The Nigerian-born Masai Ujiri, a former player and now professional basketball executive who became the first African president of basketball operations and general manager of the Toronto Raptors, spoke to CNN’s Marketplace Africa about the future of basketball in Africa.
The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament kicked off on 16 June with about 800 youngsters.
Here is a run-down on everything you need to know ahead of the championships.
Africa will be represented at the upcoming Netball World Cup by teams from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Uganda. For the Zimbabwe Gems, this will be their maiden appearance.
CAPS United captain and former Zimbabwe Warriors defender Hardlife Zvirekwi’s life story is one of perseverance, willpower and sheer strength that can only serve as a source of inspiration to all.
Akufo-Addo’s intervention marks a continuing move by African political leaders to use football to advance or affirm political situations.
Many factors have been suggested to explain the dominance of Kenyan middle and long distance runners, and many have been disproved.
Tro-tros, the share-ride mini-van taxis have always had pop-culture clout. Ghanaian artist Nana Osei Kwadwo documents tro-tros.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) says it will appeal the recent Court of Arbitration for Sports ruling concerning Caster Semenya. Semenya recently lost her case challenging new IAAF rules, which force female athletes to regulate their levels of testosterone.