Nigeria At Gold Coast Commonwealth Games: The Good, Bad And Ugly Sides

  The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has come and gone with team Nigeria finishing 9 on the table with 9 Gold, 9 Silver and 6 Bronze medals from 10 Sports in all. In this critical analysis, Sport Intelligence (www.sportintelligencemag.com) looks at a preview of the general performance of the team and the brand name

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Okagabare Not Happy For Not Competing As Individual Athlete

GOLD COAST – Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor has stated it was boring for her not participating as an individual athlete in the Track and fields events held at the Carrara Stadium. Okagbare made the comment after winning bronze medal in the women’s 4x100m relay final which took place at the Carrara Stadium on Saturday 14 April.

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IAAF Approves The Application of Nine Russian Athletes To Compete Internationally As Neutral Athletes

The IAAF Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of nine Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in international competition as neutral athletes in 2018 under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended.In December 2017, the IAAF issued a simplified application process for 2017 Authorised Neutral

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I Am Serious About Playing Football, But Not For Manchester United

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has reiterated that he is serious about taking up a professional career with football after announcing his retirement from track and field events. The 31-year-old who spoke in a press conference at the Main Media Centre in the ongoing Gold Coast Commonwealth Games said his dream of becoming a

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Cameroon Missing Athletes Causes Bad Headline, Dents Africa’s Image In Australia

Gold Coast: The story of the Cameroon missing athletes has continued to paint the image of the country and Africa black in Australia, with the incident making negative headlines in Australia. The Courier Mail a local newspaper in Australia reports on its front page Lead Story: ” ON THE CAMERUN: OUT OF AFRICA-Hunt For Rogue

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Carrara Stadium Set For Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Carrara Stadium will play a central role in GC2018, hosting the Opening and Closing Ceremonies in a triumphant manner and also all athletics events. Venue capacity will be temporarily increased from 27,400 to 35,000 for GC2018. An IAAF certified track and associated track and field events infrastructure will be installed in both the main stadium

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Two New Hires Will Further Drive Content And Storytelling Within Athletics

The IAAF today announces two senior appointments to further strengthen fan engagement through great content, storytelling, distribution and connectivity to the athletes. James Lord joins at the beginning of June from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as Director of Platforms and Distribution managing current broadcast distribution partners, negotiating new distribution partnerships across all

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