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Akusho Aims Beyond 2018 Lagos Women Run Success

The winner of this year’s edition of Lagos Women Run, Rose Akusho has revealed that she is already looking beyond her success last weekend and aims to make top marks on all fronts in years to come. Akusho from Plateau State erased the earlier record set by Fadekemi Olude in 2016 which stood at 40 minutes 30: 24 seconds. En …

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Channels U17 Classics 100m Winner Adores Usain Bolt

Winner of the boys’ race in the 2018 Channels U-17 Track and Field Classics, Chiemeka Ogbogu has disclosed that he has a dream to be like Jamaican legend, Usain Bolt. Ogbogu added that, no only does he want to be like Bolt, he believes he has what it takes to surpass records achieved by the three-time Olympic Games sprints double …

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Chukwuma: God Is My Motivator, My Backer

Youth Olympic Games female gold medalist, Rosemary Chukwuma has disclosed that God has been her biggest motivator, inspiration and backer, who makes it possible for her to enact startling results on the athletics tracks. Following her stunning emergence as the only Nigerian to [pick at gold medal at YOG 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Chukwuma stressed that it was not …

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Channels Ventures Into Athletics Organisation

Nigeria’s number one news station, Channels Television has announced the launch of a new grassroots development programme tagged the “Channels Track and Field Classics”. The athletics competition is for boys and girls in Secondary schools, under the age of 17. Participants must be bona fide students of their schools and will be required to provide genuine proof of identification. The …

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Precious Chukwuma, Winner of 4 Inch Heel Race to Visit Obiano, Anambra State Gov

Lagos, Nigeria; November 9, 2018: Arrangements are on to present Precious Chukwuma, the winner of the second edition of the 4 Inch High Heel Race Competition held at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos last Saturday, to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. Miss Chukwuma is from Anambra State and the planned visit is in line with …

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AFN Technical Director Celebrates Sports Festival

Technical director of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Sunday Adeleye has expressed happiness over the forthcoming National Sports Festival, as he says it would be another opportunity to hunt for talents. Adeleye, who is also athletes’ representative of the AFN, said all officials in the federation are happy that the festival is at hand. Adeleye said the AFN board …

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Ebewele Struggling To Walk Again, After Accident

Former national athlete and coach, Brown Ebewele (Jujuman) is still battling hard in hospital to regain usage of his legs, following a scary car accident along Lagos-Benin Expressway. Ebewele, who is the former commissioner for sports in Edo State and current board member of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN), was on his way to Benin City, after the investiture …

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Falilat Urges Progress For Youth Olympics Contingent

Former international athlete, Chief Falilat Ogunkoya-Omotayo has charged members of Nigeria’s contingent to the recent Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina to make progress in their careers. Although Ogunkoya noted that only one of the athletes won a gold medal at the 2018 Youth Olympics, she further reckoned that they are all potential world beaters. Considering her verdict on …

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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Media Accreditation Commences

The accreditation process for media practitioners interested in covering the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has officially commenced. The Head of Communications and Media for the marathon, Olukayode Thomas, said on Monday that the process of accreditation which will last for two months would be done strictly online as journalists are required to visit lagoscitymarathon.com to complete the simple …

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Lagos Women Run Receives Multiple Registrations

The much-talked about 2018 Lagos City Women’s Run has recorded a mammoth registration figures of over 10,000 runners from across the metropolis and its environs. This much was disclosed by race coordinator, Tayo Popoola, who said the event, tagged women run for good health, has attracted massive followership among would be participants and commercial ventures. Popoola added that the 10 …

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