Nairobi Comes Alive For 2018 ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup

The Kasarani Indoor Arena of Moi International Sports Centre will be agog from Thursday March 1 as the best 32 table tennis stars in Africa converge for the 2018 ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup. 29 years after staging the maiden ITTF World Cup, Kenya is hosting the three-day tournament, which serves as continental qualifiers for…

Draw Concluded for Liebherr 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships

The draw for the Liebherr 2018 Team World Championships has taken place today, 27 February 2018, in Halmstad, Sweden with the help of Swedish table tennis legends Jörgen Persson and Asa Carlsson (formally Svensson). The top 24 Men’s and Women’s Teams on earth were drawn into the four groups of six for the first stage…

UNFLAPPABLE ANAEMENA PROVING HIS WORTH AT ENYIMBA

Up until the ball deflected off the shin of Ifeanyi Anaemena, wrongfooting Fatau Dauda in the 50th minute of Sunday’s meeting with Sunshine Stars, Enyimba had not conceded in nine NPFL home matches. That unique bit of history was truncated by that fateful ricochet in the rain; beyond that, it brought a tense game level…

SIX WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS MEDALS TO BE REALLOCATED IN BIRMINGHAM

Six World Indoor Championships medals will be reallocated during ceremonies at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 on Friday and Saturday 2-3 March. These upgrades follow the disqualification of the results of the original medallists after their sanction for anti-doping rule violations. Among those receiving their reallocated medals is Tianna Bartoletta of the USA,…

Timo Boll Becomes Oldest Ever Table Tennis World Number One

Timo BOLL (GER) will become the oldest ever world number one, on 1 March when the new March 2018 ITTF World Ranking is released. BOLL, who will be 36 years, 11 months and 21 days on 1 March, easily eclipse the previous record of the legendary Jan-Ove WALDNER (SWE), who was 32 years and 28…

Botswana Rugby Leagues Unions Kicked Off Saturday

The Botswana Rugby Leagues kicked off this past Saturday except for the ladies league which will commence next Saturday on the 3rd of March 2018. The first match featured a Ten-a-Side Reserve League game between Canon Jaguars and Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN). BUAN ran rampant and ended the first half leading…

Nigeria’s Historic Winter Olympic Team Arrives Tuesday

Nigeria’s historic quartet of Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, Omeoga Akuoma and Simidele Adeagbo that competed at the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will return to Nigeria, Tuesday, after their trailblazing performance, in South Korea. The quartet, who made history as the first African women to compete in Bobsled and Skeleton events at the Winter Olympics,…

ENYIMBA FC DOWN SUNSHINE TO GO LEVEL AT THE SUMMIT

As the rain came teeming down in Calabar, Enyimba produced an effervescent performance to dispatch Sunshine Stars on Sunday. As part of activities to honour the memory of former captain Chinedu Udoji, there was a minute’s silence observed before kick-off, and even the heavens seemed to weep over a loss, not just for the Enyimba,…