- The Walvis Bay Salt Eagles sealed their qualification thanks to a 53-run victory over Nigeria in Sunday’s final round of matches
- 14 teams are now confirmed for the U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup, with upcoming Americas and Europe Qualifiers in August to determine the final two competing nations
- “It means more than the world” – Namibia captain reacts
The Atlas Lionesses of Morocco have eked out a victory against the 'Taegeuk Ladies'of South Korea by a Lone goal playing their hearts out to redeem themselves from their initial Group Stage game embarrassment where they lost by 6 goals to Germany as they subdue the South Koreans for their first ever world cup win.
At the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada Terence “Bud” Crawford dominated IBF, WBA, WBC champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr., ending the fight via stoppage at 2:23 of the ninth round of a scheduled 12 rounds. This one-sided fight was punctuated by Crawford securing three knockdowns, demonstrating his strategic brilliance.
In the first round Spence outworked Crawford. In the final seconds of the second round Crawford landed a left to the neck and a right on the chin dropping Spence for an 8-count from Referee Harvey Dock.
EDMONTON (Canada) - MVP Strahinja Stojacic scored 10 points in the final as Ub Huishan NE (SRB) continued their domination of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2023 season after claiming the first-ever Edmonton Masters on July 29.
The No.1 seeds won a record fifth straight Masters title to start the season when they beat San Juan 19-12 in the final. Top-ranked player Stojacic splashed from downtown in an ominous start but San Juan hung in to keep it close. Luis Cuascut drained a two then unleashed a one-handed dunk to give San Juan a 7-6 lead.
Mr. Francis Kojo Kwarteng Arthur, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Triathlon Federation (GTF) was on Saturday, July 29, 2023 elected unopposed to replace the late Emmanuel Tetteh of the Judo Federation on the Ghana Olympic Committee Executive Board.
The calm Extra Ordinary Congress in the year 2023 took place at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium Conference Room where some few security officers were on duty to maintain order.
Forty girls and 40 boys from more than 25 African countries – including 19 NBA Academy Africa and NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa 2022 prospects – participated in skills development stations and evaluation games
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 29, 2023/ -- The 19th edition of the Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa camp tipped off at the American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ) in South Africa this morning.
The Ubuntu Online Academy a free learning platform has been officially launched at the British Council in Accra on Friday July 28, 2023 evening.
The initiative seeks to equip the youth who love sports with tools to succeed beyond their passion.
The creators are an innovative family from the US-based sports charity, led by its president, Mrs Sylvia Akwaboah, and co-founders Baruch and Jed Akwaboah who came out with the Soccer For Dreamers concept.
The 2023 CAF Women’s Champions League – now on its third year in a row – will be played in Côte d’Ivoire between 05-19 November 2023.
This is as the country prepares for its glorious moment when it hosts the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations in January 2024.
STEIN A.D. TRAUN, Germany and MADRID, Spain, July 27, 2023 /CNW/ -- Madrid was home to a world premiere between 21 and 23 July that will revolutionise the world of sport. From the quarter finals, the games at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup were no longer contested on hardwood parquet, but on the ASB GlassFloor, a high-tech video floor for sport made of glass. German company ASB GlassFloor revealed a new dimension in presenting a sporting event through its "GlassCourt OS" application especially developed for the purpose. In the battle for Olympics relevance and the coming generations of sports fans, the new technologies open up opportunities for many sports to position themselves for the future. Players, fans and FIBA were all enthusiastic.
ESPN2 OCHO TO SHOWCASE MAJOR LEAGUE TABLE TENNIS: COUNTDOWN TO INAUGURAL SEASON THIS SEPTEMBER
NAPLES, Fla., July 27, 2023 -- Major League Table Tennis (MLTT) is excited to announce its upcoming appearance on ESPN2's 'The Ocho', scheduled for August 4th at 5pm EST. This milestone event highlights MLTT's diverse player base, representing over 40 countries, in anticipation of the league's inaugural season.
With exactly one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 , the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially invited the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and their best athletes to take part in the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, which will take place from 26 July to 11 August 2024.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria Defeat the Matildas of Australia to earn Africa’s first Victory at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup
With so much on the line in their second Group B Stage Match, the Super Falcons of Nigeria came to play not only for themselves but to redeem the rest of Africa at the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup down under in Australia/New Zealand after the dismal performances of the Copper Queens of Zambia and the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco, and play they did as they grittily came out victorious against the Matildas (Nickname of the Australian Women's National Soccer Team) with a convincing 3-2 score to keep their hopes alive in advancing to the round of 16.
The Santiago 2023 Pan American Games will be the first continental Games to be broadcast live and free by Panam Sports Channel, offering nine live signals and more than 1,900 hours of sports action.
The entire world will be able to watch more than 6,900 of the best athletes from the Americas compete during 17 days of action on the Panam Sports Channel website or mobile app.
SANTIAGO, CHILE (July 27, 2023) -- Panam Sports is proud to announce that its streaming service, Panam Sports Channel, will be the official channel of the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games for the entire world when they take place from October 20 to November 5.
Ferdinand Omanyala took another huge step in realising his dream of winning this season's Diamond League trophy after he stormed to a close victory at the Monaco Diamond League.
