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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...
13 Nov 2018
Defenidng champions in the men and women’s categories of the Mutual Benefits Badminton championship, Anu Apeyori and Dorcas Adesokan have vowed to retain the titles they won last year in the championship, which begins today at the Mutual Benefits/Police Badminton Hall, Police College, Ikeja, Lagos. Adeyori seeded number one at this year’s tournament, said the…
16 Oct 2018
The Mutual Benefits National Badminton Championship will hold at the Mutual Benefits/Police Badminton Hall, Police College, Ikeja, Lagos between November 6 and 10, the organisers have announced. The competition will feature contests in the men and women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles with the winners getting a share of the N2.67 million prize money. The…
3 Oct 2018
The 17 athletes chosen to represent Team Nigeria in seven sports at the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games in Argentina departed for Buenos Aires yesterday hopeful of winning medals to enhance their chances of graduating into the main Olympics in 2020. Team Nigeria will feature in athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, golf, table tennis and wrestling at…
17 Jul 2018
No fewer than 22 countries will participate in this year’s International Badminton Classic, which will begin tomorrow at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, till July 21.
26 Jan 2018
The Nigeria Badminton Federation has says 16 players are presently in a training camp in Katsina ahead of the Africa International championship slated for Algeria from February 7 to 19. According to the President of the Badminton Federation, Francis Orbih, the players are going through intensive training in the northern state to ensure Nigeria parades…


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