Category Archives: Sports

Blitzboks tear up the script to claim HSBC LA Sevens crown

The Springbok Sevens team claimed a dramatic 29-24 win over Fiji in the final of the HSBC LA Sevens in Los Angeles early Monday morning (SA time) for their second tournament victory in the 2019/20 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be …

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be …

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be …