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Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor

Blessing Okagbare banned from participating at Rio 2016 Olympics

Nigerian sprinter and Commonwealth queen of tracks, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, has been banned by the National Sports Commission (NSC) and the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), following her appearance at the Zurich Diamond League on Thursday, a few days after she failed to run for Nigeria in the 200m event at ...

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‘I am a die-hard fan of Jonathan’ – Blessing Okagbare

African queen of the track, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor has declared that she holds no grudge against the re-election bid of president Jonathan. Last week, Okagbare expressed sadness over the use of her image and footage by a body said to be working for Jonathan without seeking her consent. But the Commonwealth ...

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