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Commonwealth Games: Dalung says Team Nigeria athletes to embark on pre-event tour of Australia soon

By Dorcas Jonah The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday said Team Nigeria’s athletes for the 2018 Commonwealth Games would soon leave for the pre-event tour aspect of their preparation. Dalung told newsmen in Abuja that some national sports federations had completed the first phase of camping …

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Lagos Marathon: East Africans retain Star Prizes as Ambode promises bigger 2019 Edition …We’ll employ top class Coaches to train Nigerian runners, says Gov, Dalung

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday unveiled plans to invest in training of Nigerian athletes to compete with elite athletes all over the world for the grand prize of the annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Speaking at this year’s edition of the tournament held at Eko Atlantic …

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3rd Access Bank Lagos Marathon: Lagos will commit more resources to develop long distance races — Ambode; Kenya marathoners dominate race

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday said that the state would commit more resources to promote distance races in the country. Ambode, who was speaking at the presentation of cash prizes to some of the winners of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, said the country’s athletes could …

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Ambode targets IAAF Gold Label Award for Lagos City Marathon…Buratai, Dalung, Pinnick, A-list artistes, celebrities, others to participate

Ahead of Saturday’s Lagos City Marathon, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said the State Government has set a target to get the event listed in the annual calendar of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) that would make the Marathon earn a Gold Label award within …

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LMC adjusts 4 NPFL fixtures

Some fixtures of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) were on Thursday adjusted by the League Management Company (LMC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fixtures’ adjustment is in lieu of the involvement of some of the clubs in continental club competitions which begin this weekend. …

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