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Friday, 15 January 2016
8 Nigerian Athletes Banned After Testing Positive To Drugs
Eight Nigerian athletes have tested positive to banned drugs. According to the Minister of Youth and Sport, Solomon Dalung the athletes who tested positive to banned drugs who have now all be banned from sporting activities are; Samson Idiata (Athletics) Sunday Ezeh (Para-athletics), Thomas Kure (Para-powerlifting) Patience Opuene (Wrestling), James Igbadiwei, Deborah Odeyemi and Chinazom Amadi.They were reported to have tested positive at the 2015 All Africa Games held in Congo and have been banned for 4years except, a weightlifter, Elizabeth Owuah who was banned for eight years.