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Ballon d’Or awards: Football’s greatest to be crowned tonight

Tonight, football fans all over the world will focus their attention on the Ballon d’Or award ceremony that will be held in Zurich. Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo will be up against Barcelona’s duo Lionel Messi...

Zidane Named New Coach of Real Madrid

Spanish football club Real Madrid have sacked Rafa Benitez as first team coach, after less than half a season in charge, and promoted former France great Zinedine Zidane to replace him. Club president Florentino Perez...

FIFA corruption scandal: Sepp Blatter determined to fight 8-year ban

The sentence against the two most powerful men in football, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, stunningly highlighted the troubles faced by the world's most popular sport where billions of dollars have been invested in...

Egypt football giants Zamalek quit league over refereeing fallout

Cairo giants Zamalek announced they would withdraw from the Egyptian league in protest at the refereeing of their 3-2 defeat to Tala'ea El-Gaish on Sunday. The club announced on its website that it objected...

Rugby: South Africa withdraws women’s team to hand Kenya Rio ticket

On Friday World rugby, the sports governing body announced the dates and teams for the final Olympic qualifying tournament next year. But come Saturday, changes had been made to Africa's representatives after world rugby...

Kenya’s Harambee Stars stranded at Airport over plane’s fee

Kenya’s national football team Harambee Stars’ players are stranded at Wilson airport in the country’s capital after the owner of the chartered plane they were to travel in refused to give the go-ahead for...

World Cup qualifiers: Tanzania faces Algeria in a bid to go to Russia 2018.

Tanzania faces its first real test in its campaign to qualify for the next World Cup. The Taifa Stars host Algeria tomorrow. A win in the home leg would put them on track to...

Yaya Touré: African players don’t prioritize Success

Yaya Touré believes the lack of world-class African players is down to a “fatalistic resignation” among them and admitted the current generation is failing to match the exploits of men like Samuel Eto’o and...

Nigeria thrashes Brazil to qualify for FIFA U17 World Cup semis

Nigeria’s under 17 football team is the first team to make it through to the semi-final of the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile after thrashing Brazil, one of the tournament's favourites, 3-0...

Egypt’s Zamalek crowned African Handball Champions

Egypt’s Zamalek won the African Championships for the 9th time after beating the holders Club African of Tunisia in the African Champions League final in Morocco. The Friday game had the White Knights dominate most...