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Team Nigeria Guide to 2014 CWG Athletics – DAY 5 (Thursday July 31st)

Here’s the full schedule of ALL Team Nigeria Athletes competing in Track & Field DAY FIVE (Thursday July 31st) at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. You can catch this LIVE on SuperSports 4, OR follow Making of Champions’ LIVE TWEETS and POSTS throughout the day – stay tuned!   Women’s 200m semis 18.07pm: Heat 1 – Blessing Okagbare (NGR. No.1,

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CWG Athletics Day 4 RECAP: Okagbare & Duncan through to 200m Semis; Brume, Morton & Ogoegbunam make Finals

African sprint sensation, Blessing Okagbare comfortably led her heat in the women’s 200m to qualify for Thursday’s semi-finals, along with compatriot, Dominique Duncan whose race drew the curtain on Nigeria’s participation on Day 4 of track and field events at the Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland. Okagbare looked supremely comfortable on Wednesday night, easing

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C’wealth Games Athletics Day 3 RECAP: Abugan finishes 5th in 400m as Montsho is dethroned

Nigeria’s 400 women’s champion, Folashade Abugan was denied a place on the podium as the Jamaicans made a clean sweep of all the medals up for grabs in the 400m at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday night, while Botswana’s Amantle Montsho who came to the Game as the defending champion was also denied a medal as she finished

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Jelks, Simmons & Akins

Nigeria’s Americans fail to get 100m, 400m & 110m Hurdles COMMONWEALTH Medals – Why did we recruit them again?

Nigeria’s hopes of securing a Commonwealth medal in the men’s 100m ended last night at Hampden Park in Glasgow, as the country’s sole finalist Mark Jelks finished in fifth place in 10.17s. The title was won by Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole who stormed to gold in 10.00s flat and was closely followed by England’s Adam Gemili in

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Team Nigeria Guide to 2014 CWG Athletics – DAY 3 (Tuesday July 29th)

Here’s the full schedule of ALL Team Nigeria Athletes competing in Track & Field DAY THREE (Tuesday July 29th) at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. You can catch this LIVE on SuperSports 4, OR follow Making of Champions’ LIVE TWEETS and POSTS throughout the day – stay tuned!   Men’s Long Jump Qualifying Round 10.05am: GROUP A – Hammed Suleman

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Nigeria Juniors 4x400m

Nigeria throws away 4x400m @ World Juniors…by running ALL of 2nd leg in LANE FOUR!

Nigeria’s 4x400m U-20 team at the recently concluded World Junior Championships in Eugene on Saturday was the centre of much ridicule when the runner on the 2nd leg, after receiving the baton with Nigeria leading in the final heat to reach the final, bizarrely stayed in his lane throughout his run! Anyone who watches Athletics will know that only

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Tyron 'Toritseju' Akins, 2014 Nigerian 110m Hurdles Champion, 
recently switched allegiances from Team USA

Can Former American Tyron Akins lead Nigeria to 110m Hurdles Medals @ C’wealth Games?

Amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding the American Athletes recently recruited to Team Nigeria, we analyse the chances of Nigeria’s current 110m  Hurdles Champion, 28-year-old Tyron Akins, formerly of Team USA, in the 110m Hurdles at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, as well as the chances of runner-up at the Nigerian trials, 25-year-old Alex Al-Ameen, the

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