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Tag: Tennis
Toriola makes history, to play in 7th Olympic Games

Toriola makes history, to play in 7th Olympic Games

Africa’s most decorated table tennis player, Nigeria’s Segun Toriola, has become the first athlete in the continent to qualify for his seventh appearance at the Olympic Games. The ...

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Quadri wins ITTF Africa Top 16 title

Quadri wins ITTF Africa Top 16 title

Nigerian player Aruna Quadri on Monday defeated Egypt’s Omar Assar 4-1 to emerge the male singles winner at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 in ...

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Police seize 33 bags of marijuana, 34 bags of other hard drugs

Police seize 33 bags of marijuana, 34 bags of other hard drugs

Femi Adi/Kaduna The Kaduna State Police Command has intercepted 33 bags of Indian hemp and 34 baskets of hard drugs from various suspects within Kaduna town in northwest Nigeria. ...

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Assar, Quadri are top seeds at ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup

Assar, Quadri are top seeds at ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup

Africa’s best table tennis players, Egypt’s Omar Assar and Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri, are top seeds at this month’s ITTF Africa Top 16 holding in Khartoum, Sudan. In the seeding ...

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Novak Djokovic brush Murray aside to win #AusOpen

Novak Djokovic brush Murray aside to win #AusOpen

World number one Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray in straight sets to win his sixth Australian Open title and condemn the Briton to a fifth final defeat. The Serb, 28, won 6-1 7-5 ...

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I’m still the senator representing Anambra South – Andy Uba

I’m still the senator representing Anambra South – Andy Uba

Senator Andy Uba (PDP-Anambra South) says the January 29 judgment of the Supreme Court in respect of the political situation in Anambra did not void his election into the Senate ...

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Angelique Kerber stuns Serena to win #AusOpen

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena to win #AusOpen

Germany’s Angelique Kerber stunned world number one Serena Williams in three sets to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. Kerber, seeded seventh, won a ...

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Hiddink can’t wait to see Pato in action

Hiddink can’t wait to see Pato in action

Guus Hiddink has revealed his desire to see latest arrival at Stamford Bridge, Alexandre Pato in action for Chelsea. Hiddink told Chelsea’s website on Saturday what he wants ...

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Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams in final

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams in final

Germany’s Angelique Kerber delivered a shocking knockout punch to defending champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams, the 28-year-old lefthander winning her first major ...

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4 dead in another Lagos boat mishap

4 dead in another Lagos boat mishap

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says four passengers lost their lives in another boat mishap in Lagos on Saturday morning. According to NEMA, the accident occurred ...

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