Friday, September 21, 2018

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    Asaba 2018: Nigeria finishes third with nine gold, five silver medals

Asaba 2018: Nigeria finishes third with nine gold, five silver medals

Nigeria finished third on the medal table of the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships which came to an end on Sunday.Team Nigeria took home a total 19 medals, including nine gold, five silver and five bronze.Kenya placed first on the table with 11 gold, six silver and two bronze medals while South Africa was second with nine gold, 13 silver [...]

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    Asaba 2018: Nigeria wins gold in women’s 4x100m title, long jump, discuss

Asaba 2018: Nigeria wins gold in women’s 4x100m title, long jump, discuss

The Nigerian quartet of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Rosemary Chukwuma won gold medal in the women's 4x100m final at the African Athletics Championship.Team Nigerian got the first spot in a time of 43.77 seconds to be crowned African champions.Akanni Simbine anchored team South Africa to claim the gold medal in the final of the men's 4x100m.South Africa [...]

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    Tragedy averted at Stephen Keshi Stadium as water tank collapses

Tragedy averted at Stephen Keshi Stadium as water tank collapses

A tragedy was on averted at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, venue of the ongoing African Athletics Championship, after an overhead tank collapsed.No casualties were recorded in the incident which took place on Thursday.According to Celestine Karoney of BBC Africa, part of the newly built stadium caved in, destroying three vehicles parked close to the overhead tank."A Kenyan official actually [...]

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    Ogunlewe misses out on 100m medal, finishes fifth in Asaba

Ogunlewe misses out on 100m medal, finishes fifth in Asaba

Seye Ogunlewe, Nigeria's representative in the men's 100m final of the African Athletics Championship, went home empty-handed.Ogunlewe came fifth after finishing the race in a time of 10:45 seconds on Thursday.Commonwealth champion Akanni Simbine claimed the gold medal, winning in a time of 10:25 seconds.Gueu Arthur Cisse of Cote D'Ivoire won the silver medal in 10:33 seconds.Another South African Simon Magakwe of [...]

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    Amusa wins first medal for Nigeria in Asaba

Amusa wins first medal for Nigeria in Asaba

Oluwatobiloba Amusan has won the first medal for Nigeria at the ongoing Africa Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta state.Amusan's medal came in the women's 100m hurdles event on Thursday.The Commonwealth champions won the gold medal in a time of 12.86 seconds.South Africa's Rickenette Steenkamp won silver in a time of 13.18 seconds while Ivorian sprinter Rosvitha Okou took the bronze [...]

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