Home » Archives by category » Sports

Lame – a Revelation of What Botswana Is Yet to Offer

Lame – a Revelation of What Botswana Is Yet to Offer

We live in a world where sport is as much important as academics, especially for people with a talent and passion for different sport codes. Lame Nare a 15-year-old, is about to become more than just a household name as a middle and long distance runner. She specialises in 800 metres, 3000 metres, 10km race, […]

Former World Champion Kasparov Promotes Chess for Africa

Former World Champion Kasparov Promotes Chess for Africa

Russia’s former world chess champion Garry Kasparov wants to bring the game to a million children in Africa as an educational tool to sharpen their learning skills and build confidence. “We have plenty of data collected from around the world… that proves beyond any doubt that classes with chess, especially at early age, 6 to […]

Zambian Women Boxers Battle Social Norms

Zambian Women Boxers Battle Social Norms

Zambian women are increasingly taking up boxing, in part because they are inspired by World Boxing Council bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri. Until 2010, women could not register as professional boxers. Now, they fill gyms. “It used to be that us girls would have to stay home and [do domestic] chores,” Phiri told Al Jazeera. “I […]

Wanderers, Unam Charge Ahead in Rugby Premier League Log

Wanderers, Unam Charge Ahead in Rugby Premier League Log

WANDERERS and Unam moved five points clear at the top of the Rugby Premier League log after two comprehensive victories against Walvis Bay and Kudus respectively on Saturday. Both teams received two bonus points for scoring seven or more tries, with Wanderers beating Walvis Bay 48-8, while Unam beat Kudus 50-17. In two other matches […]

Incidents that sealed ex-president of CAF Issa Hayatou’s fate

Incidents that sealed ex-president of CAF Issa Hayatou’s fate

The days of muzzling opposition within the Confederation of African Football (Caf) might be over. This is the story that dominated the continental football body; employing cronies, doing things behind the FA presidents and ruling by an iron fist. Today, Africa looks back at Issa Hayatou’s 29-year-old reign with a huge sigh of relief after […]

President Robert Mugabe Suffering From Hayatousis

President Robert Mugabe Suffering From Hayatousis

IN a shock development across the African football landscape, Madagascar’s unheralded football chief Ahmad Ahmad — whose campaign manager was Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa — defeated the Godfather of the soccer continental governing body, Confederation of African Football (Caf), Issa Hayatou, in power for 29 years. Ahmad swept to victory with a commanding 34 votes […]

Philip Chiyangwa coup successful, Issa Hayatou loses CAF presidency

Philip Chiyangwa coup successful, Issa Hayatou loses CAF presidency

LONG serving African football boss Issa Hayatou’s reign ended in embarrassing fashion after he was defeated 34 –20  by his challenger- Madagascar FA president Ahmed in elections held in Addis Abbaba Ethiopia on Thursday. Ahmed needed just 28 votes to land the Caf presidency but bagged 34 votes a clear demonstration that Zifa president Philip […]

Zambia’s Junior Chipolopolo Lifts U20 AFCON Title

Zambia’s Junior Chipolopolo Lifts U20 AFCON Title

President Edgar Lungu has congratulated FAZ president Andrew Kamanga for showing leadership in guiding Zambia to her first Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title. Zambia defeated voodoo propelled Senegal 2-0 on Sunday to become the first host to win the tournament with President Lungu and his fourth Republican counterpart president Rupiah Banda cheering the team […]

Zimbabwe FA chairman Phillip Chiyangwa threatens Caf with legal action

Zimbabwe FA chairman Phillip Chiyangwa threatens Caf with legal action

Zimbabwe FA chairman Phillip Chiyangwa has escalated his war of words with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) by threatening legal action against both its president and secretary general. Chiyangwa is unhappy that a birthday party he hosted in Harare on 23 February has become a matter to be discussed by Caf’s Executive Committee next […]

FIFA Rankings – Nigeria Retains Position in Africa, World

FIFA Rankings – Nigeria Retains Position in Africa, World

Few international matches between the last ranking and this meant that teams were likely to retain positions from last month. In the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday, Africa power house, Nigeria, retained positions in Africa and World which are 7th and 41st respectively. The ten best teams in the world retained their positions while […]

Page 1 of 35123Next ›Last »

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone