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Athletics: No third term for me – Solomon Ogba

Solomon Ogba AFN President...pummeled by new permutations

*May emerge President of a winter sport President of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria, Solomon Ogba, has said he is happy with his achievement during his reign as the head of the federation. Ogba said his legacy couldn’t be wished away as he assured that he would not be going …

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Sports federations election: I will interfere in the process if… – Dalung

*Nigeria Olympic Fund is the way to go By Collins Ajibola, Yinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has hit back at federations’ Presidents who are calling for the return of National Sports Commission in replacement of his ministry. Some of the federation’ Presidents told Senate …

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Omu-Aran mini-marathon: Winner to get N.2million scholarship

*Oba Charles Ibitoye to grace event Winners of the Omu-Aran mini-marathon race organised by the Skylarks’ Club to be decided in the ancient Kwara community will smile home N200,000 scholarship. Omu Aran is the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area. A member of the social club, Alhaji Bode Durotoye, disclosed …

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Adeoye, others congratulate Paralympic stars

*For dominating 2016 Nigerian Sports Award For the Nigerian Paralympic community, there was that scarce recognition coming in for them hours after what they described as a most successful celebration of the international day for disability when its rank dominated the annual 2016 Nigeria Sports Award held at the weekend …

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We want to create awareness of Para-Swimming in Nigeria -Oladele

Joseph Oladele, the National coach of Nigeria Para-Swimming Federation (NSFN) on Saturday in Abuja said the Federation will create awareness of Para-Swimming in the country as one of the alternatives to people living with disabilities. Oladele who spoke to www.gongnews.net at the maiden edition of the National Para-Swimming Open championship …

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Emperor Nkpe advocates for Para Sports Federation

*Nigeria Olympic Fund gets kudos for disability plans *General Lonsdale Adeoye praised for his efforts Paramount ruler of Alesa-Eleme in River State, Emperor J. D. Nkpe has challenged people living with disabilities to ensure that they get their own sports federation as a means of properly guiding the freedom to …

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Mrs. Amina Bello, wife of Kogi gov, heads Sunday Bada project

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*Six communities to host BOOST programme Former Sydney Olympics 4x400m gold medallist, Sunday Bada, will be severally cloned amongst the youths and children in Kogi state, this is an assurance I have committed myself to and promise the people who elected my husband as the governor of the state. These …

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Women football is not part of Pinnick’s focus

*Asserts his hatred for the sport *His $2,000 almost shred team camaraderie By Olajide Fashikun Nigeria’s most successful sport franchise, women football, is certainly not part of the plans for the factional president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, with the grim neglect and hatred he has …

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Civil Defence back in the DStv League

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Defenders finally cemented their qualification to the DStv Premier Basketball league with a 67-47 points victory over Zamfara Shooters after three failed attempts to gain promotion from the national division one championship. The Defenders who were relegated in controversial circumstances in 2012  led from …

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Kwara SWAN, Gongnews commiserate with Toyin Saheed over father’s death

Kwara chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and the management of www.gongnews.net, has commiserated with  Mr. Toyin Saheed, over the death of his father, Alhaji Saheed Baba Alata. Toyin is the Treasurer of the association in the state. He works on the sports desk of the National Pilot …

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