Though, he sounded low for the medal miss of the 4x400m quartet, but he braced up like a sprinter when other issues came up for discussion.
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The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, who facilitated the payment, said it was necessary to give the athletes their dues to encourage better performance
Collins, who was reinstated as a representative of the National Association of Women in Sport, expressed her dissatisfaction on Monday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
Dalung on Monday in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Anibeze, described Collins’ claims as falsehood and a ploy to mask her inability to emerge as president of the federation
The inauguration ceremony, according to a statement signed by the Minister’s Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, is slated to begin at 2pm
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that five federations were expected to hold re-run elections into their various boards on Thursday after issues were raised about the credibility of the initial elections on June 13.
Ogunlewe came into the race as the championship favourite and the reigning champion of the last two editions of the national competition, which held in 2015 and 2016
Ebewele told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja that the development was a victory for the track and field sport in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the elections, which were held at the National Stadium, involved four contestants for the two positions
Boniface alleged that the state Governor, Yahaya Bello, ordered the removal of his name as the state’s nominee for the AFN elections, to make him ineligible for the zonal elections
Jasper Adekunle, 100 metres female athlete, said: “we need someone that can really represent the interest of athletes for now and we have spoken today."
Coach Nuhu said this in a statement
The competition is scheduled to hold from March 24 to 26
Kalkaba will be welcomed by Habu Gumel, the President, Nigeria Olympic Committee, and Solomon Ogba, the President of the Athletics Federations of Nigeria, with other sports dignitaries
The President of CAA, Hamad Kalkaba, on Saturday in Lagos said the body would support the building a High Altitude Performance Centre in the northern part of the country
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has said that the athletes who would represent Nigeria at the 2014 Commonwealth Games would be selected at the 2014 All-Nigeria Championships in Calabar, Cross River State
According to Nesiama, the commencement of the next phase of camping for international competitions after it broke-off its conditioning camp for athletes on January 31 would depend on the availability of funds, adding: "The only thing that…
Athletes are currently in camp in Abuja in preparation for the Games scheduled to hold from July 23 to August 3 in Scotland
It was, however, a sad tale for the immediate past Commissioner for Sports in Lagos State, Honourable Ademola Adeniji-Adele, whose bid to get into the board of the Nigeria Boxing Federation was rejected by delegates from other South West…