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IAAF Admits Receipt Of $130,000 Over-payment, Thanks Minister

JOEL AJAYI The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), has acknowledged receipt of the full payment of $130,000, being grants overpayment it erroneously made to the Athletes Federation of Nigeria (AFN).  The IAAF had mistakenly paid the money into the

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IAAF $150,000 Fund Saga: How Sports Minister Redeemed Nigeria’s Image

As AFN fingers ex-Federation Secretary General Wants ICPC, EFCC Intervention BY JOEL AJAYI With less than 90 days in office the Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Sunday Dare has redeemed image of the country that had been stained by

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IAAF Saga: We Shall Discharge our Duties Dispassionately, Fact Finding Committee Vows

BY JOEL AJAYI The chairman of the committee inaugurated on Monday by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare to appraise the causes and factors responsible for Nigeria’s poor performance at the World Athletics Championship in Doha,

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IAAF To AFN: Return $130,000 Or Face Ban

By Joel Ajayi International Association of Athletics Federation IAAF has asked the Athletics Federation of Nigeria AFN to return the sum of $130,000 wrongly credited to the latter before two weeks.IAAF threatened to sanction AFN if it fails to return

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South Africa Blast IAAF New Gender Hormone Rules

South Africa’s ruling party, African National Congress (ANC), has called new regulations issued by athletics’ governing body IAAF a “blatant racist attempt” against South Africa’s Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya. “These laws target amongst others Caster Semenya who has been

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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia’s Darya Klishina banned by IAAF

The only Russian due to compete in the athletics at Rio has been banned. The IAAF has put a blanket ban on the Russia team but Darya Klishina had been cleared to take part as the governing body was satisfied

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