Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

NBA Africa and Afrosport Announce Multiyear Broadcast Collaboration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Coverage will also include a Christmas Day game, the NBA Playoffs, the Conference Finals and the Finals, and weekly magazine show “NBA Action”

Afrosport Will Air More Than 35 NBA Games (https://www.NBA.com) on Free-to-Air Television in  Sub-Saharan Africa Each Season; Miami Heat Will Host San Antonio Spurs in Afrosport TV’s First Live Broadcast on Dec. 10. NBA Africa and Afrosport, a broadcast group distributing free-to-air premium live sports content across 40 countries in sub-Saharan…

Source: FIFA |

Join the Beat: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Soundtrack Launches Today!

Football fans, music lovers and people everywhere can join the beat and get closer to the greatest football show on Earth with today’s launch of the first-ever FIFA World Cup™ Official Soundtrack

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Sound has spearheaded the launch of the first-ever multi-song collection to be created specifically for football’s biggest global celebration; Released by Universal Arabic Music, Universal Music Group, Republic Records, the soundtrack includes the anthems that have set the tone for the first-ever FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle…

Source: FIFA |

USA still on top, Germany closing

Sweden (3rd, minus 1) have dropped one place to the third, ahead of England (4th, -) and France (5th, -). Canada (6th, plus 1) are closing in on the top 5, while Spain (7th, minus 1) have lost a little ground

USA lead the way, with Germany not far behind; Portugal and Republic of Ireland hit all-time highs; Estonia and Turkey on the rise. While the eyes of the planet have been trained on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ for the last couple of weeks, women’s football has not stood still.…

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B-roll Video Release: Gianni Infantino praises ‘best group stage ever' at a FIFA World Cup™

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FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino speaking as the knock-out rounds of the FIFA World Cup™ are underway. The video submission includes FIFA President Gianni Infantino giving an interview in Doha on December 6. Access the B-roll and dopesheet: https://bit.ly/3Y1orPU

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Government Tables Bill to Improve Sports Administration

The bill provides for the existence of the National Council of Sports, membership of the council and its finances

The Ministry of Education and Sports has introduced the Physical Activity and Sports Bill, 2022. The Bill was presented by the State Minister for Sports, Hon. Peter Ogwang at a sitting of Parliament on Tuesday, 06 December 2022. The bill provides for the existence of the National Council of Sports,…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Sports Body on spot over briefcase federations

Currently, 51 sports federations have been registered by NCS and are entitled to government funding to facilitate the implementation of their activities

The National Council of Sports (NCS), a government body mandated to develop, promote and control sports in Uganda has come under the spotlight for allegedly registering briefcase sports federations. Currently, 51 sports federations have been registered by NCS and are entitled to government funding to facilitate the implementation of their…

Source: FIFA |

World Football Celebrates the Tournament’s Biggest Team on International Volunteer Day

In a tournament of firsts, the first FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East and Arab world sees International Volunteer Day fall for the first time ever on a match day this December 5th

Legends and ambassadors deliver special messages of gratitude and encouragement; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) World Cup Winner’s Trophy and special activities today at Doha’s Volunteer Hub; 20,000 volunteers from 150 nationalities were recruited to support the tournament in Qatar In a tournament of firsts, the first FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle…

Source: FIFA |

Groundbreaking facts and figures as Qatar 2022™ group stage wraps up

On the pitch, the FIFA World Cup has faithfully reflected football’s increased competitiveness, as for the first time ever, teams from all continents have advanced to the round of 16

Cumulative attendance of over 2.45 million (96%) for the first 48 matches; First FIFA (www.FIFA.com) World Cup™ with teams from all continents in the round of 16; Fans, teams and media benefiting from unique compact nature and smooth operation After 13 days and 48 matches, the first edition of the…

Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Players and Coaches to Lead Top African Prospects at Fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa in Senegal

The 2022 NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will bring together 25 of the top female prospects from 11 African countries to learn directly from current and former WNBA players and coaches

NBA (www.NBA.com) Africa today announced that the fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will take place from Monday, Dec. 5 – Thursday, Dec. 8 at NBA Academy Africa, an elite basketball training center in Saly, Senegal for the top high-school age prospects from across the continent. The 2022 NBA Academy…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Tayebwa, South Sudan Vice President close East African Community (EAC) Games

Tayebwa hailed the games as a panacea to deepening the East African Community integration

The East African Community Inter-Parliamentary Games have come to a close in Juba, South Sudan, with Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, joining South Sudan’s, Vice President, Dr James Wani Igga, and other regional dignitaries for the closing ceremony. Tayebwa hailed the games as a panacea to deepening the East…