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INDIA OPEN 2017: PV SINDHU OUSTS SAINA NEHWAL,ENTERS SEMI-FINAL

  PV Sindhu came out on top in the battle of Indian badminton superstars as she beat Saina Nehwal in the quarter-final of India Open Super Series 2017 on Friday. The Rio Olympics silver medallist overcame the world number 8...

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...

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...

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP , A POOL FOR NATIONAL TEAM SELECTION-BADMINTON PRESIDENT

The Katsina Golden Star Badminton National Championship and the Lagos Badminton Championship will be used to select players for the national team, Francis Orbih, Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) President, says. Orbih told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that...

KROBAPOR AND ADESOKAN ARE CHAMPIONS OF KATSINA GOLDEN STAR BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP

The duo of Krobapor Clement and Dorcas Adesokan were dominant defeating their opponents in the finals of the 1st Katsina Golden Star Badminton Championship on Saturday to emerge winners in the Singles and mixed doubles event of the competition. In the Men’s singles...

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...

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...

BASEL TO JOINTLY HOST BADMINTON AND PARA BADMINTON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2019

Basel will become the first city to jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships after it was awarded the 2019 edition of the Para event. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed on Tuesday that the two tournaments will...

NEW BADMINTON SERVICE LAW TO BE PUT INTO TEST FROM MARCH 2018

Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced 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 court...

Nigeria impress in para-badminton

Nigeria won seven medals at the 2018 Uganda International Para-Badminton Tournament, which ended on Sunday. The team won one gold, three silver and three bronze at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Chinyere Okoro won gold while Ijeoma Chukwuemeka settled for silver...

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