The scramble for a spot in next year’s third Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires for African teams will take place in Tunis on April 16 and 17, which is immediately after the African Junior and Cadet Championships.
Nishikori battles into Buenos Aires final
Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori reached his second final of 2017 with a gruelling 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq at the Buenos Aires clay court tournament.
Nigeria, Egypt, others to represent Africa in ITTF’s championship
Africa’s top ranked table tennis nations, Nigeria and Egypt, are among 14 others that will hoist the continent’s flags at this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships...
Imeh, Adegoke are Rainoil/Ikoyi Club Masters Tennis champions
As predicted by followers of the third Rainoil/Ikoyi Club 1938 Masters Tennis Championship, Joseph Imeh and Sarah Adegoke at the weekend won the Men and Women’s singles...
Teenage prodigy steals show at Calabar Table Tennis Open Championship
Eight-year-old Bright Joel Udoh of Prison Primary School, Calabar was the cynosure of all eyes at the grand finale of the NTTF-sanctioned maiden Calabar Open Schools...
Over 103 schools listed for Calabar Table Tennis Open Championship
Over 103 primary and secondary schools in Cross River State are participating in the 2017 Calabar Open Table Tennis Championship holding at the famous Hope Waddel Training Institute sports hall in Calabar.
Sharapova handed Madrid Open wildcard
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been handed a wildcard for the Madrid Open in May just weeks after completing a 15-month ban for doping, organisers confirmed on Wednesday.
Sharapova tries boxing as she nears return to tennis
Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.
2017 Australian Open, a parade of old guard
The final matches for the men’s and women’s titles had two common denominators: age and friendship. At the outset, there was the great possibility of a change of guards in the game. After a fortnight in Melbourne....