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Tag: Falilat Ogunkoya

Osheku: How Falilat Ogunkoya Made Olympic History In Atlanta

Osheku: How Falilat Ogunkoya Made Olympic History In Atlanta

Falilat Ogunkoya won Nigeria's first individual medal in track and field at the Olympics courtesy he [...]
Onyali Relives Olympic Glory: ‘I Wanted Two Medals At Atlanta’96 But Got Only One’

Onyali Relives Olympic Glory: ‘I Wanted Two Medals At Atlanta’96 But Got Only One’

Probably sensing Atlanta '96 was going to be her only realistic chance of making the podium at the O [...]
This Day In History – July 29 1996:  Ogunkoya Bags 1st Individual Olympic  Medal (Athletics) For Nigeria

This Day In History – July 29 1996: Ogunkoya Bags 1st Individual Olympic Medal (Athletics) For Nigeria

Falilat Ogunkoya made history on July 29 1996 as the first athlete to win an individual Olympic meda [...]
5 Greatest Nigerian Female Athletes In History

5 Greatest Nigerian Female Athletes In History

Who is the greatest female athlete in Nigeria's track and field history? This is the million naira q [...]
Ogunkoya: How Charity Opara and I Dominated The World In 1998!

Ogunkoya: How Charity Opara and I Dominated The World In 1998!

Reigning African 400m record holder, Falilat Ogunkoya says the 1998 athletics season will remain as [...]
Golden Year Of Nigerian Athletics: 1996 or 1998? — Onyali, Odigbo, Yusuf, Osheku Speak

Golden Year Of Nigerian Athletics: 1996 or 1998? — Onyali, Odigbo, Yusuf, Osheku Speak

There can only be two years in contest for the golden year of athletics - the track and field in Nig [...]
Brightville Schools Inter-House Sports Hold March 11 At Adamasingba Stadium

Brightville Schools Inter-House Sports Hold March 11 At Adamasingba Stadium

All is now set for the 10th edition of Brightville Schools Inter-house Sports competition which is s [...]
IAAF Diamond League: Nigerian-Born Bahrainian Naser Becomes Africa’s Fastest Ever Woman In 400m

IAAF Diamond League: Nigerian-Born Bahrainian Naser Becomes Africa’s Fastest Ever Woman In 400m

By Dare Esan: Nigeria-born Bahrainian Salwa Eid Naser known by the names Ebelechukwu Agbapuon [...]
Ikpeba, Ogunkoya For ‘Saharalympics’ Competition

Ikpeba, Ogunkoya For ‘Saharalympics’ Competition

  By Johnny Edward: Two Nigerian Olympians, Victor Ikpeba, and Falilat Ogunkoya, will [...]
Francis Replaces Asumnu As Nigeria’s Fastest 2016 60m Runner

Francis Replaces Asumnu As Nigeria’s Fastest 2016 60m Runner

By Dare Esan:Little known 20-year-old Cecilia Francis defied fatigue and stage fright to race to the [...]
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