Former Nigeria 100m male champion, Obinna Metu is ready to challenge the best runners in the 100m when the IAAF Wolrd challenge begins in August.
Africa and Commonwealth triple jump champion, Tosin Oke has his sight set on the finals of the men's triple jump when the World's best converge in Daegu, Korea in August for the IAAF World Championships.
Former Nigeria sprint star, Uchenna Emedolu has debunked insinuations from some quarters that Nigerian athletes will flounder when the IAAF World Championships begins in August in Korea.
The inability of Nigeria to win more medals in the Olympic Games and World Championships in recent years is a source of worry to an influential member of the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA).
The Nigerian National Olympic Committee (NOC) and Surrey Council today signed an agreement which will see the African nation based in Surrey for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
Defending champion Blessing Okagbare yesterday retained her national 100m title winning for the third successive years at the 65th All Nigeria/Cross River State Athletics Championships inside the UJ Esuene stadium in Calabar, Cross Rivers state of Nigeria.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has increased the prize money of the 2011 All Nigeria/Cross River State Athletics Championship which commenced at the U. J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar today.
In a shocking revelation on Wednesday in Calabar, President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) stated categorically that ExxonMobil had never sponsored the All Nigeria athletics championship but had supported it as a corporate social responsibility programme.
The four winners of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League prize money has stated their resolve to continue their winning streak when they compete in the national athletics trials that will kick off in Calabar this week, 23rd to 25 June.
Nigerian Long Jump champion, Stanley Avwarosuoghene Gbagbeke has decided to include the short sprints in his programme as he crave for more challenges in athletics.