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Algeria knocked out of AFCON after Ivory Coast defeat

DOUALA, Cameroon - Nicolas Pepe scored a superb solo goal as Ivory Coast thumped Algeria 3-1 to send the defending champions crashing...

FIFA set to cap number of loan transfers

FIFA is set to implement rules in which clubs will be limited to signing and sending six players on loan internationally from...

Dembele must leave in January for his and Barca’s sake, says club director

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele must leave the club before the January transfer window closes for both his sake as well as the...

Argentina rest Messi for World Cup qualifiers

SAO PAULO: Argentina have left Lionel Messi out of their squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia as the Paris...

Ghana whipped, out and finish last

YAOUNDE - Four-time champions Ghana were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations after crashing to a 3-2 defeat against minnows Comoros in...

Robert Lewandowski wins Fifa Best Award 2021

ZURICH - FC Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder and FC Bayern München’s Polish striker claim top player prizes; Christiane Endler, Édouard Mendy, Emma Hayes and...

West Ham’s Champions League hopes hit by Jack Harrison

For Leeds’ threadbare squad, ravaged by injury and forced to resort to youth, a 3-2 victory over West Ham epitomised all their...

Loop rumours: Donny van de Beek turns down Newcastle loan

Donny van de Beek has rejected his reported loan deal to Newcastle from Manchester United, according to the Telegraph. The 24-year-old midfielder had been in...

Mass COVID-19 Testing in Cameroon to encourage AFCON turnout

YAOUNDE — Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums in the ongoing...

Final three nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Player and The Best FIFA Men’s Player announced

ZURICH - FIFA (FIFA.com) has announced the final nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Player and The Best FIFA Men’s Player; FIFA Legends Kristine...

AFCON: African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) Fan Zone kicks off with spectacular opening ceremony

YAOUNDE - The 33rd Africa Cup of Nations Total Energies AFCON 2021 will kick off on Sunday, 9 January, 2022 at the Olembe...

Leone Stars Bid Farewell to Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio and First Lady Fatima Bio

FREETOWN - The Sierra Leone national football team, Leone Stars, has called at State House to bid farewell to His Excellency President Dr...

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Quick loop: IMF’s Georgieva says more than central bankers need to fight inflation

WASHINGTON - IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday it is not just central bankers who need to fight inflation, but...

EU health ministers seek common line over fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose

BRUSSELS - European Union health ministers will try to find a common line on Friday (Jan 21) over a potential fourth dose...

Australia records deadliest day of pandemic with 80 deaths

CANBERRA - Australia on Friday (Jan 21) reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with 80 coronavirus fatalities, as an outbreak of the...

China Southern Airlines completes Boeing 737 MAX test flight

BEIJING/SYDNEY - China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three biggest carriers, completed a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on...