ITTF Nigeria Open: Nigeria Is Fast Becoming Africa’s Table Tennis Hub, Says Ghana’s Derek Abrefa

The staging of the annual ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’ coupled with the rating of its players among the best in the world, Nigeria is fast becoming the hub of table tennis in Africa, says Ghana’s Derek Abrefa. Abrefa, who was voted the 2016 Ghana’s Table Tennis Star of the Year, believes hosting of […]

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KWESE PBL: HOOPERS DUO LEADS THE KINGSMEN PAST WARRIORS

Rivers Hoopers rebounded from Thursday’s loss to Kwara Falcons defeating Oluyole Warriors 71-60 points on Saturday at the Indoor Sports Hall, Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan. Hoopers were led by two backcourt players Ikechukwu Benjamin and Emmanuel Balogun, who scored 14 points and 12 points respectively in a game dominated by the Atlantic Conference Leaders. The KingsMen […]

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TRIPLE GOLD FOR RUSSIA AT 17th FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The sixth finals’ session of the swimming competition at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest (HUN) was an historic day for Russia, with three gold medals out of the five at offer. In the 200m breaststroke, both men and women, Russian swimmers ruled the pool, with Anton Chupkov triumphing with a new Championships Record […]

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Twelve Racers Ready For The Youth Match Racing World Championship

Twelve of the best youth match racers will race out of the Balboa Yacht Club from 31 July to 5 August at the 2017 Youth Match Racing World Championship. The Championship brings together the best youth match racers from around the world, acknowledging their skills and offering a pathway to senior match racing competition. In […]

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Go Round FC President To Splash The Cash

President and founder of Nigeria National League side, Go Round FC, Felix Obuah has promised to splash the cash once again if his side qualifies to play in the top tier of the Nigerian league. Go Round FC currently stand in 3rd place on the Nigeria National League, NNL log and Obuah has made a […]

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Cameroon Organise Beach Volleyball Tour

Cameroon has put their name on the beach volleyball map with an international beach volleyball event held from June 29 to July 2 in Douala. Jointly organised by the Cameroon Volleyball Federation in partnership with the American Based Sports event company EZ SPORTS. The tour was a 4 days event split between two days of […]

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Eagles, Black Stars Renew Rivalry in WAFU Nations Cup

All is now set for the WAFU Cup of Nations tournament for senior national teams in the sub –region after the Draw Ceremony for the tournament scheduled for September took place at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra on Thursday. The competition has been scheduled for September 9 -24, and teams are expected to feature wholly […]

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DALUNG INAUGURATES NIGERIA’S GYMNASTICS BOARD

The board of the Gymnastics federation of Nigeria has been inaugurated. On the occasion which took place today at the conference room of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung who presided over the inauguration charged the board members to eschew violence and work together towards taking the sport to greater heights. “The […]

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DALUNG INAUGURATES NIGERIA’S GYMNASTICS BOARD

The board of the Gymnastics federation of Nigeria has been inaugurated. On the occasion which took place today at the conference room of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung who presided over the inauguration charged the board members to eschew violence and work together towards taking the sport to greater heights. “The […]

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FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: BELMONTE AND MEDEIROS SHINE…

BELMONTE AND MEDEIROS SHINE IN A 3-GOLD SESSION FOR USA The fifth final session of the swimming competition at the FINA World Championships in Budapest (HUN) was highlighted by the three titles of USA, but also with the impressive and significant victories of Mireia Belmonte (ESP) and Etiene Medeiros (BRA). The Spanish great managed to […]

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Retaining Title Won’t Be Easy In Lagos – Olah

With the quality of players coupled with the presence of Africa’s highest ranked star – Aruna Quadri, men’s singles defending champion, Finland’s Benedek Olah has admitted that retaining the title would be difficult at this year’s ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open “Lagos 2017”. The Finnish who won his first international title at the 2016 edition of […]

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RECORDS SET IN ENTRIES FOR 2017 WORLD ROWING JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

A huge entry of 742 rowers in 258 boats from 59 countries has been received for the 2017 World Rowing Junior Championships which will take place on Galve Lake in Trakai, just near Lithuania’s capital of Vilnius, from 2 to 6 August 2017. Last year Italy topped the medals table and they are sending a […]

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