams US athletics relay men’s team as ‘total embarrassment’ after failed semi

The United States failed to make the Olympic men’s 4×100 metres relay final after a…

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Omo-Agege congratulates Ese Brume on Olympic medal
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Omo-Agege congratulates Ese Brume on Olympic medal

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated his constituent, Ese Brume…

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