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Daniel Adongo: From Rubgy to the NFL

‘Build the Monster’ – It’s the official mantra of the Indianapolis Colts’ season this year, and it couldn’t be a more fitting phrase the development of Daniel Adongo, the Kenyan rugby player who is now [...]

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Africa World Cup Qualifying Preview

If you had to whittle it down to one singular theme for this edition of African World Cup Qualifying, it would be one of David vs. Goliath. The usual big names are here as always, [...]

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The Sexy Six: The Shortlist of Afcon’s Hottest Players

We’re well into the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon 2013), and while injuries, draws, and points are all in the headlines, we wanted to take a pause, and present to you “The Sexy Six: The [...]

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2013: Africa’s Dark Year In Football

It was a moment that will forever remain etched into the memory of African football fans worldwide. Flashback to the 2010 World Cup quarterfinals. Ghana was locked in an extra time battle against a plucky [...]

Afcon Final – Nigeria vs Burkina Faso

Nigeria and Burkina Faso are your 2013 Afcon Finalists. Here’s a look at the two teams, their previous performances, and their journey to the Afcon final. NIGERIA: SUPER EAGLES vs KEY PLAYERS: Joseph [...]

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African Cup of Nations By the Numbers

There is only one day to go until the 2013 edition of the African Cup of Nations. In between reliving great matches, and anticipating opening match ups–Morocco and South Africa, anyone?–we took some time to look [...]

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Countdown to the African Cup of Nations: Less than 10 Days to Go!

The African Cup of Nation kicks off on January 19th in South Africa. It used to be that you had to wait every other year for the African Cup of Nations, but for the first [...]

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Africa.com’s Guide to African Players in the NBA

The National Basketball Association (NBA) prides itself in being a league that draws players from all over the world. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant speaks Spanish to Pau Gasol during games when he doesn’t want opposing [...]

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The 2012 Olympics: Race and the London Games

What does a South African living in the United States think of African athletes celebrated in Britain? Over the past two weeks, I actively followed the 2012 London Summer Olympics, writing updates for Africa.com. One [...]

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The 2012 Olympics: Final Results From the Continent and Kenya′s Bid for 2024

The closing weekend of the 2012 London Summer Olympics was a victorious one for Africa. On Friday, Meseret Defar of Ethiopia took gold in the women’s 5000m final. Fellow Ethiopian and strong gold medal contender [...]