Football a Lifeline for Poverty-Stricken Brazilian Girls

As one of the world’s most populous and majestic cities, Rio de Janeiro is home to over six million residents, and about a quarter of them live in favelas, low-income neighborhoods improvised from former shanty towns. The favelas are a reminder of the deep issues of inequality in Brazil; these are poor communities where Brazilian…

2018 African Nations Championship Controversially Awarded to Morocco

The Total African Nations Championship , also known as CHAN, football tournament that serves to complement the Africa Cup of Nations will be hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco in 2018. While the decision was unanimously awarded by executives of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) during a meeting in Nigeria, controversy ensued amidst reports…

Prince Harry Opens the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto

With an inspirational speech delivered by Prince Henry of Wales, more commonly known as Prince Harry, the 2017 edition of the Invictus Games kicked off in Toronto after a ceremony that attracted considerable media attention. The Invictus Games is an international sporting competition that brings together military veterans whose lives have been affected by injuries…