International Cycling Boss to Visit Rwanda for Tour

Tour du Rwanda By Jejje Muhinde, Rwanda Focus The president of the International Cycling Union (ICU), Michael Brian Cookson, will visit Rwanda in November at the occasion of the 2014 Tour of Rwanda, the Rwandan Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has announced. Apart from Cookson, other guests expected to come and follow the Tour are Jon and Linda Halbert, the […]

Burkina Faso Cancels Cycling Event because of Ebola fears

Tour du Faso Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso’s sports ministry says it has cancelled the Tour du Faso cycling race this month because of fears over the spread of Ebola. The ministry made the announcement on Thursday after meeting with race organizers. The 10-day race was due to be held from Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Although Burkina Faso […]

Natnael Berhane joins Team MTN-Qhubeka

Natnael Berhane Press Release Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung are very happy to announce the signing of Natnael Berhane for the 2015 season. Berhane is a former African and Eritrean road race champion as well as the current national time trial champion of Eritrea. During last year’s Tour of Turkey, Berhane made history by becoming the first black […]

China Open: Serena powers through her opener

Serena Williams China Open US Open Champion Serena Williams powered through her opener at the $5.4 million China Open Monday, with the women’s No 1 crushing her opponent after being 5-0 down. Spaniard Silvia Soler-Espinosa looked to be cruising to a memorable victory against the power-hitting American in Beijing as she raced to a five-game advantage within twenty minutes. […]

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers acquire Luc Mbah a Moute

Luc Mbah a Moute The Philadelphia 76ers announced on Saturday that they have acquired the Miami Heat‘s 2015 first-round pick, veteran forward Luc Mbah a Moute and guard Alexey Shved from Minnesota in exchange for forward Thaddeus Young. Mbah a Moute, a 6’8” forward, was originally the 37th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft by Milwaukee and spent […]

Chiney Ogwumike Named 2014 WNBA Rookie of Year Presented by Samsung

Chiney Ogwumike WNBA Rookie Award Press Release NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 – Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun is the recipient of the 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year presented by Samsung award, the WNBA announced today. Ogwumike received 23 votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters who voted for the award. The Tulsa Shock’s Odyssey Sims […]

Official Launch of the First Tri-sanctioned Professional Golf Tournament in the World

AFRASIA Bank Mauritius Open Heritage Resorts chosen to host the first ever tri-sanctioned golf tournament endorsed by the European, Asian and Sunshine Tours. Heritage Resorts was selected as the perfect venue to welcome the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open from 7 – 10 May, 2015. The tournament, the biggest sporting event ever organised in Mauritius, is expected to draw the top […]

Ex-WNBA star Kelly Cain inspires Rwandan girls

Kelly Cain by Usher Komugisha Former WNBA forward Kelley Cain has completed a one-week visit to Rwanda where she has motivated over 100 girls and some boys to play the game of basketball. The tour was organised by NBA Africa in partnership with the US Embassy in Rwanda to spread awareness and promote women’s basketball. Cain, who was […]

Ex-Laker, Dream coach Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

Michael Cooper ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer. The team says Cooper is taking a temporary leave of absence and will have surgery this week in Atlanta. The Dream say a full recovery is expected. Cooper is expected to miss about two weeks, and assistant coach Karleen Thompson […]

2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team To Visit Senegal

Team USA – Team’s First-Ever Visit to Africa to Include a Basketball Clinic In Dakar On Aug. 27 – Press Release Colorado Springs, Colorado The USA Basketball Men’s National Team will visit the African continent for the first time ever and will travel to Dakar, Republic of Senegal, on Aug. 27. The USA Team will conduct a […]
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