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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Rethinking disability through sport

Ghana isn't the easiest place for people with disabilities. That might change, as the country's Paralympic athletes try to change public perceptions using sport.
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Mandela: Sport changes the world

"Sport has the power to change the world," Nelson Mandela once said -- and the South African prisoner-turned-president also provided perhaps the most eloquent supporting evidence for his claim.

‘Dainty, but slightly aggressive’

Roller derby is a full on, high-impact sport. And Cape Town's Rollergirls aren't scared of a few bruises.

Next basketball star from Africa?

Soccer may be the number one sport in Africa but basketball is growing fast and the NBA is targeting the continent to provide future stars, and tomorrow's fans.

Africa’s football factory scoring big

Africa's only formal ball manufacturer, Alive & Kicking uses the continent's passion for sport to create jobs, provide access to sport equipment and raise health awareness.

From townships to Le Tour

Cyclist Songezo Jim, 22, is the first black South African to compete in a World Tour cycling event -- becoming a pioneer for his sport in South Africa.

Soccer: Africa’s 2013 championship kick-off in South Africa

The African Cup of Nations has been the main platform in showcasing the plethora of talents that abounds in the continent. It has exposed soccer stars like Roger Milla, Rabar Madjer, Abedi Pele, Austin Okocha, Finidi George, George Weah, Rashidi Yekini, Samuel Eto, Michael Essien, Didier Drogba, Abedi Pele, etc.

Minister, 31 others dead in Ramadan PLANE CRASH

"Before landing, communication with the pilot was normal and the runway clear. Then an explosion was heard and the plane was destroyed," he said.

South Africa bids to host Olympics in 2020; following World Cup success….

South Africa bids to host Olympics in 2020; following World Cup success.... Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 29, 2010: Following its success in hosting the 2010 soccer's World Cup, South Africa now has...

Islamist al-Shaabab militia claim responsibility for attacks, killings in Uganda; threatens U.S., U.N

Islamist al-Shaabab militia claim responsibility for attacks, killings of 74 persons in Uganda; threatens U.S., U.N Special to USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine Houston At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured in late night bombings...
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