Nigeria may be stripped of CWG gold in women’s 4×100 after a member of the quartet allegedly failed drug test

Nigeria may be stripped of CWG gold Kindly share this story: By Anthony Nlebem 3rd September 2022 …as sprinter fails dope test Nigeria stands to be stripped of the women’s 4x100m relay gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, after an unnamed member of the quartet failed a doping test. The gold winning team comprises […]

FG gives Team Nigeria hero’s welcome

FG gives Team Nigeria hero’s welcome The first batch of Team Nigeria athletes to the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham has been given a heroic welcome by the Federal Government on their arrival after their successful outing. Receiving the athletes and their officials at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport yesterday in Abuja, the Minister […]

Commonwealth Games 2022: Sports ministry pays Amusan, Brume, others bonuses for CWG successes

Commonwealth Games 2022: Sports ministry pays Amusan, Brume, others bonuses for CWG successes The fourth set of Team Nigeria medalists and their coaches at the 2022 Commonwealth Games have received their cash rewards from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for their heroics in Birmingham. Athletes who won gold medals received $5,000; silver medalist […]

Commonwealth Games: Complete list of team Nigeria’s medals’ winners

Commonwealth Games: Complete list of team Nigeria’s medals’ winners At the end of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the UK, on Sunday, August 7, Team Nigeria amassed 12 Gold, nine Silver and 14 Bronze medals, bringing the numbers to a total of 35 medals. Find below a complete list of the winners and their sports: […]

Another Gold for Nigeria in 4x100m women’s relay

Another Gold for Nigeria in 4x100m women’s relay Nigerian quartet of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha ran a race of their lives to clinch another Gold in the 4x100m women’s relay event of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday with a time of 42.10s and also setting an African Record. Tobi Amusan’s […]

World Record: Amusan’s father speaks on Micheal Johnson’s comments on Tobi’s heroic at the World Athletics Championships

By Sodiq Adewale Chocomilo Kehinde Amusan, the father of world champion and record holder, Tobi Amusan has implored Nigerians to ignore comments made by American track Legend Micheal Johnson following his daughter’s heroics at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon Monday. Recall that Amusan romped to victory in 12.12secs in the semi-final of the women’s […]

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U.S. drops charges against Nigerian sprint queen Blessing Okagbare

• Oduduru’s ‘disappearance’ worries NigeriansThere were strong indications yesterday that the United States may have dropped ‘all charges’ against Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, who is serving a 10-year ban over drugs offences. Okagbare was provisionally suspended for testing positive for human growth hormone in July 2021, just hours before her 100m semifinals at Tokyo Olympics. She […]

Russia blows hot over suspension by FIFA, UEFA

The Russian Football Union (RFU) has reacted with anger and disappointment to being suspended from the game following the invasion of Ukraine. This is contrary to “all standards and principles of international competition” and against “the ethos of the sporting spirit and fair play,” the RFU said late Monday. World governing body FIFA and European […]

Tokyo 2020: Anyanacho has made us proud — FUTO VC

Anyanacho has made us proud — FUTO VC Olympic Medalist, Chika Chukwumerije and Tokyo 2020 debut Olympic Elizabeth Anyanacho paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Prof. Mrs. Nnenna Oti. The duo, who were accompanied by the Commissioner of Sports in Imo state, Hon. Ogu Daniel Chike were received […]

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