(Reuters) – Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday. Mayweather, who improved to 48-0 by beating Pacquiao in May, missed a deadline by which he had to pay a […]
Bloomberg News Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said he still wants to buy English Premier League soccer team Arsenal even after he was rebuffed by its owners in 2010. Nigeria’s Dangote, an Arsenal fan worth $15.7 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, discussed buying a stake in the club five years ago before talks […]
Some Kenyans feel disappointed and now claim that Floyd Mayweather did not deserve the win. Many equate his victory to that of 2013 post-election Supreme Court petition between CORD leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta where all indication showed the seven justices would overturn the bungled elections of Uhuru and order a re-run only […]
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand lost his better-half Rebecca after she lost her battle to cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London on Saturday. His club, Queens Park Rangers (QRP), issued a statement on his behalf on their official website which read: “My soul mate slipped away last night. Rebecca my wonderful wife, […]
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao took to the scales yesterday afternoon at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, weighing for tonight’s highly-anticipated Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view event. Mayweather (47-0, 26 KO) and Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KO) are fighting at the standard welterweight limit of 147 pounds, with Mayweather’s WBC and WBA and Pacquiao’s WBO titles all on […]
By Phil Wesonga A Nairobi based Management Consultant has appealed to Kenyan youth to embrace sports as a means of enhancing unity in diversity. Addressing thousands of football fans who had thronged Kibra’s Woodley grounds during the finals of the Idd Cup football tournament yesterday,Mr. Owalo,who is a former campaign manager to CORD leader Raila […]
Oscar of Brazil shoots and scores his team’s first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Buda Mendes/Getty Images) Oscar pulls one back for Brazil in the 89th minute. Check out the goal here.
Brazil went down 7-1 against Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, prompting speculation and quips that there would be riots after the rout. There’s been no reports of rioting in the country or in Belo Horizonte due to the match. On Twitter, a large number of people were joking or commenting about Brazilians engaging in […]