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    Wayde van Niekerk breaks South African 200m record

    South African racer Wayde van Niekerk broke a national record when he ran a 19.84 second time at the Racers Grand Prix in the 200 meter event. That time was enough to beat out Anaso Jobodwana’s previous record among South African racers of 19.87 seconds in that length. Van Niekerk bested Jamaicans Rasheed Dwyer and […]

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    Usain Bolt wins final race in Jamaica

    Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is nearing his final competitive race, winning the 100 meter event at the JN Racers Grand Prix in his native country of Jamaica on Saturday. This is expected to be Bolt’s final competitive race in Jamaica. While far removed from his world record time of 9.58 seconds, he finished […]

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    Entrepreneur Magazine highlights Africans in tech to watch

    Entrepreneur, a business magazine based out of the United States, released a list of the top 10 African entrepreneurs who are making their mark in the online world. One of them is Adii Pienaar out of South Africa. Pienaar has two ventures going on, the largest being WooThemes, a developer of WordPress themes that later […]

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    Daliso Chaponda begins UK comedy tour after Britain’s Got Talent showing

    Malawi-born standup comedian Daliso Chaponda will begin a tour of the United Kingdom in Exeter later in June after finishing in third place in the 2017 final round of Britain’s Got Talent, one of the United Kingdom’s most popular televised talent competitions. He missed out on the 250,000 pound cash prize for the first place […]

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    Kechi Okwuchi amazes judges with song and story

    Kechi Okwuchi is preparing for her second appearance on the U.S. talent competition America’s Got Talent after an impressive signing performance on her first appearance last week. Okwuchi amazed the judges with her rendition of Ed Sheeran’s pop hit “Thinking Out Loud”, but was even more impressive when she shared her story. The Nigerian woman, […]

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    Tanya Muzinda makes history at UK children’s motocross championship

    Tanya Muzinda is making headlines on her overseas tour, being a 12-year-old Zimbabwean female motocross rider in this sport some consider a genre of the extreme variety. Her big stop was in Mildenhall, England, where she participated in the 2017 HL Racing MX Master Kids UK Championships on the May 27-29 weekend. While there were […]

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    Hellen Obiri and Shifan Hassan shine at Diamond League meet in Rome

    At the latest IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday, Hellen Obiri set a new Kenyan record en route to a dominating victory in the women’s 5000 meter event. Obiri finished with a record time for her nation of 14 minutes, 18.37 seconds. Before the event, Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba was considered the favorite, and […]

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    Bryan Robson defends Paul Pogba

    Manchester United legend Bryan Robson expressed his belief to the club’s official website that he feels Paul Pogba has been unfairly treated during his tenure with the Premier League club. He particularly pointed at the constant criticism that the media has heaped on the Frenchman of Guinean descent. Robson also talked about why he feels […]

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    Courtnall Skosan prepares to take over Bryan Habana’s spot

    Just as Bryan Habana nears the end of his record-setting career, Courtnall Skosan prepares to step in the legend’s shoes in the next match against France on Saturday. Habana already has a record 124 Test caps, and while he hasn’t announced retirement, head coach Allister Coetzee has not given any information on whether he will […]