Tuesday, 5th December 2023
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18 hours ago
Amadi Umeh showed why he is currently the country’s best home-based player, at the weekend, when he defeated hard-fighting Rilwan Akanbi to win the Third Quadri Aruna Open Table Tennis Championship.
1 day ago
Jide Diya and Yewande Banjoko have won the men and women’s categories of the Bluechip Technologies Table Tennis Premier Tournament, which ended at the Ikoyi Club at the weekend.
3 days ago
Following the conclusion of the preliminary round of the Third Quadri Aruna National Table Tennis Open, the event is now set for the knockout stage of the competition holding at Eko Club in Lagos.
29 Nov
Teams from across the country will begin their quest for laurels at the third Quadri Aruna National Table Tennis Open Championship, which serves off today at Eko Club, Lagos.
27 Nov
The top 64 players (boys and girls) in the U-15 and U-19 categories will compete at the First Daniel Ford International Elite Youth Invitational National Table Tennis Championships, which will hold from December 21 to 22 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall ...
23 Nov
Organisers of the yearly Aruna Open Table Tennis Tournament have disclosed that the third edition of the competition will begin on November 29 and end on December 3 at Eko Club, Lagos. The tournament, which started as a cadet championship, has grown to become a national open for senior, junior and cadet players within and…
14 Nov
Nigeria table tennis star, Quadri Aruna, has been listed as the 15th player to qualify for the season-ending World Table Tennis (WTT) Finals Championship, which features the top 16 players in the world. The event will hold from January 3 to 5, 2024 in Doha, Qatar. The Nigerian will be making his third appearance at the WTT Finals.…
4 Nov
Novak Djokovic edged out Holger Rune on Friday to avenge his defeat in last year's Paris Masters final and reach the last four, while Stefanos Tsitsipas set up a meeting with Grigor Dimitrov.
20 Oct
American tennis great Billie Jean King called this week for a combined women and men's World Cup of tennis and for players to wear shirt numbers, to keep growing the sport.
17 Oct
Four teams, including MFM, Air Warriors, Bayelsa Whales and Nigeria Customs basketball clubs will, today, begin their campaign for the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League title at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos.
17 Oct
Team Nigeria won all the laurels at stake at the Valuejet ITTF Lagos Para Open, which ended at the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, at the weekend.
15 Oct
US top seed Jessica Pegula won the WTA Korean Open in Seoul on Sunday with a straight-sets win over China's Yuan Yue.
10 Sep
American teenager Coco Gauff came from behind to win the US Open on Saturday, clinching her first Grand Slam title with a battling win over Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus. Gauff, 19, produced a gutsy performance on the Arthur Ashe Stadium court to win 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in 2hr 6min to complete a fairytale transformation in…


2 hours ago
Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 CAF Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco.
5 hours ago
Former teammate of Victor Osimhen at Napoli, Lorenzo Insigne, has warned the Nigerian striker to think carefully before leaving the Serie A champions.
5 hours ago
Julius Aghahowa, a former Super Eagles striker, says the team possesses the necessary talent and capacity to succeed at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Aghahowa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday while reacting to the below-par performances of the Super Eagles and preparations for…
6 hours ago
Under-fire Erik ten Hag is confident he retains the backing of Manchester United's players after the club were angered by reports he had lost some of the dressing room. The Dutchman's challenging second campaign in charge continued on Saturday when his team fell to a meek 1-0 defeat at Newcastle. A 10th defeat of the…
7 hours ago
Bayern Munich's Bundesliga game against Union Berlin that was postponed last weekend due to heavy snowfall in the Bavarian capital has been rescheduled for January 24, the league announced on Tuesday. The match had been due to take place on Saturday but a press statement from Bayern said "security risks and the traffic situation made…
12 hours ago
Super Eagles and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, has officially been crowned Italian Footballers’ Association (AIC) Footballer of the Year. The award was presented to Osimhen at a ceremony on Monday, 4 December 2023. Osimhen now joins the likes of Rafael Leao, Gianluigi Buffon, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Prilo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as recipients of the award.…
17 hours ago
Sports Minister, Senator John Owan Enoh, has revealed that the Federal Government has no intention of sacking Super Eagles’ Coach, Jose Peseiro, before the forthcoming Cote d’Ivoire 2024 Africa Cup of Nations.
18 hours ago
World football governing body, FIFA, and its European counterpart, UEFA, have teamed up in the fight against racism championed by United Kingdom-London Press TV/Africa Global Channel.
18 hours ago
Former international, Dimeji Lawal, has said that the Super Eagles need only tough and committed players to win the forthcoming Cote d’Ivoire 2024 Africa Cup of Nations.
18 hours ago
Attention of boxing fans across the globe will be on Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on December 9, during the landmark IBA Congress and Global Boxing Forum.