Sport competitions - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper John Obi Michael receives racist insults on his twitter account Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:34:08 +0200 EUROPA LEAGUE: PERFORMANCE OF AFRICAN Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:39:23 +0200 Christophe lele European Champions league: Africans players performance on day 2 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 13:09:16 +0200 Christophe lele The performance of africans on european champions league day 1 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 11:20:41 +0200 Christophe lele When Kader Keita slips and attacks a reporter Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:51:09 +0200 going to celebrate the victory of the Côte d'Ivoire Senegal (4-2) in the first leg of the final qualifying round of the AFCAN 2013, in a nightclub in Abidjan, Kader Keita slipped. The Elephant, which is now moving to Al Sadd Doha, Qatar, has found nothing better than to settle accounts with the editor of the famous Ivorian magazine "Prestige". The Ivorian striker administered several blows to the reporter, who have decided to bring the case to court. Asamoah Gyan's Story: The tale of a patchy path to glory Mon, 04 Apr 2011 01:30:24 +0200 Ghana's love/hate relatioinship with Asamoah Gyan continues after his deftly spectacular equalizer against England at Wembley in a high profile friendly game that had Ghanaian supporters embarking on a sporting pilgrimage to witness a match that assumed an extra air of importance usually reserved for more crucial encounters. In fact, the level of importance attached to the game was so high that, Gyan's goal was met with a level of jubilation fit for a world cup triumph. Love him or hate him though, Asamoah Gyan deserves or rather has earned the right to be respected by all and sundry. William Manful 2012 Olympics tickets available for sale Tue, 15 Mar 2011 09:25:41 +0100 <p class="spip">Tickets for the London 2012 Olympics have gone on sale, 500 days ahead of the event.</p> <p class="spip">Some 6.6 million tickets are available from the London 2012 website over a six-week period and organisers say all applications will be treated equally.</p> Iran threatens 2012 Olympics boycott Tue, 01 Mar 2011 12:55:33 +0100 <p class="spip">It seems the Iranian National Olympic Committee may be spending a little too much time playing Magic Eye.</p> <p class="spip">Bahram Afsharzadeh, the secretary general of the country's Olympic committee, told the country's official news service that he believes logo for the 2012 Olympics spells out "Zion" — a term widely used to refer to Jerusalem.</p> Jack Johnson: A Great African-American champion from Ghana Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:33:15 +0100 Boxer Jack Johnson instilled pride in the African-American community in 1908 by becoming the first African-American world heavyweight champion at 30 years old. Born John Arthur Johnson in Texas, Jack was the son of former Southern slaves; his father traced their ancestry directly to modern-day Ghana. Miles Marshall Lewis John Paintsil, the king of own goals Tue, 08 Feb 2011 13:03:14 +0100 It's operation open net at Fulham! Out of four bitter own goals registered since the beginning of the season, three have emanated from the legwork of John Paintsil. The Ghanaian international defender is on his way to setting a record in the Premier League. Nicholas Mc Anally Green Bay Packers claim fourth Super Bowl title Mon, 07 Feb 2011 09:52:04 +0100 When Packers general manager Ted Thompson made the controversial decision in 2008 to move past the Brett Favre era in favor of the unproven but talented Aaron Rodgers, it spurred two years of questions throughout Green Bay's fan base. Basketball injuries are all too common Wed, 12 Jan 2011 13:50:48 +0100 In North America, playing basketball is resulting an increasing number of head injuries. In 11 years, the number of such injuries has increased by 70%, while the overall number of injuries fell by 22%. The height and strength of basketball players appears to be to blame. Destination Santé Drinking and exercise: what constitutes a healthy amount? Tue, 04 Jan 2011 12:55:29 +0100 Sports doctors all agree: athletes need to drink plenty of liquid during exercise. However, following the death of a female marathon runner who showed abnormally low blood sodium levels because of being over-hydrated, they are now beginning to question this. The marathoner had consumed large amounts of liquid before, during and after competing in her marathon and succumbed to a form of encephalopathy, because the sodium level in her blood was too low. Destination Santé Tiger Woods pays pornstar to keep quiet over sex tapes Thu, 09 Dec 2010 17:44:03 +0100 <p class="spip">The porn star, selling a purported sex tape of herself with Tiger Woods, has claimed that the golfer paid her off to not release it.</p> <p class="spip">So Devon James, who claimed she had an affair with the star, is now closing the website where she collected 19.99 dollars from buyers, reports the Daily Mail.</p> <p class="spip">The orders were to be shipped to buyers by December 1. But according to RadarOnline, several people who ordered the tape said they have neither received it nor had heard any explanations about it.</p> <p class="spip">James' relatives have repeatedly alleged her claims of a relationship, a tape and even a love child with Woods as attempts at self-promotion.</p> <p class="spip">And she has refused to produce any portion of the alleged tape or even a screen grab as proof of its existence.</p> <p class="spip">But James insisted that the tape was real and the reason it has not been shipped was due to a settlement.</p> Sport: What is the right choice for your child? Wed, 08 Dec 2010 17:07:00 +0100 Physical activity and sport are essential to a child's well-being in the same manner as emotional relations, sleep and food are. And while children are separated into diverse age groups, care must be taken when deciding what sporting activities best suit them. Destination Santé