ISSF Shotgun World Cup: Wei Meng Steals The Show In Larnaka…

Wei Meng Steals The Show In Larnaka, beating Rhode to win women’s Skeet final Wei Meng of the People’s Republic of China, 27, won today’s Skeet Women final at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Larnaka, Cyprus. The 27-year old shooter scored 54 targets in the final to beat USA’s 6-time Olympic medalist Kimberly Rhode,…

Nigeria Impresses ITF as Tombim Abuja Open Serves Off

International Tennis Federation (ITF) Head of Operations for Africa and Middle East, Iain Smith has stated that the world governing body is impressed with Nigeria’s growing commitment to tennis. The South African gold badge referee, who conducted a three-day ITF/CAT Workshop and Refresher Course for White Badge officials in West and Central Africa which held…

Ojo Onaolapo…On Redemption Mission In Dusseldorf

When Ojo Onaolapo made it to the quarterfinal of the boys’ singles at the 2010 World Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, it was clear that he is another Nigerian star in the making. Four years later at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, he became the saviour of Nigeria as he single-handedly won the bronze…

South-West Rugby Union League: Cowrie To Face Arch Rivals Police….

…Cowrie to face arch rivals Police as Racing battle newly promoted Lagos rugby Club Week 2 action in Friends of Rugby- South West League gets on the way on Sunday, April 30th at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos. The first set of four matches will see Division 2 sides; Gosar Rugby Club face Panthers Rugby club…

NFF, friends, associates felicitate with Sanusi at daughter’s wedding

The City of the Caliphate, Sokoto, was agog on Friday as the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, gave out one of his daughters, Mardiyya, in marriage. Mardiyya formally became the wife of Abdulrahman Nata’ala Talba after a simple ceremony at the Muhammad Saad Abubakar III Mosque in the Guiwa Low Cost…

FALEYE: I WANT TO SCORE MORE GOALS FOR 3SC

Teenage sensation, Sunday Faleye has promised fans of 3SC more goals in the second round of the NPFL. According to the Ajegunle born attacker, who has scored five goals and four assists in as many games for the Oluyole Warriors in his debut season in the league, he is determined to help his team claim…

Get Into Rugby Expansion Drives World Rugby Growth In 2016

We are very pleased that Africa has shown the greatest development of the game through the Get into Rugby program. These results are due to the hard work and commitment of all the Regional Development Officers, and the high level of administration within Rugby Africa all who have collaborated extensively with World Rugby in order…

108 Countries Set to Compete at 2017 World Table Tennis Championships

The entry list for the Liebherr 2017 World Table Tennis Championships has been announced with an impressive 613 athletes making the trip to Dusseldorf, Germany for the biggest table tennis event of the year. For the first time in history, players from Afghanistan, Oman, Palestine and Tahiti will be amongst the 108 countries fighting to…

ITTF World Championships: Oshonaike to partner Cameroun’s Hanffou in doubles

African Women Champion, Olufunke Oshonaike, will be partnering Cameroun’s Sarah Hanffou in the doubles event of the 2017 ITTF World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany. According to the rules of ITTF, players from different countries are allowed to pair themselves in the doubles and mixed double events of the global tournament. Having partnered at the…

ITTF Partners Up With Legends Tour

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has become an official partner of the Table Tennis Legends Tour. The Legends Tour is a blast from the past, with legendary table tennis players picking up their rackets again to wind back the clock and resume their rivalry on the world stage. ITTF President Thomas WEIKERT stated: “The…

Tombim, Dayak, GSL Tennis Opens Light Up Abuja

Nigeria’s capital, Abuja will come under global spotlight amongst tennis fans as three ITF Futures Championships namely Tombim Abuja Open, Dayak Tennis Championship, and GSL Open, hold at the National Stadium, Abuja, from May 1st – 21st, 2017. According to the organisers, the coming on board of GSL Open, increases the number of ITF Futures…

IKPEA, ELUTABE LAUDS NFF ON SPONSORSHIP DEAL

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has commended the NFF for securing a major sponsorship deal with energy giants, AITEO, for all the national teams. Speaking with the press, Ikpea described the deal as timely and good for the fortunes of Nigerian football. ” I want to commend Amaju Pinnick…