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AFN Board Members Give Total Support To Adeleye

Board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have passed a vote of confidence on their technical director, Sunday Adeleye, who is under fire from many track and field stakeholders. The vote of support for Adeleye comes few days after some athletes called for his removal during the AFN trials for the African Athletics Championships slated for Asaba, Delta ...

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19 Nigerian Triathlon Coaches Complete IOC Course

A total of 19 Nigerian triathlon coaches have completed a five-day IOC Solidarity Course, which officially came to an end Wednesday in the board room of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) at Lagos National Stadium, Surulere. At the closing ceremony, the trainers, Franz Studer and Travis Campbell from South Africa, enjoined the coaches to put what they have learnt into good ...

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CAA: Athletics Trial Starts July 18 In Delta —Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says athletics trial for the Africa Senior Athletics Championship (CAA) would begin on July 18, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Okowa, disclosed this during an inspection visit to the stadium, said the ongoing renovation was at its advanced stage. He said the main bowl with nine tracks, was ready, while critical areas requiring attention ...

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Stephen Keshi Stadium Good enough to host World Championships-Dalung

The Honorobale Minister for Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung on Thursday paid a visit to the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State where the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships will be holding from August 1-5. The minister who was conducted round the edifice by the chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, LOC for CAA Asaba 2018 Chief Solomon ...

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AFN Board Members Throw Weight Behind Adeleye

Board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have passed a vote of confidence on their technical director, Sunday Adeleye, who is under fire from many track and field stakeholders. The vote of support for Adeleye comes few days after some athletes called for his removal during the AFN trials for the African Athletics Championships slated for Asaba, Delta ...

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Edo State Cycling Tour Gets 12-member LOC

Organisers of the Edo State Cycling Tour have named a 12-man Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the championship slated to hold next month in the state. The five-day cycling event, which will hold from August 18 to 23, is expected to attract over 200 cyclists from the 36 states of the federation and Abuja. Ahead of the flag off, EhiBraimah ...

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Thrills As 42 Countries Attend CAA Asaba 2018 African Championships DRM

Asaba, the host city of the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships sets a record in the history of the Championships as it hosts the inaugural Delegates Registration Meeting (DRM) Since its first edition in 1979, this is the first time there will be a DRM. An initiative of the Solomon Ogba led Local Organizing Committee (LOC), the essence of the ...

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Win an all-expense paid trip to CAA Senior African Athletics Championships, Asaba 2018

Watch the best of African athletes compete for honours and savour the best of business and tourism opportunities that the iconic city of Asaba affords. What winners will enjoy Access to watch the games from the Media VIP ZoneAccess to attend the CAA Congress having in attendance the IAAF President, Sebastian Coe, the CAA President, diplomats, global icons and athletes.Be part ...

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CAA Asaba 2018: Jim Ovia, Others Set For Fund Raising Dinner Thursday

The Delta State government and the Local Organizing Committee’s intention to drive the CAA Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Champions as a private sector championship will get more flesh on Thursday as a fund-raising dinner will be held at the Grand Hotel Asaba. Mr. Jim Ovia former Chairman and Managing Director of Zenith Bank PLC will be the chairman at ...

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Countdown to CAA Asaba 2018: Gombe Governor Visits Stephen Keshi Stadium, Commends Okowa

The Executive Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo was on Friday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium to inspect the newly built edifice in company of the Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. A statement issued by Olukayode Thomas, Head Media, and Publicity for CAA Asaba 2018 indicated that the Gombe governor who was invited to Asaba by Gov. Okowa and was conducted ...

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