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Richard Wanjohi

Holding forte as Sports Editor at Global Voices Online – A sports enthusiast, works as an editorial consultant as well as a sports marketer. He contributes for the blog, www.sportskenya.blogspot.com as well as other online and Kenyan publications.

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Latest posts by Richard Wanjohi

23 June 2014

TV Networks in Africa Squabble Over World Cup Broadcast Rights

Thanks to legal battles and network decisions, some fans on the continent might have a more complicated time tuning in to the World Cup.

30 November 2012

Virtual Game Leads to Real Job as Football Manager in Azerbaijan

A 21-year old university graduate who's favourite past-time is playing the computer game Football Manager was confirmed as the new manager for Azerbaijan side FC Baku's reserve team earlier this...

Nairobi Pulls Together During Matatu Vehicle Strike

On Thursday 29 November, most Nairobi city dwellers woke up to the harsh reality of the public service transport system going rogue. The Kenyan public service vehicles popularly known as...

8 November 2012

Racism in European Football: Will New Rules Help?

October 2012 has seen racism rear its ugly head again, mainly in the European Leagues, especially in England affecting both the Premier League clubs and players as well as the...

1 November 2012

Will Hurricane Sandy Stop the New York Marathon?

Hurricane Sandy has caused widespread destruction in New York City, and sports events have not been spared. One of the world's most famous marathons is destined to be affected by...

28 October 2012

USA: Commissioner David Stern Set to Exit NBA in 2014

One of sport's longest serving administrators, Commissioner David Stern, has announced he will be leaving his job as head of the world's most popular basketball league, the NBA (National Basketball...

25 October 2012

Former Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola Sacked

Last Friday 19 October, former Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola was dismissed. The move came after a hearing against him found him guilty of accepting bonuses and not declaring...

24 October 2012

FIFA Approves Use of Goal-Line Technology

Yesterday, 23 October, international football association FIFA announced that Hawk-Eye and GoalRef goal-line technology can be used, starting with the Club World Cup championship in December. Read blogger responses to...

17 October 2012

Zimbabwe: Asiagate Scandal Continues to Haunt Football Hopes

While various countries across Africa were playing for qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations 2013 to be held in South Africa, Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) was dealing with the...

1 October 2012

Former FIFA Official Corruption Case – Blogger Asked to Reveal Sources

The ongoing case of corruption claims against former FIFA Vice-President and Asian Football Confederation President Mohammed bin Hammam, has led to a Singapore Court ordering former journalist and blogger James...

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