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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...

Madagascar FA rejects invitation to play South Africa

Madagascar, who were drafted in as match opponents for South Africa at the last minute when Zambia pulled out in protest at recent xenophobic violence, have also decided not to go ahead with the fixture. Bafana were originally set to face...

Zambia FA cancels South Africa match over Xenophobic attacks

Zambia's football association has cancelled a friendly match against South Africa scheduled to take place on Saturday in the capital, Lusaka. The cancellation follows a wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Zambians have been taking to social media to urge...

Former Ghana Black stars’ striker Junior Agogo dies at 40

Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40. Agogo, who began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals. He finished his career at Hibernian...

Lukaku says for ManU fans its always him, Pogba or Sanchez

Goal.com reports that, Romelu Lukaku has hit out at Manchester United for not doing enough to protect him in the media and claims he, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez were continually made scapegoats. Belgium international Lukaku joined Inter before the...

PSG rejects offers from Barcelona and Real for Neymar

Barcelona and Real Madrid have made unsuccessful offers for Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, according to a report by BBC Radio 5 Live's Guillem Balague. Neymar's former club Barcelona are believed to have offered 100m euros (£92.4m) plus Philippe Coutinho. Ivan Rakitic...

Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi joins Everton from Arsenal

EVERTON have signed Nigerian international Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for £40million, adding to their profiles of Nigerian players, which includes Amokachi, Yobo, Anichebe. The winger made a shock deadline day move to Goodison Park after the Toffees failed to sign...

AFCON Update: Cameroon beat Guinea-Bissau, Benin draw with Ghana

Cameroon had to work hard to open its title defence with a win at the African Cup of Nations, and Ghana was the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog.Cameroon found it...

AFCON Update: Nigerian Super Eagle players refuse to train over pay row

Players from Nigeria national football team have refused to train ahead of their second group game on Wednesday against Guinea - in the African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt - because of a row over...

AFCON 2019 Update: Mali, Ivory Coast off to winning start, Angola, Tunisia draw

Mali produced three stunning goals as they thumped Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania 4-1 on Monday, handing their neighbours a harsh lesson in their first ever match at the finals.Abdoulaye Diaby...
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Court jails Sudan’s Omar al Bashir for corruption

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a rehabilitation...

Twins who married same man for 9 years now divorced, waiting for one man to love them both

Meet Owami and Olwethu Siko, the twins from Gauteng, South Africa who were once married to the same man, TV director Mzukiseni Mzazi when...

Bosnia to release table tennis players to Nigeria

Bosnian authorities have told the BBC that two Nigerian students who were wrongfully deported to Bosnia from Croatia will soon be sent home, but...

UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations

From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a "pleasure yacht" to enlisting a Canadian firm to recruit Sudanese fighters -- Libya's warring parties...