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1 Oct
Defending champions, Team Delta, has commenced their final preparation for the 2021 National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
25 Jul
Team Nigeria’s Godwin Olofua and Anuoluwapo Opeyori were yesterday defeated by hosts Japan, in their first game of the men’s doubles badminton event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
29 Mar
It was a top display of action by members of the Badminton Section of the Ibadan Tennis Club (ITC) at the grand finale of HRH Olatunde Oginni Badminton Doubles Tournament.
26 Nov 2020
Abia State First Lady, Dr. (Mrs.) Nkechi Ikpeazu has donated a Toyota Sienna van to para-badminton players and also promised to continue supporting the game. Dr. Ikpeazu made the donation on Tuesday when the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), led by its president, Francis Orbih visited the Government House, Umuahia. The First Lady promised to make…
5 Oct 2020
President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), Mr. Francis Orbih, has revealed plans by the federation to introduce a mobile App that will enable fans to watch matches...
29 May 2019
The Ogun State Government has awarded N10 million to the best African badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and the female national Karate champion, Miss Bolanle Dauda for their outstanding performances in past competitions. Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who gave the approval for the money during the State Executive Council Meeting last wek, said N5 million was to…
9 Mar 2019
Team Special Olympics (SO) Nigeria will be taking part in eight events at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, which began yesterday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate. It will end on March 21st. The SO Nigeria, which is made up of 84-man delegate, consists of 60 athletes, who will participate in Athletics, Badminton, Basketball,…
16 Feb 2019
Nigeria Team is in full training mode as they get ready to represent the country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games, with an 86-man delegate consisting of 60 Special Olympics Nigeria Athletes and 26 Officials. The Games will hold from the 14th – 21st of March 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Special Olympics…
23 Dec 2018
Anuoluwapo Opeyori and Dorcas Adesokan each won the top prize money of N300,000 after emerging champions in the men and women’s singles categories respectively of the Rivers Governor’s Badminton Championship, held yesterday at the Alfred Diette Spiff Civic Centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. In the men’s class, Opeyori humbled Godwin Olofua 2-0 (22-20, 21-17),…
20 Dec 2018
Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), has said that the first Rivers Governor’s Badminton Championship, which is currently going on in Port Harcourt will be used as a test run for the African Senior Championship in April.  The BFN president, Francis Orbih, stated that the national championship would give the state the opportunity to test-run the facilities and upgrade…
14 Dec 2018
Uyo zone came second with 15 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze, while the Fleet zone came third with 10 gold, 8 silver and 15 bronze medals. The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. David Adeniran, said that the command would continue to reward personnel, who excelled during the championship, noting that, the…
6 Dec 2018
The country’s contingent to this year’s International Badminton Championship in Zambia emerged over all winners after capturing two gold...

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