Delta State to host 2018 CAA African Senior Championships

The Delta State government has expressed its readiness to host the 21st edition of the African Senior Athletics Championships billed to hold in Nigeria next year. The Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, assured the President of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, that the state will host the best championship ever,

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IAAF halts Transfer of Allegiance process

Alarmed by the massive exodus of African athletes to other countries, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Monday, arrived at a decision to freeze the Transfer of Allegiance process. Several athletes of Kenyan, Nigerian and Ethiopian descent especially, have switched allegiances to countries like Qatar, Bahrain and Turkey amongst others, in recent times.

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IAAF releases entry standards for London 2017 World Championships

Barely six months to the 2017 World Championships in London, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Friday, February 3rd, released qualification standards for the showpiece in August. Athletes are expected to attain the qualification marks before July 23, 2017, when the different federations must have concluded their National Trials. There are notable changes

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Ministry of Youth & Sports announces new Federations’ Secretaries

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced the reshuffling of national federations’ secretaries. This was disclosed  in a press statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Nneka Anibeze on Tuesday. The release stated that under the new dispensation, all the six geo- political zones are represented

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