Farah set to miss Commonwealth Games

Mo Farah said on Tuesday he does not plan to compete at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The reigning Olympic 5 000 metres and 10 000m champion, would be eligible to run for England at an event where the United Kingdom is split into its four constituent nations – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern

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Bolt, Farah lead world award shortlist

London 2012 Olympic champions Mo Farah and Usain Bolt are among the star names on the shortlist for the 2013 World Athlete of the Year award announced by the International Association of Athletics Federations. Farah, who is recognised as one of Great Britain’s best ever athletes, has excelled in this year’s athletics calendar. He achieved

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250 runners for Centenary Beach Marathon

NO fewer than 250 athletes have entered for the Centenary Beach Marathon event to mark Nigeria’s 100 years of nationhood. The event will start at the Elegushi Beach and terminate at Lekki in Lagos. The winner of the race will go home with N100.000, while other top finishers will have consolation prizes. The organiser of

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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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