Kipyegon claims Rio Olympic gold

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) –  KENYA’S middle distance female athlete, Faith Kipyegon, on Tuesday clinched the women’s 1 500 metres race at the Olympic...

Olympic body drums support for Team Naija

EMEKA OKONKWO  ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC),  Habui Gumel, has called on all Nigerians and corporate organisations to  support the Rio 2016 Olympics team...

France-bound team secures sponsor for marathon

by OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SCHNEIDER Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced the sponsorship of the country’s team to the Paris Marathon. The 2016...
Kenya athletes

Kenya comes of age as athletics superpower

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE just-ended International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Championships in Beijing, China, will best be remembered as ...
Wayde van Niekerk

SA latest to ensure Africa’s IAAF dominance

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has just joined fellow African countries in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships medals table as the contine...
Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia

Kenya athletes reign supreme in Beijing

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA has maintained its leadership of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships as East Africa makes an early impact. The country ...
Ethiopi's Dawit Seyaum in the lead

Ethiopia lead in battle for supremacy

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – ETHIOPIA’S ace long distance female runner, Genzebe Dibaba, has won the World Championships 1 500m race to set the tone to what is expected to be a continuation of t...
Ogho-Oghene

Nigerian trio aims to tear form book in Beijing

by OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA will be aiming to turn the tables on its more illustrious rivals at the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Champions...
Nigeria Olympics team

Government hails Special Olympics team performance

by AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s Special Olympics team for its impressive showing at the just-concluded Games in Los Angeles, Uni...

Nigeria poised to exploit profitable sports industry

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – Nigeria ‘s Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has outlined plans to explore avenues to make the most of the lucrative global s...