Stay Home, Stay Safe Table Tennis Championship Solanke, Ayanwale thrill Iyana Ipaja residents
Reigning African Junior table tennis champion, Azeez Sholanke, alongside national team colleague, Jamiu Ayanwale was in top form over the weekend at the Stay Home Stay Safe Table Tennis Championship
Against All Odds, Oshonaike beats path to seventh heaven
What goes on in a man’s mind when he wants to attempt the seemingly impossible? How do you brave the odds to meet the challenges posed by people rated as quicker, faster and younger than you?
Nigeria’s table tennis team crashes out of Tokyo Olympics
Nigeria’s hope of parading a table tennis team at the Tokyo Olympics Games went up in flames yesterday at the 2020 ITTF World Team qualification tournament in Gondomar.
Odusanya, others qualify for quarterfinals at 51 Asoju Oba Cup
Top seeds, Bose Odusanya and Tolu Durosimmi-Eti yesterday booked qualifications into the quarterfinal stage of the 51st Asoju Oba Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State.
Spartans win Total Nigeria Plc MD’s tourney
Team E. Spartans (East) became the champions of the Total Nigeria Plc Managing Director’s Games, which ended at the Elegbeta Sports Complex, Apongbon, Lagos at the weekend. The championship, put together to promote healthy relationship among Total staffers, according to the organisers, featured four teams, including Trail Blazers (West), who came second in the tournament,…
Dalung identifies states’ poor budget allocations as sports sector’s bane
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel to Abuja with the…
Special Olympics Nigeria In Abu Dhabi for world games
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,…
Team Nigeria set for special Olympics in Abu Dhabi
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…
Port Harcourt zone emerges winner in intra-command championship
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…
Top seeds march on at Asoju Oba Cup
The status quo remains intact at the 50th Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Table Tennis Cup as top seeds lived up to their billing after securing their places in the last eight of the competition. Olajide Omotayo and Bose Odusanya worked their way into the quarterfinal of the men and women singles after recording easy win…