Social Media Handles Unveiled For AJC, YOG Qualifiers

To make the 2017 African Junior and Cadet Championships (AJC) and the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualifiers more engaging and entertaining, African Table Tennis Federation (ITTF Africa) has unveiled the social media handles for the continental tournament which holds in Tunis on April 9 to 15. According to ITTF Africa, the platforms will give the…

Ahly Beat Etoile To Claim 12th African Club Volleyball Title

2017 Men’s African Club Volleyball Championship- Final Ahly Egypt have claimed the African Club Championship trophy following their victory over Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel 3-1 (20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-18) in the competition’s final held at Taraji Hall in Tunis, Tunisia on Monday. Ahly won their 12th African title after 1980, 1983, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003,…

ABS FC Reads Riot Act To Players, Officials

The management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has read riot act to the technical crew and players of the team to sit up and improve on their performances. The club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, at a meeting with the players and officials on Wednesday reminded them that the recent poor run of…

Nigeria’s Solanke In Positive Mood For ITTF African Junior Championships

When Azeez Solanke made his debut at the ITTF African Junior Championships in 2016, he was not considered the arrowhead of the Nigerian team. But his impressive performance finally singled him out when he waded off competition from the Egyptians to make it to the semifinal round of the boys’ singles. Again, the 15-year-old has…

Grid places decided at FEI World Cup™ Finals in Omaha

American showjumper Karl Cook (26), whose girlfriend Kaley Cuoco from “The Big Bang Theory” is also a keen equestrian, drew plenty of belly-laughs himself during the draw for the starting order at the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2017 in Omaha, Nebraska (USA) tonight. At the event staged in the theatre of the city’s Henry Doorly…

IKPEA COMMENDS DALUNG OVER STAND ON FEDERATIONS ELECTIONS

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has commended the Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung over his stance concerning the forthcoming sports federations elections. In a recent interview with the press, Dalung stated that it would no longer be business as usual, during the elections. According to the minister, the…

ITF/CAT Junior Tennis: Nigeria Boys Team Bow Out In Doubles

Nigeria endured a torrid time on Thursday at the 2017 ITF/CAT African Junior Championships holding in Johannesburg, South Africa as the boys’ teams succumbed to defeat in their doubles matches at the event featuring over 100 players from about 30 countries. In the boys’ 16 and under, Michael Osewa and Michael Ayoola lost 7-5, 6-2…

Ma Long & Timo Boll To Renew Partnership at 2017 World Championships

Current men’s World one MA Long and six-time European champion Timo BOLL will join forces for the second consecutive World Championships after their pairing for the Men’s Doubles event at the Liebherr 2017 World Table Tennis Championships China’s MA, the reigning Olympic champion, and BOLL of Germany will renew their partnership at this year’s World…

ITF Announces Major Restructuring Of Entry Level Of Professional Tennis

The ITF Board of Directors has approved a major restructuring of professional tennis at its entry level. The reform programme of changes will include a radical reduction in the number of truly professional players and the creation of a new global ITF Transition Tour in 2019 that will provide opportunities for the next generation of…

Rivers United Suspend Technical Manager Stanley Eguma

Technical manager of Rivers United FC of Port Harcourt, Stanley Eguma has been hit with a one match suspension. According to a very brief press release by the Port-Harcourt based NPFL side, Eguma was suspended for reporting eighteen (18) minutes after kickoff to the venue of Wednesday’s NPFL game between Rivers United and Plateau United….

FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017: MORE ACTION TO COME IN KAZAN

The host city of the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan (RUS) welcomes this weekend the third meet of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017 as part of its legacy from FINA’s signature event, which was held almost two years ago now. Kazan is staging the competition from March 31 to April 2 for…