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2021 Commonwealth: Nigeria  Receives ‘Queen’s Baton Relay’ In Africa 1st

Joel Ajayi As 2022 commonwealth Games draw near, Nigeria was on Saturday in the nation’s capital city Abuja received  Queen’s Baton Relay, an iconic event which will  start with a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London as part of

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Dalung Replies SWAN, Insists On Commonwealth Games Achievements

By Joel Ajayi, Abuja Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has expressed dismay over the recent position of the leadership of the National body of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) to fault his position on the achievements

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C’wealth Games: Inexperience Affected Us – AFN

Joel Ajayi Abuja The Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Sunday Adeleye revealed that the country should have won more medals than it did at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia adding that inexperience affected the team. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games

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Common Wealth Games Gold Medalists Return To Rousing Welcome

By Joel Ajayi, Abuja Team Nigeria medalists to the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia arrived to a rousing reception at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Gold medalist Odunayo Adekunroye, Esther    Ejike, Onwuzulike and other medalists were entertained by

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Another Two Nigerian Athletes Missing After Common Wealth Games

By Joel Ajayi, Abuja The number of missing athletes from Team Nigeria just concluded Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Austrialia have increased from one to three on Wednesday morning. Aljazirah sports news who had been follow the team Nigeria since the departure gathered

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C’Wealth Games: Sprinter Allegedly Absconds As Team Nigeria Returns Tomorrow

By Joel Ajayi, Abuja The contingent comprising Athletes and officials at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in faraway Australia will finally arrive Abuja International Airport on Wednesday evening. Their flight is expected to touch ground by 3.15pm. Media Aide to Minister of Youth

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C’Wealth Games Nigerians React, Lashes Out At Minister

…As team Nigeria return Wednesday By Joel Ajayi, Abuja Nigerians in their number on Monday lashed out at the Minister of Youth and Sports Barr Solomon Dalung, over the comment that; ‘Team Nigeria did better in Australia’. Just on Sunday night, curtain falls

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CWG: Medal Rush For Team Nigeria As Para Power Lifters Secure 3 Gold, 2 Silver

….Nigeria now 10th on medal table By Joel Ajayi, Abuja At the early of of Tuesday Morning , the west African nation Nigeria had already secured three gold and two silver medals in the para powerlifting event at the ongoing Commonwealth Games

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C’Wealth Games: Nigeria Wins First Medal In Gold Coast

By Joel Ajayi, Abuja After 5 days of competeing at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Nigeria finally break the medal jinx on Monday when Nigeria’s men’s table tennis team won silver to the country on the medals

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C’Wealth Games: Adegoke, Ogunlewe Qualify For Men’s 100m Final

Okezie, Nathaniel hits men’s 400m semis Table tennis in semis after beating Australia By Joel Ajayi, Abuja Two of the three Nigerians in the semi-final made the cut into the final. When the men’s 100m best eight in the final

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