ITTF Lists Nigeria Open, Confirms Date For Tournament

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has listed Nigeria Open in its Challenge Series calendar as well as confirms the date for the championships holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium. Nigeria Open remains the highest prize money tournament among the ITTF Challenge Series with a purse of $46000 and the world…

What Eagles Must do to Beat Bafana Bafana

Make no mistake, the South Africans can play. Their build up is majorly from the back and they execute their attacks via the wings. They pass the ball around swiftly while putting together delightful passes. Despite their beautiful play, they lack players that can really hurt opponent’s defence from a long distance, no wonder they…

Snooker’s Top Stars Target Riga

World Champion Mark Selby and defending champion Neil Robertson are among the snooker kings set to play in the 2017 Kaspersky Riga Masters. Robertson won the world ranking event last year by beating Michael Holt in the final at the Riga Arena in Latvia. And this time he’ll be defending his title against the likes…

SOUTH AFRICA RETAINS NO.1 ODI RANKING FOLLOWING ANNUAL UPDATE

· Eighth-ranked Pakistan extends advantage over ninth-ranked West Indies as 30 September 2017 cut-off date for direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 gets closer South Africa and Australia have retained the top two positions on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings following the 1 May annual update, but eighth-ranked Pakistan has…

PREZELJ TO REPLACE FREDERICKS ON IAAF TASKFORCE

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has appointed IAAF Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Rozle Prezelj to replace IAAF Council Member Frank Fredericks who, with the agreement of the president, has stepped aside as a member of the five strong IAAF Taskforce which is coordinating the re-admittance process concerning the suspended Russian athletics federation RusAF. “I have decided to…

World Sailing Headquarters To Relocate To London

World Sailing’s headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017. The selection of London as the new home for the International Federation comes after an extensive evaluation process of possible locations undertaken since the election of a new President and Board of Directors in November 2016. The criteria for the…

Billionaire Bet Ready To Turn Thousands of Nigerians Into Millionaires

Newly introduced online betting platform Billionaire Bet has promised to turn thousands of Nigerians into millionaires with its one-of-a-kind features following its announcement on Friday, 23rd of December 2016. The announcement was made during the press conference, which was held to unveil the platform and acquaint the general public with its offerings. Billionaire Bet is…

MFM FC Ready For Gold Cup Pre Season Tournament

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club head coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu has said his side is ready to battle other teams at the 4th edition of Gold Cup Pre-season Tournament which will kick off on Friday, November 25, in Ijebu Ode. The Olukoya Boys completed their preparations for the pre-season event on Thursday after…

Just Before Nigeria Battles Algeria In Uyo by Aderonke Bello

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has done well for himself since he took over the saddle – it has been a case of, so far, so good. The selection and performance of the Super Eagles players are yet to be faulted. We seem to have a coordinated team with passion and pride to represent our…

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…