Doping violation: Amusan enters AIU trap, faces charges

July 19, 2023 Admin III 0

Women’s hurdles world record-holder, Tobi Amusan, on Wednesday said she has been charged with an alleged anti-doping rule violation, casting doubt on her participation in next month’s world championships. “Today the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has charged me with an alleged rule violation for having 3 missed tests in 12 months,” she said in a post on Instagram. The Nigerian Read More

Amusan hits new high in National trials ahead of World Championship

July 6, 2023 Admin III 0

World record holder, Tobi Amusan, on Wednesday retained her national title after storming across the finish line in a smooth 12.70secs under the rain to win the women’s 100m hurdles event at the National Trials for the 2023 World Athletics Championships, which holds next month in Budapest, Hungary. Amusan was competing in Nigeria for the first time since setting the Read More

Amusan returns to winning ways with Stockholm Diamond League win

July 3, 2023 Admin III 0

World record holder, Tobi Amusan, stormed to her first Diamond League win this season in Stockholm on Sunday. In what was her second Diamond League race of the season, she clocked 12:52s to win the race on the slippery track. Before her first win of the season on Sunday, the hurdler has improved steadily in the current athletics season, lowering Read More

Amusan finishes third at Golden Spike

June 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan on Tuesday evening in Ostrava, Czech Republic improved on her Season’s Best, crossing the line in a time of 12.47s. The time earned the reigning world champion and record holder third place finish in the women’s 100m Hurdles at the Ostrava Golden Spike meet. Puerto Rican ,Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn ran a Meeting Record of 12.42s to Read More

Racers Grand Prix: Tobi Amusan back to winning ways in Jamaica

June 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s world 100m record holder, Tobi Amusan brought the curtains down at the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston, Jamaica on Saturday 3 June recording her first win of the season. Amusan, the favourite in the women’s 100m hurdles event, demonstrated her class as she sailed over the barriers in a season’s best time of 12.57s dipping ahead of American hurdler Read More

Hamzat Lawal, Tobi Amusan, other outstanding Nigerians listed in MIPAD Global 100 Under 40 Class of 2023

May 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

36 outstanding Nigerians have been listed in the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Global 100 Under 40 Class of 2023. MIPAD, a global civil society initiative supporting the International Decade for People of African Descent, has, over the years, recognised outstanding personalities and high achievers of African descent worldwide for their positive contributions to humanity. Chief Executive Officer Read More

Major events that defined 2022

January 2, 2023 Admin III 0

While COVID-19 ravaged the world in 2020 and the global retail crisis followed it in 2021, many have said 2022 was an unpredictable year. Not that any year is predictable, but even with a fortune-teller’s crystal ball, nobody could have remotely foreseen what 2022 had in stock and it had them aplenty. However in this report are highlights of some Read More