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Tag: Mary Onyali

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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 [...]
Top 8 Nigeria’s Fastest Women In History!

Top 8 Nigeria’s Fastest Women In History!

Blessing Okagbare is the fastest woman in the history of track and field in Nigeria. Her 10.79 secon [...]
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 [...]
Odegbami: Nigeria’s Sports Hall Of Shame!

Odegbami: Nigeria’s Sports Hall Of Shame!

Most countries in the developed world have a Hall of Fame. This is a structure housing memorials to [...]
Dare’s Daring Six-Month Strides In Nigerian Youth And Sports Development

Dare’s Daring Six-Month Strides In Nigerian Youth And Sports Development

When President Muhammadu Buhari named the erudite, cosmopolitan, versatile, energetic, youthful, sua [...]
Odegbami: ‘The Bull’, Nigeria’s new Football Ambassador!

Odegbami: ‘The Bull’, Nigeria’s new Football Ambassador!

Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nig [...]
AFN Mourns Veteran Athletics Coach Tobias Igwe – Toblow

AFN Mourns Veteran Athletics Coach Tobias Igwe – Toblow

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has expressed deep shock at the death of veteran athletics [...]
Okagbare Wins Seventh All-Nigeria 100m Title, Hicks Sets Hurdles Record

Okagbare Wins Seventh All-Nigeria 100m Title, Hicks Sets Hurdles Record

---Equals Ojokolo's seventh title haul at the championships  Nigeria's undisputed queen [...]
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