COMPETITIONS

OKAGBARE AND ODUDURU WIN APPEAL, SET TO RACE IN THE 200M

Blessing Okagbare and Divine Oduduru have won their appeal to race in the men and women’s 200m at the World Championships after they were initially disqualified for failing to show up in their respective 100m races. Speaking to The Associated Press, Okagbare said that track’s governing body, the IAAF, has approved the appeal from the …

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NIGERIA RECORDS SECOND DEFEAT AT THE 2019 FIBA MEN’S WORLD CUP

Nigeria lost to Argentina at the on-going 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in a game that ended 94-81 at the Wuhan Sports center on Monday morning. Nigeria’s D’Tigers struggled to match up the against Argentines in the first quarter of the game when the first quarter ended  28 -17 in the favor of Argentina. At …

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ITTF NIGERIA OPEN: QUADRI RETAINS CHALLENGE TITLE

Aruna Quadri has successfully defended his ITTF Challenge title, beating Austria’s Robert Gardos 4-2 in Sunday’s final of the Nigeria Open in Lagos. Having fallen short at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup last week, the top-ranked Quadri bounced back in the Challenger Series to retain the title he won in 2018.  The …

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PARA POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OMOLAYO, OLUWAFEMIAYO SMASH WORLD RECORD

Nigeria’s Bose Omolayo delivered an extraordinary performance as she broke the world record to take gold in the up to 79kg category at the just concluded Nur-Sultan 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Kazakhstan. The reigning Paralympic champion made a world record-breaking 142kg lift in her third attempt to beat defending world champion and world …

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