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LAGOS PARA-ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION SET TO HOST MAIDEN SOUTHWEST ZONE GAMES

The Lagos State Para-Athletics Association is set to host the Regional Para- Athletics Competition for the Southwest Zone as part of the efforts to stimulate the growth of Sports in Lagos. A release issued by the Chairman, Lagos State Para-Athletics Association, Mr. Rafiu Olawale Etti, said the forthcoming games is part of the strategic mandate of the Lagos State Sports Commission for the development of grassroots sports.  …

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Y2021 LAGOS WOMEN RUN: LSSC ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY

The Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) has issued a travel advisory to motorists and road users on the forthcoming Y2021 Mini-Marathon for Women tagged “Lagos Women Run”, scheduled to hold on Saturday, 13th November, 2021, from 6.30 a.m. A statement signed by the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, said the mini-marathon, planned to be both virtual and physical race, will attract …

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LAGOS SET TO HOLD 6TH EDITION OF LAGOS WOMEN RUN

Lagos has concluded all arrangements for the hosting of the 6th edition of the only women marathon in Sub Saharan Africa, tagged: “Lagos Women Run”, which is scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 13th, 2021. The Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr. Olusola Aiyepeku, disclosed this at a Press Conference held on Thursday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, …

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NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES: LSSC CHARGES ATHLETES TO EXCEL

The Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr. Oluwatoyin Gafaar, has charged the athletes and officials of Team Lagos participating in the 6th National Youth Games (NYG) from October 10 to 20, 2021, in Ilorin, to excel and do the State proud by coming tops at the games. Gafaar, who gave the charge on Sunday before Team Lagos left for the competition, said …

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LAGOS SPORTS SUMMER CAMP WAS DESIGNED TO POSITIVELY ENGAGE SCHOOL CHILDREN – LSSC

The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, has stated that the ongoing Sports Summer Camp was specifically designed to positively engage and groom Lagos School Children during the long holidays. Aiyepeku, who disclosed this during a recent interview at his office in Yaba, said the Summer Camp is one of the platforms created by the Lagos State …

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LAGOS SPORTS SUMMER CAMP PHASE I KICKS OFF IN BADAGRY

The Lagos State Sports Commission has kicked off the Phase I, Season II of its annual Lagos Sports Summer Camp for Public and Private School Children between the ages of 9 and14 at the Badagry Grammar School, Badagry. A press release issued by the Public Affairs Officer, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mrs. Titi Oshodi, said the first of the three phase camping programmes, which comprised 60% Sports and 40% …

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LSSC COMMENDS GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU ON LAGOS SPORTS SUMMER CAMP

The Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafaar, has commended the sports-loving Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his commitment to the staging of the Lagos Sports Summer Camp. Gafaar gave the commendation at the Badagry Grammar School, venue of the first phase, Lagos Sports Summer Camp, Season II, organised for students aged 9 to 14 from public and private schools in Lagos. According to …

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LAGOS DISSOLVES BOARDS OF STATE SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS 

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved with immediate effect, the dissolution of the 40 State Sports Associations under the supervision of the Lagos State Sports Commission. The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, said the dissolution of the Boards became necessary to enable the State Government rejig and reposition the activities of all State Sports …

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LAGOS SET TO HOLD TWO-DAY NON-CONTACT INVITATIONAL OPEN TOURNAMENT

The Lagos State Sports Commission is set to hold a two-day, non-contact Invitational Open Tournament tagged “Sports is Back” at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on September 9 and 10, 2020.  The Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Sola Aiyepeku, said that the invitational tournament is being organised as a demonstration of the rebirth of sports in Lagos after the lockdown …

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SPORTS DESERVE PRIORITY ATTENTION IN IKORODU – LSSC

The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr. Kweku Tandoh has stated that sports deserve priority attention in Ikorodu beyond being seen as a recreational activity because it can unleash the hidden potentials of the teeming population of youths in the Division. Speaking at the Ikorodu Division Sports stakeholders’ summit which was organised by Change Alliance Leadership Group, Tandoh …

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