Okagbare Fails to Win Diamond League Prize

Blessing Okagbare last night at the Letzigrund stadion in Zurich, Switzerland, failed to jump into history book as the first Nigerian to win the IAAF Diamond League trophy and the accompanying $40,000 cash prize. The IAAF World Championships silver medallist settled for another second place with her 6.76m third round jump which brought her total

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Nigeria into women’s 4x400m final

Nigeria will line up in Saturday evening’s 4x400m women relay final after the team qualified without any problems. The quartet of Patience George, Bukola Abongunloko, Omolara Omotoso, Regina George made sure there were no hiccups as they finished second behind Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Great Britain won in a time of 3:25.39 with Nigeria’s

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Bolt accepts Farah challenge

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has accepted a challenge from Britain’s Olympic middle distance champion Mo Farah to race for charity, saying he would be prepared to meet over 600 metres. Farah, who won gold at the 5,000 and 10,000 metres at the London Olympics last year was the star turn of the Games along

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Okagbare sets new African 100m record

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare on Saturday broke the African women’s 100m record twice at the ongoing Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games in London. The rangy Nigerian sprinter coasted home in an impressive 10.86 seconds winning time in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m event to erase compatriot Glory Alozie’s 10.90secs set in 1999. But Okagbare was not done

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