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Federer beats Nadal in front of 51,000 record breaking crowd in South Africa

Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal in a three-set exhibition match, on what felt like a homecoming for him by 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at a soccer stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday.It was Federer’s first match in his...

Trevor Noah, Nadal to play against Bill Gates and Federer in Cape Town

South African comedian Trevor Noah announced in 2019 that he will step on the court with tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as well as billionaire businessman Bill Gates as part of the 'The Match in Africa' campaign.The...

Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant and daughter killed in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star and one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday with 13 years old daughter Gianna. He was...

South Africa demolish England 32 – 12 to win Rugby world cup

South Africans celebrated in their thousands, drinking beers, dancing and singing in Johannesburg on Saturday as the country celebrate a hat-trick of Rugby World Cup titles.The 32-12 triumph in Japan was beyond the wildest dreams of most Springboks supporters,...

Tiger Woods wins again to equal record USA PGA Tour’s win

Tiger Woods said Monday his latest injury comeback to win the Zozo Championship and tie the US PGA Tour's win record had ended the "most challenging" phase of his storied career.Woods held off Hideki Matsuyama at Accordia Golf Narashino...

Serena Williams storms into US Open final again

Serena Williams was by no means perfect at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal, she faced three break points in the opening game and managed to pull it out. She trailed 40-love in the second, then came through...

Trump, Obama unite to hail Woods for wining the Masters

President Donald Trump and Barack Obama were among those hailing Tiger Woods on social media after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday."Congratulations to...

Tiger Woods wins tour championship after 5-year drought

Tiger Woods has capped one of the most remarkable individual comebacks in sporting history with a victory at the Tour Championship, his 80th PGA Tour title.The 14-time major champion and overnight leader...

AIU confirms Kenya’s Kiprop positive test, rejects tampering claim

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) confirmed on Friday that Kenyan former three-times world 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop had tested positive for the banned blood booster EPO, and rejected some of his extraordinary allegations against officials. Kiprop, 28, said on...

Nigeria bobsledders welcomed home in Lagos ahead of winter games

Three women set to make history by becoming the first people to represent Nigeria in the winter Olympics arrived in Africa’s most populous country on Thursday amid final preparations ahead of the Games. The trio, all raised in the United...
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Scientist hunt for Covid-19 hotspots to test vaccine, may head to Africa and South America

Scientists in Europe and the United States say the relative success of draconian lockdown and social distancing policies in some areas and countries means...

Burundi 1st lady Denise Nkurunziza airlifted to Kenya after contracting Covid-19

The outgoing Burundi President's wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, has been airlifted to Kenya, where she is being treated at Aga Khan University Hospital for...

Appeal courts revokes bail granted to ex-Lesotho PM’s wife

Lesotho’s Appeal Court on Friday revoked bail which had been granted to former prime minister Thomas Thabane’s wife, who is accused of murdering his...

Why every African woman 18+ should take folic acid daily

By Lydia OkolieIf you're capable of reproducing, I am talking to you—even if you're not planning to get pregnant. If you ever wish to...