Commonwealth Games : Team Nigeria departs for Gold Coast

Team Nigeria will depart for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. According to reports, 56 athletes and 22 coaches will leave from the nation’s capital, Abuja, the first batch which consists of  Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Gymnastics, Para Athletics, Para Power lifting, Para Table Tennis, Table Tennis and Weightlifting contestants will leave on March 24, … More Commonwealth Games : Team Nigeria departs for Gold Coast

Okagbare leads athletes to Gold coast 2018 in Australia

The Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have listed top female athletes, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Patience Okon-George for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in April. 10 foreign-based and 27 home athletes, consists of 20 women and 17 men were all included in the list ; the team will be led by four coaches … More Okagbare leads athletes to Gold coast 2018 in Australia

Semenya plays down gender testing ‘nonsense’

South African Caster Semenya, dogged by gender accusations since shooting to fame in 2009, has played down efforts by track and field’s governing body to change rules on naturally occurring testosterone in female athletes.   Semenya is back in the spotlight following a study funded by the IAAF and the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) that … More Semenya plays down gender testing ‘nonsense’

IOC upgrades Team Nigeria’s bronze to silver -2008 Beijing Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has formally written to inform Team Nigeria through the Nigeria Olympic Committee that it has upgraded Nigeria’s Bronze medal won in the women’s 4×100-meter relay at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing to silver. The IOC  stripped Russia of the gold medal the country won in the women’s 4×100-meter relay at the … More IOC upgrades Team Nigeria’s bronze to silver -2008 Beijing Olympics

EPL Circle Young Nigerian Defender

Another young Nigerian defender is attracting interest from clubs in the English Premier League clubs ahead of the January transfer window. UK tabloid The Sun reports that Crystal Palace and Sunderland are keen on the signature of Tobi Adebayo-Rowling who is said to be a solid right back of Republic of Ireland top-flight team Sligo Rovers The 20 … More EPL Circle Young Nigerian Defender