Monday, November 26, 2012Africa.com’s Guide to African Players in the NBAby Christine Lai, Africa.com
Africa has produced its fair share of NBA superstars—Nigeria’s Hakeem Olajuwan, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Dikembe Mutombo, and more. This season is no different, featuring an exciting batch of elite players, young upstarts, and veterans from the continent taking to the courts.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012The 2012 Olympics: Race and the London Gamesby Dexter Padayachee, Amherst College
At the close of the 2012 London Olympics, Dexter Padayachee takes a step back to understand how the performances of black athletes are understood in today's society.
Monday, August 13, 2012The 2012 Olympics: Final Results From the Continent and Kenya′s Bid for 2024by Dexter Padayachee, Amherst College
The closing weekend of the 2012 London Summer Olympics was a victorious one for Africa, as the continent dominated in track and field and marathon swimming.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012The 2012 Olympics: A South African Controversy?by Dexter Padayachee, Amherst College
In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, South African Olympic gold medalist and world record-holding swimmer, Cameron van der Burgh, admitted to cheating in the 100-meter breaststroke.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012The 2012 Olympics: Day 11 and Day 12 Updateby Dexter Padayachee, Amherst College
Today at the Olympics the event to watch out for is the men’s 1500m final. There are many African medal hopefuls, including Asbel Kiprop and Silas Kiplagat, who qualified for the finals in the two fastest times.