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Okagbare qualifies for 100m final at World Championships

Okagbare finished second in her semi-final race behind Jamaican rival, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

All Africa Games: Nigeria sends athletes’ blood samples to South Africa

“Last two weeks, we took 65 samples of 65 athletes to South Africa for testing. I am sure the result will be out by next week.”

UPDATE: Usain Bolt retains world title, beats Gatlin, Powell

The victory in Beijing completes a hat trick of wins for Bolt.

Usain Bolt retains 100m title at IAAF World Championships

Bolt is the world and Olympic record holder with 9.58secs.

Afrobasket 2015; D’Tigers get off on winning note against CAR

Their next match is against Uganda on Friday though injured forward, Ike Diogu is not expected to have made a full recovery.

All-Africa Games: Nigeria Table Tennis Federation hires former German coach

The German tactician guided Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri to the quarterfinal of the 2014 ITTF World Cup in Dusseldorf.

No regrets appointing Oliseh — NFF President, Pinnick

Oliseh was chosen as replacement for sacked Coach Stephen Keshi.

Buhari congratulates Nigeria’s special athletes

“The President looks forward to receiving members of the team at the Presidential Villa to celebrate their brilliant victories in Los Angeles.”

​​​​Nigerian boxer ​who survived sessions with Klitschko becomes famous on YouTube

The Nigerian says each time Klitschko tried to take his head out, he took it as a compliment.

First ​NBA game in Africa excite basketball fans

A cross-section of basketball fans saw the event as a big boost for the sports on the continent.

IAAF World Athletics Championships: AFN picks Okagbare, 22 others

Blessing Okagbare will be leading Nigeria’s charge for medals at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships billed for Beijing, China, from 22 August until 30 August 2015. Okagbare, who was missed at the recently concluded National trials in Warri, Delta state, is top on the list of 23 athletes selected by the Athletics Federation of […]

Nigerian Army boxers win big at the All Africa Games selection

The Nigerian Army Wrestling Team have won two gold and two bronze medals.

Quadre, Serena lead Nigerian junior tennis players to London

NTF President, Sani Ndanusa urged the players to seize the opportunity of the trip to improve their game

All-Nigeria Athletics Championships: Ogunlewe Emerges new sprint king as Osazuwa sets new national record

There was a bigger upset in the women’s 200m event where many had thought Glory Asumnu would complete a sprint double

All-Nigeria Athletics Championships: Asunmu claims first national title

The trials will help select Nigeria’s team to the World Championships in Beijing and the All-Africa Games.

Blessing Okagbare

All Nigeria Athletics Championships: Knee injury knocks Okagbare out

Okagbare was touted as the star attraction at the two-day meet that would run through Friday in Warri, Delta.

Maurice Green predicts tough contests at All-Nigeria Championship

The competition has been moved to Delta State.

Warri Relays /CAA Grand Prix: Ghana, Nigeria  share honours

Nigeria had an upper edge in the competition.

GOtv Boxing Night: Boxers talk tough 

The event, will also see fights between Nigeria’s Helen “Iron Lady” Johnson and Gifty “Tiger” Amanua Ankrah of Ghana

“Nigerian Sports administrators can make money if they play their cards well”

Jinadu is a veteran sports journalist.

Table Tennis: Oshonaike qualifies for semi-final of Africa Senior Cup

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Kazeem Makanjuola also made it to quarterfinal.

Ex-World champion, Maurice Green, leads athletes to Warri for relays, CAA Grand Prix

The events have been divided into premium, classic and promotional events.

FIFA files complaint against comedian for trespassing

Mr. Brodkin was taken to a police station after the incident and was questioned before being released.

Yekini’s daughter to meet Portugal club over father’s foundation

Victoria Setubal is arguably the biggest foreign club the late Yekini played for.

Africa U16 Basketball: Nigeria defeats Mozambique, secures World Championship ticket

Chinelo Lucy Ibeh and Isioma Vannessa Oduah led the floor with 16 points apiece.