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Stage set for Lagos Open Tennis Tournament

The annual Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis tournament (GCLT) has been rebranded by the organisers.

Simona Halep [Photo credit: YouTube]

Tennis: Halep seals spot in WTA Finals

The Romanian is the only player to have qualified for all five editions of the event.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Masters for extra rest

The U.S. Open starts on August 27 in New York.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal stops birthday boy Tsitsipas in Toronto final

The Spaniard sealed the opening set in 34 minute.

Aruna Quadri against Frenchman Antione Hachard

Table Tennis: Aruna Quadri makes history to win first Nigeria Open Title

Quadri had to dig deep to battle to a 4-2 victory against Frenchman Antione Hachard.

Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas. [Photo credit:]

Surging Tsitsipas to face Nadal in Toronto final

Tsitsipas dispatched Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev in the previous three rounds.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal advances to third round in Rogers Cup

“Of course I was not at 100 per cent today,” Nadal, 32, told reporters.

African Championships: Athletes depart Asaba after big show

Country delegates express satisfaction with the organisation of the competition.

Nigeria 4x100m Relay

Asaba 2018 Ends: Nigeria wins three more gold medals, third overall

Team Nigeria had a total medal haul of nine gold, five silver and five bronze medals.

Maria Sakkari {photo: WTA}

Tennis: Sakkari continues dream run to reach Silicon Valley final

The 23-year-old will face Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu who reached the final by beating fourth seed Elise Merten.

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Serena withdraws from Rogers Cup

Serena cites personal reasons.

Rosemary Chukwuma

Asaba 2018: Gold-winning athlete targets Okagbare’s record

Chukwuma was part of the country’s 4×100 women’s team that won gold at the ongoing championships.

South Africa’s Caster Semenya

Asaba 2018: Semenya wins 400m, Nigeria’s Ajayi places third

South Africa’s Semenya won the race with a time of 49.96 seconds.

Asaba 2018: Amusan, Chukwuebuka win gold for Nigeria

The victory means Amusan has now qualified to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup

Nigeria’s Joy Udo-Gabriel. [Photo credit: Guardian]

Asaba 2018: Nigeria’s Udo-Gabriel through to 100m final, speaks on chances for victory

“I am happy to be in the finals of the 100m here in Asaba.”

Serena Williams at Wimbledon. [Photo credit: Forefront Nigeria]

Serena suffers career’s worst loss

Serena fell 6-1 6-0 to Britain’s Johanna Konta in the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic.

At Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Nigeria, South Africa, others battle as African Athletics Championships begins in Asaba

Nigeria’s Seye Ogunlewe and Ogho-Oghene Egwero are expected to make impact in Asaba.

ITTF unveils seeding lists for 2018 Nigeria Open

In the women singles, Olufunke Oshonaike is the only Nigerian that made the top 10 seeding list.

Team Nigeria wins 105 medals at Africa Youth Games

Weightlifting provides the richest haul of a total of 18, comprising 12 gold, five silver and one bronze medals.

Asaba 2018: Hayatou, Mutola, others expected

Mutola was a former African and world champion.

Nigerian players depart for World Badminton Championship in China

The championship holds between July 30 and August 5

Freestyle Football

Nigeria set to host maiden Africa Freestyle Football championship

The best 16 in the male category and eight in the female category will compete in the finals.