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  • Some Of The World’s Craziest Sports Fans

    By 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).

  • Greatest Sports Rivalries Of All Time

    By 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.

  • S. African Cricket Star-Turned-Ambassador Targets Indian Tourists

    By 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.

  • Top International NBA Players of All Time

    By Makula Dunbar, 11:00 am

    It’s always fun to watch Team U.S.A. dominate the competition in the Olympics, although sometimes a bit cringe-worthy. Who wins a basketball game by 70-plus points?! Regardless, there are some stars that pop up across the globe and make a splash in the NBA; many are even considered some of the top players of all […]

  • Growing Sports Tourism In Africa

    By Dana Sanchez, 1:20 pm

    South Africa hopes to position itself as a sports tourism destination and attract more revenue of the type generated by the three World Cup events it has hosted, according to a report in eTurboNews.com. The Durban International Convention Center will be the venue for the Sports & Events Tourism Exchange in October, with 1,000-plus decision makers […]

  • Ghana Grateful to China for Sports Recreation Facility Donations

    By Makula Dunbar, 8:21 pm

    From The Guardian Barely audible above the din of schoolchildren enjoying their afternoon dip in the pool, Eric Sarpong – an engineer in the Ghanaian armed forces – explains why he loves swimming. It’s not just a question of exercise, he says, but also focus, and it keeps him away from the more negative distractions […]

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