The Athletics Federation of Nigeria | AFN - Welcome to the official home of Athletics fans in Nigeria https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/rss.xml en AFN lists 95 athletes to represent Nigeria at Asaba 2018 - Africa Championships https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-07-19/afn-lists-95-athletes-represent-nigeria-asaba-2018-africa-championships.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/asaba2018-africa-tour7-1600x1600.jpg?itok=74ZvY0jD" title="Isah Salihu after the African Tour 2018 in Asaba / Photo credit: Athletics Africa" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-169-A4Ry4lBvjJg" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Isah Salihu after the African Tour 2018 in Asaba / Photo credit: Athletics Africa&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/asaba2018-africa-tour7-1600x1600.jpg?itok=ku3uHX-6" width="825" height="552" alt="Isah Salihu after the African Tour 2018 in Asaba / Photo credit: Athletics Africa" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Thu, 19/07/2018 - 1:21pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Blessing Okagbare and Divine Oduduru will lead a 95-member Nigerian team for the 21st CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba, Delta State on 1-5 August.</strong></p> <p><strong>South Africa</strong> won the <a href="https://www.athletics.africa/news/africa/kalkaba-skhosana-lauds-successful-20th-caa-in-durban-11666">last edition of the CAA Africa Senior Championships</a> they hosted two years ago in Durban, with <strong>Kenya</strong> finishing second and <strong>Nigeria</strong> settling for third place.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Okagbare and other members of Team Nigeria’s 4x200m quartet that won the gold medal at the 2015 IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas, will be inducted into the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Hall of Fame.</p> <p>This accolade will be bestowed at the Welcome Dinner for athletes and officials participating at the 21st African Athletics Championships – Asaba 2018.</p> <p>The event organised by the CAA and Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, is slated for 5pm on July 31st, 2018, at the Event Center, Asaba.</p> <h3><strong>Team Nigeria List</strong></h3> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Team-Nigeria-African-Championships-Asaba2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=134915" title="Team-Nigeria-African-Championships-Asaba2018.pdf">Team Nigeria - 2018 African Championships in Asaba</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-169" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-169" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.athletics.africa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="AFN lists 95 athletes to represent Nigeria at Asaba 2018 -…"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-eye icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>AFN lists 95 athletes to represent Nigeria at Asaba 2018 - Africa Championships</span> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:21:27 +0000 YSMedia 169 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 2018 AFN National U-20 Trials in Ozoro https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-06-19/full-results-2018-afn-national-u-20-trials-ozoro.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/odiong_edidiong_ofonime-junaid_abimbola.jpg?itok=lEubGm7g" title="AFN Athletes" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-167-A4Ry4lBvjJg" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;AFN Athletes&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/odiong_edidiong_ofonime-junaid_abimbola.jpg?itok=_R1NV4a-" width="825" height="552" alt="AFN Athletes" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Tue, 19/06/2018 - 6:56pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the 2018 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) National U-20 Trials held from 7-8 June, 2018 at the Delta State Polytechnic Sports Complex in Ozoro, Delta-State of Nigeria.</strong></p> <h3>See complete results below:</h3> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results-U-20-National-Trials-Ozoro-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=602437" title="Results-U-20-National-Trials-Ozoro-2018.pdf">FULL RESULTS - 2018 AFN National U-20 Trials in Ozoro</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-167" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-167" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 2018 AFN National U-20 Trials in Ozoro</span> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:56:54 +0000 YSMedia 167 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Team for 2018 CAA Region II U-20 Championships announced https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-06-15/team-2018-caa-region-ii-u-20-championships-announced.