A statement by the AFN Technical Committee signed by the Technical Director, Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama, indicated that the 2013 Golden League will be performance-based and released the following rules to govern the event.
A rally of eight gold medals on the last day of competition propelled Nigeria to the top of the medals table in the maiden Africa Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC 2013) which concluded at the Warri Township Stadium on Sunday.
A total of 60 Coaches from all over the Federation participated in the programme. Apart from the open parlour which was created for intimate and frank discussion on the general issues affecting the optimum performance of our athletes and coaches, 4 other papers were presented formally.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) seminar for track and field coaches in the country got off to a brilliant start yesterday at the Media Centre of the National Stadium in Lagos with most resource persons suggesting ways to return Nigeria to winning ways at the next Olympics in Brazil.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare put up an impressive showing at the 2012 Prefontaine Classic - Samsung Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon, US on Saturday placing third in the women’s 200m race in a PB 22.63 seconds.