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Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 with late Jimenez header | Sport

Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 with late Jimenez header | Sport

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez cannoned in an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0...

West Africa: Nigeria to Present 21 Athletes At Ecowas U-20 Athletics Championship

Twenty-one athletes and four officials have been selected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Economic Community of West...

South Africa: Strong SA Team Named for World Cup Duty

Six Commonwealth Games medallists have been included in the 39-member strong South African team to compete at the...

South Africa: Comrades, ASA Still Stumbling Over Non-Payment Issue

Athletics South Africa (ASA) and the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) are still trying to come to a resolution...

Nigeria: The 'Organised Chaos' Super Eagles Must Unleash At Russia 2018

By Jide AlakaThe theory of organised chaos is what the Super Eagles need to break through the ceiling...

Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor Explains Move

Zimbabwe international cricketer Brendan Taylor says he is simply trying to help other local cricketers for them to...

Zimbabwe: Morocco Captain Warns Sables

By Tadious ManyepoMorocco captain Arabat Hocine has warned the Sables to underrate the North Africans at their own...

Nigeria: Five Atlanta Lessons Nigeria Can Learn for 2018 World Cup

By Jide AlakaWhile Mystic Marcus, a supposed psychic pig, has picked the Super Eagles as one of the...

South Africa: Junior Bok in Hot Water After 'Verbal Abuse'

Junior Springbok Tiaan van der Merwe is in hot water after being charged with verbal abuse during his...

Nigeria: Ambode, Fashola, Dalung, Hit Russia to Cheer Eagles

Nigeria: Ambode, Fashola, Dalung, Hit Russia to Cheer Eagles

Photo: Super Eagles/Twitter The Super Eagles’ Russia 2018 World Cup squad, including coaches and other backroom staff. The...

Nigeria: Relief for Viewing Centre Operators, As Russia 2018 World Cup Kicks Off

By Dennis EreziBarely a month ago, the top five leagues and the Champions League were wrapped up, and...

Morocco's beginner Renard not worried by lack of experience | Sport

Morocco's beginner Renard not worried by lack of experience | Sport

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Morocco coach Herve Renard is confident he has done his homework on Group B...

Ponting wants Maxwell to be Australia's ODI lynchpin | Sport

Ponting wants Maxwell to be Australia's ODI lynchpin | Sport

(Reuters) - Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Glenn Maxwell has nothing to prove to anyone and wants the...

Griezmann snubs Barca to stay at Atletico | Sport

Griezmann snubs Barca to stay at Atletico | Sport

MADRID (Reuters) - France forward Antoine Griezmann rejected a move to La Liga champions Barcelona in order to...

Tiger shoots eight-over 78 for worst score at a U.S. Open | Sport

Tiger shoots eight-over 78 for worst score at a U.S. Open | Sport

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - Tiger Woods carded his worst score at a U.S. Open on Thursday after an...

Russia crush sorry Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener | Sport

Russia crush sorry Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener | Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia launched the World Cup party in spectacular style when they thrashed a feeble Saudi...

Africa: Gosh, Hope That Middle Finger Wasn't for Putin?!

Africa: Gosh, Hope That Middle Finger Wasn't for Putin?!

Photo: Go news/Youtube Robbie Williams show the middle finger to the camera (screenshot). Blog By Jerry ChifambaHere I...

Kenya: This, for Obvious Reasons, Is the World Cup Team All Women Are Supporting

Kenya: This, for Obvious Reasons, Is the World Cup Team All Women Are Supporting

Photo: allafrica.com Here are some top hotties this season: John Mikel Obi, Tyronne Ebuehi, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong,...

South Africa: 2018 Soccer World Cup - TV Schedule Disruption, Coverage Plans and Where to Watch What

South Africa: 2018 Soccer World Cup - TV Schedule Disruption, Coverage Plans and Where to Watch What

Photo: YouTube Screenshot Russia play Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the 2018 soccer World Cup. South...

Nigeria: Super Eagles Fans Banned From Bringing Live Chickens Into Stadium

Photo: 2010 FIFA OC A Super Eagles fan displays her support . By Timileyin OmilanaSuper Eagles supporters in...

