AFN calls for entries for 2010 All Nigeria Championships in Calabar


The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has made a call for entries for the 21st edition of the NNPC/Exxon Mobil Track and Field Championships scheduled for the June 24-26, 2010 at the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar, Cross River State.

Osazuwa set to compete at the Penn Relays 2010

Precious Ijeoma Nwokey - Photo/University of Kentucky

Syracuse University Senior Uhunoma Osazuwa is set to compete at the Penn Relays 2010 beginning tommorrow at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa.

Egwero, Omaka and Etim keeps Jackpot hopes alive in Ibadan

Ogho-Oghene Egwero

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.

Calabar set to host 2010 Mobil All-Nigeria Championships

ExxonMobil headquaters in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria - Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

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.

Okagbare soars to World lead, new mark at Texas Relays

Blessing Okagbare - Nigeria and UTEP

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.

Egwero lay down the marker at Kaduna Golden League

Ogho-Oghene Egwero of Delta State at the World Indoors in Doha - Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

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 prepares 37 kids for the Youth Olympics in Singapore

AFN Secretary General, Maria Wophill at the World Indoor Championships in Doha March 11, 2010 - Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

The Nigerian Athletics Federation (AFN) has invited 37 athletes to camp ahead of the 2010 Youth Olympic Games scheduled for August 14-26 in Singapore.

Okagbare takes double honours at NCAA track championships

Blessing Okagbare - Photo ElPaso Times

Nigeria and University of Texas El Paso's (UTEP) Blessing Okagbare etched her name in the college record books on Saturday night when she claimed her second gold at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Franca is back after maternity break, with Doha a possibility

Franca Ene Idoko- Isaac in training - Photo credit: Franca Idoko

Nigerian sprinter Franca Ene Idoko-Isaac is up for a new challenge after having been out of competition for almost two years to have her baby.

UTEP's great Blessing: Olympic medalist Blessing Okagbare continues to amaze

Blessing Okagbare - Photo ElPaso Times

A year and a half ago, UTEP track coach Bob Kitchens assumed he had seen the last of Blessing Okagbare in a Miner uniform.

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