Sports


What Makes An Olympic Sport

7 June 2021
Over the years, the number of sports played at the Olympics fluctuates, with some games gaining a spot on the roster while others getting dropped. ...
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Kenya’s Kabbadi Superstar

29 April 2021
Kabaddi is a contact sport between two teams of seven players that is played on a map. Each team stands on opposite sides of the map. The attacking team sends out a raider whom the defending team has to stop ...
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“Play, Don’t Talk.” The Gagging Crisis in Sports

9 April 2021
When Mesut Ozil tendered his resignation from the German National Team in 2018, citing racial abuse and discrimination, he attracted worldwide criticism and acclaim in equal measure. Ozil’s decision, conveyed in an impassioned statement on his social media pages, was ...
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When Kamba Athletes Ruled The Track

17 March 2021
When Eliud Kipchoge broke the sub-two-hour marathon record, scientists and veteran athletes could only revere the feat that was once deemed impossible. ...
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Khalid Jumaan’s New Lease Of Life

12 March 2021
“Everywhere I went, there were two things: A mosque and a football field.”These have been Khalid Jumaan’s constants regardless of where he was in the world ...
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“Mababi Hawajui Ball”: Class Conflict In Kenyan Football

4 March 2021
While sports is a matter of grit and gut, footballers from plush backgrounds find it hard to break even in the local scene. And even when they do, they face prejudice from coaches and teammates alike. ...
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