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aruna quadri

ITTF NIGERIA OPEN: QUADRI RETAINS CHALLENGE TITLE

Aruna Quadri has successfully defended his ITTF Challenge title, beating Austria’s Robert Gardos 4-2 in Sunday’s final of the Nigeria Open in Lagos. Having fallen short at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup last week, the top-ranked Quadri bounced back in the Challenger Series to retain the title he won in 2018.  The …

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bose omolayo powerlifting

PARA POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OMOLAYO, OLUWAFEMIAYO SMASH WORLD RECORD

Nigeria’s Bose Omolayo delivered an extraordinary performance as she broke the world record to take gold in the up to 79kg category at the just concluded Nur-Sultan 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Kazakhstan. The reigning Paralympic champion made a world record-breaking 142kg lift in her third attempt to beat defending world champion and world …

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TOBI AMUSAN CLOCKS NEW PB OF 12.49S TO WIN 100mH IN SOTTEVILLE

Nigeria’s sprint-hurdler Tobi Amusan was in inspired form at the Meeting International Sotteville les Rouen in France, as she soared to a new Personal Best (PB) of 12.49s to win the women’s 100m Hurdles. The Commonwealth Games Champion in the 100m hurdles went into the meet with a decent Season’s Best (SB) of 12.71s which …

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ITSEKIRI BLAZES TO NEW 200M PB IN BELGIUM AS AMATA QUALIFIES FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Nigeria’s sprint sensation, Itsekiri Usheoritse continues to blaze the trail in his quest to meet the qualifying times for the upcoming World Championships, as the sprinter clocked a new Personal Best (PB) of 20.53s to place third at the 22nd Guldendensporen Meeting in Belgium. The reigning National Sport Festival Champion in the 100m crossed the …

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