Jamaica, 4x200m GOLD & World Record, World Relays 2014
(L-R, Nickel Ashmeade, Jermaine Brown, Warren Weir, Yohan Blake

#BringBackOurGirlsNow! The World Relays Gets Behind the Campaign

On April 14th 2014, nearly 300 girls in Chibok in Northeastern Nigeria were abducted from their secondary school in the dead of the night by Boko Haram militants. We bring you our final photos from the recently concluded World Relay Championships in the Bahamas, where the whole world of Track & Field got behind the #BringBackOurGirls campaign.  In this

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Nigeria's 4x400m World Relay Bronze-winning team
(L-R, Sade Abugan, Patience Okon George, Omolara Omotosho, Regina George)

Team Nigeria says #BringBackOurGirls

On April 14th 2014, nearly 300 girls in Chibok in Northeastern Nigeria were abducted from their secondary school in the dead of the night by Boko Haram militants. At the recently concluded World Relay Championships in the Bahamas, Team Nigeria got behind the #BringBackOurGirls campaign. Nigeria posted a commendable performance at these 1st ever World Relays, with a 4x400m Bronze and 4th place

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Bukola Abogunloko, Nigerian 4x400m World Relay Bronzed Medallist, 2014

#BringBackOurGirlsNow! The Athletics World Gets Behind the Campaign – Part II

On April 14th 2014, nearly 300 girls in Chibok in Northeastern Nigeria were abducted from their secondary school in the dead of the night by Boko Haram militants. At the recently concluded World Relay Championships in the Bahamas, the whole world of Track & Field got behind #BringBackOurGirlsNow – after posting our first series of photos yesterday, which

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Nigeria’s 4x400m women advance to World Relays Final – can they win a medal?

Nigeria put on a dominant display in the women’s 4x400m Heats at the World Relays on Saturday, winning comfortably in a Season’s Best of 3:27.07, to go through to the Finals on Sunday. The quartet of Sade Abugan, Regina George, Bukola Abogunloko andPatience Okon George  brought the team home, well ahead of their rivals in

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Nigeria misses Women’s 4x100m World Relay Bronze medal by a hundredth of a second!

It was a case of close but yet so far for Team Nigeria’s girls, as they missed out on what could have been Nigeria’s very first medal at the Inaugural World Relay Championships on Saturday. The quartet of Gloria Asumnu, Blessing Okagbare, Dominique Duncan and Francesca Okwara finished in a season’s best time of 42.67s, behind Team USA (41.88s),

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Nigeria’s 10th & Final RELAY Medal – Women’s 4x100m Bronze @ Beijing ’08

Nigeria’s 10th and very last Relay medal on the global stage came at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in the women’s 4x100m quartet of Franca Idoko, Halimat Ismaila, Gloria Kemasuode and Oludamola Osayomi, brought home the Bronze medal in 43.04 seconds, against all the odds, behind Russia and Belgium! (Agnes Osazuwa also won a Bronze medal by virtue

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