Athletics Nigeria ready for 2011 Obudu International mountain race

Submitted by Sunny Oke Oluku on 10 November 2011 - 1:01am

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Secretary General, Maria Worphil has revealed her federation's preparedness to organize the best mountain race in the world when the 7th Obudu International Mountain Race and the 3rd African Mountain Running Championships hold on November 28th at the Obudu Ranch Resort, Cross-Rivers State.

Okagbare wins third successive Nigerian title, Egwero shocks Metu - All Nigeria Championships Day 1 wrap

Submitted by Yomi Omogbeja on 24 June 2011 - 8:25am

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.

All Nigeria/Cross River Championship: ExxonMobil has never been the sponsor - Ogba

Submitted by Sunny Oke Oluku on 23 June 2011 - 11:34am

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.

Onyali, Ogunkoya, Fasuba, Uti and Ugbisien named Nigerian Athletics Ambassadors

Submitted by Sunny Oke Oluku on 20 June 2011 - 6:13pm

The trio of former African sprints queen, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi, reigning African 400m record-holder, Falilat Ogunkoya-Omotayo, reigning  African 100m record-holder, Olusoji Adetokunbo Fasuba and others have been listed as Ambassadors of Nigerian athletics during the All-Nigeria/Cross River Track & Field holding this week at the U.J Esuene stadium in Calabar.

All Nigeria Championships 2011: Okagbare, Osayomi goes head to head in Calabar

Submitted by Sunny Oke Oluku on 20 June 2011 - 6:13pm

Nigerian and African women's 100m champion, Blessing Okagbare has reiterated her desire to defend her national title when she stepped onto the track against former champion, Damola Osayomi at the 2011 All Nigeria Open Track and Field Championship scheduled for the U.J Eusene stadium in Calabar, Cross-River State from Thursday.

WMRA President, top foreign athletes set for Obudu Mountain Race in Nigeria

Submitted by Motunde Smith … on 9 November 2010 - 2:19pm

The World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) President, Bruno Gozzelino, has confirmed that he would be at the 6th Obudu International Mountain Race on November 27 to offer technical support to the race's Local Organising Committee (LOC) at the Obudu Ranch Resort in Obudu, Cross River state, Nigeria.