World Junior Championships

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Timothy Emoghene welcomes Ezekiel Nathaniel to the sub 50s club

It’s always an athlete’s goal to deliver at World level; get to the final, win medals, get new PBs. Sometimes you might be lucky to get all while other times, you might get 1/3 or 2/3, for Nathaniel Ezekiel, it’s…

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…

Unorji, AJ Gold, Aya, Osisike named AOTW

With the wonderful performances last week at the Nigerian Junior Trials, we have decided to recognize the best four across the Track and Field events. While we acknowledge the wonderful performances at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, we also want to…

Ekporere, AJ Gold, Aya hit huge PBs at World Junior Trials

The Stephen Keshi stadium, Asaba, Delta state played host to the One day Athletics trials held for Junior athletes who are looking forward to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming World Junior Championships in Kenya later this month. There were stellar…

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…

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…

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…

Adegoke, Rosemary, Obashola, Ofili others hit African Junior Championships standard at Ilaro

The 2019 National U18/U20 Championships which was held between March 16th-19th, 2019 at the Gateway International Stadium, Ilaro, Ogun State saw many athletes hit the standard set by the CAA for the 2019 African U20 Championships slated for April 16th-20th,…

AISP team donates token to fastest students in Mayflower Private School

The 3rd edition of the Athletics In School Program (AISP) took place at the prestigious Mayflower Private School in Ikenne, Ogun state on Thursday, March 7th, 2019. Interestingly, the AISP team brought a twist to the running of the program…

Favour Ofili, Joseph Edafiadhe & 2 others set to rep Uniport at African Universities Olympics

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) would feature four athletes and a coach at the forthcoming maiden African Universities Olympics holding in Egypt. The School’s Director of Sports, Prof. Ken Anugweje told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that…