Doha World Indoor 2010 60m semi-finalist, Ogho-Oghene Egwero's 10.32 secs 100m win, Chinazor Amadi 6.37 metres Long Jump and Margaret Etim of Ondo -State 200m (23.99 secs) and 400m (52.77 secs) double victory are the highlights of the 2nd AFN Golden League meet at the Liberty Stadium in Ibadan last weekend.
West African news and reports
The Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is considering the U.J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar, to host the National Mobil Championships scheduled for June to select athletes for the African Championships in July and the Commonwealth Games in October.
Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare, a senior from University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) blew away the field in the women's Long Jump to set a new mark and Myers stadium record on Friday at the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.
Ogho-Oghene Egwero of Delta State made a good start to the start of the outdoor season by winning the 100 metres in the first leg of the newly introduced Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League which took place in Kaduna last weekend.
Nigeria's Tosin Oke won the mens' triple jump event on Day Two of the Aviva World Trials and UK Indoor Championships at the English Institute of Sports (EIS) in Sheffield.
Nigeria's Tosin Oke will continue his preparations for the 13th IAAF World Indoor championships tomorrow at the Aviva UK World Trials and Indoor Championships at the English Institute of Sports (EIS) in Sheffield.
Ghana's ace long jumper, Ignatius Gaisah boosted his chances of a medal at the forthcoming World Indoor Championship with a season's best jump at the GE Gelan in Stockholm, Sweden.
The President of the Cameroon Athletics Federation, Jacques Sébastien Mbous has disclosed that preparations are well on track for the holding of the 15th edition of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has scheduled this year's edition of the Nkoyo Ibori Under-18 Athletics Meet for March 4-6,2010 at the Oghara Township Stadium, Oghara, Delta State.
Nigerian marathon runner, Janet Dung from Plateau State won the Nigerian "Sportsperson of the Year award" at the The Future Awards 2010 held at the Shell Hall of the Muson Centre in Lagos on Sunday.