Sports: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 9:50 am
The Government of the People’s Republic of China has allocated the amount of US$36 million to the Liberian Government to cover expenses for four Chinese-sponsored projects in Liberia.
Kevin Mwanza, 10:00 am
South Africa used to be home to a thriving youth athletics industry however the game has changed today due to a number of challenges.
Keren Mikva, 12:55 pm
Tatyana McFadden was born with spina bifida, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down for life. After winning the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York marathons in 2013, she became the first person ever, disabled or otherwise, to win all four in one year.
Ava Williams, 12:33 pm AFKI Original
For some, running up and down a soccer field with cleats clogged with blades of emerald green grass and dirt; vertical stripped alternating colored socks; mid-calf length shorts and a brightly hued short sleeve shirt is simply a way to have fun. For those in developing countries that use the SOCCKET ball, it’s more than just play time. It’s an opportunity to create power and kick-start global change.
Kevin Mwanza, 11:00 am
Unlike other sports where you might need a swimming pool, basketball hoop or a Formula 1 car, soccer is truly accessible to anyone with the drive to play.
Makula Dunbar, 10:00 am
With no Super Bowls to claim, and only 12 winning seasons in more than 40 years, the Cincinnati Bengals don’t give their hometown much to cheer about. Like the Mets, the Jets are the much less-successful New York football team, and make losing a creative art form.
Dana Sanchez, 10:37 am
Fox Sports, which claims to be the most widely distributed sports brand in the world, is buying Setanta Africa Services, reaching 1 million homes. The acquisition is part of Fox’s overall desire to invest and grow its presence in the rapidly expanding sub-Saharan Africa region, said Alessandro Tucci, senior vice president and general manager of Fox International Channels Africa.
Makula Dunbar, 9:00 am
Philadelphia Eagles fans have gone so far as to boo their own franchise quarterback Donovan McNabb on draft day, to cheer career-ending injuries on the other team, and to boo Santa Claus (don’t ask).
Makula Dunbar, 9:00 am
The conflict between India and Pakistan extends beyond border disputes and onto the cricket pitch, as they’ve competed against each other eight times in the Cricket World Cup. Although India has come out on top in each of these matches, millions of viewers tune in for each of the face offs – the 2011 World Cup Semifinal attracted 1.5 billion viewers, making it the largest TV event of the year.
Dana Sanchez, 10:32 am
“My Travel Escapades in South Africa” tells the story of cricket star Jonty Rhodes’ trip with four Indian tourists through Johannesburg, Cape Town, Garden Route, various game reserves, scenic wine lands and Durban. The guide offers a 44-page narration of their experiences across South Africa.