Soccer-playing boys the world over dream of being scouted by top European clubs. Former Germany defender Klaus Augenthaler was in Lagos to pick 10 young players to represent Nigeria at the world finals of the FC Bayern Youth Cup in Germany.
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Nigerian basketball is an Olympic medal candidate, with a team made up mainly of US-based players. But some question whether relying on the diaspora is a sustainable long-term model for basketball in the country.
The Super Eagles and the Indomitable Lions are in Austria for two friendlies as they prepare for World Cup qualifiers and the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. COVID-19 has thrown the African football calendar into turmoil.
Onome Ebi has come from humble beginnings to represent Nigeria in five World Cups. But her difficult journey to the top has made her want to help other promising young female footballers make it to the top.
Danish footballer Christian Eriksen shares a hopeful message after his on-pitch collapse, MacKenzie Scott donates billions, again, and a giant gem is unearthed in Botswana. DW shares some feel-good stories from the week.
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