Sunday, February 9, 2020

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    Sports minister sacks AFN technical director

Sports minister sacks AFN technical director

Sunday Adeleye, technical director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), has been removed by the ministry of youth and sports development with "immediate effect". Adeleye's removal was contained in a letter from Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports development, and addressed to Shehu Gusau, president of the AFN, on Thursday. In the letter, Elijah Ademu, secretary general of the AFN, was recalled [...]

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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 absence in the men's 100m at the ongoing 2019 World Athletics Championship. The track and field sprinter had a late withdrawal from heat 5 of the men’s 100m on Saturday, for not showing [...]

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    Dare recalls AFN TD over Oduduru, Okagbare’s ‘no show’ in Doha

Dare recalls AFN TD over Oduduru, Okagbare’s ‘no show’ in Doha

Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports development, has ordered the immediate recall of Sunday Adeleye, technical director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), to the country over administrative lapses and violation of rules and regulations of the IAAF. Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare, both medal hopefuls at the ongoing 17th edition of the IAAF World Championships, were almost disqualified from [...]

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    Oduduru breaks multiple records to become second fastest African athlete ever

Oduduru breaks multiple records to become second fastest African athlete ever

The Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru has won his first NCAA 100m title clocking 9.86 seconds to become second African runner to achieve this feat. Oduduru's 9.86 second was the second-fastest time in NCAA history. He is now the second Nigerian after Olopade Adeniken in 1992 and third African after Namibia’s Frankie Frederick in 1991 to successfully complete a sprint double at the [...]

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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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    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 by the Big 12 Conference for his performance at the Texas Tech Open. The athlete, who is known for his "I never espered it" expression, has broken five all-time records at the Texas Tech University. He shattered the university's 20-year old school record [...]

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    Divine Oduduru crashes out of 200m semis ‘when we never expected it’

Divine Oduduru crashes out of 200m semis ‘when we never expected it’

Divine Oduduru failed to qualify for the Rio Olympic 200 metres final, crashing out of the race after finishing seventh in the semi-final heat. Oduduru showed enormous potential in the heats, with a personal best of 20: 34 seconds in the semi-final, coming second behind world's fastest man, Usain Bolt. The performance of the I-never-expected-it runner at the heat raised the expectations of Nigerians for at least [...]

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    Remember Divine Oduduru who ‘never experred it”, he made it to 200m semis behind Usain Bolt

Remember Divine Oduduru who ‘never experred it”, he made it to 200m semis behind Usain Bolt

Divine Oduduru, Nigerian sprinter, has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic's 200 metres semi final after he clocked a time of 20:34 seconds, his personal best, just behind Usain Bolt. Bolt ran in 20:28 seconds. Oduduru became popular after a video of him talking about his experience in a race, saying he never "experred" his victory, went viral. He was seen rejoicing and [...]

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