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    Toriola closing in on becoming Africa’s Olympic record holder

Toriola closing in on becoming Africa’s Olympic record holder

Nigerian table tennis player, Segun Toriola, will become the first African Olympian with seven appearances at the Olympic Games if he qualifies for Rio 2016.The 41-year-old has appeared in six consecutive Games since he first debuted at the Barcelona 1992 Games.Toriola became the leading Nigerian with the highest number of appearances when he competed at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, marking [...]

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    Quadri, Oshonaike qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Quadri, Oshonaike qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Aruna Quadri and Olufunke Oshonaike have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after making it to the semi-final stage of the singles event of the 2015 African Games in Congo-Brazzaville.Quadri, who defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1 in the quarterfinal, will be making his second appearance at the Olympics after his debut in 2012 when he made it to the [...]

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    ITTF Africa Senior Cup: Quadri upsets Lashin to book final ticket

ITTF Africa Senior Cup: Quadri upsets Lashin to book final ticket

Aruna Quadri caused the biggest upset of the ITTF Africa Senior Cup competition after beating defending champion and number one seed, Egypt’s El-Sayed Lashin 4-2 in the semi-final match of the men’s singles.The encounter attracted some fans to the multi-purpose sports complex in Yaounde with both players thrilling them with their superb performance.To win the match, though, Quadri had to [...]

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    Aruna Quadri joins French club

Aruna Quadri joins French club

Aruna Quadri has signed for Jura Morez TT in the France Table Tennis Federation (FTTF)-organised elite league.Quadri, who currently plays for GD Toledo of Portugal, will resume with the French club next season.The deal was formally concluded during a recent trip by Quadri to Paris, where he met with the management of the team.The French league is one of the [...]

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    Assar tops Quadri in ITTF World Tour standings

Assar tops Quadri in ITTF World Tour standings

Egypt’s Omar Assar now occupies 11th position in the ITTF World Tour men’s standing after winning the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour, Lagos Open title on Sunday. The Egyptian defeated Aruna Quadri in the final to clinch his second title in Lagos. He has now amassed 125 points from the two World Tours he has attended this year to [...]

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    ITTF Ranking: Quadri moves one step up

ITTF Ranking: Quadri moves one step up

Aruna Quadri has moved up a step in the latest ranking by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).Despite losing his first round matches at the Kuwait and Qatar Opens, Quadri’s presence at those tournaments earned him a step up in the ranking.Omar Assar of Egypt, winner of the ITTF Africa Senior championships, achieved the biggest feat of his career [...]

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    Lagos ITTF World Tour: Quadri, Meshref are top seeds

Lagos ITTF World Tour: Quadri, Meshref are top seeds

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Dina Meshref of Egypt have been seeded the top players in the men and women singles events of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour tagged Lagos Open.Quadri, who is rated 32 in the world, is seeded number one while his arch-rival and defending champion Egypt’s Omar Assar is seeded number two while Assar’s compatriot, [...]

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    Organisers hike prize money for Lagos ITTF World Tour

Organisers hike prize money for Lagos ITTF World Tour

The organisers of this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour tagged Lagos Open, have hiked the prize money from $39,000 (N7.8m) to $46,000 (N9.2m) to attract more world class players to the event.The five-day competition which will take place at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun in Lagos between March 10 and 14 will see the [...]

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    Quadri inspires club to Portuguese Cup

Quadri inspires club to Portuguese Cup

Nigeria Ping-Pong champion, Aruna Quadri, helped his club GD Toledos to retain this year’s Portuguese Table Tennis Cup title concluded at the weekend in Porto, Portugal.Quadri, who lost out in the quarterfinal of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Senior Championship in Cairo, Egypt last month, was in impeccable form at the two-day tournament.Playing from the preliminary stage [...]

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    Quadri leads Nigeria to gold

Quadri leads Nigeria to gold

Nigeria won its first gold medal in the men’s double event of the ITTF Africa senior table tennis championship in Cairo, Egypt.Aruna Quadri and Kazeem Makanjuola defeated their compatriot Onaolapo Ojo and Jide Ogidiolu in the final on Wednesday.The victory gave the country its first gold medal in the doubles event of the championship.Nosiru Bello, the head coach Nigeria [...]

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    Egypt beats Nigeria to Table Tennis gold

Egypt beats Nigeria to Table Tennis gold

Egypt defeated Nigeria to clinch the gold medals in the team events of the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Senior championship in Cairo.In the final of the women’s event, the Egyptian team came from 2-0 down to defeat Nigeria 3-2, while Aruna Quadri could not save the men’s team from losing 3-2 to the North Africans as well.In [...]

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    Quadri has restored table tennis glory, says Oshonaike

Quadri has restored table tennis glory, says Oshonaike

German-based four-time Olympian, Funke Oshonaike, has applauded the feat achieved by Aruna Quadri in table tennis saying he has restored the lost glory of the game not only in Nigeria but in Africa as a whole.Quadri was recently named the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Player of the year at an award ceremony held at the Armani Hotel in [...]

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    Quadri: More pressure on me now

Quadri: More pressure on me now

Aruna Quadri, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Player of the year, has declared that winning the award has placed much responsibility on him to further improve his game.The world’s number 30 ranked player, who beat world number one China’s Xu Xin and his compatriot, Fan Zhendong as well as Portugal’s Marcos Freitas to the gong, now says that [...]

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    Quadri is world’s table tennis player of the year

Quadri is world’s table tennis player of the year

Aruna Quadri has been named the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Player of the year.At the award ceremony held on Wednesday at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Quadri claimed two awards ahead of players from Asia and Europe.The world’s number 30 ranked player beat world number one, China’s Xu Xin and his compatriot, Fan Zhendong as [...]

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    Quadri, Oshonaike win NTTF awards

Quadri, Oshonaike win NTTF awards

Aruna Quadri and Funke Oshonaike have been named player-of-the-year by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF).The award ceremony was held during the just concluded NTTF President’s Cup at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.Quadri, who’s the African champion and ranked 31 in the world, was applauded for his exploits this year especially for his singular efforts for bringing [...]

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    Quadri now world’s Number 30 table tennis player

Quadri now world’s Number 30 table tennis player

From 73rd position, Aruna Quadri has moved to Number 30 in the world, according to the November International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) ranking released on Thursday.Quadri, who stunned the world after beating three top-rated players at the last World Cup in Germany, has overtaken Egypt’s Omar Assar as the highest-ranked African player in the world.The development has earned him commendation [...]

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