WORLD ATHLETICS CREATES $700,000 PANDEMIC FUND TO HELP ATHLETES
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WORLD ATHLETICS CREATES $700,000 PANDEMIC FUND TO HELP ATHLETES

World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation (IAF) have come together to launch a US$500,000…

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ATHLETICS CONGRESS IN NIGERIA PUT ON HOLD
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ATHLETICS CONGRESS IN NIGERIA PUT ON HOLD

The congress of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), due to hold next week Friday…

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RELIEF FOR SPORTS AND OTHER COMMUNITIES AS CHINA MOVES SWIFTLY INTO DEVELOPING COVID-19 VACCINES
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RELIEF FOR SPORTS AND OTHER COMMUNITIES AS CHINA MOVES SWIFTLY INTO DEVELOPING COVID-19 VACCINES

Normalcy may be restored soon in sports and other general activities of human endeavours as…

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2020 OKPEKPE 10KM ROAD RACE CANCELLED
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2020 OKPEKPE 10KM ROAD RACE CANCELLED

Due to the escalating covid-19 crisis and the travel restrictions across the globe, organizers of…

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KENYAN MARATHON RUNNER HANDED FOUR-YEAR DOPING BAN
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KENYAN MARATHON RUNNER HANDED FOUR-YEAR DOPING BAN

Another Kenyan athlete has been handed a doping ban after marathon runner Vincent Kipsegechi Yator…

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VIDEO: NIGERIA ATHLETES COMMISSION JOINS BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19
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VIDEO: NIGERIA ATHLETES COMMISSION JOINS BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19

Just as the whole world united in 1916 and 1940 to fight common enemies during…

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FROM WINNERS TO WORRIERS: ISOLATED ATHLETES FACE MENTAL HEALTH RISKS
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FROM WINNERS TO WORRIERS: ISOLATED ATHLETES FACE MENTAL HEALTH RISKS

Fear, stress and money worries: Coronavirus lockdown is hard for anyone, but athletes are facing…

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COVID-19: NIGERIAN ATHLETES UNDER CLOSE WATCH, SAYS SPORTS MINISTER
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COVID-19: NIGERIAN ATHLETES UNDER CLOSE WATCH, SAYS SPORTS MINISTER

Despite the postponement of the National Sports Festival and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the…

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WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 MOVING TO 2022
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WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 MOVING TO 2022

BY MIKE ROWBOTTOM The World Athletics Championships could be moved from next year to 2022…

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WORLD ATHLETICS COULD SLIP TO 2022 FOLLOWING OLYMPICS DELAY
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WORLD ATHLETICS COULD SLIP TO 2022 FOLLOWING OLYMPICS DELAY

Global athletics chief Sebastian Coe has indicated that next year’s world championships in Eugene, Oregon…

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WORLD ATHLETICS BOSS SAYS DECISION COMING SOON ON TOKYO 2020 GAMES
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WORLD ATHLETICS BOSS SAYS DECISION COMING SOON ON TOKYO 2020 GAMES

Whether the Tokyo Olympics should take place may soon become obvious, World Athletics president Sebastian…

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OLYMPICS: MOVING TOKYO GAMES POSSIBLE, TOO SOON TO DECIDE ON CANCELLATION, SAYS COE
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OLYMPICS: MOVING TOKYO GAMES POSSIBLE, TOO SOON TO DECIDE ON CANCELLATION, SAYS COE

World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe said on Thursday (March 19) that moving the 2020 Tokyo…

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HOW CORONAVIRUS HAS AFFECTED WORLD OF SPORT
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HOW CORONAVIRUS HAS AFFECTED WORLD OF SPORT

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  In doubt  The scale of the outbreak in Japan saw senior International Olympic…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER, DARE LIFTS JUNIOR OLYMPIC TRIPLE JUMPER
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER, DARE LIFTS JUNIOR OLYMPIC TRIPLE JUMPER

Fortune has smiled on young Nigerian Junior Olympic Triple Jump athlete Ineh Oritsemeyiwa with the…

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EDO SPORTS FESTIVAL: WE MET OUR EXPECTATIONS-DUDU-ORUMEN
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EDO SPORTS FESTIVAL: WE MET OUR EXPECTATIONS-DUDU-ORUMEN

The third edition of the Edo State Sports Festival, which ended on Saturday in Benin…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE ASSURES ATHLETES ON WELFARE
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE ASSURES ATHLETES ON WELFARE

The Minister for Youth and Sports Development   Sunday Dare has assured that the welfare…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER HARPS ON COMMON GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL TOKYO 2020 OUTING
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER HARPS ON COMMON GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL TOKYO 2020 OUTING

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare met Thursday with the Ministerial Advisory…

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EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR TAPS INTO ‘ADOPT A TALENT’ PROGRAMME
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EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR TAPS INTO ‘ADOPT A TALENT’ PROGRAMME

Nigeria’s preparations to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got yet another boost on Wednesday as Edo…

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AKURE ALL-COMERS IS SELECTION TRIALS FOR 1ST AFN CLASSICS
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AKURE ALL-COMERS IS SELECTION TRIALS FOR 1ST AFN CLASSICS

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will use this weekend’s all-comers competition to select the…

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‘MINE WILL BE INTERVENTION, NOT INTERFERENCE’, SAYS SUNDAY DARE AS GEORGE OLAMIDE AFN GETS RECOGNITION
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‘MINE WILL BE INTERVENTION, NOT INTERFERENCE’, SAYS SUNDAY DARE AS GEORGE OLAMIDE AFN GETS RECOGNITION

Sports Minister in Nigeria, Sunday Dare has assured that the ministry will continue to align…

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MASS RESIGNATION AT RUSSIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION
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MASS RESIGNATION AT RUSSIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION

BY DAN PALMER. The entire Executive Committee of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has resigned…

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