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AFN names Okagbare, 12 others for IAAF World Relays

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has released a provisional list of 13 female athletes to represent the country at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays. The competition is scheduled to hold between Saturday and Sunday in Nassau, Bahamas. Those picked for the 4×100 metres are Blessing Okagbare, Dominique Duncan, Jennifer Madu,…

Lagos City Marathon organisers set for press conference

A press conference to herald the 2017 Lagos City Marathon will hold on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, organisers have said. According to Olukayode Thomas, the Head Communications and Media for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Friday’s press briefing will among other things, avail journalists of…

Ambode secures prize money for Lagos City Marathon

Winners at the February 11, 2017 Lagos City Marathon are guaranteed payment of their prize immediately they complete the race, according to Project Consultant Bukola Olopade. The Project Consultant also revealed that all physically challenged runners participating in the second edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will get appearance fee. Olopade, the Managing…

Olumide Oyedeji praises Ambode for backing athletics over football

A special visitor came calling at the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Office, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Tuesday; it was the nation’s basketball legend, Olumide Oyedeji. The former NBA star came to thank the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, for supporting road races and marathons ahead of football. Oyedeji does not have anything…

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