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Media Marathon Committee Meets Tandoh, Solicits Lagos Support

Members of the Lagos Media Marathon Committee on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission Dr Kweku Tandoh. Among other things, the visit was mainly to solicit support from Lagos State towards the success of the maiden media marathon in Nigeria slated for

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

Lagos City Marathon aims top 10 spot in world ranking

Organisers of the 2017 Lagos City Marathon say it is targeting a top ten spot in the world. After the inaugural edition of the race, the Lagos City Marathon was ranked 71st in the world by All-Athletics.Com, the most comprehensive athletics database. Speaking at a press conference to announce preparation for the

Lagos City Marathon ranked 2nd in Africa, 71st worldwide

Months before it first anniversary, Lagos City Marathon held February 6, 2016, is ranked among the top 100 marathons in the world by All-Athletics.Com, the most comprehensive athletics database. In the over 1000 international marathon worldwide, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, the first international marathon in Nigeria since 1985 was ranked

African athletics supremo urges nationality review

Rules governing African athletes who controversially transfer allegiance to other countries need a full review, the continent's track and field supremo said Tuesday. "Rules on nationality changes must be reviewed," said Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, head of the African athletics federation which is meeting in the Senegalese capital. "What's happening in international competitions

Revealed: Doping samples switched at Moscow 2013 world champs

Doping failures by athletes at the 2013 world athletics championships in Moscow were swapped before being sent on for testing by the sport's ruling body the IAAF, an independent report said Monday. Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, said the ploy was used by Moscow's anti-doping laboratory to avoid doped Russian athletes

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