Sunday, September 25, 2022

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

Commonwealth Games: Lawal wins Nigeria’s second gold, sets three weightlifting records

Lawal set three Commonwealth Games records in the women’s 59kg final, lifting 90kg in snatch, 116kg in clean and jerk, and 206kg.

Rafiatu Lawal
July 31, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria qualify for semi-finals in table tennis

After a sluggish start at NEC Hall 3 on Sunday, an inspired Nigerian side, led by Quadri Aruna, bounced back to defeat Malaysia 3-2, booking a semi-final spot.

Aruna Quadri
July 31, 2022

Commonwealth Games: UNICAL VC celebrates Olarinoye’s gold medal

The educationist said in a telephone interview on Sunday in Calabar that Nigeria’s female athletes were making the country proud.

Adijat Olarinoye
August 30, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Loveline Obiji wins silver medal for Nigeria

On Monday, Loveline Obiji’s best lift of 147 kg was good enough to win a silver medal for Nigeria in the women’s powerlifting +86kg event at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.