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  • South Africa: Little Hoping to Build On Drak Result Ahead of Dusi
    on 21/01/2019 at 15:14

    [News24Wire] Pietermaritzburg -With the 2019 edition of the Dusi Canoe Marathon from February 14-16 shaping up to be a fascinating showdown, Underberg-based Stew Little , who finished second at last weekend's N3TC Drak Challenge, is right at the front of the young turks looking to edge onto the podium. […]

  • South Africa: Blitzboks Flyer Eyes More Success in New Zealand
    on 21/01/2019 at 14:12

    [News24Wire] Cape Town -His debut visit to the New Zealand Sevens in Wellington as a Blitzboks rookie in 2017 was an emotional one, as the team were crowned the tournament champions, but Springbok Sevens flyer Siviwe Soyizwapi has no illusions about the task ahead on his second visit to the country. […]

  • Angola: Cuando Cubango FC Concede Point At Home
    on 21/01/2019 at 12:26

    [ANGOP] Cuito -Cuando Cubango FC on Sunday lost a point again, after drawing 1-1 at home with Progresso of Sambizanga, in the match of the 13th round of the top division football championship (GirabolaZAP2018/19). […]

  • Zimbabwe: Zifa Defends Banda Suspension
    on 21/01/2019 at 12:24

    [Zimbabwe Standard] Zifa president Felton Kamambo has defended the association's decision to suspend vice-president Gift Banda, stressing that his executive would continue to respect its constitution and follow due process. […]

  • Africa: Muhammad Ali and the Place of Religion in Legacy
    on 21/01/2019 at 12:23

    [This is Africa] Sporting legend Muhammad Ali is now being marketed to a new generation who grew up after his death. But while Ali was a devout Muslim, his religion is notably absent from these commercial efforts. Should his spirituality be erased for commercial ambitions when it was a fundamental part of his character and life? […]

  • Zimbabwe: FC Platinum Fire Blanks in Champions League
    on 21/01/2019 at 12:21

    [Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwean football champions FC Platinum's impotent strike force has come under scrutiny yet again after failing to record a shot on target in their first Caf Champions League group stage 2-0 loss to giants Esperance in Tunisia on Friday. […]

  • Zimbabwe: I Am Not Quitting, Says Coventry
    on 21/01/2019 at 11:01

    [Zimbabwe Standard] Sport, Arts and Culture minister Kirsty Coventry says she will not throw in the towel. […]

  • Kenya/Tanzania: Oliech Among Five to Join Gor Mahia in Dar es Salaam
    on 21/01/2019 at 10:58

    [Nation] Five players will link up with Gor Mahia on their way to Dar es Salaam for the 2019 SportPesa Cup, deputy secretary general Ronald Ngala has confirmed. […]

  • South Africa: Heartbreak, Joy for Netball Proteas in England
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:42

    [News24Wire] Liverpool -The SPAR Proteas put on their best performance against New Zealand since 1995 in their Quad Series match at the Copper Box in London on Sunday, forcing the Silver Ferns into extra time and ultimately going down by 60 goals to 62. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Teenage Golf Ace Attracts Us Interest
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:32

    [Zimbabwe Standard] Top Zimbabwe junior golfer Tafadzwa Nyamukondiwa's impressive performances at three international tournaments in the United States last month have made him a prime target for reputable American collegiate golf coaches who are queuing to sign the player on a golf scholarship. […]

  • Gambia: Modou Lo Deducted 3 Million CFA, to Face Eumeur Sene
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:18

    [Foroyaa] Modou Lo has suffered a monetary loss after the Senegalese wrestling organising committee opted to deduct him for time-wasting. […]

  • Gambia: Gambian Arena - Manduwar, Jammeh to Do Battle
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:18

    [Foroyaa] Wrestling sensation Manduwar is due to face Gambia Police Forces Wrestling Club's Yaya Jammeh following a deal signed to that effect. […]

  • Gambia: Gambia Boxing World Champion Badou Ready for Browne Tomorrow
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:18

    [Foroyaa] Gambian boxer Badou Jack will be taking to the ring again tomorrow up against Marcus Browne in the undercard fight between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Boner. […]

  • South Africa: Amla Defends Stuttering Proteas in PE
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:09

    [News24Wire] Cape Town -Proteas opener Hashim Amla has defended his side's inability to accelerate with the bat in the first ODI against Pakistan in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. […]

  • South Africa: Klaasen Through to Aussie Open Doubles Quarters
    on 21/01/2019 at 09:00

