It was 50 years ago but Zhang Xielin still remembers vividly how a shaggy-haired American table tennis player stepped onto the Chinese team's bus, a chance encounter which would shape history.
2 Dec 2020
Bose Odusanya set a new tournament record at the 52nd Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Table Tennis Cup when she claimed her sixth women’s singles title at the oldest sporting event in Nigeria. From 2015, Odusanya has been unbeaten in the final and again this year she reclaimed her title by beating Kehinde Oyeniyi 4-0 (11-1,…
30 Oct 2020
All is set for the fifth edition of Ilupeju Township Games (ITG), which will see talents from the five divisions of Lagos State battle for honours next month. According to the organisers, this edition will hold on a bigger scale with more sports to be competed for by athletes from all towns across Lagos State.…
12 May 2020
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
8 Mar 2020
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?
12 Feb 2020
Former National Table Tennis Coach, Babatunde Obisanya has expressed happiness over Aruna Quadri’s recent deal with a German club, saying the deal would improve his game
24 Jan 2020
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.
27 Nov 2019
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.
23 Oct 2019
African champions, Nigeria and Egypt will represent the continent at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup holding at the Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.
1 Jul 2019
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,…
15 Mar 2019
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…
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,…