The Secretary-General of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Veron Mosengo-Omba, has announced that the delayed draws for the rescheduled Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Cameroon within the first 15 days of August as the country is expected to host it. The new timeline for the draw was disclosed by Mosengo-Omba, who led a CAF inspection team...
Large gatherings at public events, such as sports, could remain banned in Los Angeles until at least 2021. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told a group of high-level staffers Monday that "large gatherings" – including sporting events – might not be approved until next year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as first reported by the Los Angeles Times. "It's difficult to imagine...
Africa’s biggest pay-TV firm, Multichoice Group Ltd, has started streaming live sports including Premier League soccer through an upgraded version of its Showmax service. According to the head of the company’s Connected Video Division, Niclas Ekdahl, Multichoice is offering the new Showmax Pro in Nigeria and Kenya as of Tuesday and will add more sub-Saharan African countries over the next...
22-year-old top female tennis player, Naomi Osaka, is now the highest-paid female athlete in the world. The Japanese-Haitian athlete earned a total of USD 37.4 million from prize money and endorsements between June 2019 and May 2020. Osaka is currently backed by 15 endorsement partners ranging from Nissan Motor, Shiseido and Yonex, with almost all of them worth seven figures every year. On top of...
Words couldn’t express the feeling of Africa’s top musician and BET award winner David Adeleke popularly known as “Davido” when his Fiancée tested negative after being confirmed positive weeks ago after returning to Nigeria from London. It turns out that many Africans are also super excited about the news as they posted their warm regards on the comment section when...
Watford Football Club, an English professional football club in Watford, Hertfordshire, now has three confirmed cases of one player and two staff that tested positive to the coronavirus test making a total of six positive confirmed cases across the Premier League.  Premier League players and staff recently underwent coronavirus testing at their bases before returning to training, and six positive...
23-year-old Mary Cholhok has become the second professional netball player from the east African country Uganda. She hopes her story will inspire other young African girls to pursue their dreams. Mary, originally a native of South Sudan moved to Uganda with her family after the death of her father during the civil war in Sudan. Mary, who grew to a height...
Nigeria has now shifted its full attention and focus on the Tokyo Olympics following the recent conclusion of the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City which saw impressive performances from some of the athletes who participated in the competition. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, noted the country is ready to show it means...
Former Boxing champion, Mike Tyson, believes Anthony Joshua still has more to learn as he is not yet a finished article. The former Boxing champion, who is set to face Roy Jones in a bout of his own on November 28, revealed that Joshua may find it difficult beating smaller boxers when pitched against them. Presently, Anthony Joshua holds the WBA,...
The draw for the qualifications for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica was held on Monday, May 10, 2021, at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo. In the first round of the qualifying matches, Tunisia will play against Mauritania and Niger will play against Benin while South Sudan will play against...

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