“In truth, staging sports tournaments doesn’t make you rich at all,” write Stefan Szymanski and Simon Kuper write in their book Soccernomics.
The first leg games in the second qualifying round for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations took place on Wednesday, just two and a half weeks after Zambia won the trophy for the first time in Gabon.
Are you one of this week’s lucky winners? Today you’ll hear who won the quiz about the Rugby World Cup tournament.
France is through to the final of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand after beating Wales 9-8 in a semi-final the French trainer described as the ugliest in the sport’s history.
Monday's press highlights the fate awaiting the ANC's controversial youth leader Julius Malema and the interest, or not, of South Africans in whether the Springboks will hold on to their Rugby ...
The 7th Rugby World Cup kicked off on Friday with a 41-10 victory for hosts New Zealand over Tonga in the opening match.
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The world football federation, Fifa, went ahead with the uncontested reelection of its president Sepp Blatter, despite appeals to put off the decision because of widespread corruption ...
This year has been eventful for Africa: 50 years of independence, elecvtions in Cote d'Ivoire, riots in Mozambique, and the World Cup held in South Africa.