Sport

Motorsport industry getting a share for Southern Africa

The motorsport industry is a booming industry commanding the support of huge global commercial partners. In terms of the motorsport business and its direct relationship with tourism, there are two major properties, the Formula One and the Dakar Rally. In terms of Formula One or F1, as it is popularly referred to, Africa still has a long way to go in terms of establishing a circuit and facilities fit for the event. However, in terms of motor rally property, Africa had a huge event in the form of the annual Paris-Dakar Rally. However, the advent of Islamic extremists and terrorism in North and West Africa raised serious safety and security issues and forced the transfer of the Dakar Rally to South America. ...Read More

COSAFA Cup fights back . . . as stars return to the tournament

Harare – After years of being reduced to a playground for some of the region’s average and budding footballers, the COSAFA Cup is fighting back in spectacular fashion this year with a number of national coaches going against the tradition and bringing a number of their big guns to the tournament set for the Limpopo Province in South Africa. ...Read More

Nam preps for 2018 Region 5 Games

Windhoek – More than 1,600 athletes are taking part in the inaugural National Youth Games that started in Windhoek on Thursday until Saturday. ...Read More

Swakop hosts artistic gymnastics

Windhoek – Gymnastics Federation of Namibia is hosting the 14th African Championships for women and men artistic gymnastics at The Dome in Swakopmund. ...Read More

Like the Maracanã . . . The Harare Sports Club now resembles a haunted stadium

Harare – Almost two months after underdogs, the United Arab Emirates, produced the Mother of All Shocks to send Zimbabwe reeling from the shock of missing their first ICC Cricket World Cup since 1983, the Harare Sports Club – the venue of that sporting disaster for the locals – looks like an abandoned haunted stadium. ...Read More

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