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Brume, Ofili, Imaobong lead 28-man squad to Kenya World U20 Championships

It seemed like a list wasn’t forthcoming but alas one has been released with top World ranked Nigerian athletes making the list  Top of the list is World No.3 in the women’s 200m, Favour Ofili who has a personal best…

Okagbare, Divine tops 25-man list to Tokyo Olympics

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) through it’s secretary, Prince Beyioku has released a list comprising 15 females and 10 males who are to resume camp in Abuja on Sunday, July 4th ahead of the Olympic Games later this month.…

2021 National Olympics Trials set to hold at YabaTech, Lagos

The 2021 Olympic trials for Team Nigeria which will serve as final selection for the team will hold from June 17-19th at the Sports Center of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. The 3-day event is expected to witness stiff…

Grace Nwokocha and Adeyemi Sikiru named Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the week: The 2nd All-Comers Meet hosted by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) witnessed numerous mind-blowing Personal Bests across various Track and Field events.  Two of the most impressive came from Grace Nwokocha in the Women’s sprint…

Athletic Heat Co-founder, Ruth Usoro hits Long Jump Olympic standard, two to go!

Yes, two more standards to hit for Ruth Usoro as the Olympic Games are fast approaching. Yesterday, Feb 26th which was Day One of the Big 12 Indoor Championship, she hit a massive Personal Best of 6.82m in her last…

Ntia-Obong & Erhire named Athletes of the Week at NJCAA Region VI

Over the weekend, the NJCAA Region VI Indoor Championship and C-USA Indoor Championship took place in New Orleans and Alabama respectively and a couple of Nigerians were in attendance. Athletic Heat best performances at the meet came from Best Erhire…

TAFCAN Lagos COVID-19 Resumption Meet set to hold Nov. 18th & 25th

The Lagos Chapter of Track and Field coaches Association of Nigeria (TAFCAN) in conjunction with the LAGOS STATE ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION is set to hold her first meet since the lockdown in March. The Meet has been scheduled to hold on…

140 athletes set to compete at Okowa Post Covid-19 Athletics Meet

Covid-19 Athletics Meet: The coronavirus pandemic hit the world early this year with various sporting activities coming to a halt across the globe and despite the commencement of Athletics events since July in Europe and America, for over 7 months…

Okagbare, Oduduru launch Foundation

There’s nothing as great as giving back and Nigeria’s top athletes are setting the ball rolling as regards giving back. On October 9th, African Queen of the Athletics, Blessing Okagbare turned a year older and to celebrate her new age…

Athletic Heat CFO launches African-themed sports apparel

Athletic Heat Ltd co-founder, Toluwani Adebakin launches an African-inspired apparel line which has two focal goals (i) Promote African designs in sports and urban apparel and (ii) Ultimately use profits from the line to support out-of-school children in Nigeria and…