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NOC scribe downplays Olympic qualifiers early setbacks

Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, Olabanji Oladapo, has downplayed the early setbacks with a number of missed tickets already following the latest failure of Nigeria’s table tennis team at the ITTF world team table tennis championship in Portugal yesterday where the table tennis team lost to Poland 3-2 in a competition which serves as qualifiers for the table tennis team event at the Olympic games.
Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri was the hero for Sporting of Portugal as the Portuguese champion recorded their first group win over STK Starr of Croatia.

Aruna Quadri begins 2020 as 18th world best

Having ended 2019 as 20th ranked player in the world, Aruna Quadri has started the New Year as the 18th world best player following the release of the January 2020 ranking by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Nigeria ends 2019 in ITTF top 16 ranking

Nigeria has proved it is the powerhouse of African Table tennis after the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rated it 16th in the latest ranking.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

ITTF: Aruna Quadri finishes 2019 as Africa’s best

Nigeria’s Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri has ended the year 2019 as Africa’s best ranked player above Egyptian Omar Assar.
Chinese table tennis professional player, Fan Zhendong has returned to top spot on the men’s world ranking issued for November by reclaiming the position he last held in June.

Fan Zhendong reclaims number one spot in table tennis rankings

Chinese table tennis professional player Fan Zhendong has returned to top spot on the men’s world ranking issued for November by reclaiming the position he last held in June.
Sporting’s Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun have inspired their team to their fifth Portuguese Super Cup title at the weekend.

ITTF tips Aruna Quadri to lead African charge in Tokyo

Following the exploit of Aruna Quadri coupled with his growing profile globally; the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has tipped the Nigerian to lead the continent’s charge at the 2019 Team World Cup in Tokyo.
The world table tennis ruling body, International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed African champions – Nigeria and Egypt as Africa’s representatives at the 2019 Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

ITTF confirms Nigeria, Egypt for Team World Cup

The world table tennis ruling body, International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), has confirmed African champions – Nigeria and Egypt as Africa’s representatives at the 2019 Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Ese Brume

IAAF tips Ese Brume for World Athletics Championships medal

The International Associations of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has tagged Nigeria’s Ese Brume as one of the medal contenders at the 2019 World Athletics Championships which begins on Friday in Doha, Qatar.
Following his triumph at the 2019 Nigeria Open coupled with his semifinal finish at the 2019 Bulgaria Open, Aruna Quadri has risen to 19th place in the September ITTF ranking released at the weekend.

Aruna Quadri rises to 19 in latest ITTF ranking

Following his triumph at the 2019 Nigeria Open coupled with his semifinal finish at the 2019 Bulgaria Open, Aruna Quadri has risen to 19th place in the September ITTF ranking released at the weekend.
“The coaches have selected quality players that will represent us with the likes of Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri, Funke Oshinaike, Cecelia Edem and others who merited to be in the team,” he said.

Africa Games: It won’t be easy run for Nigeria, Egypt in table tennis –...

As the 12th Africa Games officially opens on Friday in Morocco, an official of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Tayo Adesoji, says the ping pong event will not be a direct rivalry between Nigeria and Egypt.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Aruna Quadri bows out in style at Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Nigerian star battles Chinese sensation

Aruna Quadri stunned one of the most decorated Japanese stars in table tennis to reach the semfinal round of the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open.
Barbora Balazova

Balazova Barbora: I will be happy to be in Nigeria Open semis

Women's number one seed for the 2019 ITTF Nigeria Open tournament, Balazova Barbora of Slovakia, has said that she would put in her best as she competes for her debut edition of the tournament, starting her campaign in the Round of 32 main draw today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos governor reaffirms support for Nigeria Open

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reaffirmed the state’s commitment to the annual ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open a table tennis tournament that has drawn over 30 countries to the state.
Dina Meshref

Table Tennis: Egyptian duo win Africa Cup in Lagos

Egyptian duo Omar Assar and Dina Meshref have emerged as champions of the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup held in Lagos.
The Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, being renovated ahead of Lagos International Badminton Classics on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

Teslim Balogun stadium sports hall wears new look

The Molade Okoya Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, is now on a major refurbishment ahead of the 5th Lagos International Badminton Classics.
Paralympian trio of Tajudeen Agunbiade, Nosiru Sule and Ahmed Koleosho, as well as six others, has been named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2019 Africa Para Table Tennis Championships holding in Alexandria, Egypt.

Nigeria names team for Africa PTT Championships

Paralympian trio of Tajudeen Agunbiade, Nosiru Sule and Ahmed Koleosho, as well as six others, has been named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2019 Africa Para Table Tennis Championships holding in Alexandria, Egypt.
As the main draw of the singles event serves off today Tuesday April 23, Aruna Quadri believes he is ready to rock the boat against the world’s best at the ITTF World Championships holding in Budapest, Hungary.

Aruna Quadri wins crucial game

Aruna Quadri proved bookmakers wrong on Thursday at the Hong Kong Open with an out-of-world performance against Chinese pen-holder Peifeng Zheng. Quadri was not even considered the favourite in the tie at the ongoing ITTF World Tour.

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