Monday, August 8, 2022

Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU)

June 28, 2022

Nigeria’s 4x100m team disqualified from World Championships over Okagbare’s doping

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced that banned Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been found to have committed additional anti-doping rule violations.

Blessing Okagbare
February 20, 2022

Okagbare lives abroad; had no reason to dope like me: Chioma Ajunwa-Opara

Chioma Ajunwa-Opara said Okagbare’s residing in the United States means she had “a better knowledge than those (athletes) living in Nigeria.”

Blessing Okagbare and Chioma Ajunwa
February 19, 2022

Okagbare says lawyers studying 10-year ban for next line of action

Okagbare was handed the ban for multiple breaches of anti-doping rules by the AIU on Friday.

Blessing Okagbare
February 18, 2022

FLASH: Blessing Okagbare slammed 10-year ban for doping

Okagbare was provisionally suspended before the 100 metres semi-finals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics last year.

Blessing Okagbare
July 29, 2021

10 Nigerian athletes face removal from Tokyo Olympics for violating doping rules

Ten Nigerians are part of 20 athletes declared ineligible to participate in the athletics events of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics for violating anti-doping rules.