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ITTF Celebrate Aruna Quadri

The ITTF has recognised Aruna Quadri’s performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as one of the highlights of the competition. Quadri became the first African to reach the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games men’s singles after losing to eventual gold medallist Ma Long of China. He upset Germany’s Timo Boll to reach the stage. “The men’s singles event also ...

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20 Begin ITTF World Juniors Camping

Lagos National Stadium training centre will come alive on Monday, August 23 when 20 table tennis players – made up of 12 boys and eight girls – begin camping for the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championships billed for Cape Town, South Africa. The camping would be used to select the players that will represent the country at the global championship ...

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NTTF Plan Celebration For Toriola

Invite 20 For World Juniors In SA There are plans by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) to follow the footsteps of International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), to honour legend Segun Toriola who became the first African to attend seven Olympic Games. For the President of NTTF, Wahid Oshodi, it behoves on the federation to ...

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NTTF Pleased With Rio Olympics Performance

Nigeria table tennis team surprised many at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games particularly the scintillating performance of Aruna Quadri who made it to the quarterfinal of the men’s singles event after beating two of the world’s top players to become the first African to play in the last eight of the Olympic Games. A proud President of the Nigeria Table ...

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Quadri Praises NTTF’s Support

Africa’s table tennis Olympic record holder, Aruna Quadri has attributed his success in the game to hardwork and support from the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF). Quadri is one of the three Nigerians currently holding Olympic records at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, having become the first African to reach the quarter-finals of any Olympics. Others are ...

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Toriola To Get ITTF Honour

For his exploits in the continent as well as being the first African in any sport to compete in seven Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will on Friday August 12 at the Riocentro Pavilion 3 in Rio honour Nigeria Segun Toriola. According to ITTF Promotion and Media Manager, Matthew Pound, Toriola will be joined in the celebration ...

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ATTF President Praises Quadri

-Nigerian Star Admits Opponent Was Superior The continent is still celebrating the feat achieved by Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri at the ongoing Olympics and the president of African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF), Khaled El-Salhy believes the 2014 ITTF star player has been a pride in Brazil. He added that the heroic performance of Aruna Quadri is a confirmation of Africa’s relevance ...

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Frot Group Rewards Quadri For Olympics Feat

For making Nigeria and Africa proud at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Frot Group has rewarded Aruna Quadri for being the first African to make it to the last eight of the men’s singles of table tennis event. The President of Frot Group, Frank Momoh, said the performance of Aruna Quadri has shown that with more support, table tennis ...

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Toriola Cruises, Oshonaike Crashes

-Offiong Also Out Of Table Tennis Event Segun Toriola advanced on Saturday to the next round in the table tennis competition of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but two female stars, Funke Oshonaike and Edem Offiong crashed out, after going beyond the preliminary round. Toriola, who is making a record appearance in the competition, beat Dmitrij Prokopcov of Czech Republic ...

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ITTF Hail Segun Toriola

 The International Table Tennis Federation hailed Segun Toriola who will be playing his seventh Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ITTF in a statement described Toriola as one of the Africa’s most decorated athletes. It noted that Sweden’s Jorgen Persson, Croatia’s Zoran Primorac and Belgium’s Jean-Michel Saive had achieved similar feat in seven Olympic Games in the past. “Nigeria’s ...

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