Category Archives: Sports

Doping Trial Involving Former World Athletics Chief Adjourned After Opening in Paris

PARIS - A Paris corruption trial against a once-powerful figure in world sports opened Monday but was quickly adjourned. The trial against 86-year-old Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of World Athletics' governing body, has been adjourned until...

When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero?

What's wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players too often get sucked into worlds full of violence and unhealthy body images, according to Jay Shapiro, co-founder of Kenya-based

Africa Men’s 7s Cup 2019: Mauritius’ young rugby team delivers impressive performance

It is the second time in a row that Mauritius lined up the youngest team at the Africa 7s Men's Cup out of the 14 participating nations. The average age of the national team was 19.1. The proteges of coach Yoan

Kolisi thanks South Africa for unbelievable support on Trophy Tour

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi thanked South Africans from all walks of life for coming out in their hundreds of thousands to congratulate the Boks on winning the Rugby World Cup in the last week. The Springboks arrived home from Japan on

Springbok Trophy Tour � Eastern Cape routes for the weekend

The third and fourth legs of the Springboks' RWC Trophy Tour will take place in East London on Saturday and Port Elizabeth on Sunday, with the final leg scheduled for Cape Town on Monday. The first two legs were in

Africa’s Only Wheelchair Rugby League Battles It Out

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa is home to one of the world's top rugby's teams. It's also home to Africa's only national league of wheelchair rugby. But while wheelchair rugby is an amateur sport with limited resources, there is