Monday, August 8, 2022

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August 8, 2022

Team Nigeria’s Commonwealth Games success parting gift to me: Buhari

‘‘We are proud of these achievements and the memories will linger with the nation forever and for me this is a special moment,” said Mr Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari/Team Nigeria
August 7, 2022

Team Nigeria win first ever women’s 4×100 gold at Commonwealth Games; men win bronze

The quartet achieved this feat in record breaking fashion, running 42.10 seconds to break the barely one month old 42.22 seconds African record they set in Oregon.

Team Nigeria women's 4x100 quartet
August 7, 2022

#CWG2022: Tobi Amusan breaks record to win gold for Team Nigeria 

Amusan set a time of 12.30s to continue what is her best season ever as an athlete.

August 6, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Akeredolu celebrates Ondo-born wrestler Adekuoroye 

“We express our heartfelt gratitude to Odunayo Adekuoroye for making us proud in Ondo state and Nigeria at large,” said the Ondo government.

Odunayo Adekuoroye and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu
August 6, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria win four more medals on day nine

Team Nigeria are expected to win more medals in weightlifting and athletics events before the end of the day.

Team Nigeria at Commonwealth Games
August 5, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Innocent Nnamdi wins para-powerlifting medal

Innocent Nnamdi on Thursday won a bronze medal in the men’s lightweight para-powerlifting event.

Nnamdi Innocent
August 4, 2022

Nwachukwu breaks world record to win Nigeria’s fourth gold at Commonwealth Games

The 23-year-old also previously held the world record of 33.35m for the F42 event before this tournament.

Goodness Nwachukwu
August 4, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria fail in men’s, women’s 100m

It was not a great outing for Nigeria in the men’s and women’s 100m track events at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Wednesday.

Team Nigeria at Commonwealth Games
August 3, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Female athletes increase Nigeria’s medals haul to eight 

Compatriot Obiageri Ameachi clinched the bronze medal after throwing 56.99m in the same event while Jade Lilly of England emerged second with her 58.42m throw.

Chioma Onyekwere and Obiageri Ameachi
August 1, 2022

Yusuf wins Nigeria’s fourth medal at Commonwealth Games

Yusuf clinched the Bronze medal in women’s weightlifting 64kg event, with 93kg in snatch and 119 in clean and jerk.