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Soccer-Wanyama penalty seals Kenya victory

14 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN, Oct 14 Captain Victor Wanyama converted a second half penalty as Kenya sealed a 3-0 home victory over Ethiopia on Sunday to boost their chances of qualifying for next year’s African Nations Cup finals.

Cameroon get first win for Seedorf, Salah injured in Egypt victory

12 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN Captain Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting provided new Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf with a winning home debut but the Indomitable Lions remained unconvincing as they edged Malawi 1-0 in African Nations Cup qualifying on Friday.

Zambia boost qualifying hopes with long awaited win

10 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN Former continental champions Zambia held out for a 2-1 home win over Guinea Bissau in Ndola on Wednesday to record their first Group K qualifying victory for the 2019 African Nations Cup.

Soccer-Zambia boost qualifying hopes with long awaited win

10 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN, Oct 10 Former continental champions Zambia held out for a 2-1 home win over Guinea Bissau in Ndola on Wednesday to record their first Group K qualifying victory for the 2019 African Nations Cup.

Soccer: Sierra Leone's Nations Cup fate to be decided later

10 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN A decision on Sierra Leone, who have been banned by FIFA and stopped from playing two African Nations Cup qualifiers over the next five days, will not be taken before the end of November, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Wednesday.

Soccer-Sierra Leone’s Nations Cup fate to be decided later

10 Oct 2018

CAPE TOWN, Oct 10 A decision on Sierra Leone, who have been banned by FIFA and stopped from playing two African Nations Cup qualifiers over the next five days, will not be taken before the end of November, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Wednesday.

South Africa seek to back up shock win over All Blacks

27 Sep 2018

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa A surprise away win over New Zealand has provided a timely injection of enthusiasm into South African rugby when it seemed the Springboks were continuing the poor form that has beset them since finishing third at the last World Cup.

Aubameyang slams Gabon decision to name his father as manager

22 Sep 2018

JOHANNESBURG Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has criticised the football federation (FEGAFOOT) decision to appoint his father as national team coach and said Pierre Aubame did not want the job.

IOC Athletes' Commission supports WADA's lifting of ban on RUSADA

22 Sep 2018

JOHANNESBURG Kirsty Coventry, chair of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission, said on Saturday that she supported the lifting of the ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA despite widespread dismay over this week's WADA decision.

Rugby-Skipper Kolisi warns Boks about discipline against Argentina

20 Aug 2018

CAPE TOWN, Aug 20 South Africa captain Siya Kolisi has warned his team mates that discipline must be improved if they are to win a second game in this year’s Rugby Championship at the expense of Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday.

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