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/ecowas-u20.jpg?itok=hTlU4YKF" title="ECOWAS U20 CHAMPS 2018" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-166-A4Ry4lBvjJg" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;ECOWAS U20 CHAMPS 2018&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/ecowas-u20.jpg?itok=1iXY4OMD" width="825" height="552" alt="ECOWAS U20 CHAMPS 2018" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 15/06/2018 - 6:41pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Here's the list of 21 athletes to represent Nigeria at next week’s Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II (ECOWAS) U-20 Championships scheduled to hold in Cape Coast, Ghana, from 20-25 June, 2018.</strong></p> <p>The contingent comprises of 10 male and 11 female athletes, all of whom competed at last week’s National U-20 Trials in Ozoro, Delta State, where most of them won their respective events.</p> <p>The male athletes invited include Akintola Alaba (100m, 4x100m), Omubo Gershon (100m, 4x100m), Emmanuel Ojeli (200m, 400m), Shedrack Akpeki (200m, 400m), Hamid Sambo (800m, 1500m) and Muhammed Yussuf (110m Hurdles).</p> <p>Others are David Olowookere (400m Hurdles), Arinze Benjamin (Long Jump), Cyprian Oyedele (High Jump) and Ineh Meyiwa (Long Jump, Triple Jump).</p> <p>The female athletes listed are Joy Udo-Gabriel (100m, 200m, 4x100m), Rosemary Chukwuma (100m, 200m, 4x100m), Blessing Ogundiran (4x100m), Abasiono Akpan (400m, 400m Hurdles), Joy Abu (400m, 400m Hurdles), and Yinka Bamtefa (800m, 1500m).</p> <p>Also included are Victoria Adubi (100m Hurdles), Victory George (Long Jump), Esther Isa (High Jump), Princess Kara (Discus throw, Javelin), and Hannah Kemele (Shot put and Javelin).</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/U20-Region-II-Ghana.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=81105" title="U20-Region-II-Ghana.pdf">INVITED ATHLETICS TO THE 2018 CAA REGION 11 (ECOWAS) U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-166" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-166" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Team for 2018 CAA Region II U-20 Championships announced</span> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:41:03 +0000 YSMedia 166 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 1st MoC Grand Prix and Relays 2018 in Lagos https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-06-15/full-results-1st-moc-grand-prix-relays-2018-lagos.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/1st-MoC-Grand-Prix-Final-copy-696x491.jpg?itok=TMja2N85" title="Inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-165-A4Ry4lBvjJg" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/1st-MoC-Grand-Prix-Final-copy-696x491.jpg?itok=Ye-KlpqI" width="825" height="552" alt="Inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 15/06/2018 - 6:22pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the inaugural Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays meet held from 12-14 June, 2018 at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Complex in Lagos, Nigeria.</strong></p> <p><strong>Emmanuel Arowolo</strong> and <strong>Yinka Ajayi</strong> were the exceptional athletes on Day 2 as they both won the Men and Women’s 200m A Final races. respectively.</p> <p>MoC’s <strong>Emmanuel Ojeli</strong> was the man to beat in the men’s 400m final, racing to a new lifetime best of 47.47 seconds to win the race.</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results-Relays-MoC-Grand-Prix-and-Relays-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=319840" title="Results-Relays-MoC-Grand-Prix-and-Relays-2018.pdf">RELAYS RESULTS - 1st Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays 2018</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Complete-Results-of-MoC-Grand-Prix-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=630526" title="Complete-Results-of-MoC-Grand-Prix-2018.pdf">FULL RESULTS - 1st Making of Champions (MoC) Grand Prix and Relays 2018</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-165" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-165" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 1st MoC Grand Prix and Relays 2018 in Lagos</span> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:22:01 +0000 YSMedia 165 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Nigeria wins Relay Silver and Bronze medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-04-16/nigeria-wins-relay-silver-bronze-medals-2018-commonwealth-games.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/4x400m-goldcoast.jpg?itok=lNUh0RZs" title="Women&#039;s 4x400m Relay last leg" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-164-UQhM1LATKQ0" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Women&#039;s 4x400m Relay last leg&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/4x400m-goldcoast.jpg?itok=6DKxzczO" width="825" height="552" alt="Women&#039;s 4x400m Relay last leg" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Mon, 16/04/2018 - 2:32am</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><h2><strong>Nigerian women's 4x100m relay team won the bronze medal in the women’s final at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.