2023: Delta retains National Youth Games title in Asaba

October 1, 2023 Editor 0

Delta State have won the 7th Edition of the National Youth Games, tagged “Asaba 2023”, as Team Edo finishes in the 3rd position. This year’s competition hosted by Delta kicked off on September 20 and ended September 30, 2023 in Asaba. According to the final medal table released by the Main Organising Committee (MOC) of the 10-day long events, Team Read More

2023 National Youth Games: Athletes not sleeping on bare floor, report false, distraction – Official

September 26, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Officials of the 2023 National Youth Games (NYG) currently holding at Asaba, Delta State, have dismissed as untrue and fallacy trending reports on social media that claimed some athletes were sleeping on ground. The Project manager Hostel and accommodation, Dr Ademola Aare, who addressed press conference on behalf of the organisers of the game, explained that his team provided participants Read More

2023 National Youth Games: Sports Minister harps on use of NIN for athletes’ screening

September 25, 2023 Editor 0

The federal government has restated its determination to use the National Identification Number (NIN) rather than facial screening of athletes during National Youth Games with a view to ensure speedy elimination of age cheat in the Games Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, gave the assurance on Sunday in Asaba, the Delta State Capital during an interactive session Read More

National Youth Games: Lagos, Bayelsa reign in Weightlifting

September 23, 2023 Editor 0

Lagos and Bayelsa States set the pace in the medals table in opening day of weightlifting event at the 7th National Youth Games, NYG in Asaba, Delta state capital. Lagos state won three medals, two gold and a a bronze in the women’s 45kg while Bayelsa State picked all the three gold medals in the 49kg men’s category. Ezenwa Chinaza Read More

Breaking: Sports Ministry confirms postponement of 2023 National Youth Games

September 4, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Federal Ministry of Sports Development has officially announced the postponement of 2023 National Youth Games (NYG). This was disclosed after a meeting between Ministry of Sports Development and the Chairman, Delta State Sports Commission, Tonobok Okowa in Abuja on Monday. This year’s grassroots sporting event which is at its 7th edition was scheduled for September 10 to 17.in Asaba, Read More