Super Falcons, Nigeria’s Women’s Football Team Qualifies for Paris Olympics

In a spine tingling turn of events, Nigeria’s women’s football team, the Super Falcons, has secured a spot in the 2024 Paris Olympics Games. This achievement marks their fourth Olympic appearance, following a 16-year hiatus from the prestigious international competition.…

Southwest Athletics Conference: Shaping a Brighter Future

The Southwest Athletics Conference, hosted by Ogun State, has brought together key stakeholders in the athletics community to chart a new course for the development of the sport in the region. The event was held on Thursday, July 4th with…

Athletic Heat celebrates 8th anniversary 

It’s been EIGHT years of recognising, promoting and supporting Nigerian athletes and coaches with our various initiatives such as Athlete of the Week, Athletic Heat annual Awards, School and sport program and managing Athletes.  In the last 8 years we…

Ashe & Ofili race to 100m World Lead times

Outdoor season is upon us and Nigerian athletes in diaspora went on a high to drop dazzling times in their various disciplines even going out to world leading performances. At the Florida Relays, Favour Ashe competed in his first outdoors…

2023 National trials beckons as Nigerians seeks more qualifications to the World Championships

The national trials for 2023 will take place in the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin City for the second time in a row. Last year trials was a class act littered with outstanding performances from various disciplines which saw Favour…

Sprinting Prowess displayed at the AFN Golden League Benin

At the just concluded Afn Golden League in Benin, quite a number of athletes turned out and showed up in various events recording fast times in the sprint events. In the women’s 100m which featured two finals, Okwose Faith, the…

Udodi Onwuzurike becomes the 4th African to run sub 10 & sub 20s on same day

 At the just concluded NCAA championships in Austin Texas, several Nigerians stepped out and won either won laurels or bowed out of the Championships in fine fashion.  Leading the men’s results, Stanford Udodi Onwuzurike claimed gold in the men’s 200m…

Udodi Onwuzurike hits double world championships standard as collegiate athletes seeks NCAA qualification

Nigerians have been putting up pretty impressive performances these past couple of weeks both the home based athletes and those in diaspora. The likes of Udodi Onwuzurike,Ashe Favour, Godson Brume, Favour Ofili and Samuel Ogazi has been pushing the boundaries…

Dynamic AF boss, Olabanji Ayegbusi organises first NIS Relays in Lagos

Dynamic AF boss, Olabanji Ayegbusi has organised his first relay competition among the students of the National Institute for Sports (NIS) tagged NIS Relays It was a huge success and a step toward his sports managerial capability. Students of the…

Ese Oguma races to 2nd fastest time in NJCAA history 

Athletic Heat CEO Ese Oguma, a freshman at Iowa Western College, smashed the school record in the distance medley relay last weekend, alongside his teammates, Mohammed Kowa, Jacinto Gaspar and Steve Hines.  Oguma took the 400m leg of the 1200-400-800-1600m…