Aya Medany FEMALE EGYPTIAN OLYMPIAN a trail blazer for OTHER africans
· Retired modern Pentathlete Aya Medany is using her status in Egypt to promote equal opportunities for women and men in sport and act as a mentor to young athletes. A few days ahead of the international day of sport for development and peace on 6 April, the winner of the 2014 IOC women and sport trophy for Africa has reiterated her belief in the power of sport to change lives.
Chierika finished second in the Final D of the Women Single Sculls, and final standing of 20th in the Olympics. Her remarkable journey is nothing short of inspiration to all.
The indomitable Icon – Great Roger Milla
African Legend and Cameroon born Albert Roger Milla remains one of the greatest footballers Africa has ever produced. He almost, single-handedly, earned Africa the extra slots in the World Cup with his exploits and jigs at the 1990 tournament in Italy.
Ramy Ashour The Egyptian Squash World Champion.
Meet the 'world's greatest racket sports player' who you've probably never heard of
He's charismatic on court and blessed with technical brilliance - but how many households can claim to recognise the name Ramy Ashour?
World squash champion Ramy Ashour is one of the most garlanded players in professional sport. But despite the widespread belief that the brilliant Egyptian is one of the most technically gifted players ever to play the game (BBC Sport once asked whether he's the world's greatest racket sports player), Ashour is still one of the most understated sportsmen of the modern era.
Ahead of the new season, Ashour discusses his heroes and how he deals with losing.
Zimbabwean Coventry is African Most Decorated Olympian!
The African with the most Olympic medals is one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right?
It's a swimmer from Zimbabwe.
Like Michael Phelps, Kirsty Coventry is going to the Olympics for the fifth and final time, and she's swimming for one more little slice of history in the Rio de Janeiro pool.
Liberian soccer star George Weah was named African, European and World Player of the Year in 1995 and has since become a prominent humanitarian and politician.