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.
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, the
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 and
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 regional
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 one
The Algerian football team is welcomed home on July 20, 2019, after winning the African Cup of Nations 2019. Photograph by Amina Grine and reproduced with authorization. Algeria’s men’s football team are champions of Africa again after a 29-year hiatus, but their 1-0 win over Senegal in Cairo, Egypt, is
Evening traffic in Wellawatte, Colombo. Image via Flickr by Nazly. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The Colombo Municipal Council recently announced that the city’s first ever car-free day will be held on Sunday July 14, 2019. The Council is partnering with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka
YouTube screengrab of Bruno Fernando, A Bola TV/Youtube The 21-year-old Angolan basketball player Bruno Fernando became the first of his country to join an NBA team, USA’s professional basketball league. On the morning of 20 June, the player was chosen for position 34 in the Philadelphia 76ers through the player selection
Maracanã stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, shortly before the Peru versus Bolivia match. Photo by Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil, reproduction allowed with attribution. While some of the world’s best football players are on the field, TV cameras show thousands of empty seats in the Brazilian stadiums hosting this year’s Copa America,
Screenshot from “Playing Against Patriarchy: Muslim Girls own the ‘Male Space’ by Playing Football” video. This post was written by Grace Jolliffe and originally appeared on Video Volunteers, an award-winning international community media organisation based in India. A slightly edited version is published below as part of a content-sharing agreement.