Tag: sport

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? […]

Sports Roundup — Monday, June 30

Rugby: South Africa 55-6 Scotland South Africa (19) 55 Tries: Coetzee (2), Le Roux, Mvovo (2), Pietersen, de Jager (2) Pens: Pollard Cons: Pollard, (5) Boshoff Scotland (6) 6 Pens: Weir, 2 Scotland suffered a crushing Test defeat in their final tour match as an inexperienced South Africa side ran […]

Sports Roundup — Monday, June 23

Rugby: U20 World Cup: Final England retained their Junior World Crown with a narrow 21-20 victory over South Africa. Wales beaten 31-30 by South Africa after late penalty try South Africa (14) 31 Tries: Penalty try 2, Hendricks, Le Roux Cons: Steyn 4Pens: Steyn Wales (17) 30 Tries: Roberts, Cuthbert, […]

Sports Roundup — Monday, June 16

Rugby: U20 World Cup: Semi-Finals South Africa’s under-20 team overcame a shocking TMO decision and a rampant New Zealand team to stage a magnificent comeback and surge their way into the IRB Junior World Championship final with a 32-25 win over the New Zealand under-20 side in Albany on Sunday. […]