NFF Crisis: Giwa And Group Lose Again

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out two motions by Chris Giwa and his group seeking to stay the execution of the ruling of the Court of Appeal baring one Mr. Oba Maduabuchi from appearing before it on behalf of Giwa and his group, and the judgement of the same court vacating the orders of…

LOC Unveil Plans For Nigeria 2016 AFCON Beach Soccer

The Local Organising Committee of the Nigeria 2016 CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations on Saturday gave a progress report on its preparations to host a tournament that will set a mark for other major beach soccer competitions globally. At a press conference in Lagos attended by members of the LOC, the Nigeria Football Federation…

Aruna Quadri Has Raised The Bar For African Players – ITTF Africa

For being the first African table tennis player to make it to the quarterfinal stage of the men’s singles at the Olympic Games, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has indeed raised the bar for upcoming players to aim at in their chosen career. At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the 28-year-old Nigerian created history by becoming the…

ITTF African Senior Championships: Oshonaike Reclaims African Title

Olufunke Oshonaike reclaimed her long lost African title at the ITTF African Senior Championships after beating Egypt’s Dina Meshref 4-2 in the final of the women’s singles. The Egyptian has been unbeaten in the last two years, but Oshonaike with her experienced confused the young North African to emerge as the new continent number one…

Korea’s Cho Proves Himself As Future Star At ITTF World Cadet Challenge

After claiming the Cadet Boys’ team Gold with the Asian team few days earlier, Korea Republic’s CHO Daeseong proceeded to bag the Boys’ Singles and Mixed Doubles Gold today, 29 October, to end his fruitful trip at the World Cadet Challenge in Shanghai, China. The World Cadet Challenge is the international tournament for world’s best…

NIGERIA SPORTS TO BE REVOLUTIONIZED -Dalung

The Ministry of Youth and Sports says it will no longer invest in elite sports development. Barrister Solomon Dalung made the statement when Otunba Femmy Carrena CEO/President of Arabella 21st Century, a sports Promo/marketing company made a proposal to invest about $1.5b in the Nigerian league. According to Carrena, some investors in the United Kingdom…

Nigeria Retains Men’s Doubles Title At ITTF Africa Senior Championships

Having watched Egypt claimed three titles ahead of them in the ITTF Africa Senior Championships, Nigeria showed their quality in the men’s doubles as the pair of Aruna Quadri and Segun Toriola retained the men’s doubles title. Pairing for the first time in a major championship, the partnership of Aruna Quadri and Segun Toriola conquered…

Why African Players Must Emulate Toriola – ITTF Africa

There is no doubt that the qualities possessed by Nigeria’s Segun Toriola is rare and this is why players form the continent must take a cue from this Nigerian who has remained an ambassador of table tennis in Africa. These were the words of President, ITTF Africa, Khaled El-Salhy during the presentation of award to…

Hero CPL welcome new owners of Zouks

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that the Zouks franchise have been purchased by Mr. Jay Pandya of Royal Sports Club, based in Philadelphia. Jignesh ‘Jay’ Pandya is the founder of the Rohan Group of companies, a real estate venture with over 100 combined commercial and retail properties that employs in…

Lausanne 2020 Gearing Up For The 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission concluded its first visit on Thursday to Lausanne, Switzerland – host city of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2020. The visit ended on a high note, with preparations deemed well under way after just over a year since the city was elected at the IOC Session…

Para World Sailing Forum To Set Out Future of Paralympic Sailing

The future of Paralympic sailing will be mapped out at World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference at the Para World Sailing Forum on Tuesday 8 November in Barcelona, Spain. Set to be streamed live on World Sailing’s YouTube Channel, the Forum will see the Para World Sailing Strategic Plan for 2017-2020 formally presented by Para World…