Today in History: Ghana’s Joshua Clottey captured the IBF World welterweight title

On August 2, 2008, Ghana’s Joshua Clottey captured the IBF World welterweight title with a nine-round technical decision over Zab Judah. A hungry Clottey broke Judah down with his jab and power punches. Zab said he couldn’t see due...

Los Angeles Declares Candidature for Olympic Games 2028

In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC is pleased to release today the Host City Contract 2028 following the declaration of candidature by the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Candidature Committee for the Olympic Games 2028. In it,...

Breaking: David Rudisha pulls out of the World’s due to an injury

Defending champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of next month's World Athletics Championships with a quad muscle strain. The 28-year-old Kenyan said on Twitter it was "sad and disappointing" to miss out on the event,...

Bazilian football’s Olympic saviour

Olympic football gold had always eluded Brazil, until Rio 2016 that is, when an inspirational Neymar captained A Seleção to a long-awaited victory over Germany in the final. The Barcelona star sealed the title himself, scoring the winning penalty...

Olympic basketball champion Luis Scola becomes Youth Olympic Ambassador for Buenos Aires 2018

ARGENTINIAN OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHAMPION LUIS SCOLA WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AS AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) BUENOS AIRES 2018. To mark the announcement, the 37-year-old veteran NBA player joined 300 youngsters at the...

Devers crowned Queen of the sprint

AGAINST THE ODDS A true champion, Yolanda Gail Devers’ track success came after years of misdiagnosed health problems. The American failed to qualify for the 1988 South Korean Olympics games in Seoul due to symptoms of an enlarged thyroid caused...

Heroic Redmond defies the pain barrier

CHAMPION OF OLYMPIC VALUES Derek Anthony Redmond didn’t win a medal at the Barcelona Olympics. In fact, the British 400m runner didn’t even make it past the semi-final stage. But it was his determination to finish that will live forever...

Two die in Soweto derby in South Africa

Less than two weeks after eight people died in a stadium disaster in Senegal, two people have been killed in a crush at South Africa's biggest stadium, the FNB Stadium, football officials have confirmed. The incident occurred at a pre-season local derby...

Micho quits Uganda post over unpaid wages

Serbian coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has left his post as Uganda's coach over unpaid wages. Milutin met Uganda FA (Fufa) officials on Monday over the issue of unpaid wages but the two parties were unable to resolve their differences. It follows a...

GPL to go on one month break

The Premier League Board has confirmed in a statement that the Ghana Premier League is to go on a one month break to pave way for the MTN FA Cup as well as allow the Black Stars B to...