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Glasgow 2014: Curtain to rise on 20th Commonwealth Games

Sir Chris Hoy says Glasgow will deliver “the biggest and best Commonwealth Games we’ve ever seen”, ahead of Wednesday’s opening ceremony. About 4,500 athletes from 71 nations will take part in the 20th edition of the Games, which run until 3 August. Play media Stars are born at Commonwealth Games “It’s going to be spectacular,” said Scotland’s six-time Olympic and ...

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Dunga named as Brazil coach for the second time

Brazil have named former player Dunga as their new coach for the second time. Dunga was the captain of Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning team and coached the national team from 2006 to 2011. “I am immensely happy to be back,” said the 50-year-old, who was the favourite to land the job. Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil ...

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Germany Trash Brazil by 7 – 1

Germany have advanced to the FIFA World Cup™ Final with a sensational 7-1 drubbing of Brazil at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte. The brilliance of Joachim Low’s side was matched only by the ineptitude of the hosts, who suffered their heaviest-ever defeat and became the first team to concede seven in a knockout match at the world finals. Most ...

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Prez Mahama Sacks Elvis, Yammin From Sports Ministry…Ayariga Takes Over

President John Mahama has reassigned Information Minister, Mahama Ayariga(MP), to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. He replaces Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah who moves to the Presidency as a Minister of State. This was contained in a statement issued from the Presidency Saturday. The President, as part of ongoing changes in his administration, has also designated Fifi Fiavi Kwetey (MP), a Minister of State at ...

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We can’t afford to fail Africa – Kwadwo Asamoah

Black Stars and Juventus playmaker, Kwadwo Asamoah has urged his Ghanaian teammates to play out of their skin to ensure they secure the needed points against Germany on Saturday. The Black Stars currently lie third in Group G and must at least secure a point from their crucial game against Germany on Saturday to enable them salvage hope from their faltering World ...

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Forgive Kwesi Appiah…To Err Is Human – Allotey Jacobs

Central Regional Communications Director for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has urged Ghanaians to give Coach Kwesi Appiah the benefit of hindsight.Inferring from the adage “To err is human; to forgive is divine”, Allotey Jacobs pleaded with the nation to see Kwesi Appiah as human who is bound to make some bloopers in any facet of life.According ...

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Black Stars players revolt as press conference cancelled

A scheduled press conference for the Black Stars has been cancelled due to what is reported to be a case of player revolt. It is not clear yet, the reason for the revolt but reports indicate some players were not happy about the tactics Coach Kwasi Appiah deployed in yesterday’s 1-2 defeat to the United States of America. In what ...

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Black Stars declare state of emergency in camp

The Black Stars declared a state of emergency immediately after Monday’s painful 1-2 defeat to the USA and headed straight from the stadium to the airport to fly back to Maceio to prepare for Germany in their next Group G game on Friday. The Stars packed bag and baggage into a waiting coach and after sometime drove off straight to ...

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Swedish referee for Ghana-USA clash today

Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson has been appointed to handle tonight’s Group G clash between Ghana’s Black Stars and USA at Estadio das Dunas in Natal. Eriksson, who has been a FIFA referee since 2002, will be assisted on the lines by compatriots Mathias Klasenius and Daniel Warnmark, with Tahiti’s Norbert Hauata as the fourth official. Eriksson, 40, who sold his ...

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