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Ethiopia’s Edris devastates Mo Farah in 5000m race

Share the post “Ethiopia’s Edris devastates Mo Farah in 5000m race” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Great Britain’s Mohamed Farah has now been defeated by two Ethiopians sandwiching his 10 gold medals in 5000m and 10000m fields. Farah has said team Ethiopia must have planned to see him out. In Daegu in 2011, Ibrahim Jeilan outran Farah on the […]

Share the post “Usain Bolt’s final race ends in pain after injury” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail A heartbreaking performance from Usain Bolt during his final race at the World Athletics Championships in London. The eight-time Olympic champion suffered an apparent harmstring injury on his left leg just 21 strides into the final leg of the 4×100m relay. The […]

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Share the post “South Africa emerges as new sports powerhouse with 2020 Olympics in mind” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Africa has long been considered a hotbed of track and field talent with dozens of champions coming from countries such as Kenya and Ethiopia. But a new sports powerhouse is emerging from an often overlooked part of the continent: […]

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Share the post “Ivorian athlete Talou wins silver in London” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Ivorian athlete Marie-José Talou won silver in the 200m during the World Athletics Championships in London on Friday. Just like in the 100m with American sprinter, Tori Bowie, Talou lost gold to Dutch born Dafne Schippers who retained the title during a thrilling race. […]

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Share the post “South African bodybuilder dies in freak accident after back-flip attempt goes awry” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Up-and-coming South African bodybuilder Sifiso Lungelo Thabathe looked to have a bright future ahead of him. He was already a champion at age 23, having won a prestigious junior championship in Johannesburg last month. His promising career was cut […]

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Share the post “IOC to investigate former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail IOC to investigate former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks Frankie Fredericks has won four Olympic silver medals BBC Africa’s sport presenter has a statement from the International Olympic Committee following newspaper allegations about improper behaviour leading up to the selection of Rio de Janeiro […]

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Share the post “Nigeria: Oshoala Wins BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year Award” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala, has made history by winning the BBC’s maiden Women’s Footballer of the Year award. The reigning African Women’s Footballer of the Year saw off the challenge from other contenders which included Spain’s Veronica Boquete, Germany’s Nadine Kessler […]

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Share the post “Oliseh Takes Over as Nigeria’s Soccer Coach” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Abuja — Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, and defender, Kenneth Omeruo, may have have been ruled out of the team, if words of the new Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh, are anything to go by. While signing his three-year contract with an option for […]

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Share the post “International Ex-FIFA official Webb to enter plea” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail New York – Jeffrey Webb, one of seven high-ranking officials of soccer’s world governing body FIFA who were arrested in Switzerland on U.S. corruption charges, was due to enter a plea in court on Saturday after being extradited to the United States. A former […]

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Share the post “South-Africa Amaglug-glug draw in Zimbabwe” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Harare – South Africa’s national under-23 side, Amaglug-glug, played to a 1-1 draw against Zimbabwe in the first leg match of the CAF U23 Championship qualifiers played at the Rufaro stadium. Keagan Dolly gave the South African side the lead in the 66th minute before he […]

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