Sports

2 weeks ago | March 27, 2020

Olympics delay to cost Japan US$6bn

Japan is faced with the possibility of $6 billion in economic losses if the Tokyo Summer Games do not proceed as ...

Nike-Adidas-Puma Olympics battle will have to wait

Billions of people around the world watched Usain Bolt sprint to victory in the Olympic 100 meter final in Brazil on ...

Sponsors stand by the committee

Major corporate sponsors of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are standing by the International Olympic Committee after the games ...

4 weeks ago | March 13, 2020

Premier League could lose over £100m

PREMIER league clubs face losing more than £100 million a month — as the government gears up for a crunch meeting on the ...

Golf organisers mull ‘Masters without patrons’

While an abundance of precaution and concerns regarding the coronavirus spin at an ever more frantic pace in the sports ...

Coronavirus to cost F1 US$85m revenue

Formula One’s revenue could reverse by as much as $84,3 million due to the coronavirus according to research about the ...

ATP & WTA tours face shut down

The ATP and WTA Tours are on the verge of being shut down until May following pressure from players.

1 month ago | March 6, 2020

Coronavirus severely affects sport calendar

Coronavirus is ruining sport. Whether in Italy, China or the United States, sporting bodies are cancelling events ...

How stadiums use tech to delight fans

Data and new technology are changing fan experiences at stadiums and venues. Teams and venues are using data, apps, ...

Most expensive sports in the world

Sports are a great way for people to maintain their physical fitness. Not only do sports help with physical well being, ...

2 months ago | February 14, 2020

Six Nations: ‘Rugby greatest championship’

The Six Nations is widely recognised as “rugby’s greatest championship”. The tournament will unfold over five rounds of ...

Federer, Nadal raise over US$3m in Africa match

Every time Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play is a special occasion. But the Match in Africa 6, held on Friday in South ...

Federer, Nadal raise over US$3m in Africa match

Every time Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play is a special occasion. But the Match in Africa 6, held on Friday in South ...

An early end to Kobe business path

The death of Kobe Bryant, the retired LA Lakers star, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash ...

2 months ago | February 7, 2020

Motocross rider Tanya dreams big

Talented Zimbabwean motocross rider, Tanyaradzwa Adel Muzinda, says she sees herself becoming Africa’s greatest and the ...

Nike closes stores in China due to Coronavirus

Nike temporarily shuts down about half of its stores in China due to the corona virus, the sports giant said in a ...

2 months ago | January 31, 2020

NetOne scales up football support

State-owned mobile operator, NetOne, is this year scaling up its soccer mentorship programme for schools as part of ...

3 months ago | January 24, 2020

Mayweather tops highest paid athletes

Blockbuster TV contracts and soaring endorsement deals from battling shoe giants Nike and Adidas were a boon to the ...

Saracens won’t refund ticket holders

Saracens will not be refunding money to their 5 000 season-ticket holders despite relegation from the Premiership at the ...

China to build sports industry

The State Council issued an outline to empower the country’s sports industry on September 2, aimed at forging the sports ...