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Ghana’s First Winter Olympian – Kwame Nkrumah Acheampong

Ghana’s First Winter Olympian – Kwame Nkrumah Acheampong

Ghana is set to compete in its first Winter Olympics event at the Vancouver Games. Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong will make his debut in the Men's Slalom, scheduled for February 27th. The…

USA Sevens Rugby: Kenya Reaches the Final Four While South Africa is stopped at the Quarters

USA Sevens Rugby: Kenya Reaches the Final Four While South Africa is stopped at the Quarters

LAS VEGAS - Kenya advanced to the final four of this year's USA Sevens but could not get to the final as they were stopped by a determined New Zealand…

World Cup Goal: Educate Every Kid

World Cup Goal: Educate Every Kid

"It's an outrage that 35 million African children miss out on a basic primary education -- tackling that would be an incredible achievement," UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday at the…

Kenyan and Ethiopian Win Boston Marathon

Kenyan and Ethiopian Win Boston Marathon

Kenya's Salina Kosgei and Ethiopia's Deriba Merga won today's Boston marathon's women and men's races respectively.

Kosgei's win was the closest in the 113 year history of the marathon,…

After US Tournament, Kenya and South Africa Eye World Cup

After US Tournament, Kenya and South Africa Eye World Cup

Kenya and South Africa fought hard but came up short in their quest for the cup at the USA Sevens rugby tournament in San Diego, California. The tournament held on…

Another harsh Twin Cities Marathon for Elite African runners

Another harsh Twin Cities Marathon for Elite African runners

On the morning of October 5th outside the downtown Minneapolis Metrodome, participants in the 27th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon awaited the horn.

South Africa, Kenya Continue USA Sevens Tradition

South Africa, Kenya Continue USA Sevens Tradition

Like they do every February, South Africa and Kenya will head down to southern California for the annual USA Sevens rugby tournament.  

Ukrainian Outruns Kenyans to Capture Twin Cities Marathon

Ukrainian Outruns Kenyans to Capture Twin Cities Marathon

MINNEAPOLIS/ST.PAUL -- The day that would upset Kenyan runners began just before 8a.m on Sunday, as thousands of warmed up runners gathered behind the start line at the Hubert H.…

Before The Williams Sisters, There Was Althea Gibson

Before The Williams Sisters, There Was Althea Gibson

Fifty years ago, in the late summer of 1957, Althea Gibson made history as she captured the U.S. National Championships title on the grass courts of Forest Hills. With that…

Lynx Win to End Losing Streak

Lynx Win to End Losing Streak

On Friday July 27th the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-76 and ended their 10-game losing streak. It was an intense and memorable game for many Lynx fans.…

Somali National Week Ends on Festive Note

Somali National Week Ends on Festive Note

Midnimo Wins Soccer Tournament

Hundreds of Somali nationals flocked James Griffin Stadium in St Paul over the weekend to celebrate 47 years of independence for the Horn of…

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