Tag Archives: africa

Dylan Frittelli wins Mauritius Open

South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli sunk a birdie putt on the first extra hole to beat India’s Arjun Atwal in a playoff to win the Mauritius Open on Sunday. Frenchman Romain…

The African Cup of Nations

Otherwise known as the AFCON (French for Coupe d’Afrique des Nations) competes in Africa and is a main international association of soccer. Founded in 1957, it has been sanctioned by…

NBA stars to play in Johannesburg in first Africa game

The NBA announced plans on Wednesday for its first game in Africa, an August exhibition that will feature basketball players from the continent in the latest effort to develop the…

Ebola fears infiltrate African sports

It started when the small Indian Ocean island of Seychelles refused entry to Sierra Leone’s soccer squad, fearing that the deadly Ebola virus would arrive from West Africa along with…

Tennis Hall of Fame suspends doubles legend Hewitt in sex scandal

The International Tennis Hall of Fame suspended former star Bob Hewitt after an investigation into sexual abuse allegations, the organization’s director said on Friday. Hewitt flew to Boston from his…