PBX Pickleball partners with Zinc Agency to Provide the Ultimate Corporate Pickleball Experiences with Retired Professional Athletes
CLEARWATER, Fla. | PBX Pickleball, a new organization that unites the pickleball community with retired professional athletes, announced a partnership with Zinc Agency to lead the planning and implementation for customized corporate experiences centered around the game of pickleball.
Zinc becomes the official corporate sales and hospitality partner of PBX Corporate Experiences, which is one of four platforms of PBX Pickleball that will feature top retired professional athletes from all major sports, including baseball, hockey, football, and basketball.
To mark exactly #1YearToGo to the #Paris2024 Opening Ceremony, the IOC officially invited the National Olympic Committees and their best athletes to take part in the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, at a ceremony held in the host city.
The Olympic legend, Usain Bolt of Jamaica was invited to Paris to celebrate and unveil the new baton.
Frankfurt celebrates its Marathon Anniversary with recruitment of European Silver Medallist Matea Parlov Kostro and rising Kenyan star Samwel Mailu
Two highly promising internationals who each won marathon titles this spring with impressive course records will be on the start line for the 40th anniversary edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 29. Matea Parlov Kostro from Croatia is the European silver medallist for the distance who dominated the Hanover race earlier this year. Samwel Mailu is one of the rising talents from Kenya in the marathon. A year ago he finished second in Frankfurt and impressed in winning the Vienna title in April.
Taking into account events held in conjunction with the main event, organizers of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon expect around 25,000 participants on the last Sunday in October. The event holds an Elite Road Race Label, awarded by World Athletics, the sport’s governing organization. Registration is still available at www.frankfurt-marathon.com
IBA welcomes everyone to its portfolio of new flagship events regardless of National Federation status
Lausanne, Switzerland – The International Boxing Association (IBA) is pleased to announce the launch of two long-anticipated events, a team competition, the Global Boxing Cup, and a club tournament, the IBA Champions League. The IBA will welcome all athletes to participate in the competitions regardless of their National Federation status. This will also include both International Technical Officials (ITOs) and Referees and Judges (R&Js).
IBA remains fully committed to its athletes’ welfare and wellbeing management; there will be no restriction for the athletes and officials who wish to participate in all major events and tournaments. On the contrary, the organisation will continue to support the boxers in the pursuit of their hopes and dreams.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) would like to invite interested and qualified applicants to express their interest in designing, developing and implementing a merchandise licensing programme for ICC Events 2024-31, which include the Women’s T20 and Women’s Cricket World Cups, in the style of a ‘turnkey’ solution.
The merchandise licensing programme is intended to offer fans and/or corporations the opportunity to purchase official ICC Events branded products in the lead up to and during the respective ICC Events. It is anticipated that the solution would feature:
Defending Champions Lead a Competitive Field Looking to Continue the Tradition of Record-Breaking Performances on the Streets of Chicago
CHICAGO, July 25, 2023 -- Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced its full elite field for the 45th running of the event. One of the deepest, most-decorated assemblies of athletes in race history, including all four defending champions, will come together to continue the tradition of competitive racing on Sunday, October 8.
"Chicago has been home to world-records, historic debuts and has served as an introduction to runners who became legends of the sport," said Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski. "As we prepare to celebrate a landmark year in the race's history, we anticipate historic performances that we will talk about for years to come."
PepsiCo Announces Largest Southwestern Athletic Conference Partnership to Date in Expanded Deal, Doubling Its Investment to HBCUs
Six-Year Title Sponsorship Reflects PepsiCo's Increased Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities From Its Larger Portfolio of Brands Now Including Pepsi® Zero Sugar, Gatorade®, STARRY®, MTN DEW®, Doritos ®, Ruffles®, Tostitos® and Rockstar® Energy Drink
PURCHASE, N.Y., July 25, 2023 -- PepsiCo is expanding its relationship with the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), more than doubling its investment in the premiere HBCU conference as it enters a six-year title partnership as the first-ever exclusive beverage, sports performance product and salty snacks sponsor of SWAC Football, Basketball, Olympic Sports and eSports through 2029.
Thorne's Build to Last campaign spotlights its commitment to developing innovative, premium, high-quality products rooted in personalization at every age and life stage
NEW YORK, July 25, 2023 -- Thorne HealthTech, Inc. ("Thorne") (NASDAQ: THRN), a leader in delivering innovative solutions for a personalized approach to health and wellness, today announced its Build to Last campaign, featuring three-time NBA Champion, philanthropist, and entrepreneur, Dwyane Wade and his son and professional basketball player, Zaire Wade.
The prestigious CAF Awards will make a welcome return on 11 December 2023 in Morocco to celebrate the stars of African football.
After last year’s successful event hosted in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, which saw Senegal inspirational forward Sadio Mane and Nigeria and Barcelona top striker Asisat Oshoala claim honours, the CAF Awards will feature some of Africa’s finest stars.
CAF will communicate time and host city in due course.
Tender process opens for media rights to the extended African qualifying campaign for the FIFA World Cup 2026™
FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) for the centralised media rights to all of the African qualifying matches, which will determine the African teams that will compete at the FIFA World Cup 26™.
An agreement was reached with all 54 member associations of CAF in August 2019, according to which the media rights to all African qualifiers for the 2022 and 2026 instalments of the FIFA World Cup™ would be managed by FIFA under a centralised sales model. The agreement also specifies that all profits generated will be distributed among the 54 member associations of CAF.