Commonwealth Games: Rafiatu Lawal wins Nigeria’s 2nd gold in weightlifting

Weightlifter Rafiatu Lawal has won Team Nigeria’s second gold medal in the women’s 59kg category of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday. She clinched gold by lifting a combined total lift of 206kg – 110kg in snatch and 116kg in Clean and Jerk- to win the women’s 59kg weightlifting event and also set […]

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CAC Good Women in Ondo, Ekiti, Edo celebrate at Ikeji Arakeji August 3

The CAC Good Women Association in the region comprising Ondo, Ekiti and Edo States will converge at the Babalola International Miracle Camp, Ikeji Arakeji in Osun State between Wednesday, August 3rd to 6th, 2022 to celebrate its 78th annual conference. This was contained in a statement by the National Organizing Secretary, CAC Good Women Association, […]

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Nigeria is proud of you! Buhari tells golden girl Tobi Amusan

Hails Brume, Team Nigeria for making Nigeria proud Atiku, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Obaseki, Okowa congratulate Tobi Bolt celebrates gold medalist, says she’s superb President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said Oluwatobiloba Amusan, who won the women’s 100m hurdles gold at the World Athletics Championship 2022, set a new world record in the semifinals of the athletic event, […]

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Buhari, Abiodun, Obaseki, Okowa, others rise for record-breaker Tobi Amusan, Brume

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan reacts as she sets a new world record in the women’s 100m hurdles semi-final during the World Athletics Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on July 24, 2022. (Photo by Jewel Samad / AFP) Her tears on podium shows there is hope for us, says Obi President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, led […]

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Nigeria shines again as Ese Brume wins silver at World Athletics Championship

Ese Brume produced her biggest jump of the year in Oregon, USA to become the first Nigerian athlete to win medals at two World Athletics Championships. She won the silver medal in Oregon, an upgrade to the bronze she won in Doha in 2019. The Olympic bronze medalist leaped 7.02m and finished behind Germany’s Olympic […]

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Nigerians hail Amusan, slam ‘racist’ Johnson

Nigerian fans have accused track legend Michael Johnson of racism and hatred for questioning Tobi Amusan’s world record time in the 100m hurdles final at the just-concluded World Athletics Championships in Oregon. Amusan raced to victory in the 100m hurdles final, finishing with a time of 12.12secs, shattering Kendra Harrison’s 2016 world record by 0.08secs […]

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Atiku, Obi others celebrate Amusan’s record-breaking sprint

Gold medalist Tobi Amusan of Team Nigeria poses with a cheque for setting a world record in Women’s 100m Hurdles on day ten of the World Athletics Championships. Photo: AFP Fans have praised Tobi Amusan’s world record-breaking sprint at the just concluded World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA, which saw her collect Nigeria’s first ever […]

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