Okagbare, Ogunlewe headline Nigerian team to Rio Olympics

Nigeria’s fastest man and woman, Seye Ogunlewe and Blessing Okagbare top the list of 35 athletes selected by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN)...
Rio 2016

Bolt to defend all three titles in Rio

World Record holder in the men’s 100m, 200m and 4x100m, Usain Bolt will be leading the Jamaican contingent to next month’s Olympic Games in...

Nigeria’s men’s relay teams will not be in Rio

Nigeria did not present teams in the men’s 4x100m and 4x400m events at the London 2012 Olympics Games, and history is set to repeat...

IAAF lowers Rio 2016 Entry standards – will it apply to...

In a bid to have greater representation at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio, the International Athletics Association Federations (IAAF) has reviewed some of...
2014 Commonwealth Games, Rio 2016 Olympics

AFN releases tough entry standards for Team Nigeria ahead of 2016...

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released entry standards for athletes intending to represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in...
2015 World Championships, Rio 2016 Olympics, 2016 AAC

Blessing Okagbare NOT banned from 2016 Olympics – AFN

Contrary to some reports making the rounds in the Nigerian media, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have released a statement refuting that six-time...

Nigeria’s 9th RELAY Medal – Men’s 4x400m Bronze @ Athens ’04...

Nigeria’s 9th Relay Medal was won in the men’s 4×400 metres at the Athens Olympics by the quartet of James Godday, Musa Audu, Saul...

Nigeria’s 7th & GREATEST RELAY Medal – Men’s 4x400m GOLD @...

Nigeria’s 7th Relay Medal, the men’s 4x400m GOLD medal at Sydney 2000, easily qualifies as Nigeria’s greatest Relay medal, not only because it is...

Nigeria’s 2nd RELAY Medal – Women’s 4x100m Bronze @ Barcelona ’92...

Nigeria’s 2nd Relay Medal in Olympic History is probably the most iconic – not just because it was the first medal that any Nigerian...

Nigeria’s 1st RELAY Medal – Men’s 4x400m Bronze @ LA ’84...

Nigeria’s 1st global Relay medal, indeed the nation’s first ever medal in Athletics at the Olympics, came at the Los Angeles 1984 Games in...
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