Sports

World record fight: Bash Ali reports sports minister to Buhari

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos

A former World Boxing Federation (WBF) Welterweight champion, Mr. Bashiru Lawrence Ali has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari complaining about treatment being meted out to him by the Sports Minister, Mr. Solomon Dalung and some other government officials.

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Foreign athletes arrive for Lagos marathon, says commissioner

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

Lagos State Government has confirmed the arrival of renowned marathoners from Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and other countries for the forthcoming Lagos marathon scheduled for Saturday.

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Africa Games: Nigeria vows clampdown after eight test positive

Nigerian Sports Minister Solomon Dalung on Tuesday vowed to tighten anti-doping measures after eight athletes tested positive during last year’s All Africa Games in Congo.

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