Sports

23 hours ago | February 26, 2021

Mtawarira explains NFL transition

On its surface, rugby and football appear to be first cousins, both requiring intense physicality, toughness, endurance, ...

NBA Top Shot explained

You’ve probably seen plenty of people talking about NBA Top Shot on social media over the past few weeks and you’re not ...

1 week ago | February 19, 2021

Japan eyes Olympics

Japan launched its coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, months after other major economies started giving ...

NFL player changing lives in Eastern Africa

With the NFL season coming to a close this week, I thought it would be fun to tell the background story on one of my ...

Hamilton pays tribute to Rashford

Lewis Hamilton has described Marcus Rashford’s leading role in tackling child food poverty as “truly inspiring”.

3 weeks ago | February 5, 2021

Impact on sports ownership

Joseph Pompliano You thought 2020 was wild? Get this . . . In 2021, a guy in his basement goes by Roaring Kitty & ...

No word on Hamilton’s contract

Mercedes will unveil its 2021 Formula One car in a digital launch on March 2, the reigning world champion announced on ...

Organisers unveil rules for Tokyo Games

Olympic officials on Wednesday unveiled the first of many COVID-19 rules for the Tokyo Games this summer, banning ...

4 weeks ago | January 29, 2021

Advantages of wearing masks while exercising

We have all made peace with the fact that it is essential to wear a mask in public.

Porsche takes us back to 1996

While it doesn’t come with a Whigfield CD or an Eddie Bauer checkered shirt, the new Porsche Boxster 25 Years Edition ...

1 month ago | January 22, 2021

In comes Joe Biden into White House . . . sports, politics may ...

THROUGH personal tragedy, a 36-year Senate career and two terms as vice president, Joe Biden has viewed athletes and ...

NBA valuations move from US$450m to US$5,2bn

When it comes to franchise valuation in professional sports, winning doesn’t always matter — location does.

Private equity’s new bet on sport: Buy the league

When the All Blacks next take to the rugby field to perform the prematch haka, a ceremonial war dance invoking New ...

1 month ago | January 15, 2021

Productive sector gives auction thumbs up

The productive sector this week gave the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) a vote of confidence in its foreign currency ...

The NFL’s US$100 million venture fund

The National Football League (NFL) is the most profitable sports league globally, bringing in more than US$15 billion in ...

Australia’s long battle with racism not acceptable

The alleged racist abuse of Indian players by fans at the third Test in Sydney is just the latest in a litany of similar ...

Soccer-star Ryan Giggs selling custom Manchester mansion

Former soccer-star Ryan Giggs is selling his custom-built mansion in England’s greater Manchester area for £3,5 million ...

2 months ago | January 8, 2021

Kwangwa happy with new team

A few months after Zimbabwe had so unexpectedly gatecrashed the global netball party in finishing eighth at their debut ...

The day Steph Curry made 105 3-point shots

In 1985, Israeli psychologist Amos Tversky and two other researchers published a paper that rocked the world of sports. ...

2 months ago | January 1, 2021

Premier League not discussing circuit break

The Premier League is not discussing the possibility of a circuit break to halt the season amid a rise of coronavirus ...