Mozia betters his shot put Nigeria record and world lead in Nashville

STEPHEN Mozia bettered his Nigeria shotput record at the Vanderbitt Invitational Indoor Meet in Nashville Tennessee State in the USA on Saturday (30 January). With a second round heave of 21.11m, Mozia bettered his personal best and world leading by eight centimetres. A fortnight ago Mozia established himself as the world’s best shot putter this [...]

Mozia set Nigeria record, tops world shot put ranking

Nigeria Stephen Mozia stole the limelight at the Commodore Invitational Indoor Meeting in Nashville Tennessee State USA on Saturday (16 January). Mozia claimed victory in the shot put with a lifetime best of heave of 21.03m. He surpassed his Nigerian outdoor record of 20.46m attained in Eugene Oregon State in June last year. A mechanical [...]

Botswana’s Makwala sparkles on Day One in Porto Novo Benin

Botswana’s Isaac Makwala won his 400m heat in a personal best of 45.50 on Day One of Action at the 18th Africa Senior Championships in Porto Novo Benin on Wednesday 27 June) ISAAC Makwala’s personal best in 400m was the highlight of the action on Day One at the Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Porto [...]

Jacobs, Omotoso, Gbagbeke and Okagbare qualify for Olympics with personal bests

All Africa Games 400m hurdles champion Ajoke Odumosu retained her Nigeria national title in a world class time of 55.08 in Calabar on Thursday (21 June). NEN FIND Regina Jacobs and Stanley Gbagbeke qualified for the London Olympics at the AFN Cross River State All Nigeria Athletics Championships in Calabar on Thursday (21 June). Running [...]

Odumosu, Abogunloko shines in Brazzaville now heads to Warri

All Africa Games 400m hurdles champion Ajoke Odumosu is expected to sparkle at the CAA Super Grand Prix in Warri Delta State South South Nigeria on Thursday (14 June) Margaret Etim (left) and Bukola Abogunloko (right) face several young challengers the women’s 400m at the CAA Super Grand Prix in Warri Delta State South South [...]