Basketball

Obama Joins NBA Africa as strategic partner

"I believe that NBA Africa can make a difference for so many of Africa’s young people," Obama said.

Japan women shock undefeated U.S. in pool round of 3x3 basketball

The winners' head coach Torsten Loibl said the victory was important to show his team is ready for the knock-out stages ...

U.S. men fall to France in first loss since 2004

The United States is always the team to beat at basketball - they now have a 138-6 record

Spain's Jon Rahm out of Olympics after positive Covid test

He returned two weeks later to win the U.S. Open for his first major championship, which elevated him to the World No. ...

Morans coach Mills returns ahead of AfroBasket tourney

Mills, who masterminded Kenya’s return to continental festival in nearly three decades, is convinced the team would do ...

Giannis leads Bucks to first NBA title since 1971

Bucks captured first NBA championship in 50 years with a 105-98 win over Suns.

Early preps key ahead of Cameroon show, says Mayienga

Mercy Wanyama who plies her trade in Spain and was also key in the win with 17 points and 15 rebounds chipped in,

Bucks move closer to title after game five win

The Bucks now lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 and can seal the title at home in game six

Lionesses maul Egypt to book ticket to Fiba AfroBasket

• Kenya led 29-24 in the first quarter and went to the break holding a 50-42 advantage. In the third quarter the scores ...

Lionesses thump Rwanda to reach final

It was the Kenyan back court pair of Melissa Akinyi and Victoria Reynolds who destroyed the home girls’ efforts to play ...

Giannis: NBA star's rise from 'hustling' to MVP award

Giannis was starting from near scratch, learning to dribble and make a simple lay-up.

Australia’s Mills not satisfied despite win over US

The Australians handed Greg Popovic’s team their second consecutive warm-up loss ahead of the Tokyo Olympics after the ...

Kenya fall to Egypt despite early promise

The result means Kenya, who also lost 77-45 to Rwanda, will finish third.

Koranga stars as Lionesses make light work of South Sudan

Starting four of their diaspora-based players, Kenya seemed to have recovered well from their humiliating 77-45 loss to ...

Lionesses tipped to make semis despite opening loss to Rwanda

According to University of Nairobi Dynamites coach, Juma Kent, the team should not worry too much about their ...

Kenyans upset by hosts Rwanda in opener

Assistant coach Mike Opel said the team did not play defence and lacked execution

Nigeria stuns Team USA in Olympic exhibition

It was Team USA’s first-ever loss to an African nation