We’ve been unfairly treated, lament Olympians, athletes

Retired and active sportsmen and women, including Olympic medalists, say they’ve been poorly treated despite winning laurels and bringing glory to the country. As Nigeria celebrates her 60th Independence anniversary today, some of the athletes, who spoke to The PUNCH,…

Why Nigeria needs to celebrate her athletes – Kwanta

President of Sports Hall of Fame Foundation, Nicholas Kwanta, has said Nigeria needs to celebrate her athletes in order to encourage more people to go into sports. While speaking with Daily Trust at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja on…

Russia banned for four years to include 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup (BBC)

Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). It means the Russia flag and anthem will not be allowed at events such as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and football’s 2022…

Top athletes for PPC marathon (Newsday)

Zimbabwe’s top ultra-distance athletes have confirmed participation at this year’s Matopos 33-miler (53km) ultramarathon taking place in Bulawayo on April 6. Last year’s winners Andrew Chimbidzikai (senior men) of Black Rhinos Athletics Club and Mr Pace’s Chiedza Chokore (women) will…

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