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PFA Player of the Year to be named today, N’Golo Kanté tipped to win

The greatest talents of the English premier League will be in attendance tonight at the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Awards, as the league’s Player of the Year will be announced. The players that have been...

Manchester United mourns fans killed in Nigeria tragedy

English football club Manchester United sent a condolence message to Nigerians after football fans were electrocuted while watching Manchester United play on Thursday night. Nigerian police say the fans were killed while watching the Europa...

Somalia wants to be allowed to host international football matches

Somalia has expressed interest in hosting international football matches, saying the government was able to guarantee peace and security for visiting teams and officials. The country’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre made the remarks during...

First woman to compete in the Boston Marathon returns to the race at age...

The first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967 has returned to the race 50 years later. 70-year-old Kathrine Switzer is running the Marathon under the number 261, the same number she wore...

Kenyans win both men and women’s 2017 Boston Marathon

Kenyan athletes Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat have won the 2017 Boston Marathon events for men and women respectively. The two recorded impressive times, with Kirui clocking 2:09:37 and Kiplagat clocking 2:21:52. In the men’s category,...

CAF President Ahmad arrives in Somalia for two-day visit

Confederations of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad has today arrived in Somalia for a two-day working visit, his first to the Horn of Africa region since taking over as head of the continental...

2018 Winter Olympics torch relay to begin in November

The torch relay for the 2018 Winter Olympics will begin in South Korea in November, and travel 2,018 kilometers around the country before arriving in Pyeongchang to mark the start of the Feb. 9-25...

West Ham’s Andre Ayew wants former side Swansea to avoid drop

West Ham’s Ghanaian forward Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew is hoping his former side Swansea City will avoid relegation from the English top-flight. Ayew has fond memories of the Welsh side which brought him to the Premier...

Chinese investors complete acquisition of Italian football giant AC Milan

Chinese investors Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux have completed the acquisition of Italian football club AC Milan for a £628m deal. This is the first time in 31 years that the ownership of the Serie A...

Dragon-slayer Dybala extends Juventus contract to 2022

Juventus Argentine forward Paulo Dybala has extended his contract with the Italian giants until June 2022, the Serie A champions announced on Thursday. The 23-year-old has been a revelation for the Turin club, scoring 16...