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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Celebrating Nigeria’s High Jump Queen, Doreen Amata as she Hits New Record.

Doreen Amata’s target is to set a new national record, jump above 2m and secure her third consecutive All-Africa Games title in 2015.  One...
Phiona Mutesi

Chess Maestro Phiona Mutesi: An Update on The Queen of Katwe!

Far, far away in October 2012, we featured the remarkable story of 15-year-old Phiona Mutesi, the Ugandan chess prodigy who fought her way out...
Adedayo Akinbode

Adedayo Akinbode – Running Marathons Anywhere and Everywhere

In a country where there are more sprinters than long distance runners, indeed, Nigeria has a rare breed in Adedayo Akinbode.
David Lekuta Rudisha

David Lekuta Rudisha – Africa’s Winning Man.

David Lekuta Rudisha is the current Olympic champion and World record holder in the 800 metres as well as the current Olympic Champion at the distance. He...
Abreham Cherkos Feleke

Abreham Cherkos Feleke- Ethiopia’s Rising Star.

It appears Ethiopia has got more than her fair share of track exploits and experts.  One may never be able to comprehensively sing of...
Dejen Gebremeskel

Dejen Gebremeskel- Another Ethiopian Track King.

Growing up in Gulo-Makeda Woreda, a one horse part of Ethiopia would be considered boring and totally depressing by many youngsters, but not Dejen...
Aberu Kebede Shewaye

Aberu Kebede Shewaye- Africa’s Shining Star.

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia stands out in the great continent of Africa for several unique reasons. Its beautiful capital city of Addis...
Aselefech Mergia Medessa

Aselefech Mergia Medessa- Ethiopia’s Track Princess and her Mega Moves.

Our dreams will come true, and our goals will be achieved if we have the courage and passion to pursue them. Aselefech has proved this...
Dennis Kimetto

Dennis Kimetto – The Farmer who Became a World-class Sprinter.

  Dennis Kimetto’s outstanding performance at the 2013 Chicago Marathon remains atop the list of his most celebrated victories. Born in Eldoret, Kenya in January, 1984,...
Kipchoge Hezekiah Kip Keino

Kipchoge Hezekiah “Kip” Keino- Much More than a Sporting Hero.

While Plato argued that leaders are born and not made, Likert a member of the behavioral school of thought insisted that leadership can be...
Ernest Ernie Els

Theodore Ernest “Ernie” Els- Pro Golfer and One of Africa’s Best.

He has often been described as having the right game to finally be the golfer to beat Woods in a major. Born 17 October...
Joseph Yobo

Joseph Michael Yobo; A Super Eagle on and off the Field

Tomorrow, June 12, the World Cup officially kicks off! We have got world cup fever in our bones, and our African Star this bright...
Amantle Montsho

Amantle Montsho- Top-Class Sprinter Like no Other.

She came quite young, unassuming, and determined. The journey was not easy; she made sacrifices, worked relentlessly, made mistakes, failed repeatedly; yet she pressed...

Emily Chebet Muge- The World Class Sprinter

With each day come new opportunities; to make things right, take life a bit more seriously or even to make life changing decisions. A...

Gnégnéri Yaya Touré- the Football Giant and All-time Record Breaker

Who does it better than our very own Gnegneri Yaya Toure; the extremely gifted and versatile footballer? This top class Ivorian footballer is known and...
the victorious Golden Eaglets of Nigeria at the 2013 Under 17 World Cup

Great Pictures of the Victorious Golden Eaglets of Nigeria at the 2013 Under 17...

Victorious Golden Eaglets of Nigeria It seemed just like a fairy tale. The boys went all the way. I am talking about the Victorious Golden Eaglets...
Victorious Golden Eaglets of Nigeria under 17 World Cup UAE 2013

An Interesting Discourse on the Victory of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria at the...

When the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lifted the 2013 Under 17 FIFA World Cup in far away Abu Dhabi,  I heartily wheeled away in...

Ovie Iroro; Paving the way in International Motorsports

The Nigerian born race car driver Ovie Iroro has maintained unbeatable progress and has remained a shining star in motorsport. He is a stickler...
Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat

Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat- Born to Race

Born September 6 1979 in Kenya, Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat is a long distant runner that has distinguished herself and maintained a position as the...
Amanda Sinegugu Dlamini

Amanda Dlamini- The Striker Extraordinaire

She is not only lovable as her name, she is also intelligent, focused, modest and clearly charismatic. Amanda Sinegugu Dlamini has proven that what...

Another 10,000 Meters Gold Medal For Tirunesh Dibaba

  Tirunesh Dibaba has done it again. Last Sunday, she shone like a million starts at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Russia, winning the gold medal in...

Tirunesh Dibaba Kenene- The Record-Breaking Expert

  “Judge not any man by his appearance, for there is always more to a man than that which meets the human eyes”. This saying...
Lamine Gueye

Lamine Gueye- Skiing For Africa

I feel highly elated, each time I have to write a success story; what greater joy if it happens to be an African story....

Natnael Berhane- The African Cycling Champion

Born January 5 1991, young Natnael Berhane has become a name to be reckoned with in professional cycling; a sport not very common in...

Masai Ujiri- For the Love of BasketBall…

A good number of Africans have upheld the hand of our dear continent and have kept her flag flying high to the acclamation of...