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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Athletics

Nigeria’s Dedewo sets new 300m record in USA

Nigerian athlete, Paul Dedewo set a new national indoor record in the men’s 300m at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships. Dedewo ran 31.92secs...

IOC President Bach tour Athletes Village in Pyeonchang

President of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Thomas Bach, has praised the progress on the 2018 Winter Olympic Village as he toured the site...

Queen’s baton to arrive Nigeria on April 1

The Baton of the Queen of England for next year's Commonwealth Games holding in the Gold Coast, Australia is scheduled to arrive Nigeria on...

Mo Farah insists he is clean following fresh doping allegations

British athlete Mo Farah has once again vowed he is "a clean athlete" after fresh allegations of doping against his coach Alberto Salazar. The Sunday...

Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut,who stunned the world at the 1972 Munich Olympics, has sold her medal haul and other trophies in a US auction. The...

IOC begins La Olympic bid evaluation

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have begun a three-day visit to Los Angeles for their evaluation of the city as host of...

Sixty gold-labelled foreign Athletes to participate in Okpekpe marathon

As many as 60 gold labelled foreign runners from 11 countries will participate in this year’s Okpekpe 10 kilometre road race in Edo State. The...

Kenya faces ban after IOC cuts off funding

The International Olympic Committee has frozen financial support to Kenya  after the country's Olympic Committee refused to make changes to its constitution - a...

Vintage Federer brushes off Nadal to claim title

Roger Federer picked up his third title of 2017, beating Rafael Nadal in straight sets to claim the Miami Open and continue his sensational...

Kuchina welcomes Chance go compete under neutral flag

World high jump champion Mariya Kuchina has welcomed the IAAF's doping review board's decision to clear her, but remains puzzled over why she had...
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