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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.4.8″][et_pb_row column_structure=”1_3,1_3,1_3″ _builder_version=”4.4.8″ hover_enabled=”0″][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”4.4.8″][et_pb_cta title=”800m National Indoor Record Holder, Edose Ibadin gets Under Amour deal” button_text=”Click Here” _builder_version=”4.4.8″ null=”#29c4a9″ title_text=”20190330_094209″ use_background_color_gradient=”on” background_color_gradient_start=”rgba(237,240,0,0.17)” background_color_gradient_end=”rgba(249,225,2,0.56)” background_image=”http://theathleticheat.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/20190330_094209.jpg” background_color_gradient_overlays_image=”on” header_text_shadow_style=”preset4″ header_text_align=”center” header_font=”|||||on|||” link_option_url=”What a great way to start the season knowing you have a sponsor supporting you. A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men. • • Grateful and happy to announce that I have officially signed with @underarmour @uarunning , I just want to thank God, my family, friends, coaches, and teammates who push me everyday to be great. I promise to rep this brand to the best of my ability!” hover_enabled=”0″]

What a great way to start the Outdoor season knowing you have a sponsor supporting…..

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On Wednesday March 20th, 2019, the Nigerian Olympic Committee announced the list of Team Nigeria athletes

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University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) would feature four athletes and a coach at the forthcoming maiden African Universities Olympics holding in Egypt.

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At the SEC Championships which took place in Arkansas, US, Nigerian athletes present also gave a good account of themselves leaping and running PB’s.

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The 2019 Conference USA Indoor Track & Field Championships are set to begin today, Saturday, February 16, hosted by UAB at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, Alabama.

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South Plan’s Sophomore and Athletic Heat Co-founder, Ruth Usoro was at the Fearless Champions Meet hosted by Texas Tech University last weekend.

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Nigerian student-athletes at Middle Tennessee State University opened their Outdoor season at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

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We are really excited about Ruth Usoro and Toluwani’s performances since they arrived US over 2 years ago.

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Who says lightning can’t strike twice in the same place?  Divine Oduduru has continued his winning streak in the US after winning the 60m final at the Big 12 Championships in a time of 6.54s.

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National U-20 Record Holder in the 110m hurdles, Bashiru Abdullahi has been gaining grounds since he arrived US in January.

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The 2019 National U18/U20 Championships which was held between March 16th-19th……

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The 3rd edition of the Athletics In School Program (AISP) took place at the prestigious Mayflower Private School in Ikenne, Ogun state on

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The 22nd annual inter house sports of the prestigious Caleb International College was held on Wednesday, Feb 27th at the Caleb Sports Complex.

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2016 National 100m Junior Champion, Raymond Ekevwo is back to form as he breaks his track silence at the SEC Indoor Championships which started yesterday, Feb 22nd in Arkansas.

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Team Nigeria contingent to the 12th African Masters Athletics Championship in Rades, Tunisia won a total of 13 medals- 5 Gold, 6 Silver, and 2 Bronze medals.

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