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World championship: My coach’s absence was why I failed – Ese Brume

Ese Brume

*Commends AFN, Ministry for athletes welfare Commonwealth Games defending long jump champion, Ese Brume, has identified the absence of her coach at the just-concluded 2017 World IAAF Championships in London, as the reason why she did not do well though, the AFN leadership of Hon Ibrahim Gusau got the medal …

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IAAF wades into visa delay for Nigerian athletes

Jeniffer Edobi, Pateince Okon, Ugonna Ndu, Margaret Bamgbose...athletics, IAAF

  *Will the recalcitrant UK High Commission concede? *Ibrahim Gusau to attend first IAAF Congress By Olajide Fashikun World’s athletics governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is looking into the circumstances leading to the delay by the British High Commission in Nigeria in issuing entry visas to …

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Rosa Collins: Accept your defeat in good fate – Dalung

Solomon Dalung...watch out for new Eagles

*We will not mind seeking legal damages if these lies persists Barrister Solomon Dalung has debunked claims by NAWIS representative on the Board of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Rosa Collins, that she was robbed of her presidential mandate describing it as falsehood and a ploy to mask her …

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Gusau, Binga back in athletics, taekwondo saddles

Margaret Binga President of Taekwondo and Ibrahim Gusau President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria

*Inauguration of Boards at 2:00pm Friday *We told you first and it came to pass By Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau’s election as President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and that of Mr. Patrick Estate Onyedum’s election as South East representative were upheld by the Harmonisation …

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TAFCAN: Gabriel Okon’s ambition tears coaches ranks

Gabriel Okon...one of the coaches in London

*He is not a coach, can’t lead us again *We don’t want him near our sport – athletes *Coach Adu Uruemu eyes the Secretary General position *Don’t mind them, they’re jealous of me – Okon By Olajide Fashikun Outgoing President of the Track and Field Coaches Association of Nigeria (TAFCAN), …

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Federation elections: Olukayode Thomas accuses Dalung of manipulation

Solomon Dalung and Hauwa Kulu-Akinyemi...when she was in power

*Where is N600 million budgeted for athletics and basketball? *Planted his cronies in the process Olukayode Thomas, one of the disenfranchised candidate from last Tuesday’s elections into the board of National Sports Federation, over the weekend, accused the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, of manipulating the process to favour his …

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Merit is our watchword in all our activities – Ibrahim Gusau

Nigeria athletics 4x400m Bronze team at the Bahamas relays...Ibrahim Gusau commends them

*No short cut to hardwork, success *We are athlete-centre, coaches-focused and Nigerian-driven By Olajide Fashikun Hon Ibrahim Gusau, the newly elected President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has revealed the cardinal principle of his administration as justice, fairplay and merit in all relationship that concerns athletes, coach, technical …

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