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AFN Election: Kayode Thomas makes promises

One of the aspirants contesting to be the next president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Olukayode Thomas has made a bold promise that he would be reviving the culture of Road Races and Marathons in the country if elected. Thomas said looking at the Kenyans and Ethiopians who are

AFN’s All-Comers championship holds in Port Harcourt

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Event on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt. It is the first official event on the 2017 calendar of the AFN. Head of Media and Communication for the AFN, Olukayode Thomas, said in a press

AFN set to announce list of selected athletes for Rio Olympics

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will on Tuesday announce a list of selected athletes for the Rio 2016 Olympics. The athletes, who some of them are not sure whether they will make the trip to Brazil, will be picked following their performance at the concluded Olympics Trials in Sapele. However, those

Foreign-based athletes arrive for All-Nigeria Championships

Over 50 foreign-based athletes mostly from Europe and the United States of America have arrived in the country ahead of this week’s All-Nigeria Championships billed for Sapele, Delta State. This year’s All-Nigeria Championships which will serve as the Olympics trials Nigeria’s representatives in Rio is expected to be keenly-contested as athletes

AFN delegation visit Akraka family

A delegation from the Athletics Federation of Nigeria led by President Solomon Ogba on Saturday visited the family of the federation former president Smart Akraka who died last month. The delegation which include Technical Director Omatseye Nesiama, head of Media and Communication Olukayode Thomas, Technical Manager Yussuf Alli and Coach Solomon

Rio Olympics trials begin July 7 in Sapele

The Rio 2016 Olympics trials have been fixed for July 7-9 in Sapele by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The AFN announced that the 2016 National Trials will be merged with the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) Grand Prix, with both events slated to hold in same venue in Delta