ATHLETICS

AFN President Okowa Welcome Junior Athletes in Abuja

Reception for Nigerian contingent to the U-20 World Athletics Championship hosted by Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare at MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, Minister of State for Education, …

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World Athletics U20 Championships: Sports Minister Congratulates Team Nigeria, Thanks President Buhari for Support.

Sunday Dare, the Youth and Sports Development Minister has congratulated Team Nigeria for her remarkable performance  at the just concluded World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. Nigeria achieved her best ever showing at the Championships with a total of 4 gold and 3 Bronze medals. She also finished in …

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Sports Minister Congratulates Team Nigeria 4×400 mixed relay team on historic win in Kenya

Sunday Dare,the Youth and Sports Development Minister has hailed the Nigerian U20 4x400m mixed relay team for making history at the ongoing World Athletics U20 Championship in Nairobi, Kenya. The quartet of Johnson Nnamani, Imaobong Nse Uko, Opeyemi Oke and Bamidele Ajayi ran a new 3:19.70 African and Championship record …

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AFN Expresses Shock Over Blessing Okagbare’s Doping Rule Violation, Awaits Details From AIU    

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria says it received with great shock the press release by the Athletics Integrity Unit, suspending Blessing Okagbare for a doping rule violation. The Federation, in a statement says it is in the process of obtaining the relevant details of the announcement after which a full  …

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