Category Archives: Multisports

DALUNG MAKES PASSIONATE PLEA TO NASS FOR FUNDS FOR RUSSIA 2018 PREPARATIONS, COMMONWEALTH…,

Borne out of the determination to make a statement at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has appealed to the National Assembly to appropriate sufficient funds for sports in the 2018 budget. The Minister reasoned that for any meaningful success to be recorded by Nigerian […]

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CROSS COUNTRY INNOVATIVELY INCLUDED IN PROGRAMME FOR BUENOS AIRES CROSS COUNTRY INNOVATIVELY INCLUDED IN PROGRAMME FOR BUENOS AIRES 2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

The timetable of the athletics programme for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games has been published and, as was originally announced at the IAAF Council Meeting in Beijing in 2015, innovatively includes a cross-country element. As has been the case since the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010, there are two stages to each […]

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Los Angeles Is Ready To Host The Olympic Games 2028 – IOC 2028 Evaluation Commission

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today released the report of the Evaluation Commission 2028, which was tasked with analysing Los Angeles’ proposal after the city announced its intention to become a candidate for the Olympic Games 2028 on 31 July. “The report confirms that Los Angeles is ready to host the Olympic Games 2028,” said […]

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FEDERATIONS’ PRESIDENTS TO TAKEOVER ATHLETES AT NYG CLOSING CEREMONY

The Talent Identification Committee is to hand over talents discovered at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin Kwara state at the closing ceremony on Saturday. The committee was set up by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to fish out young talents who will replace the aging athletes. According to the Minister of […]

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Irabor Takes Centre Stage In Merrybet-Lagos SWAN Week

Amidst the mounting excitement of the Merrybet-Lagos SWAN Cup, Lagos sports journalists will take time off today (Wednesday, August 16) to brainstorm on solutions towards achieving a revival of the nations sports. The special lecture which is part of the Lagos SWAN Week has as guest speaker, Hon Nduka Irabor, pioneer chairman and CEO of […]

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FUTURE OF NIGERIA’S SPORTS LIES IN GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT- Dalung

Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Youth and Sports Minister has restated that grassroots sports development remains the only route to rebuilding the country’s sports. The Minister said this while congratulating Team Nigeria which returned from the Regional African Gymnastics Championship in South Africa where they won a total of 11 medals comprising 2 gold and 9 […]

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Research Institute Games: Institute of Agricultural Research and Training Shops For Funds

The Institute of Agricultural Research and training (OAU), Obafemi Awolowo University, Moore Plantation is shopping for the sum of one hundred and fifty million naira (N150 Million) in order to host the forthcoming 16th Research Institute Games Association Of Nigeria, RIGAN tagged Oluyole 2017 scheduled to hold between 1st-10th December 2017, just as it has […]

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My Appointment As Oyo SWAN Patron, A Call To Service ” – Oyo House of Assembly Speaker

The newly inaugurated patron of the Oyo state chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Right Honourable Michael Adeyemo has described his appointment as a call to more service to humanity. Speaking at his investiture on Friday, Rt. Hon. Adeyemo thanked Oyo SWAN for making him their patron. He promised that he would not betray […]

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Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay arrives The Bahamas To Celebrate Commonwealth Youth Games

Following much anticipation, the Queen’s Baton Relay (Tuesday 18 July) arrived in to the Bahamas from the Cayman Islands, ready to celebrate the VIth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games. Approaching its halfway point, the Bahamas is the 34th nation on its epic journey across 70 Commonwealth territories, terrains and timezones. It is the first […]

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Caribbean Carnival of Commonwealth Sport Under Starters Orders as Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Begin

Over 1,000 athletes and officials have arrived on the island nation of The Bahamas for the VIth Commonwealth Youth Games which begin tomorrow with an immersive and energetic Opening Ceremony which organisers promise will bring “a taste of Caribbean carnival to Commonwealth sport”. The joyful celebration of impactful sporting competition, personal development and international friendship […]

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Olympic Basketball Champion Luis Scola Becomes Youth Olympic Ambassador for Buenos Aires 2018

Argentinian Olympic basketball champion Luis Scola was announced today by the International Olympic Committee as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. To mark the announcement, the 37-year-old veteran NBA player joined 300 youngsters at the historic Club Gimnasia y Esgrima Villa del Parque, in downtown Buenos Aires. The students learnt […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS TO HOLD RE-RUN ELECTIONS ON JULY 12

A re-run of elections into 4 pending National Sports Federations’ boards will now hold on Wednesday July 12, 2017. The Federations are Athletics, Gymnastics, Wrestling and Taekwondo. The Chairman of the National Sports Federations Electoral Appeals Committee, Alhaji Abdulrazak Salau said in a statement, that the influx of petitions which followed the June 13, 2017 […]

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