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Mane set for Cup of Nations debut against Algeria

After missing Senegal's opening Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) match against Tanzania, forward Sadio Mane is expected to make his long-awaited first appearance of this year's tournament when they face Algeria in Group C on Thursday.

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IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold

Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10 new members to the global organisation.

FILE PHOTO: KRC Genk's Leandro Trossard celebrates scoring their first goal

Brighton sign midfielder Trossard from Genk

Brighton & Hove Albion have signed midfielder Leandro Trossard from Belgian top-flight side KRC Genk on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

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Man United agree deal for Palace defender Wan-Bissaka - BBC

Man United agree deal for Palace defender Wan-Bissaka - BBC

(Reuters) - Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace on a long-term contract, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

England's Houghton and Bright injury doubts for Norway clash

England's Houghton and Bright injury doubts for Norway clash

(Reuters) - England manager Phil Neville says defenders Steph Houghton and Millie Bright are "major doubts" for their women's World Cup quarter-final against Norway in Le Havre on Thursday.

Nigeria receives 'part' of money owed to players for Cup of Nations

Nigeria receives 'part' of money owed to players for Cup of Nations

CAIRO (Reuters) - Nigeria's football federation (NFF) says it has received "part of the money" allocated by the government for the national side's participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt amid threats of protests by the players.