Football is king in Africa and with one of the continent's own among the stars going into the Champions League final, Africa is united behind Liverpool against Real Madrid.
The Inaugural Uganda Somali Community Futsal League has climaxed at the International Futsal Courts in Kisenyi Kampala, with Galmudug Futsal club emerging the overall winners.
DAVID Miller’s world-record breaking innings of 101 off 36 balls has given South Africa clean sweeps over Bangladesh in all three formats with an 83-run win in the final Twenty20 on Sunday
THAT’S it, folks. The freak show is over.
Australia have set South Africa a target of 270 runs to win their final Women's Cricket World Cup group match in Taunton.
“YOU’VE had enough. Show me something in this round or I’m stopping the fight.”
Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2,) defeated champion Jessie Vargas (27-2) to claim the World Boxing Organization welterweight title on Saturday night at Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Get a round-by-round recap of the fight right here.Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2) defeated champion Jessie Vargas (27-2) to claim the World Boxing Organization welterweight title on Saturday night at Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.Bridget Gonzalez did double duty by singing both the Mexican and U.S. national anthems.The Word Choir sang the Philipine anthem.The referee for the fight was Kenny Bayless and the judges were Dave Moretti, Glenn Feldman and Glenn Trowbridge.Here is round-by-round recap of the fight (scoring is unofficial).Round 1: Pacquiao seems to have good movement through the first part of the round although Vargas was the first to land a punch. Vargas seems to be planted in the center of the ring allowing Pacquiao to circle his opponent. Vargas and Pacquiao exchange lefts although no damage is done. A very close round but a late shot by Pacquiao might have been enough to win the round. Times card: Pacquaio 10, Vargas 9.
Rio Olympics 2016 are underway with all its glory and controversies. Athletes from around 200 countries will be fighting it out for medals in 26 sports. Have you ever wondered what is at stake for medal winners ? “DO Olympic medalists receive cash prizes along with the medals ?” Well, in most of the cases yes but the athletes don’t receive any prize money from Olympics committee but its their national Olympic federation who award prizes which are disclosed before the tournament. Lets take a look at cash prizes awarded by different federations. So the cash prize awarded to athletes are different from country to country and the usual big guns like United States only offer around $25,000 for winning the gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for Bronze  while Azerbaijan award $510,000 to the winner of gold,  $255,000 for silver and $130,000 for bronze.But you have to take into account that athletes who wins Gold for USA, UK, Australia etc can hit a jackpot in terms of endorsement deals which can be much more cash rewarding compared to just the one off payment. Before we explain which federations pays the most we take a look at how much the Olympic medals are worth ? Read article...
Mo Farah overcame a tumble to become the first British athlete to win three Olympic golds on the track with a thrilling victory in the 10,000m final in Rio.The 33-year-old powered through to the front in the final 100m to win in 27 minutes and five seconds.Kenya’s Paul Tanui took silver, with Ethiopia’s Tamirat Tola in bronze.Farah moved back into the race quickly, seemingly unaffected by the fall. As the race progressed, three Kenyans — Kamworor, Bedan Muchiri, and Paul Tanui — pushed the pace. Then Yigrem Demelash and Tamirat Tola took over the lead, picking up the pace each lap. Read article....
FORMER world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is close to death in a hospital, a source close to the family has told Reuters, after being placed on a life-support machine.The Sun reports that four of the 74-year-old’s nine children have rushed to his bedside, with medics apparently telling them they fear he “is near the end.”The boxing legend was rushed to a hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thursday after he suffered breathing problems, complicated by the Parkinson’s disease which he was diagnosed with in the 1980s.According to a report from RadarOnline, the former boxing world champ’s vital organs are “terrible” and he is currently relying on medical help to continue breathing.There were allegedly discussions over transporting Ali to another hospital in Phoenix.But doctors called off the move after deciding that it “potentially could be deadly.” Read article...