Segun Toriola Wants Autonomy For Nigerian Sports Federations

He is reverred as one of the African sports legends having won more medals than any athlete at continental competitions and the only African to have attended seven Olympic Games, France-based Segun Toriola believes that as long as sports federations continue to run to the Sports Ministry for funds to prosecute their programmes, Nigeria sports…

Quadri, Abiodun Edges Closer To Semis Of ETTU Champions League

Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun are edging closer to becoming the first Africans to play in the semifinal stage of the lucrative European Table Tennis Union (ETTU)-organised Champions League after Portugal’s Sporting Club defeated French champion – Stella Sport La Romagne 3:1 in the first leg of the quarterfinal tie. With Aruna Quadri playing a…

Nigeria’s Quadri inspires Sporting to lift Table Tennis’ Portuguese Cup

Quadri inspires Sporting to lift Portuguese Cup… Battle ready for Champions League Aruna Quadri continued his fine form for Sporting as the Nigerian led his team to retain the Portuguese Cup played at High Performance Center in Caldas da Rainha over the weekend. Quadri started the whitewash against ADC Ponta do Pargo with a 3-0…

Fan Zhendong Takes ITTF World Tour Double Gold ahead of 21st Birthday

World number two FAN Zhendong (CHN) has taken both the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles Gold at the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open in Budapest today, 21 January as the perfect celebration ahead of his 21st birthday tomorrow. The top seed faced surprise finalist WANG Chuqin (CHN), who had managed to fight his…

Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Kicks Off in Hungary

The 2018 ITTF World Tour is officially underway with the first stop of the tour, Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open, kicking off in Budapest, Hungary, from 18 – 21 January 2018. The 2018 Hungarian Open will be the first out of 12 events of the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour where the world’s…

Quadri, Meshref To Defend Titles At ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup

Aruna Quadri of Nigeria and Dina Meshref of Egypt will be defending their titles at this year’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya. To win the tournament in 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan, Quadri defeated Omar Assar of Egypt 4-2 while Meshref also beat Edem Offiong of Nigeria and this year they will…

ITTF World Tour & T2 Sign Collaboration Agreement

During the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals in Astana, Kazakhstan; the ITTF World Tour and T2 signed a collaboration agreement. The agreement will see the ITTF World Tour and T2 Asia & Pacific Table Tennis League working together to grow both properties for the betterment of global table tennis. Mr Frank JI, who…

Egypt To Represent Africa at World Team Table Tennis Cup

As the champion of Africa, Egypt (men and women) will fly the continent flag at the 2018 ITTF World Team Cup holding in London on February 22 to 25. Egypt qualification has been confirmed during the 2017 African Championships held in Morocco having emerged as champions in the men and women team events. Egypt’s men…