Sunday, April 18, 2021

F1 in Africa: The fast and the fragile

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Hill's BRM team had been known for a series of expensive failures - but in 1962 had finally got on top of their reliability problemsThe second race of the 2021 F1 season is...

Tokyo 2020: Africa’s Olympic climbing hopefuls aim to inspire the next generation

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South African climber Erin Sterkenburg in action on a climbing wallAfrica's two Olympic representatives in the sport of climbing, which makes its debut at the Tokyo Games later this year, are hoping they...

Heath Streak: Former Zimbabwe captain banned for eight years by ICC

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Heath Streak played 65 Tests and 189 one-day internationals for ZimbabweFormer Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been banned from all cricket for eight years for corruption offences.The International Cricket Council (ICC) found that...

Ahmed Musa completes a short-term deal to play for Nigeria’s Kano Pillars

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Ahmed Musa captained Nigeria to third place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in EgyptNational captain Ahmed Musa has signed a deal until the end of the season to play for his...

Ferdinand Omanyala: Kenyan sprinter could run as an independent at Olympics

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Sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala says he will consider applying to race as an independent athlete at the Tokyo Olympics if Athletics Kenya (AK) refuse to include him in their team.Omanyala recently set a new...

Confederation Cup: Raja beat Pyramids to advance to quarter-finals

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DR Congo's Ben Malango scored as Raja Casablanca qualified for the quarter-finals of the Confederation CupRaja Casablanca of Morocco crushed Pyramids of Egypt 3-0 in Cairo Sunday to become the first qualifiers for...

African Champions League: CR Belouizdad join Sundowns in quarter-finals

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Amir Sayoud opened the scoring for Algerian club CR Belouizdad as they beat South African hosts Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0.Algerian champions CR Belouizdad earned the win they needed over hosts Mamelodi Sundowns of South...

Kelechi Iheanacho: Wilfred Ndidi backs Nigeria team-mate to be even better after criticism

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Leicester City and Nigeria duo Wilfred Ndidi (left) and Kelechi IheanachoWilfred Ndidi says Leicester City and Nigeria team-mate Kelechi Iheanacho can continue to improve and put two years of criticism firmly behind him.In...

Benni McCarthy says he would consider being the next coach of South Africa

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South Africa's all-time leading goal scorer Benni McCarthy has admitted he would consider being the next Bafana Bafana coach. McCarthy, 43, is currently in charge of Premier Soccer League side AmaZulu, his second...

Fifa bans Chad indefinitely from global football over government interference

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Fifa has banned Chad from global football until further notice over government interference in the running of the country's football federation.After the announcement by the Chadian government the Confederation of African Football disqualified...

Can playing in Spain help Zimbabwe’s Martin Mapisa become a top African keeper?

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Zimbabwe under-23 international Martin Mapisa says he wants to follow in the footsteps of some of Africa's best goalkeepers.Like many of those who have made it to the top the 22-year-old, who earned...

African Confederation Cup: Raja make it three group wins from three

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The African Confederation Cup trophyRaja Casablanca made it three group wins from three in the African Confederation Cup on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Pyramids of Egypt.The Moroccans boast the only 100...

Pakistan in South Africa: Fakhar Zaman hits 193 but hosts win to level series

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Fakhar Zaman now has five ODI centuries, including 210 not out against Zimbabwe in 2018South Africa 341-6 (50 overs): Bavuma 92 (102), De Kock 80 (86), Van der Dussen 60 (37), Miller 50*...

African Champions League: Zamalek earn vital win as Ahly and Simba reach quarter-finals

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Al Ahly beat Egyptian rivals Zamalek in last season's final to lift the African Champions League trophy.Egyptian giants Zamalek earned a 2-0 win away to Mouloudia Alger on Saturday night to keep alive...

African Champions League: Mazembe lose at CR Belouizdad to end quarter-final hopes

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The African Champions League trophyFive-time winners TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo were eliminated from the African Champions League on Friday after losing 2-0 at CR Belouizdad of Algeria.Substitutes Amir Sayoud...