PHASE 2 OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BEGINS ON ABUJA ANNIVERSARY
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PHASE 2 OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BEGINS ON ABUJA ANNIVERSARY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The National Sports Festival in Nigeria will be held in Benin in…

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WHY THE NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL MUST BE PUT ON HOLD
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WHY THE NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL MUST BE PUT ON HOLD

BY SMARTS EBHODAGHE It is no longer news that the 20th National Sports Festival tagged…

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NIGERIA’S STRONGHOLD, WEIGHTLIFTING, COULD LOSE SPOT IN OLYMPICS
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NIGERIA’S STRONGHOLD, WEIGHTLIFTING, COULD LOSE SPOT IN OLYMPICS

Weightlifting, which accounted for the bulk of gold medals that Nigeria won at last year’s…

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FRANCIS ORBIH, NIGERIA’S BADMINTON CHIEF MOURNS WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT
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FRANCIS ORBIH, NIGERIA’S BADMINTON CHIEF MOURNS WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Francis Orbih has condoled with the family of…

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NIGERIA WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION BOSS IS DEAD
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NIGERIA WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION BOSS IS DEAD

Another pall of darkness fell on Nigerian sports at the weekend following the death of…

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FORTY-FOUR YEAR TENURE ENDS ABRUPTLY FOR SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT
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FORTY-FOUR YEAR TENURE ENDS ABRUPTLY FOR SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT

Tamás Aján has resigned as President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), where he has…

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LONG STANDING AND SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT FACES EXPULSION
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LONG STANDING AND SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT FACES EXPULSION

BY BRIAN OLIVER The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have been asked…

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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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WINNING IS EVERYTHING, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE, DARES ATHLETES
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WINNING IS EVERYTHING, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE, DARES ATHLETES

Just as remarked by the famous American football player and coach, Vince Lombardy, Nigeria’s sports…

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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED
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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED

BY BRIAN OLIVER. The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent…

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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER
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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER

BY BRIAN OLIVER A Nigerian weightlifter stripped of a Commonwealth Games gold medal for doping…

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EGYPT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUSPENDS WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION
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EGYPT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUSPENDS WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION

BY DUNCAN MACKAY Egypt’s Olympic Committee (EOC) has suspended its Weightlifting Federation after five more…

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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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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES
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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Rabat 2019 African Games reached the crescendo as the skies of the…

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NIGERIA EXPECTS A HARVEST OF MEDALS THIS THURSDAY
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NIGERIA EXPECTS A HARVEST OF MEDALS THIS THURSDAY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT Expectations are high in the Nigerian camp, so also are prospects…

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AFRICAN GAMES: FOR NIGERIA, IT’S LIFTING OF MEDALS AT WEIGHTLIFTING EVENTS
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AFRICAN GAMES: FOR NIGERIA, IT’S LIFTING OF MEDALS AT WEIGHTLIFTING EVENTS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT. It was seven gold, seven silver and four bronze medals and…

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SEVEN OLYMPIC WINNERS STRIPPED OF GOLD MEDALS
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SEVEN OLYMPIC WINNERS STRIPPED OF GOLD MEDALS

BY LIAM MORGAN A further seven Russian weightlifters, including two who were stripped of Olympic…

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2019 AAG: BUHARI CHARGES TEAM NIGERIA TO WIN CLEAN MEDALS
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2019 AAG: BUHARI CHARGES TEAM NIGERIA TO WIN CLEAN MEDALS

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigeria contingent to the 12th Africa Games scheduled to hold…

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NIGERIA’S AFRICAN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPION FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN
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NIGERIA’S AFRICAN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPION FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN

BY BRIAN OLIVER. A 24-year-old Nigerian weightlifter who won her second African Championship only six…

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