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Match-fixing Scandal Hits French Open

Prosecutors in France have opened an investigation into match-fixing at the ongoing French Open, according to French news service AFP. The target is a double match featuring Romanian pair, Andreea Mitu and Patricia Maria Tig, as well as Yana Sizikova of Russia and her American partner, Madison Brengle. No individual …

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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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