DR AMAO NAMED AS CHIEF ANTI-DOPING OFFICER 

One of Nigeria’s foremost sports medicine practitioners Dr Akinwunmi Amao has been named as the chief anti-doping officer for next month’s fourth Okpekpe International 10-km road race in Okpekpe near Auchi in Edo state.

Dr Amao, formerly head of the Medical Unit of the Ministry of Sports will be in-charge of doping control at the race that will be conducted in accordance with the IAAF Anti-Doping Regulations.

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EIGHT COUNTRIES CONFIRMED FOR OKPEKPE ROAD RACE

As many as eight countries will participate in next month’s fourth Okpekpe international 10km road race in Okpekpe, Auchi in Edo state.
In a statement by the spokesman for the race, Dare Esan Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Israel, Uganda, Morocco, Bahrain and of course Nigeria will participate in the IAAF Bronze label race scheduled for the seventh of next month. Read more “EIGHT COUNTRIES CONFIRMED FOR OKPEKPE ROAD RACE”