Athletic Heat Ltd is a sports media and management company registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission(Established under the Federal Republic of Nigeria Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990).
It’s Nigeria’s second most read Athletics news site, patent owners of T&F Awards in Nigeria and we manage two of the best sport stars in the nation; Paul Kehinde and Lucy Ejike.
I) To create and generate awareness around athletics in Nigeria
II) To become the No. 1 Athletics Award in Africa
III) To reward athletes and coaches who have put in so much effort but receive little or no encouragement..
IV) To help athletes in building a profitable career through sports
V) To promote local talents, create awareness, stimulate demands,develop audience and promote sustainability for Nigerian athletics audience
We see Athletic Heat Awards as a critical contribution to the development and awareness of Nigerian sports industry. The result will be the expansion of the physical and digital athletics distribution, creating partnership opportunities around Nigeria and Africa.
HOW FAR WE HAVE COME
Athletic Heat was started by three motivated teenage athletes as a blog five years ago in 2016. The blog has grown with followers from 60+ countries and comments from athletes from around the world.
The blog’s best Athlete of the week award has honored, and encouraged over 80 athletes and enriched their careers through the support of Yesir Foundation.
Athletic Heat’s teen-founders pioneered Nigeria’s first All Track and Field Awards in 2017, which has recognized, celebrated and rewarded outstanding Nigerian Athletes, Coaches and Paralympic champions, generating over 300,000 votes over the last three editions.
The Athletic Heat has raised over N4.5 million Naira to reward Nigerian athletes through the Athlete of the Week and the Nigerian Track and Field Awards. With support from the following outstanding brands – Yesir Foundation, Ultima Studios, MTN, Kwese Sports, Cerebre Media, Bezaleel consulting, and ICT Solutions, Greenlife Pharmaceuticals and also Lagos State Sports Commission, Silverbird Television and TVC.
The Athletics-in-school Program is another first for the teen-founders, who in partnership with Nigeria Athletics created the initiative to inspire a new generation of student-athletes to aim to become educated world -standard athletes. The Athletics -in-school initiative has so far reached out to: CMS Grammar school, Akoka, St Finbarrs College, Akoka, CALEB International school, Magodo, Lagos, and Mayflower Private School, Ogun state etc
Athletic Heat launched its latest initiative, ATHLETE MANAGEMENT with the signing of two Nigerian Paralympic World Record holders who we helped facilitate a sponsorship deal with CITIGROUP USA. Athletic Heat is proud to manage outstanding Nigeria Athletes. Join us as we take Nigerian Track & field global.