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Rafael Nadal calls on Spain’s athletes to raise €11 million to fight coronavirus

Rafael Nadal has issued a rallying cry and called on Spanish athletes to help raise 11 million euros ($12.07 million) to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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ITF shuts down all tennis events until April due to coronavirus

Nigerian tennis players have been hit hard by the ravaging coronavirus scare as the International Tennis Federation has announced the suspension of all tennis tournaments for a six week period.
The ATP and WTA tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California, has been cancelled over concerns about the outbreak of the new coronavirus, making it the first major sporting event in the US to be scrubbed due to health concerns.

Indian Wells tennis cancelled over coronavirus fears

The ATP and WTA tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California, has been cancelled over concerns about the outbreak of the new coronavirus, making it the first major sporting event in the US to be scrubbed due to health concerns.
Simona Halep said the fierce heat and sun killed me during her Australian Open semi-final defeat after she let slip opportunities to put away unseeded Garbine Muguruza on Thursday.

Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber pull out of Indian Wells

Former world number ones Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber have pulled out of next week’s BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after failing to recover from injuries.
Nigerian table tennis star Aruna Quadri has described his defeat to Ahmed Saleh of Egypt in the final of 2020 ITTF Africa Cup as a painful one.

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri ruled out for three months with hamstring injury

The African one table tennis player injured his hamstring last week during the Olympics qualifiers in Tunisia and hes expected to return towards the end of March or early April.
Nigeria women number one Table tennis player Edem Offiong has expressed her delight and relishing the moment after landing a Gold medal at the women table tennis doubles alongside compatriot Cecilia Akpan.

Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria will record Table Tennis podium finish – coach

National Table Tennis coach Nosir Bello has stated that Nigeria will record a podium finish at the summer Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan after leading the table tennis players to seal qualification at the recently concluded Olympic qualifying tournament in Tunisia.
Top seed Rafael Nadal routed fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta for the loss of just seven games at the Australian Open Saturday despite staying up late to watch Roger Federer's five-set epic the night before.

Rafael Nadal breezes into semi-finals at Acapulco tennis

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal remained on course for his third ATP Mexico Open title by breezing past South Korea’s Kwon Soon-woo 6-2, 6-1 in their quarter-final clash on Thursday.
Nigerian table tennis star Aruna Quadri has described his defeat to Ahmed Saleh of Egypt in the final of 2020 ITTF Africa Cup as a painful one.

Aruna Quadri reacts to his ITTF African Cup final defeat

Nigerian table tennis star Aruna Quadri has described his defeat to Ahmed Saleh of Egypt in the final of 2020 ITTF Africa Cup as a painful one.
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Novak Djokovic: Maria Sharapova ‘legend with mind of champion’

Novak Djokovic hailed Maria Sharapova as a “legend” with “the mind of a champion” after the Russian superstar announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday.
World number two Rafael Nadal stepped up his bid for a third ATP Mexico Open title with an impressive display of serving and shotmaking to beat Serbian youngster Miomir Kecmanovic on Wednesday

Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Acapulco tennis

World number two Rafael Nadal stepped up his bid for a third ATP Mexico Open title with an impressive display of serving and shotmaking to beat Serbian youngster Miomir Kecmanovic on Wednesday.

Nigeria table tennis chief assures on Olympics qualification

President of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation, Engr. Tikon Ishaku, has assured that Nigeria will have nothing to worry about as far as qualifying her Table Tennis players for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Nigerian women’s table tennis star Edem Offiong lost to African number one Dina Meshref in the final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup on Wednesday.

Dina Meshref defeats Offiong Edem to clinch 2020 ITTF Africa Cup

Nigerian women’s table tennis star Edem Offiong lost to African number one Dina Meshref in the final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup on Wednesday.
Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh stunned African number one Aruna Quadri to the men’s singles final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup in Tunisia on Wednesday.

Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh stuns Aruna Quadri to lift 2020 ITTF Africa Cup

Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh stunned African number one Aruna Quadri to the men’s singles final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup in Tunisia on Wednesday.

Maria Sharapova announces retirement

Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 32 after winning five Grand Slam titles during her career.
Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has failed to advance in to the round of 16 of the ongoing German open after suffering defeat in the round of 32.

Waheed Oshodi hails Aruna Quadri, Offiong Edem after qualifying for ITTF Africa Top 16...

Africa Table Tennis Federation Vice President and member of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation Barrister Waheed Enitan Oshodi has hailed the Nigerian duo of Aruna Quadri and Offiong Edem after both players secured qualification for the final of the ongoing ITTF Africa top 16 cup in Tunisia for both men and women categories respectively.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Table tennis world team championships postponed over coronavirus

Table tennis’s world team championships, due to take place next month in the South Korean city of Busan, were postponed on Tuesday following a leap in novel coronavirus cases.
Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.

Funke Oshonaike reveals her next move after quitting table tennis

Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.

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Mexico boss Tata Martino is willing to negotiate a pay cut to help during the coronavirus pandemic and believes every coach and player should be ready to do so.

Mexico manager Tata Martino willing to take pay cut during coronavirus crisis

Mexico boss Tata Martino is willing to negotiate a pay cut to help during the coronavirus pandemic and believes every coach and player should be ready to do so.
The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.

Deadline looms for cruise ships still in Australian waters amid coronavirus outbreak

The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: Five coronavirus cases hale and hearty

The Akwa Ibom state government has stated that all five reported positive test cases of COVID-19 in the state are hale and hearty while awaiting the conduct of a reconfirmation test.

Work Health Day: NMA seeks healthy, dignifying working environment for workers

As the World Health Organisation, WHO, celebrates the nursing profession by making the theme of the 2020 World Health Day to be “Support Nurses and Midwives,” the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has asked for a healthy and dignifying working environment for health workers in the country.
Sadio Mane has challenged Liverpool to prove their title-winning credentials after suffering back-to-back defeats for the first time this season.

Sadio Mane states how he will react if Liverpool are not awarded the title

Plenty of people on social media have suggested that the season should be cancelled, but it is highly unlikely that it will come to that, as UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has stated that Liverpool will more than likely be awarded the title at some point.