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It will take Nigerians time to catch up with us- Kenyan Marathoner

13 January 2017, 16:12

Top Kenya marathoner Alice Timbilil has praised the courage of two Nigerian marathoners, Oluwaseun Olumide and Ronke Olumudi who have vowed to win the ultimate prize of $50,000 at the February 11, 2017 Lagos City Marathon.

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Manny Pacquiao set to return to ring on April 23

12 January 2017, 09:59

Manny Pacquiao will have another fight to add to his long career resume _ against Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23 at a venue to be decided

More 50 years-old registering for 2017 Lagos City Marathon

12 January 2017, 09:59

Buoyed by the success of sexagenarian Abiola Oshodi-Adeniyibada and Seni Ogunlende who competed in the 2016 Lagos City Marathon, more members of the more-than-50-years of age club are showing interest in the 2017 edition of the race.

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Kenya to put 109 athletes under doping scrutiny

10 January 2017, 17:11

Kenya is to put 109 elite athletes under the watch of a team of selected doctors in a bid to stop doping, a practice that has tarnished the image of its famed sportsmen and women.

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Lagos City Marathon: Am not running scared – Olumudi

10 January 2017, 11:21

Nigeria foremost female marathoner, Aderonke Olumudi has her eyes set on winning the top prize at the 2017 Lagos City Marathon and she is not scared of local and foreign elites.

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Thursday, 05 January 2017

Skill in Paris, Doha will make me excel at Lagos City Marathon - Sharubutu

05 January 2017, 18:45

As the countdown to the 2017 Lagos City Marathon begins, the first Nigerian male marathoner to cross the finishing line at the 2016 edition, Philibus Sharubutu is hoping to replicate the same feat come February 11th.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Nigerian runner seeks top-five finish at Lagos City Marathon

04 January 2017, 21:47

The number one Nigerian female runner at the maiden edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Oluwaseun Olamide has set a higher target for herself in the fast approaching 2017 edition.

Tuesday, 03 January 2017

Kiptum vows to retain Lagos City Marathon title under 2.10:00

03 January 2017, 08:15

The surprise winner of the 2016 edition of the Lagos City Marathon, Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum, has vowed not only to retain the title he won last year but promised to run a sub 2.10:00.

Lagos City Marathon to get fun parks

03 January 2017, 20:41

To ensure that Lagosians follow the 2017 edition of the Lagos City Marathon, Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, wants Marathon Fun Parks in Lagos during the 2017 edition slated for February 11.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Serena wins at love again; says 'yes' to engagement in poem

30 December 2016, 17:37

Serena Williams has announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Olumide Oyedeji basketball tourney holds in January

30 December 2016, 20:03

The second edition of the Olumide Oyedeji Intercollegiate Basketball Championship will hold from Friday the 13th to Saturday, 21st of January 2017.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Lagos City Marathon: Organizers sign two pacemakers to achieve sub-2.10

23 December 2016, 17:06

Determined to get the elite male and female runners to run inside 2.10 minutes and 2.20 minutes respectively, the organizers of the February 11, 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have signed on two pace-makers for the second edition of the race.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Dead China runner reveals marathon cheats

20 December 2016, 16:23

Thinking of competing in a marathon but put off by the distance? Easy. Pay someone to run it for you.

Monday, 19 December 2016

WATCH: Sports minister commits another grammatical blunder!

19 December 2016, 13:01

Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has committed another grammatical blunder during an interrogative session with members of the House of Representatives.

Friday, 16 December 2016

2 runners die after collapsing in China half-marathon

16 December 2016, 14:31

Organizers of a half-marathon in southern China say two runners died after collapsing during the event

Kano Pillars’ Usman nominated among 12 best at FIBA Africa ACCC

16 December 2016, 16:25

Abubakar Usman, Kano Pillars Basketball Club shooting guard, has been nominated by FIBA Africa among the best 12 players currently competing in its ongoing Champions Club Cup (ACCC) in Egypt.

Monday, 05 December 2016

Lagos City Marathon excites artisans, event managers

05 December 2016, 14:31

As the countdown to the 2017 Lagos City Marathon continues, the general public, especially artisans, designers, stylists and events managers are very excited with the window to make money working for the Lagos State Government and other sponsors.

Saturday, 03 December 2016

Bolt wins sixth Athlete of Year award

03 December 2016, 08:36

Usain Bolt is track and field's male athlete of the year, winning for the award from the sport's governing body for a sixth time

Thursday, 01 December 2016

VIDEO: Three women who are taking Nigeria to her first Winter Olympics

01 December 2016, 15:33

Three female athletes are set to fly Nigeria’s flag for the first time, at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Pacquiao says next fight must fit his schedule as senator

25 November 2016, 16:07

Manny Pacquiao says his next fight will be in April or May next year as that best fits his schedule as a senator for the Philippines. And he would like a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis fined for ball tampering

23 November 2016, 11:27

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of ball tampering and fined 100 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council.

Monday, 21 November 2016

2017 Lagos City Marathon targets 50 000 runners

21 November 2016, 16:21

Organisers of the Lagos City Marathon are targeting 50 000 runners for the second edition.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Lagos City Marathon ranked 2nd in Africa, 71st worldwide

17 November 2016, 19:04

Months before it first anniversary, Lagos City Marathon held February 6, 2016, is ranked among the top 100 marathons in the world by All-Athletics.Com, the most comprehensive athletics database.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Athletics: IOC boss Bach expects Qatar Olympics bid

14 November 2016, 21:28

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that he could "imagine" Qatar will bid to host a future Summer Olympics.

Ex-Chelsea star Lampard departs New York City

14 November 2016, 21:28

Former Chelsea star Frank Lampard will leave Major League Soccer's New York City F.C. once his contract expires at the end of the year.

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