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Nigeria, Egypt for ITTF Team World Cup

Nigeria and Egypt will represent the African continent at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. The five-day serves off on November 6 to 10 and it is a table tennis test event for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to be hosted by Japan. Nigeria secured …

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Murray Battles Wawrinka For European Open Title

Britain’s Andy Murray produced a fine comeback to beat Ugo Humbert at the European Open and reach his first ATP final for two years. Murray, who had career-saving hip surgery in January, showed his trademark stubbornness to win 3-6 7-5 6-2 in two hours 23 minutes. He will face fellow …

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Osaka Cruises Into Third Round At US Open

Top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round of the US Open on Thursday by defeating Poland’s 53rd-ranked Magda Linette 6-2, 6-4. The 21-year-old Japanese star, also the reigning Australian Open champion, will next face either US 15-year-old Coco Gauff, the world number 140 who reached the fourth …

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Chief Adeyemo pledges support to T/Tennis star

Sports philanthropist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo has expressed really diness to support Table Tennis star, Saheed Idowu in his quest to win international laurels. Chief Adeyemo also known as Igboho Osa stated this when the 2012 Olympian paid a courtesy visit to his office in Ibadan. He said his dream is …

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NAN Retains Chinese-Nigeria NUJ Table Tennis Trophy

Tokunbo Adesanya of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) defeated Zhang Zhenghua in the men’s singles final of the Chinese-Nigeria NUJ Table Tennis Tournament yesterday in Abuja to retain the overall championship. Tomilola Adedeji, also from NAN, defeated another NAN player, Abdulateef Origbajo, for the bronze medal in the men’s …

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Murray Brothers Win Washington Opener

Andy Murray and Jamie Murray returned to court together for the first time since 2016 with a gutsy three-set win over experienced French pair Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin. The Scottish brothers missed three match points before sealing a 6-4 6-7 (7-9) 10-5 win at the Washington Open. They trailed …

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Tennis Federation EYe 2019 AAG Success

Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has assured Nigerians of a successful campaign at the start of 2019 All African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The 2019 Africa Games, its 12th edition, will get under way from 19 August  to 31 August in Rabat, Morocco, with 53 nations vying for top honours in 23 …

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Murray brothers To Team up in Washington

Andy Murray will team up with brother Jamie in the doubles at the Citi Open in Washington next week. The tournament is Murray’s fourth since undergoing hip resurfacing surgery in January and his first on a hard court. The brothers, 32 and 33 respectively, played together to help Great Britain …

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