2 heavyweights nations in international rugby union to slog it out at Willis Park

October 4, 2013 5:43 pm0 comments by:
2 heavyweights nations in international rugby union to slog it out at Willis Park

A preview of a Rugby Union International match between South Africa Springboks and New Zealand All Blacks on 5th October 2013. Looking at the strengths and weakness of both nations to give an insight on who is likely to win the title Annual Rugby Championship

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Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

September 30, 2013 4:06 pm0 comments by:
Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

A look into the root of dishonesty in sports. I also provide recent examples of the problem. Suggesting Self discipline as a viable solution to slowing down the increase of the problem.

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Top african female sprinters face tougher hurdles to achieve more medals

September 23, 2013 5:36 pm0 comments by:
Top african female sprinters face tougher hurdles to achieve more medals

A look at the hurdles or obstacles facing top African sprinters, in their quest to change cultural attitude, become role models and also have the motivation to win medals in world championships.

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Africa football nations seek a pass to round 3 WCQ

September 9, 2013 7:17 pm0 comments by:
Africa football nations seek a pass to round 3 WCQ

The final match of Round 2 for the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers was played last weekend. The hype around the world has been low key compared to previous world cup qualifiers. However, the preparations have been similar with a number of key players recalled for the crucial fixture. The atmosphere, press releases and squad report remind me of the days leading to a final examination paper. It involved making calls to star pupils for study groups, pestering the lecturers for examination clues and panicking at time constraints. The big African nations that needed a favourable result to advance to the final Round 3 were in a similar state. For instance, […]

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Are football fans to blame for the transfer fee madness?

September 1, 2013 2:39 pm0 comments by:
Are football fans to blame for the transfer fee madness?

As at 1st September 2013, the total spend in transfer dealings by football clubs in the English League stood at £482 million. In the Spanish La liga, the total spend will increase by at least £70 million, once Welsh Gareth Bale completes his transfer to Real Madrid. This includes the £50 million spent by Barcelona on Brazilian Neymar. The French League Clubs have recently  joined the party with Monaco spending more than £100 million o Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez and Joan Moutinho. PSG have continued from last season with signing of Edinson Cavani for £56 million, £28 million for Marquinhos. The Serie A also look to increase their total spent this […]

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The thin Line Between Money And Sports Enjoyment?

August 26, 2013 6:02 pm0 comments by:
The thin Line Between Money And Sports Enjoyment?

enjoy playing certain sports as a participant and love watching all sports. I assume that majority of people also enjoy watching different sports and participate in a few of them. The reason for participating in a sport includes having the technical skill, physical fitness, confidence and equipment. However, lack of money is a crucial factor that will prevent participation and thus enjoyment.

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Kolo Toure finds a Second English Home In Liverpool FC

August 18, 2013 3:28 pm0 comments by:
Kolo Toure finds a Second English Home In Liverpool FC

The European transfer season will close on 2nd September 2013.The majority of signings so far are mostly offensive players. Offensive players grab the media headlines in the current market. The defensive signings occupy the media headlines on the final or beginning day of a transfer. A typical example is in the English premiership league, which has been dominated by the offensive player such as Gareth Bale, Suarez and Wayne Rooney

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Nelson Mandela Sports Day, a Good Springboard to Promote Fairness in Sports

August 10, 2013 1:35 pm0 comments by:
Nelson Mandela Sports Day, a Good Springboard to Promote Fairness in Sports

Countries or organization arrange sporting events as a powerful tool to promote an objective. The objective of a sporting event could be for celebration of an achievement, promotion of ideas, competition or inspiration. In certain cases, sports events are planned just to unite together a group of individuals.

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Michael Essien is back to reclaim his Throne in Chelsea’s Midfield

August 1, 2013 6:08 am0 comments by:
Michael Essien is back to reclaim his Throne in Chelsea’s  Midfield

The new European Football Season starts next month. All clubs have started pre-season training. Every football club is trying to improve their squad and release a few players. The objective for every football club is to improve on the previous season. Chelsea as a contender for the 2013/2014 English Premier League title,are no different.

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Talented African Youth Players Should Be Given More Guidance

July 18, 2013 10:13 pm0 comments by:
Talented African Youth Players Should Be Given More Guidance

I often debate sports with my friends and work colleagues. We discuss about our favourite players, managers, teams and any hot topics.Generally,the outcome of the hot topics ends in a stalemate.However,there is one topic that we all seem to agree upon,most promising young talents do not progress from the youth team to the senior team .

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