The Most Famous Marathon Runners in History

People in a marathon race

The marathon is a long-distance foot race with a distance of 42.195 kilometers. It is usually run as a road race but the race can be done on trail routes too. The marathon race was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier named Pheidippides. He was a messenger … Read more

Best Sports Moments of the 90s

Men playing on a basketball court

When it comes to sports, a lot of the 1990s decade was defined by changes. In the world of basketball, Michael Jordan was the next big thing after Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. There were also quite a lot of firsts, with racial barriers being broken down by the likes of Tiger … Read more

The History of Football in Africa

Footballers playing football

When it comes to sports, Africa stands proud of its history. Football is undoubtedly a popular game with fans all around the world. From Europe to Africa, you wouldn’t find a single place where there are no football players and fans. Football in Africa is a topic worth talking about; with its … Read more

The History of Basketball in Africa

a man doing a dunk 

Basketball is one of the most popular sports played widely in Africa. It is the second most popular sport in the continent, next only to football. It is most prevalent in countries like Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Senegal, etc. Figures such as Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo have played an instrumental … Read more

Interesting Facts about South African Cricket History

The South African team at The Oval in August 2008

Cricket is one of the most played and well-known sports in South Africa and different parts of the world. The sport is loved throughout different parts of the world and is currently ranked as one of the top two most popular sports, and is also popular for online gambling.  South Africa has … Read more

Best Football Players of the 90s

Best Football Players of the 90s

  Football is an important sport for fans in many countries all over the world. The World Cup for this sport is viewed by millions, even by those whose countries aren’t even a part of it. Of course, it is the football players who make the game so existing, especially when we … Read more

The History of Badminton Rackets

S=Some badminton rackets and shuttlecock

Badminton is an ancient game that has been around for centuries. Over the years it has become one of the most popular sports in the world. With that being said, many people wonder how it all started and where does the game gets its name from? In simple words, badminton has a … Read more

The History of Tennis Racket

A tennis racket 

Tennis rackets were not used until the 14th century when a game called Real or Royal Tennis was introduced. At the time, a tennis racket was basically a wooden frame made with strings of gut. Although many credit Italy for the invention of the tennis racket but in reality, it was Northern … Read more