World Athletics ratifies Amusan’s world record

World Athletics, yesterday, ratified the women’s 100 m hurdles world record set at Oregon 2022 World Championships by Nigeria’s Tobiloba Amusan. The governing body of World Athletics confirmed Amusan’s feat alongside the world records of two other athletes, Mondo Duplantis and Sydney McLaughin. ”The world records set by Tobi Amusan, Mondo Duplantis and Sydney McLaughlin […]

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Buhari rewards victorious athletes with N200m, National Honours – Update

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved National Honours and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships. Speaking at a presidential reception in honour of the athletes, the President said his government is committed to rewarding excellence, no less for members of Team Nigeria who ignited […]

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Buhari rewards Amusan, Brume, others with honours, N200m

President Muhammadu Buhari presenting Tobi Amusan with national honour; Photo: Bashir Ahmad, Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, approved National Honours of Officer of the Order of the Niger,OON, and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics championships. At an award ceremony held at the […]

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Buhari vows to resist attempts to undermine Nigerian football

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare (left); President Muhammadu Buhari; Chairman of the Presidential Committee on the Football 10-year Development Masterplan, Ibrahim Galadima and NFF’s First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi, during the presentation of the document at the State House, Abuja… yesterday. Photo: Philip Ojisua Directs Ministry to implement football 10-year masterplan Document […]

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First batch of athletes arrive to rousing reception in Abuja

The first batch of Team Nigeria’s contingent to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja…yesterday Amusan, Brume jet out to U.S., AFN officials, remaining athletes return today How Ofili wanted to pull out of C’wealth Games The first batch of Team Nigeria athletes to the just concluded Commonwealth Games […]

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