Africa Sports World 

Footballer who stayed in coma for 39 years dies

– – French footballer Jean-Pierre Adams has died after being in comma for 39 years. Jean-Pierre Adams’s life was brutally turned upside down in 1982 when then 34 years he walked into a Lyon hospital for some routine surgery. He had gone to the hospital to correct a troublesome knee but he left not able to talk, walk or move any of his limbs again. Adams celebrated his 73rd birthday in coma and was being taken care of by his wife, Bernadette Adams who remained by his side for all these years.…

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Africa Sports World 

Hidden reason behind increased numbers in mobile gambling

– – In the past, players had to queue in the hot sun at sports venues to bet on their favorite sports events. With technological advancements over the past decades, betting has become much easier and more convenient for players worldwide. Many people are currently using mobile devices, and developers are also pushing betting apps to more mobile platforms. Mobile betting allows bettors to monitor and play Baccarat (บาคาร่า) at ago and increase their opportunities to make more money. Here are a few reasons why mobile betting, in general, has gained notable…

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Africa Sports Tennis World 

Naomi Osaka to take another break from tennis

– – Naomi Osaka says she will take another break from tennis after her US Open title defence ended in the third round. The world number three lost 5-7 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 to 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez. Osaka withdrew from this year’s French Open after revealing she has struggled with her mental health since first becoming a Grand Slam champion in 2018. The 23-year-old also missed Wimbledon before returning to the sport at the Tokyo Olympics, where she lit the flame at the opening ceremony. “I feel like I’m kind of at…

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Africa East Africa Sports World 

1xBet offers an impressive list of sports betting options

– – Uganda is a country with many sports enthusiasts. They support a variety of individuals and teams competing in a variety of sports. All kinds of sports betting Uganda on 1xBet, whether it’s football, tennis, eSports, or anything else, are available at www.1xbet.ug/. Before using any of the fantastic betting options offered by the platform, it is necessary to create an account. However, this is fairly simple, mostly because there are four different ways to join. They include: their own one-click method; via phone number; using an e-mail address;…

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Africa Sports World 

How many rounds are in a bingo game?

– – Knowing how many rounds in a game of bingo means knowing the rules. Each player in the game buys a scorecard with a selection of random numbers on it. The bingo-caller then calls out the numbers which are drawn by an RNG (random number generator). Each scorecard purchased is different from everyone else’s in the game – visit Umbingo.com. As the numbers are called out, the players cross them off from their scorecards. The first person to cross off all their numbers from the scorecard is the winner.…

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Africa Sports World 

Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona due to ‘financial obstacles’

– – Barcelona football club has said that star player Lionel Messi will not be staying at the club “because of financial and structural obstacles”. Messi who is 34 years has been a free agent since July 1, 2021 when his contract expired. The player agreed a new deal on reduced wages with club two weeks later, but Barca had to sell players to afford his salary. Lionel Messi wanted to stay at Barcelona on a deal until 2026 which included reducing his wages to half of his previous salary.…

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Africa Sports World 

Elaine Thompson-Herah sets new Olympics 100m record

– – Elaine Thompson-Herah became the second-fastest woman in history as she beat fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to retain her Olympic 100m title. The 29-year-old ran 10.61 seconds, a new Olympic record and just 0.12secs short of the world record set by the US’ Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988. Shericka Jackson completed a Jamaican one-two-three in Tokyo with a time of 10.76, 0.02 behind Fraser-Pryce. Great Britain’s Daryll Neita finished eighth in 11.12. “I have been struggling with my injury back and forth,” Thompson-Herah told BBC Sport after victory. – –…

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Africa East Africa Sports World 

Kenyan gamers putting country on eSports map

– – In the last five years, the realm of eSports has transformed the world of gaming. Historically, gamers competed in organized tournaments. One of the first was the 1997 Quake competition, which had 2,000 entrants. Many consider this to be the first eSports tournament, where remote players gathered together to crown a champion. The move online changed the world of video gaming in the early 2000s. With stronger internet connectivity, players could compete against one another in console-hosted groups for multiplayer games. Then came Twitch and Steam, which allowed…

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Africa Nigeria Sports West Africa World 

Why Watford must be in every Nigerian’s second premier league team in 21/22

– – Watford are back in the English Premier League after spending a year in the championship. Many fans were surprised by the signing based on the striker’s poor performance last season. There are reservations about his attitude, but there is some logic behind his acquisition. The Hornets will be looking forward to seeing Dennis grab a brace against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, while taking advantage of the Betway English premier league soccer betting opportunity. Earlier in July, Watford completed the signing of Oghenekaro Etebo from Stoke City.…

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Africa Featured Sports World 

Ex-US President Barack Obama Joins NBA Africa as partner

– – The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that former President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa as a strategic partner. President Obama will help advance the league’s social responsibility efforts across the continent, including programs and partnerships that support greater gender equality and economic inclusion. In this capacity, President Obama will have a minority equity stake in the new venture, which over time he intends to use to fund Obama Foundation youth and leadership programs across Africa. NBA Africa conducts the league’s business in Africa, including the Basketball…

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