    [News24Wire] Johannesburg -The sixth seeded pair of South African Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand doubles partner, Michael Venus , eased through to the Australian Open quarter-final stages defeating Marcelo Demoliner (Brazil) and Frederick Nielsen (Denmark) 6-3 6-1 on Sunday. […]

  • South Africa: Netball Proteas Beat England Roses in Thriller
    on 21/01/2019 at 08:59

    [News24Wire] Liverpool -The Netball Proteas held their nerve to beat the England Roses by 48 goals to 45 in a thrilling match in the SANZEA Quad Series in London on Saturday night. […]

  • Uganda: Government Bans Sports Betting
    on 21/01/2019 at 08:57

    [Monitor] President Museveni has ordered that no new sports betting company should be licensed to operate in Uganda and licenses for the existing companies should not be renewed. […]

  • Kenya: Public Fury 'Forces' Laureus Organisers to Change Eliud Kipchoge's Photo
    on 21/01/2019 at 08:40

    [Nairobi News] It seems Laureus World Sports Awards organizers heard Kenya's rallying cry over the controversial photo of Eliud Kipchoge they had initially used for the poster of this year's nominees. […]

  • Zimbabwe/Malawi: Former Dynamos Coach Pasuwa Inks Deal With Nyasa Big Bullets
    on 21/01/2019 at 08:33

    [New Zimbabwe] Former Warriors and Dynamos coach Calisto Pasuwa looks set to make a return to the Malawian TNM Super League ahead of the new season after reportedly agreeing a new three-year contract with Malawian football giants Nyasa Big Bullets. […]

  • Africa: Zimbabwe to Host 2019 ICC World Twenty20 Africa Qualifier
    on 21/01/2019 at 08:27

    [New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's hopes of progressing to the final qualifier for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's T20 World Cup received a boost after being awarded the rights to host the regional qualifiers to be held in May. […]

  • Malawi: Construction of Blantyre Stadium to Start Soon - Mutharika
    on 21/01/2019 at 08:27

    [Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -President Arthur Peter Mutharika says construction of a new stadium at Njamba Freedom Park in Blantyre will commence soon as money for the project has already been secured. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Chigowe Overhauls Dynamos
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:58

    [The Herald] DYNAMOS coach Lloyd Chigowe has released all but five players from the squad which did duty for the Glamour Boys last season. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Chinyengetere Gets Work Permit
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:46

    [The Herald] ZIMBABWE international Rodwell Chinyengetere has secured his work permit and is now set to make his debut for South Africa side Baroka when they face Orlando Pirates tomorrow. […]

  • Kenya: Gor Mahia Through to CAF Confed Cup Group Stage
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:41

    [Nation] Kenyan champions Gor Mahia on Sunday held New Stars de Douala to a barren draw in Limbe, Cameroon to qualify for the Caf Confederation Cup group stages. […]

  • Kenya: Kosgei Breaks Course Record at Houston Half Marathon
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:38

    [Nation] Chicago Marathon champion Brigid Kosgei beat a competitive field to break a course record previously held by Mary Wacera of 66:29 to win the Aramco Houston Half Marathon in USA on Sunday. […]

  • Kenya: Kenya's Cosmas Lagat Wins Mumbai Marathon
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:30

    [Nation] Kenya's Cosmas Lagat and Ethiopia's Worknesh Alemu upset the formbook and produced outstanding performances in hot conditions to triumph at the Tata Mumbai Marathon on Sunday, winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:09:15 and 2:25:45 respectively. […]

  • Kenya: Osok Fires Wazito Over Hard Fighting Kisumu All Stars
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:18

    [Nation] Kenya Under-23 international Teddy Osok saved his blushes of missing a penalty to hand Wazito the winner in a 2-1 win over hard-fighting Kisumu All Stars in a National Super League (NSL) match at Camp Toyoyo grounds on Sunday. […]

  • Kenya: Gor Overcome New Star to Storm Confederation Cup Group Stage
    on 21/01/2019 at 05:49

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -For a second successive season, Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia will feature in the CAF Confederation Cup group stage following their 2-1 aggregate triumph over Cameroon side New Star de Douala in the playoff. […]

  • Kenya: Keitany to Face Cheruiyot in London Marathon
    on 21/01/2019 at 05:49

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan duo of defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot and reigning New York City Marathon winner Mary Keitany will return to the London Marathon on April 28 in what is expected to be a mouthwatering duel. […]

  • Kenya: Lagat Upset Favourites to Win Mumbai Marathon
    on 21/01/2019 at 05:49

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya's Cosmas Lagat upset the formbook and produced outstanding performance in hot conditions to triumph at the Mumbai Marathon on Sunday, winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:09:15. […]

 


 

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