Athletes are soldiering on despite the challenges presented at the Asaba Games. Late connecting flights for athletes, shifting of programmes, and the cancellation of the evening programme didn't stop South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia from getting gold.
Asaba 2018 - South Africa Leads With Four Golds As Amusan, Enekwechi Win Gold for Nigeria
Daily Trust, 2 August 2018
Nigeria, the host country for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, is coming next to South Africa's three gold haul on the medals table. Read more »
Athletes On Fire in Nigeria
News24Wire, 3 August 2018
Defending champions South Africa enjoyed a spectacular afternoon session on Day 2 of the CAA African Senior Championships in Asaba, Nigeria on Thursday. Read more »
Nigeria's Joy Udo-Gabriel qualified for the 100m event at the Asaba Athletics Champs
Ogunlewe Blames Asaba Track for 100M Failure, As South Africans Dominate Events
Guardian, 3 August 2018
Nigeria's hope of picking a medal in the men's 100m at the ongoing Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships was dashed yesterday, as sprinter, Seye Ogunlewe failed to live… Read more »
Stephen Keshi Stadium - No Scoreboard, Floodlights Yet
Vanguard, 3 August 2018
It has been disclosed that equipment for the flood lights and scoreboard of the Stephen Keshi Stadium will be installed in another 24 hours after failing to meet the opening day… Read more »
I Had to Calculate My Moves Well to Win Gold, Says Obiri
Capital FM, 3 August 2018
World Champion Hellen Obiri says she had to calculate her moves well and use common sense to storm to victory in the women's 5000m gold at the ongoing Africa Athletics… Read more »
Tanzania Withdraws Competitors From African Athletics Championships
RFI, 2 August 2018
Tanzanian athletes pulled out of the biennual African Athletics Championships in Nigeria on Thursday citing poor organisation and security concerns at the venue. Read more »
Asaba 2018 Aac - Events Schedule Altered to Accommodate Late Arrivals
Vanguard, 2 August 2018
Technical officials of the 2018 African Athletics Championships were forced to alter the opening day events, following the late arrival of some countries to Asaba. Read more »
Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson to Analyse Asaba 2018
Guardian, 31 July 2018
Athletics lovers across Africa, particularly Nigerians, who will not be in Asaba for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, will be able to follow the events from August 1… Read more »
Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, Nigeria's hope for a gold medal at the Africa Championships, has withdrawn from 100m and 200m events, leaving fans disappointed as they wanted to ... Read more »
The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba named after the late former Super Eagles coach and soccer legend, is set to open for a test run in preparation for the 21st Senior African ... Read more »
The who's-who of African sports and beyond have arrived in Nigeria's Delta State for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships. Read more »
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