Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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    Murray overtakes Djokovic as world number one

Murray overtakes Djokovic as world number one

Briton Andy Murray will take over from Novak Djokovic as world number one Tennis player when the rankings are updated on Monday.This was after his Paris Masters semi-final opponent Milos Raonic withdrew with a leg injury on Saturday.“I have a grade one tear on my right quad and unfortunately won’t be able to face Murray in the semi-final,” Canadian Raonic [...]

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    ITTF 2016: Toriola, Quadri win men’s doubles title — Nigeria’s first gold medal

ITTF 2016: Toriola, Quadri win men’s doubles title — Nigeria’s first gold medal

Aruna Quadri and Segun Toriola showed class to retain the men’s doubles title for Nigeria at the ITTF Africa Senior Championships.Pairing for the first time in a major championship, they conquered Egyptian teams to hold on to the title won in 2015 by Quadri and Kazeem Makanjuola.The Nigerian duo defeated ageing Egyptians, El-Sayed Lashin and Ahmed Saleh 4-2, to give [...]

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    Venus becomes oldest Wimbledon women’s singles semi-finalist in 22 years

Venus becomes oldest Wimbledon women’s singles semi-finalist in 22 years

Venus Williams has become the oldest Wimbledon semi-finalist for 22 years, after defeating Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova.The five-time Wimbledon winner secured victory in three sets 5-2, 7-6, 6-3 to qualify to the semi-final.Venus joins younger sister Serena in the last four in a comeback victory at the ongoing tennis championship.It was not always plain sailing for Venus, who was forced to recover from [...]

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