• Rio Olympics: Nigeria’s medal hopes dim as Brume, Oduduru falter

    Rio Olympics: Nigeria’s medal hopes dim as Brume, Oduduru falter

    Nigeria’s quest for an Olympic medal continued on a woeful note in the early hours of Thursday after two of the country’s medal hopes, Ese Brume and Ejowvokoghene Oduduru, failed to soar at their separate events.

    Brume, a track and field athlete who specialises in the long jump and holds the African junior record in the event, fell a distant fifth behind 30-year-old Tianna Bartoletta of the United State in the finals of the women’s long jump.

    She could only muster a […]

  • Nigeria’s Gold Medalist, Ese Brume Qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

    Nigeria’s Gold Medalist, Ese Brume Qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

    Ese Brume, has today, joined the list of Nigerian athletes to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics after meeting up the standard in Long Jump set by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

    The 2014 Commonwealth gold medalist, Ese Brume, has joined the list of Nigerian athletes to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

    According to reports, Brume on Monday in the women’s Long Jump event at the ongoing Golden League Meet in Akure leapt a distance of 6.83m to seal her place […]