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Ajax sitting on fortune with another golden generation

08 Dec 2018

AMSTERDAM As Ajax Amsterdam prepare to host Bayern Munich next week to decide top place in their Champions League group in a major turnaround in their recent fortunes, their latest crop of players is being described as their best yet.

Soccer-Ajax sitting on fortune with another golden generation

08 Dec 2018

AMSTERDAM, Dec 8 As Ajax Amsterdam prepare to host Bayern Munich next week to decide top place in their Champions League group in a major turnaround in their recent fortunes, their latest crop of players is being described as their best yet.

Four years to next World Cup but will it be 32 or 48 teams?

20 Nov 2018

DOHA Wednesday marks exactly four years to the kickoff of the next World Cup in Qatar, which could yet be an instrument to help end regional tensions and the first 48-team tournament if FIFA president Gianni Infantino gets his way.

Mahrez double books Algeria’s spot at Nations Cup finals

18 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Riyad Mahrez scored two stunning goals as former winners Algeria qualified for next year's African Nations Cup finals on Sunday, with Guinea, Mauritania and the Ivory Coast also sealing their places.

Soccer: Four more countries qualify for African Nations Cup finals

18 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Morocco and Nigeria added their names to the list of African Nations Cup qualifiers after Saturday's preliminaries, with Mali and Uganda also booking their place at next year's finals.

Soccer-Four more countries qualify for African Nations Cup finals

17 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 Morocco and Nigeria added their names to the list of African Nations Cup qualifiers after Saturday's preliminaries, with Mali and Uganda also booking their place at next year's finals.

Salah scores late winner for Egypt, Morocco sink Cameroon

16 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt came from behind to end Tunisia’s 100 percent record in African Nations Cup qualifying with a 3-2 win in Alexandria on Friday.

Soccer: Al Ahly face hot reception at Esperance in African final

07 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Egypt's Al Ahly are clear favourites to extend their record streak of African club competition titles when they take a 3-1 lead over Esperance into their Champions League final second leg in Tunisia on Friday after a drama-filled build-up.

Soccer-Al Ahly face hot reception at Esperance in African final

07 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 7 Egypt's Al Ahly are clear favourites to extend their record streak of African club competition titles when they take a 3-1 lead over Esperance into their Champions League final second leg in Tunisia on Friday after a drama-filled build-up.

Amateurs must be king to keep game growing says Player

06 Nov 2018

JOHANNESBURG Amateur golfers need to be made a priority to keep the sport growing even though the professional game is a multi-million dollar industry and getting stronger, Gary Player told Reuters in a frank discourse on the future of the game. | Video

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