Sport

NBC Superbowl commentator stands by his comments on star quarterback’s faith

Originally published in Urban Christian News NBC commentator Tony Dungy has been attacked over his remarks that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles would ‘play well because his Christian faith would allow him to play with confidence’. Dungy, a former head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts, described […]

Jesus plays centre for UK rugby star

Rugby star Jamie Jones-Buchanan has picked up a crock of medals in a glittering Super League career spanning half a lifetime — but Jesus is clearly his greatest treasure. The second-rower with Leeds Rhinos, for whom he first played in 1999, is now in his 18th season with the Rugby […]

Inspirational Wayde runs another world-best

Inspirational athlete and outspoken Jesus-follower Wayde van Niekerk, 24, did it again —  as he set a new world-best time for the 300m at the Ostrava Golden Spike yesterday, surpassing  world-bests by Michael Johnson for the second time in less than a year. His 30.81 seconds at Ostrava broke Johnson’s […]

Ghana church holds Chelsea thanksgiving service

Originally published by BBC News A church in Ghana’s capital, Accra, has held a thanksgiving service for Chelsea following its recent success in the Premier League. Long-time Chelsea fan Pastor Azigiza encouraged people to come wearing football tops of their favourite team. Standing behind a Chelsea cake on a stage […]

Competitive greatness in sport and God’s Kingdom — Cobus Kruger

A monthly Christian sport column by Cobus Kruger, a professional triathlete who is passionate about evangelism, leadership and community development through sport. A lot of coaches would agree with me that one of the characteristics that any top sportsman or woman needs is competitive greatness. So what is competitive greatness? […]