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Nigerian Sprinter Divine Oduduru Banned For 6years

Nigeria’s national record-holder in 200 metres, Divine Oduduru, has been suspended from competition indefinitely by the Athletics Integrity Unit over two anti-doping violations. The 26-year-old sprinter joins Blessing Okagbare on…

Kaduna NUJ, SWAN Call For Introduction Of Union’s Inter-States Games

The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ ), Kaduna State Council, Comrade Asmau Yawo Halilu, has called for the introduction of NUJ Inter-state games. This followed the…

FG Orders Intensive Tests On Athletes Ahead Of Birmingham 2022

Federal Government has directed relevant authorities to ensure necessary tests are carried out on Nigerian athletes before they depart for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The event is scheduled to hold…

Russian Gymnast Who Taped ‘Z’ War Symbol :Banned For 1 Year

A Russian gymnast who taped a ‘Z’ war symbol to his chest while sharing the podium with his Ukrainian rival has been banned from competing for a year. Ivan Kuliak,…

Aisisat Oshala Leads Barcelona Femeni to UEFA, UWCL in Germany

Super Falcons of Nigeria striker Asisat Oshala led her Barcelona Femeni teammates to Germany for their second leg UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) Oshoala recently returned from a two month…

Tokyo Olympics Organisers Ban Spectators From Games In Fukushima

No spectators will be allowed to watch the Olympic matches at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium and the Sapporo Dome, the Tokyo 2020 Organising committee announced in Tokyo. The organisers decided…

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Torch Relay Begins One Year After

The Tokyo Olympic torch relay began Thursday in Japan, one year after the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 121-day relay signals the start of the build-up…