Tag: Athletes

Morocco 2019: AFN begins camping with 42 athletes

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2019

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday opened camping for the African Games in Morocco with 42 athletes invited for trials in Kaduna. Those ... Read More

Statistician Predicts 3 Medals For Nigeria At IAAF World Championships

Henry Solomon- July 27, 2017

An athletics statistician, Olalekan Soetan ,says he forsees 3 medals for Nigeria at the IAAF World Championship in London. Olalekan commended the 12 man-list released ... Read More

Long Distance Coach Lauds Nigeria’s Team To IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 29, 2017

By Modupe Oremule (Lagos): Renowned long distance race coach, Stephen Nuhu, on Tuesday lauded the performance of the Nigerian Army Athletics team to the International ... Read More

Saraki Task MTN, Private Firms In Sports Development

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has challenged MTN Nigeria to play an increased role in sports development in the country. This is stated in ... Read More

President Buhari hails Paralympic Team For Outstanding Performance

Abdul Jimoh- September 19, 2016

Garba Shehu, Abuja; President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Nigeria’s team for an outstanding performance at the Paralympic games in Rio, Brazil. President Buhari joins all ... Read More

Fans In Hundreds Welcome The Victorious #Paralympics Team

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2016

Fans in hundreds turn out on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja to welcome the first batch of victorious 2016 Rio Paralympics athletes ... Read More

Mugabe wants Olympic team members arrested

Abdul Jimoh- August 24, 2016

According to reports  from News Houses in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri, to arrest ... Read More

US Swimmers Land In Miami After Robbery Accusation Drama

Henry Solomon- August 19, 2016

Two U.S. swimmers accused of fabricating a story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Games landed in Miami from Brazil early on Friday, ... Read More

Saraki Urges Team Nigeria To Make Country Proud In Rio

Henry Solomon- August 3, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Thursday urged the Nigerian delegation to the 2016 Rio Olympics to make the country proud by winning many ... Read More

Full Speech: President Buhari Presents RIO 2016 Team Nigeria Athletes To NOC

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2016

I am highly delighted to receive the cream of Nigerian sporting talents and their team officials that are set to do our nation proud at ... Read More

World Olympic Day and Its Origin

Henry Solomon- June 23, 2015

  It was in 1947 during the 41st Session of the International Olympic Committee in Stockholm, that Doctor Gruss, IOC member in Czechoslovakia, presented a ... Read More