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AFN’s Golden League Shifted Till May 25th, 26th

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has postponed the third leg of its Golden League, which had initially been scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Abuja. The Golden League kicked off with the Kaduna leg in December 2017 while the second leg of the series was held in Port Harcourt. The third leg, which was initially scheduled for Ibadan but ...

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Asaba 2018: CAA Officials Express Satisfaction With Host’ Preparation

Officials of the Confederation of African Athletics, CAA at the weekend inspected facilities being put in place to host the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta State. Gungaram Gerard Vivian who is the Vice President of the CAA and Lamine Faty – Chief Executive Officer of the African Athletics body were both on the ground to ascertain Nigeria’s ...

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Ecobank MD for Okpekpe Race, Commends Organisers Over Silver Label Status

…Media Race Primed Managing Director of Ecobank, Charles Kie, has restated why the bank is in partnership with Okpekpe International 10Km Road Race scheduled to hold on Saturday May 12, 2018 in Okpekpe, Edo State. Speaking at the weekend, the Managing Director of Ecobank, Charles Kie, said that the objective of the organisers of the race matches that of Ecobank ...

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NOC To Help Track Missing Team Nigeria Members

The Commonwealth Games Federation has contacted Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) to provide information about the country’s athletes and officials who disappeared during and after the recent Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. A total of nine Nigerians – six athletes, two coaches and one of the para-powerlifters’ helpers – allegedly absconded in the Oceania country. Top sports ministry allegedly left ...

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NOC To Help Track Missing Team Nigeria Members

The Commonwealth Games Federation has contacted Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) to provide information about the country’s athletes and officials who disappeared during and after the recent Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. A total of nine Nigerians – six athletes, two coaches and one of the para-powerlifters’ helpers – allegedly absconded in the Oceania country. Top sports ministry allegedly left ...

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Okpekpe Race Gets Big Brother Naija Mate Boost, To Run For Girl Child

The annual 10 kilometre Okpekpe Road Race, received a big boost in the cause of the week when One of 2018 Big Brother Naija reality TV show participants Munirat Antoinette Lecky aka Anto has joined the cast of celebrity runners that will run at the historic IAAF silver label Okpekpe international 10km road race next weekend in Okpekpe near Auchi ...

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Asaba 2018: CAA Officials Set For Inspection Of Facilities

Top officials of the Confederation of Africa Athletics, CAA will this weekend visit Asaba, Delta state to inspect and evaluate the facilities being put in place to host the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships. Those expected in Asaba for the fact-finding mission include Lamine Faty – Chief Executive Officer of the African Athletics body as well as Gungaram Gerard Vivian ...

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Okpekpe Tops List of IAAF Label 10k Races For May

… Organisers Unveil Dos And Donts The sixth Okpekpe international 10km road race will officially flag off a number of IAAF label 10km road races in the world this year. The race in Okpekpe,a town in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State located about 25 km North East of Auchi will be the first IAAF silver label road ...

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Pamodzi Ready To Make History In Okpekpe Again

Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the prestigious Okpekpe international 10km road race have assured of staging another world class event come next weekend in Okpekpe near Auchi, Edo state. Zack Amodu,the director of organisation for the race says all logistics,both technical and administrative are in place for a bigger and better Okpekpe race this year. ‘We are set to go.We ...

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Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships: 25 Countries Registered, More To Follow

The 21st African Senior Athletics Championships to be hosted in Asaba, Delta State from August 1-5, 2018, is set to be the biggest ever as projections of athletes’ registration presently shows. As much as 25 countries have already registered and many more are still expected. A current breakdown indicates 473 male athletes have already been listed for the championships while ...

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