Pele the G.O.A.T

By Michael Kachitsa Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th… Read More »Pele the G.O.A.T

VAR in Africa

By Michael Kachitsa History was made in Morocco again on Friday when the Video Assistant Referee technology (VAR) was used in a top-flight league game for the first time in Africa. VAR had already made its debut in the Moroccan Cup semi-finals and final, but… Read More »VAR in Africa

The first black athlete to compete in the Olympics

By Michael Kachitsa John Baxter Taylor Jr. (November 3, 1882, Washington, D.C. – December 2, 1908, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American track and field athlete, notable as the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal. He was born in Washington D.C. to former slaves. The family settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,… Read More »The first black athlete to compete in the Olympics