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Serena Williams’ ‘Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit’ Is A Hit At French Open

Serena Williams returned to Grand Slam tennis on Tuesday after maternity Serena Williams returned to Grand Slam tennis on Tuesday after maternity leave, turning heads at the French Open in what she called a “Wakanda-inspired catsuit.” Williams said the outfit was designed to help prevent blood clots ― she faced near-deadly complications after giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia on ...

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Serena Williams Not Seeded For 2018 French Open

Former tennis women’s world number one, Serena Williams will not be seeded at this year’s French Open, from May 27 to June 10. Serena will not be among the seeds for the clay court grand slam but the American star, who gave birth to a daughter, Alexis last September, can compete at Roland Garros under the WTA’s special ranking rule. ...

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Top Seeds Avoid Upsets going into Quarterfinals

All the top four seeds in the eight events of the ongoing SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship avoided upsets to get to the quarterfinals. In the Girls’ 16, Favour Moses from Kaduna and Omolade Aderemi from Ondo who played in the finals of the CBN Junior Tennis Championship two months ago, kept their hopes of a rematch alive.  Moses beat Rachel ...

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178 Junior Tennis Players Storm SNEPCo Junior Championships

A host of junior tennis players, taking full advantage of the midterm holidays, have stormed the SNEPCo Junior Tennis championship which kicked off at the National Stadium Tennis Centre in Lagos today. The championship which is in its fourth edition is featuring competitions in four age categories – boys and girls 10s, 12s,14s and 16s – with 178 players in ...

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Ikoyi Club To Host 2018 SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship

The finals of the 2018 SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship which kicks off Tuesday in Lagos will take place at the elite Ikoyi Club on Saturday May 26 starting 2 pm prompt. This will be the first time a national junior championship will take place at the club which had only hosted the Ikoyi Club Senior Masters in the recent past. ...

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Adeshokan Off To Denmark For Badminton Training

Nigeria’s number one female badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan of Ogun State has travelled out to Denmark for a month of training and participation some competitions. Adesokan, who is the defending champion of Katsina Golden Star Badminton Championship and Mutual Benefits Badminton Championship in Lagos last year, aims to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. She also wants to ...

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Adeshokan Off To Denmark For Badminton Training

Nigeria’s number one female badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan of Ogun State has travelled out to Denmark for a month of training and participation some competitions. Adesokan, who is the defending champion of Katsina Golden Star Badminton Championship and Mutual Benefits Badminton Championship in Lagos last year, aims to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. She also wants to ...

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Mohammed, Tomlinson Emerge Winners of 2018 Chamberlain Squash Open

After six days action packed encounters, pre-tournament favourite and top seeds, Zahed Mohammed and Millie Tomlinson emerged the winners of the 2018 edition of the Chamberlain Squash Open (CSO) to bring an end to the first edition of the PSA M25 M10 tournament. Mohammed defeated fellow Egyptian Youssef Soliman 3-0 in a rousing game to lift the trophy in the ...

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Chamberlain Squash Open 2018: Nigerian Players Crash out in First Round

All the Nigerian players participating at the ongoing 2nd edition of Chamberlain Squash Open crashed out of the competition on Wednesday. The players could not make to it to the quarter-finals stage in the male and female categories. Nigeria number, Babatunde Ajagbe went down 11-6, 12-11, 11-4 to Egyptian, Mohammed Reda in 36minutes, while female number one, Yemisi Olatunji lost ...

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Dorcas Depart For Denmark Training Camp

Number one female badminton player in the country Dorcas Adesokan who hails from Ogun state has departed  Nigeria  for Denmark on Wednesday evening for a month training camp  where she will be taking part in some competitions as she aims to qualify for the 2020 Olympic games in Japan. Dorcas who is the defending champion of the National Championships in ...

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