</strong></h2> <p>The quartet of <strong>Blessing Okagbare</strong>, <strong>Oluwatobiloba Amusan</strong>, <strong>Isoken Igbinosun</strong> and <strong>Rosemary Chukwuma</strong> clocked 42.72 seconds to take the bronze medal.</p> <p>The England quartet won the gold medal in a time of 42.46 secs while Jamaica claimed the silver in 42.52 secs.</p> <p>The women’s 4x400m quartet of <strong>Patience Okon-George</strong>, <strong>Glory Onome Nathaniel</strong>, <strong>Praise Idamadudu</strong> and <strong>Yinka Ajayi</strong> went a step further, claiming the silver medal in the women's relay later in the day in a time of 3:25:29.</p> <p>Jamaica won the gold medal in a time of 3:24:00 while Amantle Montsho led Botswana team smashed their national record to take bronze in 3:26.86.</p> <p>Earlier, the Nigerian quartet of <strong>Seye Ogunlewe</strong>, <strong>Ogho-Oghene Egwero</strong>, <strong>Usheorishe Itsekiri</strong> and <strong>Enoch Adegoke</strong> were disqualified in the men’s 4x100m for illegal exchange violation after dropping the baton.</p> <p>England won the gold with a season best of 38.13 while South Africa won silver with a national record of 38.24 secs. Jamaica took the bronze medal with a season best of 38.35 secs.</p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-164" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-164" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/athleticsafrica" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Nigeria wins Relay Silver and Bronze medals at 2018…"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-video-camera icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Nigeria wins Relay Silver and Bronze medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games</span> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:32:34 +0000 YSMedia 164 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Amusan wins Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold at Gold Coast 2018 https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-04-14/amusan-wins-commonwealth-games-100m-hurdles-gold-gold-coast-2018.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/tobiloba-amusan.jpg?itok=qjgX5fCp" title="Nigeria&#039;s Tobiloba Amusan with other medallists in Gold Coast 2018 / Photo: athletics-africa.com" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-163-UQhM1LATKQ0" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Nigeria&#039;s Tobiloba Amusan with other medallists in Gold Coast 2018 / Photo: athletics-africa.com&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/tobiloba-amusan.jpg?itok=m5pv4VFF" width="825" height="552" alt="Nigeria&#039;s Tobiloba Amusan with other medallists in Gold Coast 2018 / Photo: athletics-africa.com" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Sat, 14/04/2018 - 2:11pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><h2><strong>Nigeria’s Oluwatobiloba Amusan won the gold medal in the women’s 100m hurdle final with a time of 12.68 seconds at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Friday.</strong></h2> <p>Tobiloba Amusan therefore became the first Nigerian ever to win the gold medal in the event, beating two Jamaican athletes Danielle Williams and Yanique Thompson to the top medal.</p> <p>Williams recorded a time of 12.78 seconds to win silver while Thompson won bronze with a time 12.97 seconds.</p> <p>Amusan had earlier won the her heat in the women’s 100m hurdles round 1 with a time of 12.73 seconds.</p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-163" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-163" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/athleticsafrica" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Amusan wins Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold at Gold…"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-video-camera icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Amusan wins Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles gold at Gold Coast 2018</span> Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:11:32 +0000 YSMedia 163 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 3rd AFN Golden League Meeting 2018 in Abuja https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-03-22/full-results-3rd-afn-golden-league-meeting-2018-abuja.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/albums/athletes.jpg?itok=kpr7LoZc" title="AFN competition" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-162-A4Ry4lBvjJg" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;AFN competition&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/albums/athletes.jpg?itok=qGcc9CrK" width="825" height="552" alt="AFN competition" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Thu, 22/03/2018 - 12:04am</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the 3rd Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Golden League meeting held 16-17 March, 2018 at the Abuja National Stadium, FCT, Nigeria.