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‘My lawyers are on it’ – Blessing Okagbare reacts to 10-year doping ban

    ‘My lawyers are on it’ – Blessing Okagbare reacts to 10-year doping ban

Blessing Okagbare has reacted to the 10-year doping ban issued to her by the Athletic Integrity Unit (AIU) for breaching multiple anti-doping rules. In a press statement on Friday, the

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Blessing Okagbare gets 10-year ban for doping

    Blessing Okagbare gets 10-year ban for doping

The disciplinary tribunal of Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has handed Blessing Okagbare, the Nigerian sprinter, a 10-year ban for breaching multiple anti-doping rules. According to the statement released by AIU

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Okagbare identified as ‘accomplice’ in US first-ever Olympic anti-doping trial

    Okagbare identified as ‘accomplice’ in US first-ever Olympic anti-doping trial

Blessing Okagbare, Nigerian sprinter, has been allegedly identified among the exhibits as US prosecutors begin the trial of one Eric Lira, the self-acclaimed kinesiologist and naturopathic doctor, for providing performance-enhancing

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Okagbare’s doping ban, Joshua’s defeat — 7 disappointing moments in sports in 2021

    Okagbare’s doping ban, Joshua’s defeat — 7 disappointing moments in sports in 2021

In 2021, Nigerian sports recorded incredible, nerve-wracking, eye-raising, jaw-dropping and disappointing moments. In this article, we will focus on the latter. Anthony Joshua’s second career defeat by Oleksander Usyk, Blessing

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Okagbare charged with three anti-doping offences

  Okagbare charged with three anti-doping offences

Blessing Okagbare has been slammed with three separate anti-doping charges by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). During the Tokyo Olympics, the

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Pumagate, athletes disqualification — 6 things that hurt Nigeria at Tokyo Olympics

  Pumagate, athletes disqualification — 6 things that hurt Nigeria at Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympic Games have come and gone, but its spectre will trail Nigeria’s sports sector for a while. While

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EXPLAINER: What is human growth hormone — the substance that got Okagbare suspended?

  EXPLAINER: What is human growth hormone — the substance that got Okagbare suspended?

The news of Blessing Okagbare’s immediate suspension from the ongoing Tokyo Olympics came as a shocker to Nigerians, who had

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Blessing Okagbare fails drug test, out of Tokyo Olympics

  Blessing Okagbare fails drug test, out of Tokyo Olympics

Blessing Okagbare, Nigeria’s sprint queen, has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for testing positive for human growth

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Tokyo Olympics: Okagbare, Nwokocha qualify for 100m semi-finals

  Tokyo Olympics: Okagbare, Nwokocha qualify for 100m semi-finals

Nigeria’s duo of Blessing Okagbare and Grace Nwokocha, on Friday, booked their spots in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m

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Tokyo Olympics: ‘They were busy fighting over Puma’s kits’ — Okagbare hits AFN over athletes disqualification

  Tokyo Olympics: ‘They were busy fighting over Puma’s kits’ — Okagbare hits AFN over athletes disqualification

Blessing Okagbare has slammed officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) over the disqualification of 10 of the country’s

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