Rafael Nadal wins third US Open, 16th Grand Slam title

World number one Rafael Nadal won his 16th Grand Slam title and third US Open crown on Sunday by defeating South African 28th seed Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. The 31-year-old left-hander captured the top prize of $3.7 million (3.07…

US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Venus Williams to reach final

Unseeded Sloane Stephens held her nerve to beat Venus Williams in three sets and set up a US Open final against fellow American Madison Keys. Stephens, ranked 83rd after recently returning from injury, won 6-1 0-6 7-5 in the first…

Tracey and Sakina Ghana tennis’ next big thing – GTF boss

President of the Ghana Tennis Federation, Isaac Aboagye-Duah has tipped two youngsters – Sakina Adams from Tema and Tracey Ampah from Tarkwah to become the ‘next big thing’ for the country. His observation follows their outstanding performance during the Mc…

SCANDAL: GH¢1m ‘disappears’ at National Sports Authority

A whopping amount of GH¢1,006,644.73 remains unaccounted for at the National Sports Authority. Out of the amount, a finance officer is expected to refund an unreceipted expenditure of GH¢726,954.95. Investigations have revealed that the pay officer whose name is yet…

MTN FA Cup semi-final draw: Kotoko to face Medeama while Wa All Stars battle Hearts

Arch-rivals Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak could set up a mouth-watering finale as they avoid meeting in the semifinal draw of the 2017 MTN FA Cup held on Tuesday. Kotoko, instead will be on a revenge mission after being…

MTN FA Cup semi-finals draw to be held today

The live draw of the semi-finals of the MTN FA Cup will be held at the M Plaza Hotel in Accra at 11am on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The event will also see the unveiling of the venues for semi…

Tennis: Nadal back as number one, after three year absence

Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the world number one for the first time in three years in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. The Spaniard, who learned he was going to reclaim the ATP summit a week ago, last…

U-17 World Cup: FIFA appoints female referees for the first time

With only two months to go before the FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off, the FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 21 trios of match officials, representing all six confederations. However, the most astonishing part of the appointment is the appointment of female referees.…

Maiden Ghana Open International Taekwondo Championships begins today

The first Ghana Open International Taekwondo Championships is set to start with 131 athletes from 15 countries in participation beginning Friday. Italy, USA and Turkey are three non-Africa countries who have confirmed their involvement in the two-day event slated for…

August 21: Ghana Junior Tennis Championship returns after 10-year break

The Ghana junior tennis competition is set to return August 21-26 after a ten-year break. The competition dubbed “McDan Junior Open Championship” is scheduled for the Accra Sports stadium. Over 120 children aged between 12-16 years from 10 regions will…

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