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India Rules Lagos International Badminton Classics

India emerged top overall in the 2018 Lagos International Badminton Classics at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, with three titles and second in four categories. While India stormed to the top, Nigeria won bronze in the women’s singles at the event, which began on July 18. India won both the men and women’s doubles  with  Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy defeating  ...

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Djokovic Clinches Wimbledon 2018 Trophy

Serbian tennis ace, Novak Djokovic earned his first Grand Slam title in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson to win his fourth Wimbledon trophy. Djokovic, who was seeded 12th, quickly took control to claim the opening set in 29 minutes, breaking twice more in the second set and won 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) to claim a 13th Slam ...

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BIG NAMES SURVIVE OPENING DAY

Nigeria’s Heighest ranked Badminton female Player Dorcas Adesokan was among notable players that survived on the opening day as hostilities began in the 4th Lagos International Badminton Classics.Ranked number 4 in the tournament Adesokan was joined in the next round by Isreali Ksenya Polikarpova ranked 3rd who cruised to a 21-3, 21-8  victory against Nigeria’s Iyanuoluwa Kayode,India’s Kudaravalli ranked number ...

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Nigerian Table Tennis Junior League Starts July 27th

The lock up hall of Lagos National Stadium, Surulere will come alive from July 27 to August 4 for the annual Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Junior. For nine days preceding the kick-off of the 2018 Nigeria Open on August 8, the players will slug it out for places in the grand finale, which is billed for August 4 ...

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Djokovic Clinches Wimbledon 2018 Trophy

Serbian tennis ace, Novak Djokovic earned his first Grand Slam title in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson to win his fourth Wimbledon trophy. Djokovic, who was seeded 12th, quickly took control to claim the opening set in 29 minutes, breaking twice more in the second set and won 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) to claim a 13th Slam ...

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Serena Remains Strong After Losing Wimbledon Final

American female tennis ace, Serena Williams is staying defiant and talking tough of better days ahead of her, despite losing Wimbledon 2018 on Saturday. The 36-year-old Serena lost 6-3 6-3 to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in Saturday’s final, as the German capitalised on the Amercian’s error-strewn performance. Serena had been seeking a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title 10 months after ...

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200 players for Lagos International Badminton Classics

Over 200 badminton players from 23 countries will converge in Lagos to participate in the 4th edition of the Lagos International Badminton Classic (LIBC) which gets underway on Wednesday 18th of July, with  the finals to hold on Saturday 21st of July, 2018. The championship is expected to attract top players from India, Malaysia, Australia amongst others that have already ...

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Federer Crumbles Against South Africa’s Anderson

Switzerland’s top tennis player, Roger Federer crumbled out of Wimbledon 2018, after losing to eighth seeded South African, Kevin Anderson, who fought back from two sets down in their quarter-final clash. Federer, the defending champion and top seed, was aiming for a record-equalling ninth singles title, but showed early signs of a shock ouster after he missed a match point ...

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Serena Escapes Quarter-final Defeat At 2018 Wimbledon

American female tennis ace, Serena Williams survived a major scare before sealing her 11th Wimbledon semi-final appearance as the seven-time champion hit back to beat Italy’s CamilaGiorgi 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday. Serena was in danger of a stunning quarter-final exit after world No 52 Giorgi became the first player in this year’s tournament to take a set off the ...

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Wozniacki Avoids Excuses After Wimbledon Ouster, Cilic Moans

Australian Open champion, Caroline Wozniacki refrained from giving any excuses, after she became the first big name to exit the 2018 Wimbledon women’s singles by losing in the second round, but men’s third seed, Marin Cilic moaned an implosion, after he also crashed out. The 27-year-old, seeded second, was beaten 6-4 1-6 7-5 by Russian world number 35 Ekaterina Makarova. ...

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