12 NIGERIAN ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS
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12 NIGERIAN ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

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

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NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION GETS NEW KIT SPONSORS
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NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION GETS NEW KIT SPONSORS

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

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NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION WANTS INVOLVEMENT IN MARATHON RACES
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NIGERIA ATHLETICS FEDERATION WANTS INVOLVEMENT IN MARATHON RACES

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

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

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JAC MOTORS ABEOKUTA ROAD RACE BEGINS WITH EXPO
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JAC MOTORS ABEOKUTA ROAD RACE BEGINS WITH EXPO

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

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NIKE CHIEF EXECUTIVE STEPS DOWN OVER DOPING SCANDAL
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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…

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

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

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CHANNELS U18 ATHLETICS CLASSICS HOLD NEXT MONTH
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CHANNELS U18 ATHLETICS CLASSICS HOLD NEXT MONTH

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

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2019 LAGOS WOMEN RUN WILL BE BETTER
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2019 LAGOS WOMEN RUN WILL BE BETTER

The General Coordinator of the only women’s run in West Africa, the Lagos Women’s Run,…

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BREAKING: AT LAST, ESE BRUME PUTS NIGERIA ON MEDALS’ TABLE!
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BREAKING: AT LAST, ESE BRUME PUTS NIGERIA ON MEDALS’ TABLE!

Nigerian athletics finally have something to celebrate after all as Ese Brume becomes the Nigerian…

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KENYA, NOT NIGERIA, GETS IAAF BOSS’ NOD FOR 2025 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP BID
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KENYA, NOT NIGERIA, GETS IAAF BOSS’ NOD FOR 2025 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP BID

BY DUNCAN MACKAY International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has offered encouragement…

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IOC TRACKS DOWN ATHLETES LINKED WITH DOPE SUSPECT, COACH SALAZAR
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IOC TRACKS DOWN ATHLETES LINKED WITH DOPE SUSPECT, COACH SALAZAR

BY MICHAEL PAVITT AT OLYMPIC HOUSE IN LAUSANNE   The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be asked…

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YATOR BECOMES 22ND KENYAN TOP RUNNER SUSPENDED FOR DOPING
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YATOR BECOMES 22ND KENYAN TOP RUNNER SUSPENDED FOR DOPING

BY DUNCAN MACKAY AT THE KHALIFA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM IN DOHA Kenya’s doping problems have deepened after another…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM

Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the…

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DOHA 2019 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS THROW UP NEW STARS
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DOHA 2019 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS THROW UP NEW STARS

Some of the biggest names in the sport have cemented their legendary status by adding…

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT WARNS ON PROHIBITED ASSOCIATION
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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT WARNS ON PROHIBITED ASSOCIATION

BY MIKE ROWBOTTOM Athletes here coached by Alberto Salazar, banned for four years by the…

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IT’S MOTHER’S DAY FOR FRASER-PRYCE, FELIX AND LIU AT ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
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IT’S MOTHER’S DAY FOR FRASER-PRYCE, FELIX AND LIU AT ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

A mother is always as good as gold in her children’s eyes, but for three…

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CHRISTIAN TAYLOR CLAIMS HISTORIC 100TH GOLD FOR US MEN
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CHRISTIAN TAYLOR CLAIMS HISTORIC 100TH GOLD FOR US MEN

When Christian Taylor cut the sand 17.86 metres from where he had taken off on…

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FIFTY NINE GOLDEN MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY!
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FIFTY NINE GOLDEN MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Lead writer of the Sports Village Square takes a peep down memory…

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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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