Could Blessing Okagbare have done six Jumps in a day and on the following day do two highly competitive 100m races and ended up well?Read More
Stakeholders in athletics believe that the powerful start by Blessing Okagbare in being the first African woman to make the podium at the ongoing World Athletic Championships was a sign of more good things to come.Read More
“But my coach tells me I am not a good starter anyway and just to focus on my running. I know what mistakes I made in the last world championships and executed the start very well in the Olympics.Read More
Sunday Uti, one of the Athletic coaches who flew out with some home-based athletes to Moscow yesterday for the Championship that holds from August 10 to August 18 left an upbeat message to Nigerians that they would come back with medals.Read More
With only six days left for the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, Russia athletics fans are stoking up a rivalry between fast rising Nigerian star, Blessing Okagbare and Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.Read More
•Uduaghan congratulates her, Ogba, Pinnick celebrate
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare Saturday wiped out her London 2012 Olympic tears when she returned to the same venue at Olympics Stadium in Strafford and sensationally beat the world to win the 100m, setting a new African record in the process.
Blessing Okagbare won the Long Jump event in the Monaco leg of the Diamond League at the weekend and called Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to say “I’m approaching our target and God willing we’ll get there. I dedicate this to you, sir”Read More