NAIROBI - East African leaders on Wednesday hailed the awarding of the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to a joint bid by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
DAKAR — Aliou Cisse, the head coach for Senegal’s national football team Friday announced including Sadio Mane and other Saudi Arabia based star players in his team set to face Algeria on Sept. 12.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES — South Sudan head coach Royal Ivey said his team "played with fire" after stunning China to claim their first-ever win at the Basketball World Cup on Monday.
NAIROBI — As the countdown to the FIBA Basketball World Cup commences, anticipation is high for the inaugural appearance of South Sudan's basketball team, the Bright Stars.
MADRID — Spain's Women's World Cup hero Olga Carmona paid tribute to her father on Monday for giving her the strength "to achieve something unique" after learning of his death following the nation's 1-0 win over England.
NAIROBI — Kenyan sprinter Mark Otieno said on Thursday he was ready to make up for lost time at the Paris Olympics next year after his career was derailed by a doping suspension.
SYDNEY — Lauren Hemp and Alessia Russo did the damage late on in Sydney as England shattered Australian dreams Wednesday with a clinical 3-1 win to set up a Women's World Cup final against Spain.
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND — Spain will play for its first Women's World Cup championship after Olga Carmona's goal in the 89th minute lifted La Roja to a 2-1 victory over Sweden in the Tuesday semifinal.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Key England midfielder Keira Walsh says it would be a "very nice feeling" to silence a sell-out Sydney crowd in Wednesday's Women's World Cup semifinal against Australia.
AUCKLAND — Sweden first knocked off the United States and then bounced Japan Friday to snag a spot in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup.
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — Eugenie Le Sommer netted a brace to lead France to a 4-0 victory over debutants Morocco in their last-16 match at the Women's World Cup, and into the quarter-finals for the third consecutive time.
BRISBANE — England scraped into the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup on Monday after they beat Nigeria 4-2 on penalties in Brisbane.