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Salawe Wants More Tourney For Lagos Inter Clubs

•Akeem Salawe

Powerlifter Akeem Salawe has called on Lagos State Para Sports Association to organise more competitions to keep the athletes fit ahead of next year’s National Sports Festival scheduled for Calabar, Cross River State. Salawe said this after he emerged champion in the 150kg event of the just concluded Lagos State Inter-clubs Paralifting Championship. The two […]

Legacy, Fashola Babes Shine In Volleyball

It was a celebration galore for the fans of Legacy Volleyball Club after their team defeated Unity Volleyball Club 2-0 to win the final of Lagos Inter Clubs Volleyball Competition. The final was played at the Volleyball Court, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere,Lagos at the weekend. The match which was watched by hundred of spectators saw […]

Lagos Ready For Inter-Clubs Competitions —Oshodi

•Action from the athletes during the last National Sports Festival held in Lagos.  Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

All logistics, both human and material resources, to be used for the Inter-Clubs Competitions in Lagos State between now and the end of the year are ready. The Inter-Clubs Competitions, which will be organised by the 36 Sports Associations, are facilitated by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development and the Grassroots Sports Development […]

Why I Dumped Athletics For Wheelchair Basketball

•Omole

Many sports athletes take delight in competing as an individual athlete as against taking part in a team sport. But for Janet Omole, 28, her decision to be part of the Edo State wheelchair basketball team at the Eko 2012 National Sports Festival after many years competing as a para-athlete was the best thing to […]

Lagos To Recruit Coaches For Sports Associations

In its bid to consolidate on the success recorded at the last National Sports Festival, Lagos State Government is set to recruit qualified coaches to the 36 sports associations in the state. A statement from the state’s Sports Council signed by its Public Relations Officer, PRO, Bashir Agunloye, says interested coaches can apply through the […]

Boxing: I’ll Cherish Eko 2012 Medal

Stephen Keshi

Gabriel Francis won a gold medal in the boxing event at the 18th Nigerian sports festival, tagged “Eko 2012”. In this interview with Boxing In Focus, the hard puncher spoke about the medal and other issues You won many laurels last year, what was your secret? The secret behind my success in the previous year […]

Boxing: I’ll Cherish Eko 2012 Medal

Gabriel Francis won a gold medal in the boxing event at the 18th Nigerian sports festival, tagged “Eko 2012”. In this interview with Boxing In Focus, the hard puncher spoke about the medal and other issues You won many laurels last year, what was your secret? The secret behind my success in the previous year […]

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