Thursday, November 25, 2021

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Tunisia, Cameroon, and Nigeria all advance to the third round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

The FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers are here and Nigeria, Cameroon, and Tunisia, have each secured a spot in the third round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers For Cameroon, victory came after finishing top of Group D following  a...

Beach Soccer World Cup: To reach Semi-Finals, Senegal beats Brazil

Senegal pulled off a surprise 5-4 win against Brazil to become the first African side ever to advance to the semi-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Russia on Thursday. Senegal went 3-1 down after 23 minutes; but...

CAF requests British government hastily release African players to represent their countries

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has urged the British Government to grant an exemption to African players; for the international window following apprehension raised over rising coronavirus cases across the globe. It explained that the request had become imperative...

Nigeria’s powerlifter Latifat Tijani wins first gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Latifat Tijani has won Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games. She won the gold on Thursday in women’s 45kg powerlifting. Tijani defeated China’s Zhe Cui to lift 107kg. Latifat Tijani was gold medalist at the Brazzaville 2015 Africa...

One-Armed Dominican Republic Basketball Player, Hansel Donato Domínguez Receives a Scholarship

6 years old Hansel Emmanuel Donato Domínguez was trapped under rubble for nearly two hours 11 years ago, after a wall collapsed on him. Eventually, his father, who was a professional basketball player, came to his rescue. Although the...

Naomi Osaka Breaks Down In Tears During Press Conference, With A “Bully”

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka broke down in tears and left a Zoom news conference briefly Monday following an exchange with a reporter whom her agent later referred to as a “bully.” Osaka was speaking ahead of playing in...

Serena Williams and Nike Debut Their First Collection

On Tuesday, Serena Williams joined Nike in unveiling a collection of women's athleisure wear and accessories;  which is created by a group of 10 up-and-coming designers known as the Serena Williams Design Crew, or SWDC. Nike selected the group two years...

Sha’Carri Richardson Will Compete Against Team Jamaica At The Prefontaine Classic

Sha’Carri Richardson, will be in action next week at the Prefontaine Classic to face the all-Jamaican trio of 100-meter medalists. Jamaican sprinters Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson finished in the top three spots in the 100 meters...

Muhammad Ali’s grandson Nico Ali Walsh makes his pro-boxing debut

Nico Ali Walsh, the grandson of late boxing great Muhammad Ali, is set to make his professional boxing debut. The grandson of the boxing great Muhammad Ali, Nico Ali Walsh, will make his professional debut on Saturday the 14th...

Former NCAA track champion, Carl Lewis’ godson Cameron Burrell dies at 26

Former NCAA track champion and son of two Olympic gold medalists; Leroy and Michelle Finn-Burrell who both won gold medals at the 1992 Barcelona Games; Cameron Burrell has died at 26 years old. Cameron Burrell was the 2018 NCAA 100-meter champion...

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