BET9JA OWN THE STREETS OF LAGOS AS ABRAHAM KIPROTICH WINS 3RD LAGOS CITY MARATHON

Over 100,000 runners of various nationalities turned out in Lagos on Saturday, February 10 for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon brought to you by Nigeria’s foremost bookmaker Bet9ja. Commenting after the event, Bet9ja representative, Tunji Meshioye, said: “We’re so impressed with the turnout of Lagosians, Bet9ja fans and just all the athletes, families, even…

2018 ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Organisers Stage Media Seminar Wednesday

2018 ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Organisers Stage Media Seminar Wednesday…Confirms Record Application For Accreditation About 1000 Nigerian and international media practitioners applied for accreditation for the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. According to Olukayode Thomas Head Communications and Media, this is a new record as only 300 applied for accreditation at the first…

2018 ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: I Am Battle Ready – Olamide

Oluwaseun Olamide, winner of the Nigeria women prize money at the inaugural edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, held in 2016, has vowed not only to reclaim her title on Saturday, February 10, 2018 but also challenge East African and other elite runners for the ultimate prize. “It’s a shame I finished eighth…

IAAF WORLD INDOOR TOUR MEETING IN KARLSRUHE TO BE STREAMED LIVE

In its continued efforts to bring its events to a global audience, the IAAF will live stream the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, the first meeting of the IAAF World Indoor Tour, on Saturday (3). Action from Karlsruhe’s Messehalle will be shown on a live stream which will be available on the IAAF’s Facebook page and YouTube…

2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Kits Distribution Starts Thursday

The distribution of kits, running bibs and transponders for registered participants for the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will begin on Thursday inside the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. The Head of Communications and Media for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Kayode Thomas disclosed that those that have registered…

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Ogba mourn Deji Tinubu

The management of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon and President of Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, Evangelist Solomon Ogba, have described the death of Deji Tinubu, late Special Adviser to Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Commerce and Industry, as shocking and devastating. Tinubu, who passed away last Thursday after slumping during a football novelty match…

2018 IAAF WORLD INDOOR TOUR – ONE WEEK TO GO

The 2018 IAAF World Indoor Tour, a series of the six finest indoor meetings on the planet, kicks off one week from today with the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on Saturday 3 February. Staged over the course of 22 action-packed days, the series includes stops in Düsseldorf, Madrid, Boston and Torun before its conclusion in Glasgow…

NEW, MORE EXTREME DIRECTION FOR CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITION

Cross country running should move towards a more extreme, edgier style to attract new audiences as well as a new breed of cross country runner to the discipline. That was one of the main recommendations made by the IAAF Cross Country Committee at its meeting on Saturday (20) in Seville. Meeting on the eve of…