Sign in
Download Opera News App

olympic games

SPORTS

RIP: PSG And Cameroon Legend Passes On

Barely two days after Gianluca Vialli's death, the world of football is into deep mourning yet again following the demise of former Cameroon and PSG midfielder Modeste M'bami.The midfield maestro passed on while at his home in Le Havre, France after a heart attack. Born in Yaounde, Cameroon, Modeste M'bami began his football career with Sedan in 2000.He went on to join PSG in 2003 and later Marseille in 2006.He turned out for other clubs such as Almeira, Dalian Aerbin, Changchun Yatai, Al Ittihad, Millonarios and Le Havre.Internationally, he was a Cameroon national team player between 2000 to 2009.

  29 days ago ago
RIP: PSG And Cameroon Legend Passes On

SPORTS

UPDATE: Sports CS Namwamba Attends Burial of First Kenyan Olympic Medal Winner in Kericho

A host of sporting legends among them Kipchoge Keino and David Rudishada are in attendance to pay their last respect to Late Sports Veteran in Kericho County. Youth Affairs & Sports CS Ababu Namwamba has arrived in Kericho County to attend the burial ceremony of the late Wilson Chumo Kiprugut, who died aged 84.

  2 months ago ago
UPDATE: Sports CS Namwamba Attends Burial of First Kenyan Olympic Medal Winner in Kericho

SPORTS

Huge Race Today As Kenya's Hellen Obiri Looks To Upset Both Hassan And Ethiopian Letesenbet Gidey

Hellen Obiri, a two-time 5000m world champion, will compete on Saturday, July 16, in the women's 10,000m, where she will attempt to unseat reigning champion Sifan Hassan. Kenya has an opportunity to win its first medal on day two of competition at the World Athletics Championships in the event scheduled for 10.20 p.m. (EAT).

  6 months ago ago
Huge Race Today As Kenya's Hellen Obiri Looks To Upset Both Hassan And Ethiopian Letesenbet Gidey

SPORTS

'Very Sad' Kenyan Athlete Opens Up on Her Suffering After Switching Loyalty to Britain

Rebecca Achieng Ajulu-Bushell initially represented Kenya as a professional swimmer including the 2009 World Championships in Rome where she won medals for the country, at a tender age of 15 years. In 2010, her mother decided that she was better placed to represent Britain, a decision that made the first black woman to swim for Britain even being picked to represent the European country in the 2012 Olympic Games that were held in London.

  10 months ago ago
'Very Sad' Kenyan Athlete Opens Up on Her Suffering After Switching Loyalty to Britain

SPORTS

Come back for Asbel Kiprop

Following the expiration of his four-year ban for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation, 2008 Olympic Games 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop plans to return to the track at the National Police Championships in April this year. Asbel's suspension ends today, and the lanky officer has warned that he is eager for action, as if he never left.

  11 months ago ago
Come back for Asbel Kiprop

SPORTS

Messi Confirms His Retirement Date Ahead Of FIFA World Cup Final On Sunday

When listing world's best footballers of all time, it is quite obvious that Messi's name will be among the top names in the list.Currently at 35 years old, Messi was born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.Current updates indicate that the forward has confirmed that his appearance at the FIFA World Cup final on Sunday December 18 will be his last World Cup match for Argentina.

  1 month ago ago
Messi Confirms His Retirement Date Ahead Of FIFA World Cup Final On Sunday

SPORTS

Return of 1500m king

pFollowing the expiration of his four-year ban for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation, 2008 Olympic Games 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop plans to return to the track at the National Police Championships in April this year. Asbel's suspension ends today, and the lanky officer has warned that he is eager for action, as if he never left.

  11 months ago ago
Return of 1500m king

SPORTS

What The Olympic Rings Actually Stand For.

Olympic Games is an important international event featuring summer and winter sports with winners being rewarded. It is held after every four years. The five olympic rings are red, black, blue, yellow, and green colors chosen by the founder of Olympic Games. Together their meaning stands for our shared desire for worldwide peace.

  1 year ago ago
What The Olympic Rings Actually Stand For.

SPORTS

Kenya's Two Time Olympic Medalist Sets Eyes On Two World Records

Newly crowned Olympic Games 1,500m champion Faith Kipyegon has set her focus on setting two new world record in her favourite race. Following her 2021 successful season, where she defended her Olympic games title, the two time Olympic champion has purposed to lower the world indoor record of 3:53.09 that was set by Ethiopian Gudaf Tsegay.

  1 year ago ago
Kenya's Two Time Olympic Medalist Sets Eyes On Two World Records

SPORTS

Women referees to shatter glass ceiling in Qatar World Cup

When the FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar in 2022, it will make history as the first time that female referees will be officiating matches at the tournament. This is a huge milestone for women in sport, and one that is long overdue. For too long, women have been excluded from refereeing at the highest level of men’s football.

