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19th NSF: Seven-time Olympian Toriola wins t/tennis men’s singles gold

Segun Toriola Seven-time Olympian Segun Toriola on Tuesday won the men’s table tennis singles event, beating Ganiyu Hashimyu 3-1 in the final match at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF). Hashimyu, who is of Bayelsa, won the first set 11-9 before Toriola who is representing Akwa Ibom stamped his authority on

NSF: 19 year old sends off Oshonaike in table tennis quarter-finals

It was an exhilarating moment at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Abuja National Stadium, venue of the table tennis event of the ongoing National Sports Festival (NSF) as 19-year-old Nimota Aregbesola beat former African champion, Funke Oshonaike in the quarter-finals women singles.
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Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto third round

Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto third round

Greek teenager, Stefanos Tsitsipas, secured the biggest win of his career when he sent Wimbledon champion, Novak Djokovic, packing in the third round of the Rogers Cup. Tsitsipas stunned 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 win on Thursday. A confident Tsitsipas sent a blistering forehand to the back corner while the ninth-seeded Serbian was heading the other way. […] …

Nigeria progress at World Team table tennis

Nigeria progress at World Team table tennis

Idris Adesina Nigeria’s men table tennis team on Wednesday  qualified for the knockout stages of the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Halmstad, Sweden, after beating Australia 3-0 on Wednesday. Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri, Bode Abiodun and Omotayo Olajide finished second in Group F of the men’s second division with nine points. Abiodun, Quadri […] …

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