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Peter Purcell Gilpin and Micheen Thorncroft Zimbabwe first-ever Olympian couple

Kirsty Coventry and Tyrone Seward, Esrom Nyandoro and  Ruth Banda the Zimbabwean sporting community has several power couples. They might be busy with training and competitions for most of the year, but the Zimbabwean sporting community is also a place...

No medal but Gilpin impress at the Tokyo Olympic Games

At the age of ten doctors told Peter Purcell Gilpin that he would likely lose the use of his legs because he was born with a muscular condition ( he could no longer maintain control of his shaking legs)....

Maike Diekmann the fastest African female rower at the Olympics

The most popular sports in Namibia are football, rugby or even fishing. No one thought Namibia had a chance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Maike Diekmann has proved them wrong. In Namibia, rowing is not a top-tier sport, so...

Henry Mainly Spain appointed WABA Vice President

Former Vice President of the Ghanaian Boxing Authority Dr Henry Mainly Spain has been appointed as the Vice President in charge of finance by the World Alliance of Boxing. The Ghanaian is an avid sportsman with deep roots in the...
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Black Rhinos Queens on a player shopping spree ahead COSAFA Women’s Champions league

Zimbabwe Women's Soccer League Champions Black Rhinos Queens are set to represent the county in the inaugural COSAFA Women's Champions League later this month. Chauya Chembepere ladies will be one of the seven teams that will be participating in the...

Tatjana Schoenmaker breaks 21-year old South African jinx after winning an Olympic medal

South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker has broken the 21-year-old jinx by finishing second and winning a silver medal in the 100m breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The last time a South African female swimmer won an Olympic medal was...

Egyptian member of Parliament representing her country at the Olympics

  Olympians have played an important role in public life. Some have gone on to prestigious careers in media, education, medication, and sports administration. Egyptian badminton player Hadia Hosny has become the first African member of parliament to participate in the...

Pasuwa’s Nyasa Bullets set to participate in the CECAFA Cup

Pusuwa's Nyasa Big Bullets are set to take part in the East and Central Africa Club Championship, the Cecafa Kagame Cup, as guests it has been revealed. Bullets invitation came through via the Football Association of Malawi who have already...

Gilpin fails to reach semi-finals

Peter Purcell Gilpin, the Zimbabwean rower failed to reach the semi-final at the Tokyo, Olympic Games. Gilpin was eliminated from the competition after he finished the liquidation on position seven in a time of 7:37.97. Only the first three rowers from...

One hundred not out

Malawian International Mwawi Kumwenda who was joined Australian side Melbourne Vixens in 2016 made her 100th league appearance on Thursday. Before she joined Vixens, Kumwenda was the first African netballer to sign with a Trans-Tasman Championship team, playing for New...
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