Thursday, June 30, 2022

SPORTS PRO

RealFevr releases exclusive NFTs featuring goals from some of the world’s top football players...

The Portuguese startup has launched the world’s first official collectible football videos marketplace with iconic moments from various stars including ambassador Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo.  Lisbon, 27th July - RealFevr, a Portuguese startup specializing in fantasy football and boasting...

Educating footballers

Former Nigerian international, Waidi Akanni is on a mission to prevent young footballers from sacrificing their education for a career on the pitch. This will help Nigeria, he says. by Humprehy Njoku Waidi Akanni comes from the generation of Nigerian football...

Trail Running: Tragedy in China elicits pause, even in Africa

The tragic outcome of the recent Yellow Stone Forest 100km in China has left trail runners and organisers around the world with much to ponder in respect of the potential dangers of a sport, where the “edge and adventure”...

The running academy driving South Africa’s distance running revolution

As a young girl, Elana van Zyl delighted at running along the tracks and roads on her parents’ farm near Albertina. At first, running was just fun. Later, she discovered that it was something she could do better than...

RealFevr announces a Series A investment round of €2.2M with the participation of...

Portuguese startup focusing on Fantasy Leagues is preparing the launch of a  global sports NFT marketplace and wants to expand internationally, with  the opening of a new headquarters in London later this year  Portuguese startup RealFevr, the official partner of Liga...

A natural high… trail running offers a way out, for this runner.

At thirty-two, Jo Keppler has seen more of life than most will witness in a lifetime, having experienced its heady highs and crushing lows in equal measure. In an extraordinary tale of “second chance”, Keppler’s love for ultra-distance running...

A farmer started an ultra-trail race…

Early this century, a farmer in Spain’s Basque Country in the mountainous north decided to offer a small prize to the first runner to complete a mountain circuit from his home village of Zegama. The low-profile contest proved popular...

This Mountain Kingdom’s Ultra marshall is a multitasker on a mission

The taxi, fully laden with items bound for the next ultra marathon refreshment station, bumps along what is little more than a track, way up in one of Africa's highest mountain ranges. It has left behind the Sani Stone...

“Football builds bridges – and is the ice-breaker.” Mainz 05 holds first German-Nigerian Online...

An online engagement between former Nigerian football players, a sports historian, a top African sports organiser and German sports professionals has opened up a dialogue that is creating a great deal of interest and excitement in African sporting circles. Two...

Running’s big opportunity turns golden. Now to bring it to Africa.

One of the biggest opportunities in world athletics has turned into gold. The organisers of the Golden Trail Series managed to dodge the COVID bullet in 2020, using smarts, innovation and a bit of luck to hold a Championship...