Southern Africa Sports

Prejudiced IAAF wants Caster Semenya to take ‘drugs’

SAMUEL MUNGADZE JOHANNESBURG- For the first time international athletics board, the International Association Athletics Federations (IAAF) better known for its anti-doping stance is encouraging a world-beating athlete to take performance altering drugs. South Africa’s Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya could run up to seven seconds slower under new rules requiring her to lower her natural […]

Northern Africa Sports

Morocco scores big as Arab league supports world cup bid

SPORTS WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Member states of the Arab League have unanimously agreed to Morocco’s candidacy for the organization of the 2026 Football World Cup. The decision was taken during the 29th Arab summit, held in Saudi Arabia city of Dhahran. The support from the Arab states comes after Morocco also got backing of South Africa […]

Northern Africa Sports

ECB agrees broadcast deal for Middle East, north Africa

English cricket chiefs on Monday announced a six-year broadcast deal with beIN Media Group that will boost coverage of international and domestic cricket in the Middle East and north Africa.The deal will give Qatar’s beIN the rights to screen coverage from all the England and Wales Cricket Board‘s (ECB’s) home international men’s and women’s series as […]

Sports Western Africa

Maradona offers to return as Argentina boss in response to Nigeria loss

Maradona, a former Argentina captain and manager, published a comparative table on his Instagram account showing that his period as a coach of the team had the highest efficiency among all the managers that led Argentina since the 1970s. “Who wins more ?? Let’s draw our conclusions, I’m mad because they give away our prestige, […]

Sports

Nigeria:Aiteo Cup – Akwa United Beat Tornadoes to Win Competition

Photo: Premium Times Akwa United. By Tunde Eludini Akwa United have emerged as champions of the maiden AITEO Cup after claiming a 3-2 penalty win over Niger Tornadoes in Sunday’s final played at the Agege Stadium. The AITEO Cup was formerly the Federation Cup and Akwa United coincidentally won the competition in 2015. Sunday’s game […]

Southern Africa Sports

Windies arrive in Zimbabwe for two-Test series

West Indies touched down in Zimbabwe Wednesday afternoon for their two-Test tour against Zimbabwe, as they chase their first series win in three years. The confident Caribbean side arrived on a flight from South Africa, after leaving the Caribbean for London on Monday. West Indies will waste little time in getting preparations underway, as they […]

News Sports

Zambia/Nigeria: Nothing Super About The Eagles, Says Chipolopolo Vice Captain

Photo: Cosafa Chipolopolo (file photo). By Sandra Mwila Chipolopolo vice-captain Ziyo Tembo yesterday bragged that there was nothing special about Nigeria as the team left for Ghana for a training camp ahead of Saturday’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo. Tembo said Zambia was ready for battle and every player was focused on getting […]