Campaign poster. Courtesy of Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses. Australia’s iconic horserace, the Melbourne Cup, has copped considerable criticism in 2019 following a recent story by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s 7.30 program. The Final Race: The dark side of the horse racing industry exposed disturbing details about the disposalRead More →

Cameroonian Football League at Limbe Stadium, Limbe, Cameroon, 2019. Photo by Ekonde Daniel, used with permission. Cameroon will host two big football events in the next two years: the 2020 African Nations Championship (a tournament restricted to African players playing in their domestic leagues) and the 2021 Africa Cup ofRead More →

Roger Machado and Marcão, the only two black coaches in Brazil’s top-tier football league. Photo: Observatório Racial do Futebol/Used with permission When Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã stadium was built for the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, it aspired to be a football temple. Those hopes were somewhat dashed after Uruguay beatRead More →

Randy standing in a Chinese court. Screen capture of South Park’s episode “Band in China”. The producers of the American animated sitcom South Park issued a sarcastic apology to China after Beijing censors deleted every trace of the cartoon on all video streaming services and social media platforms within mainland China.Read More →

The Cameroonian amputee football team hopes to get to Angola for their first international competition. Photo by Giovanni Wanneh, Kick442.com, used with permission. The National Amputee Football team of Cameroon may miss out on their very first international tournament in Angola over lack of funding. During the football match, theRead More →

Eto’o with Anzhi Makhachkala in a Russian Cup game against FC Dynamo Moscow, September 2011, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0. The Cameroonian great, Samuel Eto’o, has “put an end” to his illustrious career spanning 22 years in 13 clubs across six countries – winning four African player-of-the-year awards andRead More →

Screenshot of “Jumbo the Nuts Man,” who is used to selling his fresh and roasted peanuts at sporting events like West Indies cricket. Image is taken from a YouTube video entitled, “Support for JUMBO de Nuts Man”, uploaded by Brian Bartholomew. The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a short-form regionalRead More →

Francis Ngannou, a heavyweight championship fighter from Cameroon, heads to the big screen. The photo was taken in 2017 by X2o via Wikimedia Commons CC BY 4.0. As a sand quarry worker 20 years ago in his native Batié, in western Cameroon, Francis Ngannou did not know he would oneRead More →