March 24, 2017

TWO BLACK GOLD WINNERS FIND ONE ANOTHER

Follow Us       They are making history at the Olympics – the two Simones, Smone Manuel and Simone Biles.  Manuel achieved a historic Gold Medal in swimming, the first ever black woman to do so.  Biles wond God Medal in beating everybody in the women’s gymnastic event. Now no black woman can say […]

FEMALE OLYMPIC BROADCASTER CAUGHT FONDLING MALE PARTNER

Follow Us       HE CHEMISTRY between Rio 2016 pundits Rebecca Adlington and Mark Foster seems to have been diverting viewers’ attention from the pool. Sharped-eyed fans watching swimmers compete at the Olympics noticed commentator and former Olympic gold medallist Rebecca’s hand slide on to Mark’s leg. Video

NIGERIAN OLYMPIC SOCCER TEAM STRANDED IN ATLANTA FOR NOT PAYING AIRLINE TICKETS

Follow Us     The Nigerian men’s soccer team has been training for the Olympics in Atlanta since July 3. Apparently, the Super Eagles will be there a little longer than they hoped. According to multiple reports, the Nigerians had hoped to fly to Brazil on Friday but a “logistical mix-up” with the operators of […]

SON SHOOTS MOTHER AND FATHER DEAD, A FORMER NFL PLAYER

Follow Us     Ex-football player Antonio Armstrong and his wife, Dawn, were shot and killed in the bedroom of their Houston home on Friday, allegedly by their 16-year-old son, the Houston Chronicle reports. Police found Dawn Armstrong dead at the scene. Her husband died hours later at a Houston hospital. Antonio and Dawn Armstrong […]

AUBEMEYANG FLIES HOME FROM CHINA TO ATTEND BIRTH OF HIS CHILD

Follow Us           Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has flown home from his team Borussia Dortmund’s tour in China to attend the birth of his second child. He will miss a friendly against Manchester City on Thursday. Aubameyang has been linked with a move to Manchester City, but Borussia Dortmund’s coach, Thomas Tuchel, says […]

THE AFRICAN WHO SCORED THE GOAL THAT MADE PORTUGAL EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CHAMPS EVER

Follow Us       The winning goal of the Euro 2016 final was scored by a substitute in extra time – the culmination of an extraordinary life story. Eder Lopes, 28, scored for Portugal against France but was born in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau and grew up in a care home. Many […]

STEPHEN KESHI, FORMER NIGERIAN FOOTBALL COACH, DEAD AT 54

Follow Us       http://wp.africansuntimes.com/wp-admin/post-new.php Stephen Keshi, the former Nigeria defender and coach, died aged 54 on Wednesday morning from a suspected heart attack. Daily Post Nigeria, among other media outlets, reported that Keshi, one of only two Nigerians to win the Africa Cup of Nations as a coach and player, passed away in […]

DEATH OF A LEGEND: MUHAMMAD ALI DEAD AT 74 YEARS

Crowned “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated and “Sports Personality of the Century” by the BBC, Ali was noted for his pre- and post-fight talk and bold fight predictions just as much as his boxing skills inside the ring.

GHANA’S NYAMADI AND DADZIE ARE CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONS

Follow Us     Ghana’s Elizabeth Dadzie and Atsu Nyamadi won the heptathlon and decathlon respectively for the Middle Tennessee State University at the Conference USA Track & Field Championships in Murfreesboro, TN last week. Atsu Nyamadi opened the decathlon competition at the Dean A. Hayes Stadium by placing fourth in the 100m in 11.30 […]

AFRICAN APPOINTED FIRST FEMALE SECRETARY GENERAL OF FIFA

Follow Us       Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura has previously worked for the UN and in the private sector Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura has been appointed as Fifa’s first female secretary general. She succeeds former secretary general Jerome Valcke, who was banned from football-related activity for 12 years. Samoura, 54, spent 21 years […]

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