If Ghana is awarded a penalty in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations soccer championship, their captain, Asamoah Gyan, will be nowhere near the 12-yard spot to take the free kick.
The 27-year-old, who missed a penalty
Canadian defender, Robin Gayle, will play soccer for an American side for the first time in six years since representing the University of North Carolina in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship.
A former Pickering High School track athlete is among a crop of new young players infused in the Canadian women’s soccer squad for an upcoming tournament in China.
Nichelle Prince, a key member of the Durham school
Controversy has reared its ugly head just two weeks before the start of the Africa Cup of Nations’ soccer championship in South Africa.
Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi, is concerned that he and his African counterpart
Olympic bronze medal hurdler, Priscilla Lopes-Schliep, was Anthony McCleary’s only prized possession when he won his first Athletics Canada Coach of the Year Award three years ago.
With this success, the Jamaican-bo
Two-time African Soccer Player of the Year, Didier Drogba, will lead an experienced Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament that starts later this month in South Africa.
The squad includes six English Prem
This year’s Phil Edwards Memorial Trophy co-winner, Phylicia George, and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame inductee, after whom the award for Canada’s top track athlete is named, have a few things in common.
Looking dapper in a dark suit among a group of Canadian Olympians and Paralympians dressed in their retro-inspired red podium track jackets didn’t faze Canada’s Under-20 Soccer Player of the Year, Doneil Henry.
Midfielder Yaya Toure has been named African Soccer Player of the Year for the second time.
The Ivory Coast and Manchester United player beat out fellow Ivorian and former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba, who won the a
Canada will travel to Ireland in the summer to compete for a place in next year’s Women’s World Cup Twenty/20 cricket competition.
International Cricket Council (ICC) development manager, Tim Anderson, said last w