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Hearts of Oak 1-2 Asante Kotoko: Keita’s late penalty wins game for Porcupine Warriors

A late penalty converted by Guinean import Naby Keita earned Asante Kotoko the derby spoils in a 2-1 win over Hearts of Oak on Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Phobians failed to make their recent surge in form count as the Porcupine Warriors looked compact and tactically superior but the overall quality was […]

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California
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Sources: Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna die in helicopter crash

The crash comes one day after Bryant was passed by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. As late as 10:39 p.m. ET Saturday, Bryant was active on social media, congratulating James on Twitter during the Lakers’ 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. A visibly shaken James wiped his eyes with tissues […]

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Basketball Africa League Unveils Official Logo

New Logo Celebrates League’s Pan-African Footprint, Africa’s Diversity and Continent’s Rich Basketball Heritage KIGALI, Rwanda, December 19, 2019/ — The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa and scheduled to begin play in March 2020, today unveiled the league’s official logo.  The new logo, which features the […]

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Herbert Mensah, President of the Ghana Rugby Football Union, Joins Africa Sports Ventures Group Board of Directors

He currently serves as an Executive Committee Member of Rugby Africa where he heads up the Finance and Sponsorship Committee ACCRA, Ghana, December 11, 2019/ — December 11th 2019: Accomplished Ghanaian Business Man and former Pro Rugby Player Herbert Mensah has joined the Africa Sports Ventures Group Board of Directors bringing years of experience in […]

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Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers: Kenya eliminates Ghana after 1-0 win in Nairobi

Ghana’s Black Queens lost 1-0 to Kenya in Nairobi on Tuesday to end their journey to the 2020 Women’s Olympic Football tournament. Kenya scored the winning goal in the 99th minute via a penalty after Janet Tweneboah handled the goal-bound header. Gentrix Shikangwa stepped up and scored the kick which ultimately proved vital for the […]