Mark 'Amuju' Jelks, 2014 Nigerian 100m Champion, recently switched allegiances from Team USA

Athlete Interview: MARK JELKS – Nigeria’s 100m Champion, formerly of Team USA!!!

30 year-old Mark Jelks, Nigeria’s latest fastest man, talks to the Nigerian press immediately after his win in the 100 metres, in a time of 10.23 seconds (-2.3 m/s wind) at the Nigerian Trials at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar on June 20th, 2014… How do you feel after winning your first Nigerian 100 metre Title?

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ROAD TO BRAZIL Mini-Series #6: NAIJAs in BRAZIL get behind the SUPER EAGLES in PORTUGUESE!

In case you haven’t seen these already, Making Of Champs was in Salvador Da Bahia, Brazil in December during the World Cup Draw, and recorded these messages of support for Super Eagles from Nigerians living and studying there, in PORTUGUESE! As the Super Eagles go for history against Les Bleus today, here’s one last look at these

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ROAD TO BRAZIL Mini-Series #5: Can the SUPER EAGLES SOAR against ARGENTINA at the World Cup?!

Can the Super Eagles SOAR against ARGENTINA tomorrow? After bringing you our analysis of Nigeria’s chances to go through to the second round against La Albiceleste earlier today, we once again bring you the thoughts of some Brazilian fans, and a rather knowledgeable Argentinian, on Nigeria’s chances at the World Cup against Argentina and, if we dare to

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EXCLUSIVE Interview (Part II) with MAURICE GREENE, Team Nigeria’s Relay Coach, on the new craze for recruiting American Athletes!

Yesterday we published Part I of our EXCLUSIVE interview with MAURICE GREENE, Former World Record Holder, Olympic GOLD Medallist and 3-time World Champion in the 100 metres. Here’s the conclusion  – we met with him on his very first visit to Nigeria for the National Athletics Championships, to get his view on the new craze of recruiting

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Can the SUPER EAGLES SOAR against ARGENTINA at the World Cup?

Two weeks ago, following the completion of Nigeria’s World Cup friendlies, we brought you the aptly titled “Can the Super Eagles fly against Argentina at the World Cup?” where we assessed the Super Eagles’ World Cup chances, and we told Nigerians everywhere to KEEP CALM, following that string of unimpressive friendly performances. And calmness was certainly

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L-R: Sade Abugan, Regina George, Omolara Omotosho & Patience Okon George celebrate their fantastic World Relay Bronze in the 4x400m

AFN lists Blessing Okagbare and 45 others for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow!

Source: http://www.athleticsnigeria.com/afn-lists-okagbare-45-others-for-commonwealth-games/ Double medallist at the Moscow 2013 World Championships, Blessing Okagbare will spearhead Nigeria’s chase for medals at the forthcoming Commonwealth Games billed to hold in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3.  The list was released by the AFN Technical/Commonwealth Games Selection Committee in a meeting that was held immediately after the AFN/CRS

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EXCLUSIVE Interview (Part I) with MAURICE GREENE, former 100m world record holder & Team Nigeria’s new Relay Coordinator!

MAURICE GREENE, Former World Record Holder, Olympic GOLD Medallist and 3-time World Champion in the 100 metres, speaks EXCLUSIVELY to MAKING OF CHAMPIONS about his rivalries with Nigerian athletes during his illustrious career, and his recent appointment as Team Nigeria’s Relay Coordinator! You were the 100m World Record Holder with a time of 9.79s between

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REGINA GEORGE beaten by her home-based teammates, as OKAGBARE completes sprint double on Final Day of Nigerian Trials

The final day of the Nigerian Athletics Championships on Saturday produced a major shock, as Nigeria’s 2-time defending 400m Champion, Regina George, not only lost her 400m crown at the U.J. Esuene stadium in Calabar, but was beaten into 4th place by all three of her teammates with whom she won the World Relay Bronze

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