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BADMINTON NIGERIA : TRAINING BOOST FOR DORCAS ADESOKAN

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria Francis Orbih has said Africa’s number one-ranked female badminton player Dorcas Adesokan will  be going on a training tour of Europe courtesy of the Badminton Confederation of Africa as part of the...

AFRICA’S TOP STARS TO MISS CONTINENT’S BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP

Top players will miss this year's All Africa Individual Championship slated for April 21-23 in Pretoria, South Africa, a senior official said here on Wednesday.Simon Mugabi, a regional official of the Badminton Confederation of Africa, said Jacob Maliakal...

NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, READY FOR NUGA FIESTA 2017

Nigeria Universities, about Fifty-three are expected to participate in the 25th Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) Games at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM), between April 19 and 30. Rosemary Waku, chairman Publicity Sub-Committee of the LOC for the...

NEW BADMINTON SERVICE LAW TO BE PUT INTO TEST FROM MARCH

Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Wednesday that an experimental service law would be put into test from next March. The new service law stipulates that "the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 meters from the surface of...

THE NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY GAMES ASSOCIATION (NUGA)

The Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) organizes university-level sports events in Nigeria. It hosts a bi-annual interuniversity sports competition called the University Games. The first NUGA games were held at the University of Ibadan in 1966. 36 Nigerian universities...

BADMINTON – ANUOLUWAPO, ADESOKAN WIN INAUGURAL MUTUAL BENEFIT TOURNEY

MUTUAL BENEFIT BADMINTON TOURNEY - WAY TO GO Lagos State player Anuoluwapo Opeyori and Dorcas Adesokan of Ogun State have put their names in the record books. They were the stars of the singles’ events at the maiden edition...

LEE CHONG WEI WINS 4TH ALL-ENGLAND TITLE

Against all odds, Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei won his fourth men's singles title at the All-England Open, defeating Chinese badminton player Shi Yuqi 21-12, 21-10 in Birmingham on Sunday. It was World No.1 Lee's fourth All-England title which...

TOP SEED TAI TZU YING WINS ALL ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS WOMEN’S FINAL

Top seed and defending champion Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan beat second seed Akane Yamaguchi from Japan to win the women’s final of the All England Open badminton championship in Birmingham on Sunday. The world number one came through in...

BADMINTON FEDERATION OF NIGERIA (BFN) TO RELEASE PLAYERS RANKING THIS WEEK

For the first time in five year, players will know their ratings, as the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) releases the rankings this week. President of (BFN), Francis Orbih, who disclosed this yesterday, stated that the Technical Committee of the...

NIGERIA TO HOST THE FIRST PARA-BADMINTON WORKSHOP

Nigeria will host the first African para-badminton workshop in October, the President of Badminton Federation of Nigeria Francis Orbih has said. Orbih saidthat the workshop would be sponsored by the Badminton Confederation of Africa to develop the sport in Africa. “We’ll...

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