Nigerians Bossing 2024; Who Is This First Black Woman To Own A Football Club In Italy – Eniola Aluko?

Eni Aluko, the former Aston Villa and Angel City sporting director, is making waves in the world of women’s football as part of the groundbreaking multi-club ownership group, Mercury 13. This consortium has pledged a staggering $100 million (£78.6 million) investment into women’s football clubs across Europe and Latin America, signaling a significant shift in […]

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Meet The First Black Woman To Wim Speedskating On Ice World Cup; Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson’s journey in the world of speed skating is a testament to dedication, perseverance, and the pursuit of excellence. Introduced to inline skating at the age of 10 in 2002, Erin’s passion for the sport ignited early on, laying the foundation for her remarkable athletic career. However, it wasn’t until 2017 that she ventured […]

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Anthony Nesty: Surinam’s Olympic Hero and First Black Coach Of Team USA Men At The 2024 Swimming Olympics

Anthony Conrad Nesty, instantly accorded national hero status, etched his name in history when he triumphed over American Matt Biondi by just one hundredth of a second in the 100m butterfly final at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, becoming Surinam’s first and only Olympic champion. Nesty was born on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, but his […]

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The Intersection Between Sports Excellence and Mental Health; Dr Wilsa Charles Malveaux Magic Wand

Dr. Wilsa Charles Malveaux embodies the quintessential American success story, as a first-generation American and the daughter of Caribbean immigrants who rose to prominence through dedication, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Raised in a household where hard work and education were paramount, Dr. Charles Malveaux excelled academically and athletically, setting the stage for […]

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Meet Danita Johnson; The First MLS Club Black President Blooming Sports Business World By Her Midas Touch

Danita Johnson‘s groundbreaking appointment as the first Black President of an MLS Club and one of only three women to hold such a prestigious position in league history marks a significant milestone in the realm of sports leadership. With a career spanning 17 years, Johnson has amassed an impressive track record of achievements, characterized by […]

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Samuel Eto’o: From African Football Icon and King to Inspirational Entrepreneur

In football, certain names evoke a legacy that transcends the sport itself. Samuel Eto’o is one such name — a beacon of inspiration for millions across Africa and beyond. From his humble beginnings in Cameroon to becoming one of the most decorated footballers in history, Eto’o’s journey epitomizes resilience, determination, and the relentless pursuit of […]

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Two Champions, One Winner: Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Ngannou in Riyadh

In a showdown of titans that had fans worldwide on the edge of their seats, Anthony Joshua emerged victorious over Francis Ngannou in an electrifying match that shook the world of combat sports. The British boxing sensation Anthony Joshua and former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou squared off in the heart of the desert. The […]

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AFCON 2023: Stanley Nwabali, The Safe Hands Sending Nigeria To Football Hall of Fame

Rivers State born Stanley Bobo Nwabali wanted to play football like many children of his age grade, one who makes penetrating runs, dribbles and makes intelligent passes at the most difficult moments while also scoring world-class goals many years back but posterity would rather have him stopping and catching goals from entering his own net […]

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Arthur Robert Ashe Jr.: The Hand That Smashed Color Barrier In World Tennis, Fought Apartheid and Won Grand Slams

On July 10, 1943 Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. was born to parents Arthur Sr. and Mattie C. Ashe in Richmond, Virginia. His interest in and learning of tennis from an early age happened partly because his father got a job at Brook Field in 1947. They lived in a house located on blacks-only 18-acre park […]

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Rhasidat Adeleke: Meet Nigerian-Irish Sprinter Blazing and Shattering European Records with Ease

Nigerian sprinter, Rhasidat Adeleke, born 29 August 2002 in Dublin, is one of the rising sprinters representing Ireland and is the first Irish woman to break the 50-second barrier in the 400 metres. She currently holds six Irish national records – 60m indoors, 200m indoors and out, 300m indoors and 400m indoors and out. Adeleke, […]

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