Breaking: PUMA terminates 4-year contract with AFN
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Breaking: PUMA terminates 4-year contract with AFN

German sports wear manufacturing giants PUMA has terminated its four -year contract with the Athletics…

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Two-time Olympic champion  faults  decision to split men’s high jump gold at Tokyo 2020
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Two-time Olympic champion faults decision to split men’s high jump gold at Tokyo 2020

Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has queried the decision to award a gold…

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Ese Brume wins Nigeria’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics
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Ese Brume wins Nigeria’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

The zero medal status of Team Nigeria has been annulled. With Blessing Oborududu in the…

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Sunday Dare  hails Amusan despite 4th place finish
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Sunday Dare hails Amusan despite 4th place finish

A medal slipped off from Nigeria following Tobi Amusan’s fourth place finish in the women’s…

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IOC  looking into gesture used by US’ Raven Saunders on podium
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IOC looking into gesture used by US’ Raven Saunders on podium

 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is looking into the gesture used by American athlete Raven…

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Five things to know about shock 100m Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs
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Five things to know about shock 100m Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs

Born in Texas to an Italian mother, Jacobs has succeeded Usain Bolt as the ‘World’s…

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Lamont Marcell Jacobs from Italy wins 100m sprint in 9.8 seconds
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Lamont Marcell Jacobs from Italy wins 100m sprint in 9.8 seconds

Lamont Marcell Jacobs from Italy is the fastest man at Tokyo 2020, clocking 9.80sec to…

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From bad to worse for Nigeria at Tokyo Olympics as star sprinter,  Okagbare  fails drug test
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From bad to worse for Nigeria at Tokyo Olympics as star sprinter, Okagbare fails drug test

It has turned a weird Olympic dream for Nigeria as things are fast moving from…

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Tokyo 2020: Consolation gifts for ineligible Nigerian athletes
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Tokyo 2020: Consolation gifts for ineligible Nigerian athletes

As per media release by one of Nigeria’s sports minister’s aides, Dare Esan, the 10…

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Okagbare, Nwokocha, 4x400m mixed relay team to open Nigeria’s medal charge in athletics
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Okagbare, Nwokocha, 4x400m mixed relay team to open Nigeria’s medal charge in athletics

Despite the disqualification of some Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, due…

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AFN appoints Prof Anugweje Head of its medical and anti- doping commission
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AFN appoints Prof Anugweje Head of its medical and anti- doping commission

In the aftermath of the disqualification of 10 out of 22 Nigerian athletes in the…

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AFN accepts responsibility for ineligible athletes
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AFN accepts responsibility for ineligible athletes

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has taken responsibility after 10 athletes from the country…

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Ten Nigerian athletes barred from Tokyo 2020 over drug-test standards
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Ten Nigerian athletes barred from Tokyo 2020 over drug-test standards

Ten Nigerian athletes were among 18 competitors from “high-risk” nations who have been barred from…

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Okagbare leads Nigeria track & field quest for medals
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Okagbare leads Nigeria track & field quest for medals

Blessing Okagbare’s experience and bright performances will be a tonic to the track and field…

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Nigeria at Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The shift from competitors to Olympic medal contenders
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Nigeria at Tokyo 2020 Olympics: The shift from competitors to Olympic medal contenders

Tokyo 2020 could herald the start of a new reign for Africans across multiple sports…

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Olympics set back for Nigeria as 4x400m team is disqualified
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Olympics set back for Nigeria as 4x400m team is disqualified

World Athletics has reportedly disqualified the Nigerian women’s 4x400m team from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics…

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American sprinter tests positive for cannabis, could miss Olympics
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American sprinter tests positive for cannabis, could miss Olympics

American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson has tested positive for cannabis, sources have told Reuters, and she…

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Team Nigeria List 61 Athletes to Compete at Tokyo 2020
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Team Nigeria List 61 Athletes to Compete at Tokyo 2020

With 24 days to the start of the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo, Team Nigeria…

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Breaking!  Fraction of a second too late for Nigeria’s men’s 4×100 team in Tokyo 2020 qualifiers
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Breaking! Fraction of a second too late for Nigeria’s men’s 4×100 team in Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

The Nigeria’s 4x100m men’s team have crashed out of qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics…

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Lagos ready for Open Athletics Championships
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Lagos ready for Open Athletics Championships

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa as well as the…

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Usain Bolt has twin boys – Thunder and Saint Leo Bolt
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Usain Bolt has twin boys – Thunder and Saint Leo Bolt

All-time Olympic great sprinter Usain Bolt and his partner Kasi Bennett announced on Sunday the…

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