World tennis champion Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and then apologised to all individuals who contracted the virus after playing in an exhibition tournament he organised in Serbia and Croatia. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Croatia’s Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have previously tested positive after playing in Djokovic’s… Read More World tennis champion Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Japanese tennis champion Naomi Osaka becomes world’s highest-earning female athlete

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has surpassed Serena Williams as the world’s highest-paid female athlete, raking in $37.4 million in prize money and endorsements over the last year, according to Forbes. The 22-year-old twice Grand Slam champion’s total is the most ever earned by a female athlete in a 12-month period. She earned $1.4 million more than… Read More Japanese tennis champion Naomi Osaka becomes world’s highest-earning female athlete

Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho arrested in Paraguay

Former Brazil and Barcelona forward Ronaldinho Gaucho was arrested in Paraguay on Friday for attempting to enter the country with an adulterated passport, Paraguayan police said. Gilberto Fleitas, the head of the investigations unit of the Paraguayan police, said Ronaldinho and his brother were taken into custody just hours after a judge refused to ratify… Read More Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho arrested in Paraguay

French ice federation president resigns amid sexual abuse scandal

French ice sports federation president Didier Gailhaguet resigned from his position on Saturday amid the sexual abuse scandal in figure skating. French sports minister Roxana Maracineanu on Monday asked Gailhaguet to resign after several figure skaters claimed they were raped or sexually assaulted when they were minors by former coaches. “I have taken with dignity,… Read More French ice federation president resigns amid sexual abuse scandal

Kofi Kinaata voted 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Rapper and songwriter, Martin King Arthur, popularly known as Kofi Kinaata, has been voted the 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in the 5th annual ranking poll organised by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media. The ranking which celebrates young people annually features 50 inspiring change makers and leaders making great strides in diverse industries… Read More Kofi Kinaata voted 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Finalists for 2019 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians announced

The most anticipated annual list of young Nigerians, 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians, which is curated by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media, has been released. Currently in its fifth year, the annual ranking by Avance Media has helped highlight the works of young Nigerians across the world and has seen notable personalities such… Read More Finalists for 2019 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians announced

Finalists for 2019 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians announced

The most anticipated annual list of young Ghanaians, 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians, which is curated by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media, has been released. Currently in its fifth year, the annual ranking by Avance Media has helped highlight the works of young Ghanaians across the world and has seen notable personalities such… Read More Finalists for 2019 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians announced