Tag: Christian sportsmen

Israel Folau joins new rugby team, forbidden from talking about faith

Originally published in The Christian Post Israel Folau, an Australian rugby player who’s known for his outspokenness, has joined a new team but is forbidden from talking about his Christian faith. Folau, who was ousted from his contract with Rugby Australia last year over comments he made about homosexuality and […]

Golf champion aims to shine for Jesus

By Grant Winter The next biggest golf tournament in the world after the four Majors is The Players Championship in the United States and Webb Simpson was quick to get his priorities right after winning it on Mother’s day Sunday. First up, I‘m a child of God and He has […]

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 […]

Golden future for Jesus followers

[notice]South African-born Christian journalist Charles Gardner, who has lived and worked in the United Kingdom since the late 1970s, reflects on the Olympic Games in the wake of Britain’s best-ever Olympic performance.[/notice] As the Olympic Games shows increasing signs of returning to its pagan roots, the humility amid personal brilliance […]

Soccer and the supernatural

By Brian Nixon — Originally published by Assist News Service Recent news sources reported that soccer superstar and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo gave a Greek island to his agent, Jorge Mendes, as a wedding gift[1]. A gift worthy of the Greek gods, eh? For many there is a direct […]