10 km Gold Medallist Urges FG To Invest More In Athletics

Aderonke Olumudi, a gold medallist at the 2013 Nani International Marathon in China, has urged the Federal Government to invest adequately in athletics to achieve global result. Olumide, who ran 10 kilometres at a time of 36 minutes at the 69th All Nigeria Athletics Championship in Warri on Friday, made

Blessing Okagbare For Nike’s #AfricaSoFast Campaign

Africa is a hot bed of athletic talent and global athletics powerhouse, Nike, is spotlighting the continent’s greatest talents in its #AfricaSoFast campaign. Kicking off the campaign is world-class sprinter and long jumper Blessing Okagbare. At 26, the Nigerian athlete has been dubbed the fastest woman in Africa as she

IAAF Presidency Returns To Europe

Lamine Diack, 82, the retiring President of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) says it is almost certain that consensus, which gave him the presidency in 1999 may not be used this time.  

Bolt: I Am Still Number One

The king of the track is not ready to set the crown down yet. Usain Bolt has said he is ready to win at the World Championships after he secured a 9.87 win in the 100m of the Anniversary Games.

Our Athletes Have No Reason To Be Involved In Doping – Yakmut

The director-general of National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut, has stated that the nation’s athletes have no excuse to be involved in doping at the 11th edition of the All Africa Games in Congo Brazaville, warning that those found guilty during the competition will be severely punished. Yakmut, who was

World Relays: Okagbare And Co Set Targets


Nigerian sprinters heading to the second IAAF World Relays billed for Nassau, the Bahamas are all aiming for one goal, to finish in the top three in their respective events.