Nigeria’s Oluwafemiayo Shocked By Her World Para Powerlifting Championships Record Feat

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Nigeria’s Alice Alice Oluwafemiayo says she wasn’t expecting to set a new world record in the women’s +86kg event of the 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico. “I feel very happy, it was not something I was expecting,” Nigeria’s newest world champion was quoted as saying by the tournament’s website. Oluwafemiayo

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Igali Congratulates Wike, Rivers Govt, NWF For Successful Wrestling Tourney

BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has congratulated Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Rivers government and the Nigeria Wrestling Federation for a successful National Wrestling Championships. Igali, who won a wrestling Olympic gold in the colours of Canada said this after the conclusion of the event in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers

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Dalung In Port Harcourt To Inspect Venue Of African Wrestling Championship

BY TIAMIYU NURAYN ADEYINKA Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Monday afternoon arrived in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State, ahead of inspection of venue for African Wrestling Championship in February. Dalung will also grace the ongoing Gov. Wike Wrestling Championship holding at the Alfred Diete Spiff Sports Complex, which will be used

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2017 FIBAACCW: First Bank Coach, Ahmedu Predicts Tough Semi-Finals Against Primeiro de Agosto

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE First Bank head coach, Peter Ahmedu has predicted a tough semi-final tie against Primeiro de Agosto at the ongoing FIBA Africa Champions Cup Women 2017 on Saturday. Ahmedu is cautious about this encounter and highlighted that focus throughout the game will be necessary if his side is to emerge victorious. “There is

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