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NOC Set Dec.15 For Elective Congress In Jalingo

  The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has set the date for its elective congress that will see the election of a new board. A new executive committee for the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) will be elected in Jalingo, Taraba state capital...

World Athletics confirms May 27, 2023 date for Okpekpe 10km road race

World Athletics has confirmed that the ninth edition of the Okpekpe international 10km road race will hold on Saturday May 27, 2023 in Okpekpe town near Auchi in Edo state. The race, the first road running event to be granted...

IOC/NOC Sports Management Course- 6th Edition, Third Module Kick-starts In Lagos

  The third module of the 6th edition of the Advanced Sport Management Course commenced on Tuesday 15th and will run till Thursday, 17th November, 2022 at the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC Conference Room, National Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. Declaring the...

Paris 2024 mascots revealed as Phrygian caps – cute ideals of liberty to power...

Mascots for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic have been revealed here today and are based on the enduring idea of liberty, taking the form of Phrygian caps, the headwear that has symbolised freedom for the French for centuries.   But while...

Journalist jailed for waving colonial flag when celebrating Hong Kong’s Olympic gold

A female journalist has become the first person to be jailed for breaking Hong Kong’s national anthem law after waving a British colonial-era flag to celebrate Cheung Ka Long’s fencing gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.   Paula Leung has...

Teenager Vera-Yohanna Wins 7th Lagos Women Run

  Maisaje Vera-Yohanna from Plateau State has emerged the winner of the 2022 edition of the Lagos Women Run.   She finished the 10km race in a time of 29.38.72 to emerge the winner of the seventh edition of the Lagos Women...

Lagos Women Run Set For Historic Seventh Edition

The stage is now set for the seventh edition of the Lagos Women Run; an annual 10km race eagerly anticipated on the country’s sports calendar. According to the organisers, over 25,000 participants (the highest ever in the race's history) have...

Nigeria’s Olanipekun Claims Victory In Malta Scrabble Championship

    By Tayo Ogunseye Nigeria has again re-affirmed it's dominance in world scrabble as Febisola Olanipekun claimed victory in Division B of the Malta International Scrabble Opens (MISO) which ended on Monday in Malta. Olanipekun picked the second tier title as she...

Abdullahi emerges Vice President, Africa Archery Federation

The president of the Nigeria Archery Federation, Muhammed Abdullahi at the weekend emerged the Vice president of the Africa Archery Federation at the elections held in Pretoria, South Africa.   At the African Archery Federation Congress, held in Pretoria, South Africa,...

Lagos Women Run hits new height for seventh edition

    As the build-up to the 2022 edition of the Lagos Women Run continues, the November 12 road race is primed for new heights that would be the talk of the town for a long time.     The coordinator for the event,...

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British High Commissioner Hosts Team Nigeria Ahead Of Commonwealth Games

Sports Minister Sunday Dare is optimistic Team Nigeria will be very competitive at the 2022 Commonwealth Games starting in Birmingham, United Kingdom next week.   The...

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