Smolov to lead Russia attack as hosts bid to begin World Cup in style | Sport

Smolov to lead Russia attack as hosts bid to begin World Cup in style | Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hosts Russia picked stylish striker Fyodor Smolov to lead their attack as they seek to...

Croatia and Nigeria fight for life in Group of Death | Sport

Croatia and Nigeria fight for life in Group of Death | Sport

KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Dark horse Croatia take on spirited Nigeria in a World Cup opener on Saturday...

South Africa: Springboks Light Up the Free State

The Springboks spread some #LoveRugby in a number of Free State cities and towns on Wednesday as the...

Africa: Achilles the Cat Says Russia Will Be Purrrrrfect!

Africa: Achilles the Cat Says Russia Will Be Purrrrrfect!

Photo: Screenshot Psychic pig Mystic Marcus sniffs out the World Cup winner. Russia's football team has failed to...

South Africa: Shields Starts As England Drop Robshaw for Bloem Test

England coach Eddie Jones has named his team for Saturday's second Test against the Springboks in Bloemfontein. Jones...

Egypt's Said set for Finnish first at World Cup | Sport

Egypt's Said set for Finnish first at World Cup | Sport

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Egypt midfielder Abdallah Said is set to become the first player from Finland’s Veikkausliiga...

Botswana: Why Botswana Should Host 2022 Youth Olympic Games

By Anastacia SibandaGaborone — Botswana will contest with Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia to host the Youth Olympic Games...

Africa: Morocco's 2026 World Cup Bid Loss - a Lesson in Pan-Africanism

By Socrates MbamaluMorocco's fifth World Cup bid crashed spectacularly after it lost to the North American trio of...

Botswana: Backpackers to Grow Cycling

By Boago MolwaneMochudi — Benedict Modimakwane who started Mochudi based Backpackers Cycling Club is on a mission to...

Gambia: Monaco Joins Race to Sign Gambia's Njie

By Sulayman BahFrench Ligue One heavyweights Marseille are locked in a tug-of-war with rivals Monaco as the race...

Salah set for comeback in Egypt's opener against Uruguay | Sport

Salah set for comeback in Egypt's opener against Uruguay | Sport

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has recovered from a shoulder injury and will play in...

Boks go for extra jumper in Du Toit as 'Beast' reaches milestone | Sport

Boks go for extra jumper in Du Toit as 'Beast' reaches milestone | Sport

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa have selected Pieter-Steph du Toit on the flank while ‘Beast’ Tendai...

England give Shields first start, Cipriani on bench v S.Africa | Sport

England give Shields first start, Cipriani on bench v S.Africa | Sport

DURBAN (Reuters) - England have handed a first start to New Zealand-born forward Brad Shields as a replacement...

Botswana: Kenatshele Wins Palapye Half - Marathon

By Bonte SeepiPalapye — Sherpherd Kenatshele, 34, emerged victorious in the second Palapye half marathon recording one hour...

Kenya: This, for Obvious Reasons, Is the World Cup Team All Women Are Supporting

Africa: Russia 2018 - Top Five Nigerian Finest Players

Photo: allafrica.com Here are some top hotties this season: John Mikel Obi, Tyronne Ebuehi, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong,...

Sharapova, Keys withdraw from Birmingham | Sport

Sharapova, Keys withdraw from Birmingham | Sport

(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys have withdrawn from next week’s Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham as...

Zimbabwe: Morocco Confident Ahead of Sables Clash

By Petros Kausiyo and Tadious ManyepoMorocco forwards' coach Gasni Kouider says pressure will be on Zimbabwe when the...

FIFA President Infantino to run for re-election in 2019 | Sport

FIFA President Infantino to run for re-election in 2019 | Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday he will run for re-election as head of...

Tired Nadal withdraws from Queen's | Sport

Tired Nadal withdraws from Queen's | Sport

LONDON (Reuters) - French Open champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of next week’s Queen’s Club grasscourt tournament,...

Egypt hopeful on Salah as fans remain in suspense | Sport

Egypt hopeful on Salah as fans remain in suspense | Sport

CAIRO/YEKATERINBURG (Reuters) - Egypt coach Hector Cuper said Mohamed Salah had a “great chance” of playing against Uruguay...