Nigerian Athlete Sets New African Sprint Record

Blessing Okagbare has broken the African Women's 100 metres record.

Blessing Okagbare, middle (file photo)

  • Nigeria:  Blessing Okagbare Wins in London, Sets New African Record

    Vanguard, 28 July 2013

    Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare Saturday wiped out her London 2012 Olympic tears when she returned to the same venue at Olympics Stadium in Strafford and sensationally beat the world ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okabgare Excites Minister

    Vanguard, 29 July 2013

    The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has predicted that Blessing Okagbare may emerge the world champion in the women's ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria's Okagbare Breaks Her New African Record

    Premium Times, 27 July 2013

    Okagbare's new record is 10.79 seconds. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okagbare Is a Potential World Champion, Says Abdullahi

    This Day, 29 July 2013

    The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has predicted that Blessing Okagbare may emerge world champion in the women's 100m ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okagbare Sets New African Sprint Record

    This Day, 28 July 2013

    Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare destroyed a stellar 100m field to set a new African record of 10.79 secs at Saturday's IAAF Diamond League in London. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abdullahi Tips Okagbare for World Championship Title

    Daily Trust, 29 July 2013

    Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi yesterday predicted that Nigeria's sprint queen Blessing Okagbare would emerge the world champion in the women's 100m race at the ... read more »