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Oluwatobiloba Amusan is the First Nigerian to Win Gold in the 100m Hurdles at the Commonwealth Games

The 20-year-old track star sprinted to victory in just 12.68 seconds.

Oluwatobiloba Amusan is the latest African athlete to see unprecedented success at the Commonwealth Games currently underway in Australia.

The 20-year-old Nigerian runner has become the first Nigerian to win gold at the 100m hurdles according to The Cable Nigeria. She is the first Nigerian to earn a medal so far at this year's games. Her win brings Nigeria's total medals to eight, putting the country in eighth place overall.

Amusan, who is the reigning American Collegiate 100m hurdle champion, finished the 100m hurdle race in just 12.68 seconds, coming out ahead of Jamaica's Danielle Williams and Yanique Thompson who earned the silver and bronze respectively.

Amusan is the third Nigerian woman to win a medal for the 100m race after Modupe Oshikoya who won bronze in 1974 and Angela Atiede who also won bronze in 2002.


Africa athletes continue to dominate at the games and we're delighted to be able to cheer them on.

You can watch Amusan sprint straight to victory below. Congrats to the young athlete!

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TNS Drops 'Nyathela' Featuring Luqua Ahead of Upcoming Album

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South Africa's Viral 'Jerusalema' Reportedly Adapted Into Short Film

Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode's global hit song 'Jerusalema' has reportedly been adapted into a film which was shot this past Heritage Day.

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Cassper Nyovest’s 20 Best Songs Ranked

The 20 best songs from Cassper Nyovest's growing catalogue.

Cassper Nyovest recently released his fifth studio album, A.M.N. (Any Minute Now). Announced in June 2020, he revealed that the title of the album refers to the impending birth of his son at the time, whom he said would be born "any minute now". His son was eventually born on September 13, two days after the album was released.

The South African rapper, in a conversation with media personality Pearl Thusi over IG Live, shared his opinion on the subject, saying that A.M.N. is his best offering.

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