The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been awarded the IAAF Bronze Label by the governing body of Athletics, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). IAAF label races are designated as leading road races around the world and were first introduced in 2008. In that first year, only Gold and Silver Labels were awarded.
The curtain fell on the 3rd edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday, September 16th, with the 4x100m Girls’ and Boys’ final, and the 4x400m mixed relays taking centre stage. The 4x100m mixed relays had taken place the previous day with Akwa Ibom storming to GOLD in 44.37s, while
Here are the full official results of all events from Athletics Day 1 to Day 4 at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Delta State added at least three GOLD medals to its tally in Track and Field on Day 4 of Athletics at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, with Ifeanyi Ojeli clinching GOLD for the state on Friday in the Boys’ 400m. The quartermiler ran a tactical race to hold off Akwa Ibom’s Nsikak
Team FCT’S Rosemary Chukwuma finally had something to cheer about after winning the Girls’ 200m title at the National Youth Games taking place in Ilorin. It was obvious that Chukwuma had a point to prove and was going for the title, seeing how well she won her 200m semifinal heat, going on to beat the
Athletics actions continued on Day 3 of the National Youth Games in Ilorin, with the 200m and the Relays taking center stage as states battled for supremacy in the championship. Going by how some of the athletes ran their respective 200m heats, one could sense that they had a point to prove, particularly those who
Shell sponsored Chiamaka Egbochinam held her own in a very competitive Girls’ 100m field to clinch the Silver medal for Anambra State at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin. In fact that medal was so significant, because it is the first medal of any colour that Anambra State would be winning at the games,
The 100m finals were the main highlight of Athletics Day 2 at the ongoing National Youth Games taking place in Kwara State, with the two races providing excitement for the many fans who thronged the University of Ilorin sports arena. First was the Girls 100m final, and such was the tensed atmosphere that FCT’s Rosemary
Here are the full official results of all events from Athletics Day 1 at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara state.
It was an exciting Day 1 of Athletics at the National Youth Games which commenced on Monday at the University of Ilorin sports complex. There are as many as 20 states from across Nigeria who sent in teams to compete in the championships, with Delta boasting of the largest contingent at the games. Representing Anambra