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Uganda suspends boxing body over disappearance of athletes in Germany

Ugandan authorities have suspended the national boxing body over the disappearance of three players who had traveled to Germany for the World Boxing Championship. Assistant General Secretary of the National Council of Sports, Patrick Ogwel,...

No African among 55 shortlisted for 2016/17 FIFPro World XI nominees

55 international footballers have been nominated for the 2016/17 FIFPro World XI, though African and Asian players are glaringly missing from the list. The nominees are picked by 25,000 professional footballers selected by World Players'...

Tunisia beats Nigeria to win Afrobasket 2017

Tunisia are the Afrobasket 2017 champions after beating defending champions Nigeria inTunis on Saturday. The North Africans saw off a spirites Nigeria at the Salle Omnisport de Rades, recording a 77-65 win. Two years ago, at...

Former Cote d’Ivoire international Kolo Toure takes up coaching role at Celtic

Former Cote d’Ivoire international Kolo Toure has rejoined former club Celtic in a coaching capacity. He joins the Scottish club's coaching staff as a technical assistant. The 36-year-old joined Celtic from English side Liverpool, making 17...

South Africa will not appeal FIFA decision on Senegal re-match

South African Football Association (SAFA) says it has decided not to appeal a FIFA order to replay their World Cup qualifier against Senegal, saying this is based “on ethical & moral grounds that if...

CAF inspection team arrives in Kenya for CHAN assessment

A team of Confederations of African Football (CAF) inspectors arrived in Kenya on Monday to assess the country’s preparations ahead of next year’s African Nations Championships (CHAN). The eight-member team’s visit was initially scheduled to...

Africa Rugby 7’s: Kenya women’s team keen to shed of second best tag in...

Kenya women's rugby sevens team is tired of being second best. The East Africans have finished runners-up to South Africa in the last three continental competitions. This year's tournament will be held in Tunisia and...

Kenya’s Jepkosgei smashes 10 km road world record

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke her own 10 kilometre road world record in Prague on Saturday, becoming the first woman to run the distance under 30 minutes off the track. The 23-year-old ran 29 minutes 43...

SA’s Anderson to face Nadal in U.S. Open final

Moments after qualifying for his first Grand Slam final, South Africa's Kevin Anderson raced to hug his friends and family in the players' box, standing on a large flower plot to reach them. His joy and enthusiasm...

CAF officials due in Kenya for CHAN 2018 assessment

Officials from the Confederations of African Football (CAF) are set to visit Kenya on Monday to inspect the country’s preparations ahead of next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN). The trip had initially been scheduled to...