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Enoch Adegoke clocks 9.98s to qualify for semis #Tokyo2020

National Champion in the men’s 100m, Enoch Adegoke has been very consistent this season, winning his first National Sports Festival in April then went on to win his first National Senior Title in June where he hit the Olympic standard…

Rilwan Alowonle’s Uneased Shoulder- THE PRESSURE

World Championships semifinalist in the men’s 400m hurdles, Rilwan Alowonle shared with us how he was under pressure to hit the Olympic standard, so each time he went out to compete, he was tensed. “This whole season, I’ve just been…

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…

Joseph Edafiadhe makes indoor debut as Ntia-Obong, Meyiwa, Abu claim victory

2019 National Long Jump champion, Joseph Edafiadhe has began his collegiate career on a winning note, taking the top spot at the KMS Invitational held in Birmingham Crossplex , Alabama, USA. The dazzling jumper who left the shores of Nigeria…

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…

Edoki, Abike & Odugbesan on C-USA “Who to Watch For” list

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. Nigerian athletes at Middle Tennessee State University will be at the meet to…

TEGA ODELE: FROM BENIN TO BEIJING TO BRAZZAVILLE TO RIO

Tega Odele is the National Sports Festival Champion over the 200m . He was a bronze medalist at The 2015 All-African Games and he is also the 2015 National Champion in the 200m. Tega Odele chats exclusively with ‘Athletic Heat’…

World Athletics Athlete Relief Fund Criteria

The world governing body has decided to give out relief funds to athletes during this COVID-19 pandemic but not everyone is actually entitled. Conditions stipulated are as followsThe Fund will support athletes who have met the Tokyo Olympic Games entry…