</strong></p> <h3><strong>DOWNLOAD FULL RESULTS:</strong></h3> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Results-of-the-3rd-AFN-Golden-League-Abuja.-16th-and-17th-March-2018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=210209" title="Results-of-the-3rd-AFN-Golden-League-Abuja.-16th-and-17th-March-2018.pdf">Official Results - 3rd AFN Golden League Meeting 2018 - Abuja, Nigeria - 16/17 March, 2018</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-162" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-162" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/AFNNGR" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Visit our Facebook page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-facebook icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 3rd AFN Golden League Meeting 2018 in Abuja</span> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:04:18 +0000 YSMedia 162 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Nigeria team of 37 announced for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-02-23/athletics-nigeria-selects-37-strong-squad-2018-commonwealth-games.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/queen-obisesan2.jpg?itok=Y8c8gUMR" title="Queen Obisesan" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-161-UQhM1LATKQ0" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Queen Obisesan&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/queen-obisesan2.jpg?itok=MVyxk_u9" width="825" height="552" alt="Queen Obisesan" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 23/02/2018 - 6:49pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Here's the list of 37 athletes and four coaches that have been selected to represent Nigeria at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.</strong></p> <p>Commonwealth Games double sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare will lead the Athletics team to <a href="https://www.athletics-africa.com/s/topics/gold-coast-2018">Gold Coast 2018</a> as she attempts to defend her women’s 100m and 200m titles from Glasgow 2014.</p> <p><a href="https://www.athletics-africa.com/s/topics/blessing-okagbare">Okagbare</a> is expected to be joined by hurdler Tobiloba Amusan, former high jump champion <a href="https://www.athletics-africa.com/s/topics/doreen-amata">Doreen Amata</a>, national record-holder in the women’s 20km Walk, Fadekemi Olude, and veteran 400m runner Patience Okon-George.</p> <img alt="Team Nigeria - CWG Gold Coast 2018" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="acf43894-fc24-4c46-a478-94ece997191c" src="/afn/sites/default/files/inline-images/team-nigeria-gc2018.jpg" class="align-center" /> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-161" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-161" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>Nigeria team of 37 announced for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games</span> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:49:47 +0000 YSMedia 161 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn Full Results - 2nd AFN Commonwealth Games 2018 Trials in Abuja https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-02-17/full-results-2nd-afn-commonwealth-games-2018-trials-abuja.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/Rosemary%20Chukwuma%2C%20Grace%20Ayemoba%20and%20Blessing%20Ogundiran-abuja-cwgtrials.jpg.jpg?itok=PwWo63JB" title="Rosemary Chukwuma, Grace Ayemoba and Blessing Ogundiran in a close finish in the women&#039;s 100m final / Photo credit: SUPASHEGS.SPORTS" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-160-A4Ry4lBvjJg" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Rosemary Chukwuma, Grace Ayemoba and Blessing Ogundiran in a close finish in the women&#039;s 100m final / Photo credit: SUPASHEGS.SPORTS&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/Rosemary%20Chukwuma%2C%20Grace%20Ayemoba%20and%20Blessing%20Ogundiran-abuja-cwgtrials.jpg.jpg?itok=lgAD9hXd" width="825" height="552" alt="Rosemary Chukwuma, Grace Ayemoba and Blessing Ogundiran in a close finish in the women&#039;s 100m final / Photo credit: SUPASHEGS.SPORTS" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Sat, 17/02/2018 - 5:26pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Full Results of the 2018 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Commonwealth Games Trials, which was held inside the main bowl of the Abuja National Stadium from 14-16 February, 2018.</strong></p> <p>Highlights of the competition include the victory of <strong>Patience Okon-George</strong> in the women's 400m final - in a season's best time of 51.40 secs ahead of <strong>Yinka Ajayi</strong> in second 52.49 secs. <strong>Praise Idamadudu</strong> was third with 52.92 secs.</p> <p><strong>Emmanuel Bamidele</strong> took the men's 400m title in a personal best of 45.28 secs. <strong>Orukpe Erayokan </strong>finished second in 46.40 secs while <strong>Isah Salihu </strong>finished third in 46.56 secs.