Chika Amalaha will know on Wednesday (30 July) whether she will be stripped of her gold medal once the backup "B'' sample is tested in London.
Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test.
Delta State Government is celebrating the exploits of Blessing Okagbare who won gold in the women’s 100m heat at the Commonwealth Games.
Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare won women's 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Nigeria pulled off a minor surprise by beating India 3-1 to claim the bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis.
Monday, 28 July 2014
28 July 2014, 07:30
Nigeria's Olauwatoyin Adesanmi won the Commonwealth Games women's 63kg weightlifting gold medal.
Friday, 25 July 2014
25 July 2014, 20:17
African champion Chika Amalaha, at just 16 years of age, won gold in the women's 53kg weightlifting category at the Commonwealth Games.
Thursday, 17 July 2014
17 July 2014, 16:25
Playing in his first major championship since back surgery, Tiger Woods got off to a shaky start in the British Open.
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
15 July 2014, 13:59
With the Commonwealth Games around the corner, Nigeria’s assistant national boxing coach Adura Olalehin has promised to bring home a few gold medals.
Monday, 14 July 2014
14 July 2014, 12:21
GOtv announced that it will partner with the Cross River State Government as sponsors of the 5th Athletics and Swimming Championships for primary and secondary schools in the region.
14 July 2014, 12:21
Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has encouraged members of the Nigerian Wrestling team who will compete at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland to bring back the medals.
14 July 2014, 13:34
Tosin Oke is hoping to defend is triple jump title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
14 July 2014, 15:32
Oluyole Warriors have crashed out of the 2013/2014 DStv Premier Basketball Playoff taking place in Lagos.
14 July 2014, 16:57
Nigeria’s new 100m sprint champion, Mark Jelks, reveals why he chose to run for Nigeria.
14 July 2014, 17:20
Kano Pillars have qualified for the semifinals of the 2013/2014 DStv Premier Basketball Playoff after beating Plateau Peaks 83-53 in their second game played on Monday.
Friday, 11 July 2014
11 July 2014, 11:05
Plans have been revealed by the Lagos State Sports Council for the National School Sports Festival, as well as the National Sports Festival.
Thursday, 10 July 2014
10 July 2014, 14:51
Nigeria fared well at a recent invitational youth tournament in Sweden, bringing home two gold medals.
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
09 July 2014, 12:26
The Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF) says it expects to hold the maiden Judo President National Open Senior and Junior Championships from August 6 - 8 in Benin, Edo State.
09 July 2014, 14:40
Olympic bronze medallist Mary Onyali believes Nigerian athletes will have a record-breaking Commonwealth Games campaign in Glasgow later this month.
09 July 2014, 15:14
The trials for the upcoming 15th African Senior Karate Championships have been concluded by the Karate Federation of Nigeria.
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
08 July 2014, 07:44
Anslem Ojezua, the chairman of All Progressives Congress, Edo State, says the National Sports Festival is currently failing in its development goals.
Monday, 07 July 2014
07 July 2014, 14:59
Nigeria's star athlete Blessing Okagbare says she will take some time to consider her strategy for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Tuesday, 20 May 2014
20 May 2014, 22:00
Floyd Mayweather will reportedly fight on September 13, which would rule out Amir Khan as an opponent.