Friday, September 29, 2023

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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...

Africa’s Future Looks Bright: How Sports Will Play a Key Role

A guest opinion piece by Chase McCarthy It is well known that sports have an immense socio-economic and cultural impact on the communities in which they operate.  From professionals to youth, sports impact a multitude of facets within a community...

Push for Africa to host World Athletics “glamour” events

The time has come for World Athletics to bring their glamour events to Africa, says Cape Town-based sports investor, Clark Gardner. Gardner's statement followed confirmation this week that a deadline for pre-qualification to host the inaugural World Road Running Championship...

BEATING CORONA – An SPNAfrica series

ONCE UPON A TIME, IN NAIROBI I first met Victor Muzadi in Nairobi, in 2015. He had come to our studios together with Liz Mills, a basketball coach then living in Zambia, for an interview on BAQE, the show behind...

NBA Africa and Africa Development Solutions unveil Solar powered Courts in DR Congo

The legendary Basketball court at Limete 7eme in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is wearing a new look thanks to a new initiative by NBA Africa and Groupe Africa Development Solutions (ADS), a multinational company that designs and implements creative...

American Football – who is playing it in Africa and where?

"Touchdown!" It sounded just like an NFL practice in the US. Except that this was Mowbray, Cape Town. So, American Football is being played in Africa? Believe us, it is. Mostly at universities but also at clubs, from Cape...

How trail running’s focus on health is enabling a zero-tolerance doping culture.

Trail running, of all the athletics disciplines, would appear the least likely to attract drug cheats. One definition of the sport is "running in the heart of nature". The sport's promotion of a healthy lifestyle would appear to make...

Patagonia has a new CEO. Why should we care?

Patagonia is a world leader in the "responsible outdoor wear" segment. Think "Body Shop for outdoor and recreational clothing and gear". Like most successful companies, Patagonia spends a large amount of money building its brand. This it does not only...

RealFevr earns $1.5M in revenue via sale of exclusive NFTs featuring iconic moments from...

RealFevr, a Portuguese startup specializing in fantasy football, made history by earning $1.5M in revenue through the sale of exclusive NFTs featuring the best moments of several world-class footballers, including Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota and many others....

Africa Sports Ventures Group and Sport Management Business Group to deliver Africa’s first online...

The CEO of Africa Sports Ventures Group (ASVG), Leslie Koroma, has announced that ASVG and Sport Management Business Group (SMBGASSO) have signed an MOU to deliver the first exclusive online Pan-African sports education platform. The two outfits have agreed...