  2 months ago ago
Women referees to shatter glass ceiling in Qatar World Cup

SPORTS

Ferdinand Omanyala happy for breaking records as he laments on balancing studies and training.

Good morning and welcome to my daily sports updates. Tap on the follow link on the top right corner if you haven't done so to receive more news updates .Welcome. Yesterday, Kenyan athletes who participated in the Tokyo Olympic games were hosted by the athletics management.

  1 year ago ago
Ferdinand Omanyala happy for breaking records as he laments on balancing studies and training.

SPORTS

Eliud Kipchoge Is A Good Farmer, See Some Of His Photos While In Tea Plantation

Eliud Kipchoge is the famous marathon athletes coming from Kenya. Recently, Kipchoge won Gold medal in Tokyo Olympic Games held in Japan. He was born in the year 1984. During his career as a professional long distant runner, Kipchoge won the Olympics title in the year 2016 and 2020 consecutively.

  1 year ago ago
Eliud Kipchoge Is A Good Farmer, See Some Of His Photos While In Tea Plantation

SPORTS

Olympic Champion And Record Holder To Miss Important Race Tomorrow

Olympic Games sprint double champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has withdrawn from Friday’s (3 Sept) Brussels Diamond League as a precaution.She was down to face Sha’Carri Richardson and Shericka Jackson in the women’s 200m. However, a well-placed source said a health decision was taken to pull her from the event.

  1 year ago ago
Olympic Champion And Record Holder To Miss Important Race Tomorrow

JUSTICE

Former CS Wario sentenced to 6 years in jail or pay Ksh.3.6M fine in Rio saga

Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario has been sentenced to a six-year jail term or pay a fine of Sh3.6 million over his involvement in the 2016 Rio Olympics scandal.Stephen Soi also and who headed the Kenyan team to the Olympics at the time has been sentenced to a 10-year jail term or a fine of Sh103 million over misuse of public funds.

  1 year ago ago
Former CS Wario sentenced to 6 years in jail or pay Ksh.3.6M fine in Rio saga

SPORTS

Eliud Kipchoge Lands Ambassadorial Role

Two times Olympic gold medalist and marathon legend, Eliud Kipchoge, has revealed that he has landed yet another international ambassadorial role in Paris. Through his social media page on Thursday, October 14, Kipchoge noted that he has been appointed as Ambassador for Paris 2024 Olympics games.

  1 year ago ago
Eliud Kipchoge Lands Ambassadorial Role

SPORTS

Ex Sports CS Hassan Wario Freed After Paying Sh3.6m Fine In Funds embezzlement Scandal

Ex Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario has been freed after paying Sh3.6 million fine in a funds embezzlement Scandal. The Sh42 million case of the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil freshly affected Hassan Wario who was found guilty of abuse of office. Wario and his co-accused the (Head of Mission to the Rio Olympics Games) Stephen Soi presented themselves before Nairobi Anti-Corruption Court chief magistrate Elizabeth Juma, who charged them for taking advantage of their posts to emblaze public funds left for the Rio games.

  1 year ago ago
Ex Sports CS Hassan Wario Freed After Paying Sh3.6m Fine In Funds embezzlement Scandal

SPORTS

Former Sports CS Hassan Wario found guilty of misuse of funds

Finally, it has come true and clear today on how the funds were lost during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This has been discovered after the former sports CS, Hassan Wario found guilty of abusing his office, that led to loss of public funds during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  1 year ago ago
Former Sports CS Hassan Wario found guilty of misuse of funds

SPORTS

Omanyala's World Championship Journey Ends In The Semi Finals, Super Faith Sails 1500 Women's Finals

Double Olympic champion super Faith easily cruised into the women’s 1500m semi-final at the World Championships in Eugene yesterday morning as she won her Heat in 4:04.53, leading compatriot Chebet into today's race. Super Faith and Chebet Winnie sail to the women's 1500m final after finishing 1and 6 in semis heat respectfully.Congratulations to Super Faith And Chebet Winnie, another medals

  6 months ago ago
Omanyala's World Championship Journey Ends In The Semi Finals, Super Faith Sails 1500 Women's Finals

ENTERTAINMENT

Actor Jackie Chan Carries Olympic Torch Atop Great Wall

The Olympic flame is a symbol of continuity between ancient and modern games. Several months before the Olympic Games, the flame is lit at Olympia, Greece. The flame was lit at the site of the Ancient Olympia in Greece on October 18, 2021 and was passed to the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee the following day.

  1 year ago ago
Actor Jackie Chan Carries Olympic Torch Atop Great Wall

SPORTS

Ex-Sports CS Found Guilty Of Misuse Of Sports Fund

Previous Sports CS Hassan Wario has been seen as blameworthy of mishandling his office, that prompted loss of public assets during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He was additionally seen as liable of obstinately neglecting to conform to appropriate strategies and rules identifying with the board of public assets.

  1 year ago ago
Ex-Sports CS Found Guilty Of Misuse Of Sports Fund