Aruna, Meshref are African Champions

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna and Egypt’s Dina Meshref emerged as singles champions at the 2018 ITTF African Championships concluded in Mauritius on Sunday September 9, 2018. Quadri did not drop a point from the first round (round of 64) until the final when he defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1 to win his first African Championships title […]

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Lagos Set For First Media Marathon

The stage is for the inaugural edition of the Lagos Media Marathon. At a press conference held on Thursday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, the modalities and motivation behind the 10km Road Race were revealed to newsmen. Tony Ubani, the Chairman of the Lagos Media Marathon committee said it was necessary for journalists and indeed […]

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IOC Commissions move toward gender equality with new compositions announced

IOC Commissions move toward gender equality with new compositions announced The International Olympic Committee on Aug. 8 announced the composition of the IOC commissions for 2018, with continued progress toward gender equality. Women will now occupy 30 more commission positions than last year, reflecting the IOC’s commitment to improve gender equality throughout all levels of […]

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Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member

Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member in Thailand, at the age of 80. With a strong academic background, Nat Indrapana was a key figure in the development of sport in Thailand and Asia, holding numerous positions within […]

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Athletes laud Asaba 2018 spectators

Three of the athletes at the ongoing 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships (ASAC) in Asaba on Saturday applauded spectators at the events for their show of love to athletes. The spectators have been daily trooping in large numbers to watch and cheer athletes at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. South Africa’s Akani Simbine, who won the […]

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