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Paris 2024: Team USA announce star-studded basketball roster for Olympic Games

Paris 2024: Team USA announce star-studded basketball roster for Olympic Games

Team USA Basketball, through Managing Director and former player Grant Hill, released an immensely star-studded list of NBA superstars on Wednesday as their 12-man team to the Paris 2024 Games. Four-time NBA champions LeBron James, Stephen Curry, and two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant will headline the United States men’s Olympic team. Other names on the roster include Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns),...

2024 Olympic Qualifiers: Zambia join Super Falcons in Paris after comeback against Morocco

2024 Olympic Qualifiers: Zambia join Super Falcons in Paris after comeback against Morocco

Zambia joined the Super Falcons in qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics on Tuesday night after coming back from a first leg deficit against Morocco to win 2-0. The Copper Queens lost the first leg on home soil 2-1 but turned their fortunes around on Moroccan thanks to Barbra Banda's 38th minute strike which levelled the tie 2-2 on aggregate. The game went into extra time...

WAFCON 2024 Qualifiers: Super Falcons edge closer with comfortable victory over Cape Verde

2024 Olympic Qualifiers: Super Falcons end 16-year tournament drought

The Super Falcons booked their spot at Summer Olympics for the first time in since 2008 after edging past South Africa 1-0 on aggregate in the final round of the qualifiers on Tuesday evening. Randy Waldrum's ladies got the all important win in the first leg in Abuja courtesy of Rasheedat Ajibade's penalty. There was very little action in the return leg in Pretoria with Chinwendu...

Women’s World Cup: Banyana Banyana boss Ellis relishing ‘underdog’ tag ahead of round of 16 tie

Olympics Qualifiers: South Africa boss Ellis ready for ‘do or die’ tie against Super Falcons

South Africa head coach Desiree Ellis is expecting a tough test when Banyana Banyana go up against Nigeria’s Super Falcons in the first leg of their CAF Olympic Qualifiers, slated for Friday. The reigning African champions will take on Nigeria at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja as they seek to secure one of the two qualifying tickets to the women's football event in Paris. Ellis,...

Daniel Igali: Canada’s Olympic gold medallist redefining wrestling in Nigeria

Daniel Igali: Canada’s Olympic gold medallist redefining wrestling in Nigeria

Former Canadian wrestler, Daniel Igali is the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) and his impact has made Nigerian wrestlers dominant on the African continent in recent years. Nigerian wrestlers contributed 11 medals to the country's overall medals haul of 121 at the recently-concluded 2023 African Games in Ghana - the women's team won all six gold medals while the men's team shared three silver and...