Tag: Commonwealth Games

Nigerian Gold-Medal-Winning Weightlifter Chika Amalaha, Fails Drug Test At The Commonwealth Games

The Nigerian gold medallist Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after an in-competition drugs test resulted in an anti-doping violation, the Commonwealth Games Federation has announced. Guardian UK gathered that the 16-year-old Amalaha provided an ‘A’ sample on July 25 – shortly after winning the women’s[Read More…]

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Wins First Gold In Glasgow

Weightlifter Chika Amalaha has won Nigeria its first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Friday. The female weightlifter pulled a total of 196 points in snatch and clean and jerk in the 53kg class, to beat the stiff opposition from England and India weightlifters, who picked the silver[Read More…]