Sports - Africa

Azubuike leading No. 1 Kansas back on top of college hoops

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton had just finished watching Udoka Azubuike bully his way to 19 po...
19:50 26 February 2022

Not done: Caster Semenya runs again, says ‘I’m here to stay’

Caster Semenya ran her first public race in eight months and broke the national 300-meter record at a low-level meet at a South African university bef...
9:09 15 February 2022

At All-Star Game, Africa’s potential will be showcased

The moment was not lost on Giannis Antetokounmpo. The NBA's reigning MVP, a Greek of Nigerian descent who is now starring in Milwaukee, was about to m...
19:10 12 February 2022

Federer tops Nadal in South Africa & 51,000 turn up to watch

Roger Federer wasn't going to lose this one to Rafael Nadal.
22:58 7 February 2022

Once is enough: Els says he’s done as Presidents Cup captain

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Ernie Els brought big changes to the International team in the Presidents Cup, and then he added one more he wants to see. He d...
15:51 7 February 2022

Federer to play in South Africa, where his mother was born

MELBOURNE, Australia — Roger Federer shakes his head and sounds a bit embarrassed when he's asked why he's never played a tennis match in South Africa...
10:30 3 February 2022

Protests or not, politics and Olympics are intertwined

More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the...
17:04 20 January 2022

Motorbike racer Paulo Gonçalves dies during Dakar Rally

WADI AL DAWASIR, Saudi Arabia — Portuguese motorbike rider Paulo Gonçalves has died on the Dakar Rally, becoming the first competitor killed since the...
14:26 12 January 2022

Tiger Woods caps comeback year by leading emotional team win

MELBOURNE, Australia — The emotions poured out of Tiger Woods, just like they did at Augusta National in the spring, except this felt different.
8:18 15 December 2021

Tiger Woods and US team rally to win Presidents Cup again

MELBOURNE, Australia — High emotions, fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup.
6:56 15 December 2021

International clings to 2-point lead in Presidents Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia — The International team has the lead going into the final day of the Presidents Cup for the first time in 16 years, and it has a...
7:59 14 December 2021

NY team helping immigrant runners realize American dream

NEW YORK — A no-name entrant at this month’s New York City Marathon — literally, he didn’t even qualify to have his name printed on his bib — Girma Be...
8:12 30 November 2021

Siya’s Springboks are exactly what Mandela envisioned

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa — Black and white, they sat together on the edge of the dusty township street where Nelson Mandela once lived and watched ...
23:50 2 November 2021

Kenya’s Mary Keitany eyes 5th NYC Marathon title in 6 years

NEW YORK — Mary Keitany is back for another bolt through the boroughs.
19:57 1 November 2021