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Black stars captain, Asamoah Gyan
Soccer Sports

Out! Black Stars list for Dubai

Much-touted İstanbul Başakşehir midfielder, Joseph Larweh Attamah, will finally make a dream debut with the Black Stars as he joins the team’s third training session today as part of the build-up towards the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The former Satellites dependable defender, who has been in a form […]

Austin Jay Jay Okocha, a Nigerian and Bundesliga legend (3rd right), exchanging pleasantries with Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi (2nd left), GFA President, after the meeting. Looking on are some officials from StarTimes and DFL. Picture: EDNA ADU-SERWAA
Soccer Sports

GFA hosts Okocha, Bundesliga officials

Nigerian football legend, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, and officials of African Exclusive Bundesliga Broadcaster, StarTimes, have paid a courtesy call on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Executive Committee to discuss ways of developing the game in the country. Okocha, a former German Bundesliga great with Eintracht Frankurt in the 1990s, […]

Edwin Gyimah
Soccer Sports

Orlando Pirates defender Gyimah trains with Ghana after car crash

Orlando Pirates defender Edwin Gyimah has reportedly began training with his Ghana teammates ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. The 25-year-old was involved a serious car accident on Monday when his vehicle collided with a taxi in his hometown of Obuasi, Ghana. According to Ghana’s leading football website, […]

Isaac Dogboe arriving with WBO belt
Boxing Sports

Isaac Dogboe arrives in Ghana with WBO belt

The newly crowned WBO international super bantamweight champion Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe (16-0, 10 KO’s) on Thursday,   landed in Ghana from U.K. and has promised fireworks in 2017. Isaac Dogboe who was in the company of his father/trainer Paul Dogboe received  hero’s welcome as hundred of onlookers at the airport […]

Westbrook shot over Eric Gordon and Clint Capela of the Rockets this month. Credit Alonzo Adams/Associated Press
Basketball Sports

Russell Westbrook: The Triple-Double Machine

Westbrook, the Thunder guard, is dominating opponents thisseason with double-digit averages in points, rebounds and assists. Russell Westbrook needed one more assist for another triple-double in his ruthless campaign across the N.B.A., so he drove the lane and tried to thread a pass to Joffrey Lauvergne, his teammate with the […]

Francesco Totti, 40, at the team’s training fields in Trigoria, Italy. Credit Nadia Shira Cohen for The New York Time
Soccer Sports

A Roman to the Core, and the Core of Roma

Francesco Totti, a native Roman, has spent his entire career with A.S. Roma:23 years and counting. He hopes to end his playing days in a Roma jersey. ROME — Armed with spray cans, the vandals last descended on Via della Madonna dei Monti, a dead-end alley not far from the […]

Serena Williams Announces Engagement to Alexis Ohanian, Reddit’s Co-Founder
Sports Tennis

Serena Williams Announces Engagement to Alexis Ohanian, Reddit’s Co-Founder

“Who the Heck Is Alexis Ohanian, and Why Would Serena Williams Want to Date Him?” Slate magazine asked in a headline last year. Mr. Ohanian is a co-founder of Reddit, and, as of Thursday, Ms. Williams not only wants to date him, but plans to marry him. Ms. Williams, the […]

Ed Whitlock completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 3 hours 56 minutes 34 seconds to become the oldest person to run 26.2 miles under four hours. Credit Todd Fraser/Canada Running Series
Sports Track & Field

85-Year-Old Marathoner Is So Fast That Even Scientists Marvel

MILTON, Ontario — It was a day for talking, not running. Snow was piled along the streets. The driveway was icy. Ed Whitlock’s shoulder hurt. His face had been puffy. He did not feel well enough for the cemetery. At a visitor’s urging, Whitlock showed his display of novelty trophies. […]

Pep Guardiola during a match against Chelsea this month. Credit Phil Noble/Reuters
Soccer Sports

Pep Guardiola: A Continental Success and English Soccer’s Measuring Stick

The criticism itself will neither surprise nor sting Pep Guardiola. He made that perfectly clear months ago, on the day he was presented as Manchester City manager. “I know when it is not going well, you are not going to help us,” he told the assembled news media that day. […]

Theo Walcott, middle, scoring Arsenal’s lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Manchester City on Sunday. Credit Carl Recine/Reuters
Soccer Sports

Arsenal Can’t Avoid Collapse, or Paying Its Stars

MANCHESTER, England — It is late in coming, but it has at last arrived. According to Premier League lore, there is one month more than any other in which Arsenal is likely to collapse. Now, just when it seemed that this year might be the exception, the team is experiencing […]