AFN names Okagbare, 11 others for IAAF World Championships in London

Moscow 2013 double medallist Blessing Okagbare and sprint hurdler Tobiloba Amusan, will lead a team of 12 athletes to compete at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, England, from August 4th to 13th. Okagbare who will be making her fourth competitive appearance at the IAAF flagship event, will compete

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Patience Okon George qualifies for World Championships

Patience Okon George has become the latest quarter-miler to attain qualification for the 2017 World Championships after clocking a Season’s Best (SB) of 51.34s to win heat 2 of the women’s 400m at the National Championships taking in Abuja. The reigning National champion has been chasing qualification since coming close earlier at the Grenada Invitational

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Nigeria place 7th in the 4x400m, pull out of 4x100m final at World Relays

Team Nigeria athletes struggled to make an impact at the just concluded IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas after executing the championships with a depleted team. It will be recalled that home-based athletes like Sade Abugan, Mercy Ntia-Obong, Omolara Omotosho, Praise Idamadudu and Peace Uko were initially listed on the team, before being dropped at

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