David Aya hits World Junior Championships standard

It’s better late than never and that’s the story of Favoured Stars athlete, David Aya who just leaped a distance of 2.16m at the Delta State Local Government Championships to qualify for the World U20 Championships. This hasn’t been an…

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…

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…

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…

Athletic Heat set to host 2nd Track and Field Awards.

This week marks the opening of the voting process for the 2018 Athletic Heat Track and Field Awards holding at Ultima Studios, Lekki Phase One, Lagos on Friday 30th November. Athletic Heat is pleased to confirm a list of 6…

Ruth Usoro opens 2019 Outdoor season with 23.53s

South Plan’s Sophomore and Athletic Heat Co-founder, Ruth Usoro was at the Fearless Champions Meet hosted by Texas Tech University last weekend. Usoro led the race from start to finish and posting a blistering 23.53s to commence her outdoor season.…

Amusan, Glory & Samson Nathaniel get IOC Scholarship ahead of #Tokyo2020

On Wednesday March 20th, 2019, the Nigerian Olympic Committee announced the list of Team Nigeria athletes granted an Olympic scholarship for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympics. Out of 11 athletes selected from different sports, The trio of; Sprint Hurdles sensation…

Odugbesan, Cecilia & two others make Outdoor debut at Yellow Jacket Invitational

Nigerian student-athletes at Middle Tennessee State University opened their Outdoor season at the Yellow Jacket Invitational. National Junior Shot Put Record Holder Isaac Odugbesan transited his magnificent performance in the indoor to outdoor as he claimed a first-place win in…