Sports

2 months ago | September 17, 2021

China hands over Cambodia $150 million stadium

Cambodia has received the keys to a brand new, $150 million stadium from China, the latest country to be gifted such a ...

3 months ago | September 10, 2021

Mercedes promotes Russell but. . .Wolff now faces one of the ...

So it’s confirmed. Finally. George Russell will be a Mercedes F1 driver from 2022. While the news may not be a surprise, ...

Patrick Cantlay’s US$15m ‘major’

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we are never touching an opponent’s golf ball again. As we learned at the ...

Ryder Cup captain’s picks include Spieth, not Reed

Two weeks from Friday, the first tee balls will be struck in the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. Steve Stricker is ...

3 months ago | September 3, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history

When Manchester City loanee Gavin Bazunu saved Cristiano Ronaldo’s first-half penalty to deny the Manchester United ...

Rodger Federer’s next multi-million-dollar payday

Nike had a loaded roster of professional tennis players in 2018. There were established superstars like Serena Williams, ...

Naomi Osaka has a new interest

The growing rage around cryptocurrencies has captured the attention of defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka, who’s ...

The beauty of rugby . . . ’there are different ways to win Test ...

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber says that playing the All Blacks and Wallabies without having warmed up against their ...

3 months ago | August 20, 2021

The art of caddying: What makes a good golfing companion?

From sleeping in motorway bushes to a rousing rendition of happy birthday from a packed major championship crowd, a ...

Semenya’s lawyers demand answers

Caster Semenya’s lawyers demand answers for “misleading” World Athletics study World Athletics’ Health and Science ...

Barcelona in US$1.6 billion debt after Messi’s departure

Lionel Messi has dominated the news for most of the last month.  After 17 seasons with Barcelona — a club that he joined ...

Naomi Osaka: World number two felt ‘ungrateful’

Naomi Osaka says she felt “ungrateful” at points during the last year for being unable to appreciate her success. The ...

4 months ago | August 13, 2021

Tokyo 2020: How Japan’s moment of glory has become a millstone ...

“Japan is back!” declared Shinzo Abe, the then Japanese prime minister, after he made a surprise appearance dressed as ...

The little devil who became a deity . . . . Messi exit leaves ...

The story of Barcelona and Lionel Messi has not been about the extraordinary numbers but something more – the memories ...

4 months ago | August 6, 2021

Leicester City’s plan for Maswanhise

Leicester City prospect Tawanda Maswanhise will not be rushed into the first team as Brendan Rodgers bids to nurture the ...

Japan’s post-olympics market outlook mixed

The shadow of the Olympics has hung over Japan’s range-bound stock market for months, with some fearing Covid-19 ...

4 months ago | July 30, 2021

Obama now a minority owner in NBA’s Africa business

Former President Barack Obama has become a strategic partner and minority owner in the National Basketball Association’s ...

Elite male athletes play in shorts and tank tops

You know the old line about Ginger Rogers doing everything Fred Astaire did, just backward and in high heels? That’s ...

4 months ago | July 23, 2021

Zimbabwe send 1st black swimmer to the Olympics

The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is sending a Black swimmer to the Olympics, the first from her country to go the ...

LeBron’s billion-dollar business

Just one year after raising US$100 million from investors to formerly combine multiple content businesses into the ...