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Lamine Diack, ex-head of IAAF, jailed for corruption

    Lamine Diack, ex-head of IAAF, jailed for corruption

Lamine Diack, former head of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in prison. The 87-year-old Senegalese received the

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ICPC arrests AFN secretary-general over ‘$130,000 fraud’

    ICPC arrests AFN secretary-general over ‘$130,000 fraud’

Amaechi Akawu, secretary-general of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The agency arrested Akawu for allegedly misappropriating $130,000

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Like Kipchoge, Kosgei breaks Radcliff’s 16-year-old women’s marathon record

    Like Kipchoge, Kosgei breaks Radcliff’s 16-year-old women’s marathon record

Like compatriot, Eliud Kipchoge, Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei has broken Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record. She defended her Chicago title after completing a sensational weekend of road running, winning

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Kenya’s Kipchoge becomes first runner to complete marathon under two hours

    Kenya’s Kipchoge becomes first runner to complete marathon under two hours

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge became the first distance runner to successfully complete a sub two-hour marathon on Saturday. Kipchoge achieved this historic feat in the 42.2km race at Prater park in

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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

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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

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Caster Semenya loses as court bars women with high testosterone from some track races

  Caster Semenya loses as court bars women with high testosterone from some track races

Caster Semenya, South African 800m Olympic champion, has lost her landmark legal case against the introduction of new rules regulating

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New IAAF female rule: Reduce high testosterone level or join men to compete

  New IAAF female rule: Reduce high testosterone level or join men to compete

The International Association of Athletics Federation, IAAF, has released new regulations to govern the eligibility of female athletes hoping to

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Commonwealth Games: Nigeria outshine Belize, Malaysia in table tennis

  Commonwealth Games: Nigeria outshine Belize, Malaysia in table tennis

Nigeria’s male table tennis players started their campaign at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia on a good note.  The

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IAAF: AFN never officially apply for Edwards to compete for Nigeria at the Games in Australia

  The amazing drama of former British jumper Mike Edward and the controversies surrounding his inegibility to compete at the

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