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Aruna Quadri has won the men’s singles final of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open.

ITTF Ranking: Aruna Quadri ends 2018 as world number 26

Nigeria Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri will end 2018 in the top after dropping three places to 26th in the latest International Table Tennis Federation‘s ranking released on Monday.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

Odunayo Adekuoroye: I have double personality

The winner of the 2018 Wrestler of the Year at Nigerian Sports Awards, Odunayo Adekuoroye, on Tuesday said she was a different personality in sport and in person.
Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.

Quadri, Musa and Akhator win big at the Nigeria Sports Award

Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
Manu Bhaker

Teenage athlete bans parents from foreign trips

Teenage shooter, Manu Bhaker, said she’s told her parents not to accompany her to tournaments abroad as she struggles to adapt to life as one of India’s best-known sportswomen.
Track & Field Athletics

Nigeria can host the world in 2025

Akanni Simbine, a gold medallist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on Thursday said that Nigeria could host the IAAF World Championships in 2025, with adequate preparation.
Felix Lartey

Tennis: Ghana can’t afford to miss Nigeria Open – Felix Lartey

Ghanaian star, Felix Lartey, has described the annual ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open as a good platform for exposure for African players.

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe has applied to rejoin the Commonwealth, the group said Monday, marking a major step in the country’s international re-engagement after Robert Mugabe was ousted last year.

Commonwealth Games: Australia warns missing African athletes to comply with visas

Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, said on Tuesday that a group of African athletes, who went missing during the Commonwealth Games, must give themselves up or face being deported.

Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye eyes more gold medal in world wrestling championship

A gold medalist at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has said that her next target is to win gold medal at the upcoming World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary in October.

Queen Uboh: NPPF wants to take full team to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Excited by the performance of para-powerlifters at the just-concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), says it will take a complete team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games in Japan.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria medalists yet to receive $90,000 cash rewards

There are indications that the cash rewards promised Team Nigeria athletes for winning medals at the just concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia, is yet to be paid.

NPPF former technical director make case for powerlifters

Samuel Ekeoma, a former Technical Director of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to provide adequate welfare package for power lifters.

Tobi Amusan: I wanted to break Commonwealth Games record

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Tobi Amusan has said her target was to break the Games’ record in Australia.

Britain eyes Brexit boost from Commonwealth summit

Britain is hoping this week's Commonwealth summit will boost trade with its historic partners as it prepares to quit the European single market after Brexit.

Commonwealth Games: Africa bags 97 medals, hosts Australia finish with 198 medals

The 2018 Commonwealth Games came to and with dramatic victories in Netball and Rugby against this year’s hosts, Australia.

Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria finishes in 9th position

Team Nigeria finished in the ninth position in the final medal standing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which ended on Sunday.

Aruna Quadri: Silver medal better than bronze

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has stated that he is pleased with his performance at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia despite winning silver in the men’s table tennis singles event.

Sport is Life and Life is Sport!

The Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast of Australia is rounding off today. Whilst the games have been a feast of sports they have also being a painful reminder of our country’s past as well as its current state.

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