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Kareem ‘Body’ Waheed lifted by Bet9ja

*Power lifter Kareem ‘Body’ Waheed discloses Kareem Waheed, better known in the Nigerian Powerlifting circles as ‘Body’ reveals how he came about his nickname. According to him, “before I started, I was thin as what you can think, thinner than a broomstick. But when I started doing powerlifting, my arms …

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NASS will resolve NBBF crisis – Danburam

Hon.Abubakar Nuhu Danburam

*National Sports Commission is coming back *NANS gives FG 2 weeks to resolve crisis By Oluwole Francis Member of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports, Hon.Abubakar Nuhu Danburam, representing the National Assembly (NASS) has revealed that the crisis rocking Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) will be resolved soon by the …

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Aiteo Cup: Niger Tornadoes holds FC Abuja

Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna

*Replay to take place in Lokoja By Oluwole Francis Nigeria National League Side, FC Abuja, were held by Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL) Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna to a goalless draw in one of the round of 16 clashes of the Aiteo cup at the Area 3 football pitch in …

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Edo Dep. Governor, Philip Shaibu, trains with Falconets

Peter Dedevbo celebrates with Falconets

*Team settles at Prestige Hotel *Tanzania expected in Benin Thursday Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, was in his elements as he went to the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium to train with Nigeria’s Women U-20 national team, the Falconets on Wednesday evening. Shaibu, who has been a major light in the …

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Ebewele, George, Okon boycott AFN meeting

AFN board with the consultants...Ebewele, George, Okon boycott

*Sponsorship consultants paint bright future As expected the troublesome troika of Nigerian athletics led by the Vice president, Olamide George with the duo of Messrs Brown Ebewele and Gabriel Okon boycotted the meeting of the board Wednesday. The meeting presided over by the President, Hon Ibrahim Gusau, read out the …

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Shame! Kwara’s boxing ring is sub-standard

The sub standard boxing ring rejected

*Delays event from starting by one day To many stakeholders at the National Youth Games in Ilorin, the game of boxing can not hold due to poor ring provided for the athletes which is not only substandard but also too small for the tournament. The officials and coaches refused to …

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NFF gets knocks over Falconets road trip

Super Falconets of Nigeria

*Will they allow their daughters do such road trip? Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has been criticised for allowing the national Under-20 Women’s team, the Super Falconets, travel from Abuja to Benin City, by road for their 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. …

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Age cheats our greatest challenge -Ademola Are

Dr Ademola Are...troubled by age cheats

*We shall further reduce the age of participants Chairman Organising Committee of 3rd National Youth Games (NYG), Dr. Ademola Are, has disclosed that the greatest challenge the organising committee is facing is the age cheat syndrome and that the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has worked out …

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The Guardian lied against us- Athletics stakeholders

Mr Sunday Adeleye member of AFN Board...The Guardian lied

*Coaches, technical crew deny rejecting Sunday Adeleye Allegations that major stakeholders have rejected the newly appointed Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Mr. Sunday Adeleye, has been disputed by the persons that leading newspaper, The Guardian, claimed to have spoken to. Adeleye who was in Ilorin waged …

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AFN Board meeting holds in Abuja this morning

Hon Ibrahim Gusau AFN President...holds meeting today

*Despite media denial by Olamide George Tuesday night Multiple checks by www.gongnews.net about the purported cancellation or postponement of the board meeting of the much vilified Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will hold at 10:00am today in Abuja. As at the time we went to bed, eight of the members …

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