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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.
Bolt says Tyson Gay would have been banned for life after he tested positive for banned substance
The 27-year-old returned to the scene where she lost one of legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing
Kendall Schler tricked marathon officials by sneaking in after the last checkpoint to win the race
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Tuedon Omasola Morgan became the first Nigerian to run at the marathon and placed the Nigerian flag to mark the feat
Siabatou Sanneh ran at the 39th Paris Marathon with a jerry can of water on her head
The President in a video posted by Usain Bolt is seen asking the sprinter to show him his trademark 'lightening pose'
The well-known athlete and some other school children were said to be returning from a national sports competition when they lost their lives
The athlete says she is a 'die hard fan of Goodluck Jonathan' and reveals that the president inspires her
The Delta State born athlete denounced the use of her images in President Jonathan's campaign footages
Three French sports personalities are among 10 people killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina, the French presidential office confirms
Usain Bolt will run in 200m at Athletissima Golden League on 9 July with the Olympic gold medallist also running in Paris five days earlier
Team Nigeria topped the medals table at the end of the African Junior Athletics Championships by winning 12 gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals
The 12th edition of the African Junior Championship kicked off yesterday and Nigerian Athletics are faring well in the competition
Okagbare has never taken part in the 400m race, but she aims at winning the top prize when the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships begins
Bolt was out of action for the better part of last year and is marking a return with a potential opposition in Justlin Gatlin who made the track burning wins in 2014.
The Russian Athletics Federation announced on Wednesday, February 25 the suspension of an 18 year-old race walker who tested positive to a banned substance last year October.
Further world championship success tops Mo Farah's list of priorities for 2015, rather than a tilt at another world record.