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Athletes begin quest for 2020 Olympics qualification in Akure

    Athletes begin quest for 2020 Olympics qualification in Akure

Praise Idamadudu will return to competitive track and field action, eight months after she was suspended by the Ibrahim Gusau-led Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). She returned on Friday as

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AFN president: Our athletes will excel in 2020 Olympics

    AFN president: Our athletes will excel in 2020 Olympics

Olamide George, president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), says the country’s athletes will achieve a “memorable” outing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. George disclosed this at

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Oduduru: I was frustrated with the AFN

    Oduduru: I was frustrated with the AFN

Divine Oduduru, Nigerian Olympic athlete, says he was frustrated with the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN). Oduduru expressed his bitterness with the AFN while reacting to criticisms that trailed his

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Nigerian athletes ‘not under pressure’ to deliver at Youth Olympic Games

    Nigerian athletes ‘not under pressure’ to deliver at Youth Olympic Games

Olusola Olusade, permanent secretary, ministry of youth and sports, says Nigerian athletes are not under pressure to deliver at the Youth Olympic Games. According to Olusade, the athletes have the

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Foreign athletes yet to get paid three months after Lagos marathon

  Foreign athletes yet to get paid three months after Lagos marathon

The organisers of Lagos Access Marathon 2018 are yet to pay the award money won by foreign athletes, three months

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Commonwealth Games: Nigeria ‘wanted more but inexperience affected us’

  Commonwealth Games: Nigeria ‘wanted more but inexperience affected us’

Sunday Adeleye, technical director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), says the country should have won more medals than it

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Nigerian sprinter, Divine Oduduru, breaks 20-year record at Texas varsity

  Nigerian sprinter, Divine Oduduru, breaks 20-year record at Texas varsity

Divine Oduduru, Nigerian sprinter, is breaking records and shining brightly in the US. Oduduru has been named athlete of the week

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Deji Aliu: Why Nigerian athletes fail woefully at world championships

  Deji Aliu: Why Nigerian athletes fail woefully at world championships

Deji Aliu, an Olympic bronze medalist, says Nigeria’s poor performance at international sporting championships is due to a lack of

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Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria to victory at Warri Relays

  Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria to victory at Warri Relays

Blessing Okagbare and Ogho-Oghene Egwero inspired Team Nigeria to victory in the 4X100m relays event of the 2017 Warri Relays

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Rerun election into four sports federations to hold July 12

  Rerun election into four sports federations to hold July 12

Rerun election into four National Sports Federation boards will take place on Wednesday, July 12. The federations are athletics, gymnastics, wrestling and

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