</p> <p>The 2018 Commonwealth Games Trials, which ended on Friday, is part of the criteria to be used  by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to select Team Nigeria for the <strong>2018 Commonwealth Games</strong> in Gold Coast, Australia.</p> <h3><strong><i class="fa fa-file-pdf-o"></i> VIEW OFFICIAL RESULTS BELOW:</strong></h3> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Complete%20Results%20of%20the%20National%20Trials%20for%20the%20Commonwealth%20Games%20-%202018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=700810" title="Complete Results of the National Trials for the Commonwealth Games - 2018.pdf">FULL RESULTS - 2nd AFN Commonwealth Games 2018 Trials, Abuja</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/documents/Complete%20Relays%20Results%20of%20the%20National%20Trials%20for%20the%20Commonwealth%20Games%20-%202018.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=307698" title="Complete Relays Results of the National Trials for the Commonwealth Games - 2018.pdf">FULL RELAY RESULTS - 2nd AFN Commonwealth Games 2018 Trials, Abuja</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-160" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-160" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/AFNNGR" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Visit our Facebook page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-facebook icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/latest-news" hreflang="en">Latest News</a></b> </section> <span>Full Results - 2nd AFN Commonwealth Games 2018 Trials in Abuja</span> Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:26:40 +0000 YSMedia 160 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn AFN Commonwealth Games Trials 2018 moved to Abuja - Feb 13-17 https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/news/2018-02-02/afn-commonwealth-games-trials-2018-moves-abuja-feb-13-17.html <div class="field field--name-field-story-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn/sites/default/files/styles/max_1300x1300/public/Patience%20Okon-George_abuja-cwgtrials.jpg.jpg?itok=uIsy1Ltk" title="Patience Okon-George / Photo credit: SUPASHEGS.SPORTS" data-colorbox-gallery="gallery-story-159-UQhM1LATKQ0" class="colorbox" data-cbox-img-attrs="{&quot;alt&quot;:&quot;Patience Okon-George / Photo credit: SUPASHEGS.SPORTS&quot;}"><img src="/afn/sites/default/files/styles/full_page_wide/public/Patience%20Okon-George_abuja-cwgtrials.jpg.jpg?itok=w6150AwI" width="825" height="552" alt="Patience Okon-George / Photo credit: SUPASHEGS.SPORTS" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </a> </div> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/afn/users/ysmedia" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">YSMedia</span></span> <span>Fri, 02/02/2018 - 5:10pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><p> </p> <p>The 21st Commonwealth Games Trials, initially scheduled to hold at the National Stadium Uyo, has been moved to the mainbowl of the <strong>National Stadium in Abuja</strong> from <strong>13-17 February, 2018</strong>.</p> <p>All State / Club is expected to pay an annual affiliation fee of <strong>N100,000</strong> while all athletes participating that have not registered yet must do so before 10 February.</p> <p>All athletes are expected to be around and Clubs must register each athlete for the trials with <strong>N2,000</strong> before the opening day.</p> <p>Also Tuesday 13 February has been set aside for invitational relays for secondary school students based in Abuja and the FCT.</p> <p>The XXI Commonwealth Games will be held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4-15 April, 2018.</p> <img alt="AFN moves Gold Coast 2018 Trials to Abuja" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="40f3730e-fa67-48e2-8119-8a684cc1a81c" src="/afn/sites/default/files/inline-images/afn-trials-2018-memo.jpg" class="align-center" /> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div class="item-list item-list--linkicon"><ul id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-159" id="linkicon-node-story-field-icon-159" class="linkicon linkicon--inline linkicon--color linkicon--lime linkicon--button linkicon--medium linkicon--tooltip"><li><a href="https://www.twitter.com/athleticnigeria" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Follow our Twitter Page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-twitter icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li><li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/AFNNGR" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="linkicon__item" data-title="Visit our Facebook page"><span class="linkicon__icon fa fa-facebook icon" aria-hidden="true"></span><span class="linkicon__text">Follow us</span></a></li></ul></div> <section class="field field--name-news field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <b class="field__item"><a href="/afn/news/afn-news" hreflang="en">AFN News</a></b> </section> <span>AFN Commonwealth Games Trials 2018 moved to Abuja - Feb 13-17</span> Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:10:44 +0000 YSMedia 159 at https://www.athleticsnigeria.org/afn