Tobi Amusan

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Amusan seeking to end historic, record-laden year with another global title

Amusan seeking to end historic, record-laden year with another global title

Reigning Nigeria, Commonwealth and World 100m hurdles champion Tobiloba Ayomide Amusan will be hoping to win the last major global title of the outdoor season and get her hands, once again, on the iconic Diamond Trophy Thursday in Zurich, venue of the 2022 Diamond League final. The Nigerian began her historic run on the track […]

Tobi Amusan returns to winning ways in Berlin

Tobi Amusan returns to winning ways in Berlin

By Efosa Taiwo It was another crown on Sunday for Nigerian sprinter Tobi Amusan as she won in the women’s 100mH at the 2022 ISTAF World Continental Tour Silver meeting in Berlin. Amusan, this year already, has won gold at rhe World Athletics Championship in Oregon, and repeated the victorious feat at the 2022 Commonwealth […]

Amusan, Brume, others receive bonuses from Sports Ministry for Commonwealth successes

Amusan, Brume, others receive bonuses from Sports Ministry for Commonwealth successes

The fourth set of Team Nigeria medallists and their coaches at the 2022 Commonwealth Games have received their cash rewards from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for their heroics in Birmingham. Athletes who won gold medals received $5,000, silver medallist received $3,000, while bronze medallists got $2,000. Athletes who represented Nigeria in […]

Another gold for Nigeria in 4x100m women’s relay

Another gold for Nigeria in 4x100m women’s relay

By Emmanuel Okogba Nigerian quartet of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha ran a race of their lives to clinch another Gold in the 4x100m women’s relay event of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday with a time of 42.10s and also setting an African Record. Tobi Amusan’s lead leg, Ofili down the […]

Tobi Amusan successfully defend Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title

Tobi Amusan successfully defend Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title

By Emmanuel Okogba Tobi Amusan ran a Games record of 12.30s to defend her Commonwealth title and set other records in the process on Sunday. Amusan also became the first World Champion to win Gold in the event and the first Nigerian athlete ever, dead or alive to be crowned champion at all levels of […]

Amusan eyeing mother of all records for Nigeria

Amusan eyeing mother of all records for Nigeria

Sprint hurdler Tobiloba Amusan will be seeking to become the first Nigerian athlete, dead or alive to be crowned champion at all levels of athletics in the same year as she bids to successfully defend the Commonwealth Games title she won four years ago in Gold Coast, Australia. The petite, 25 year old ran a […]

CWG2022: Tobi Amusan qualifies for 100m hurdles final

CWG2022: Tobi Amusan qualifies for 100m hurdles final

Tobi Amusa has qualified to the final of the Women’s 100m Hurdles at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games with an easy win after clocking 12.40s. Amusan who is the defending champion from four years ago ran her first race since breaking the world record in Oregon at the World Athletics Championships last month. The final […]

Sports Minister receives Tobi Amusan in Birmingham after Oregon heroics

Sports Minister receives Tobi Amusan in Birmingham after Oregon heroics

Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare on Friday received Oluwatobiloba Amusan for the first time after she brought glory to Nigeria at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon. Sunday Dare once again expressed his delight with the achievements of Tobi , reminding her that she has written her name boldly in history. […]

NOC salutes Amusan’s sweet gold medal, incredible World Record

NOC salutes Amusan’s sweet gold medal, incredible World Record

Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, has congratulated Team Nigeria’s heroines after their spectacular success at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA, on Sunday. Tobi Amusan caused a stir after smashing a world record in the Women’s 100-meter hurdles in the semi-finals at the World Championships. Amusan came in with a record time of 12.12 seconds, […]

Tobi Amusan gets N65m for breaking World Record at World Athletics Championships

Tobi Amusan gets N65m for breaking World Record at World Athletics Championships

By Emmanuel Okogba Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan walked away with a cheque of $100,000 for breaking the World record in the women’s 100m hurdles event in Eugene, Oregon. Amusan won the final in a wind-assisted time of 12.06s better than the 12.12s she ran in the semis. The time was later ruled ineligible as the wind […]

World Championships: Tobi Amusan wins 100m hurdles final, breaks world record

World Championships: Tobi Amusan wins 100m hurdles final, breaks world record

By Emmanuel Okogba Tobi Amusan became the first Nigerian ever to win gold at the World Athletics Championships after racing to a stunning world record time of 12.06s. It was the second time Amusan would break the record on the night, improving on her 12.12s in the semi-final. It was previously set by America’s Kendra […]

Amusan successfully defends 100m  hurdles crown 

Amusan successfully defends 100m hurdles crown 

Sprint hurdler Tobiloba Amusan became the fifth woman to successfully defend the 100m hurdles title after she stormed to victory in a wind-aided 12.57s at the ongoing 22nd African Athletics Championship in Mauritius. Amusan, 25, first won the title four years ago at the 21st edition of the championship and has now become the third […]

Ekevwo, Amusan arrive Mauritius as home based stars depart Monday

Ekevwo, Amusan arrive Mauritius as home based stars depart Monday

Reigning African Games 100m and 100m hurdles champions, Raymond Ekevwo and Tobiloba Amusan have arrived in Mauritius for the 22nd African Athletics Championship starting on Wednesday. Both athletes arrived Saturday after competing at the Irena Szewinska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Gold Tour meet in Poland. Ekevwo will be hoping to add the African Championship […]

Tobi Amusan sheds tears in Tokyo, as Minister applauds her

Tobi Amusan sheds tears in Tokyo, as Minister applauds her

Tobi Amusan had cleared all the hurdles on her way to getting a medal at the 100m Hurdle final but came short by fraction of seconds. The weight of her labour and sacrifice and that of an expectant country weighed her down and she succumbed to emotions shedding tears. But Sports Minister, Sunday Dare who […]