Tag: Tokyo Olympics

Amusan wins women’s 100m hurdles heat to qualify for semi-finals

Tobiloba Amusan on Saturday in Tokyo won heat 3 of the women’s 100 metres hurdles event at the 2020 Olympic Games to advance to the semi-finals. Amusan who ran from lane 4 of the first-round race finished in 12.72 seconds, ahead of Yanique Thompson of Jamaica who ran in at[Read More…]

BREAKING: Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare, suspended from Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Athletic Integrity Unit, AIU, has provisionally suspended Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare with immediate effect. AIU revealed that an out-of-competition sample from Okagbare tested positive for human growth hormone. The AIU informed Okagbare of her suspension on Saturday morning, it said. Under doping regulations, she is now allowed to request that[Read More…]