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  • 19 Feb 2017
    Manchester United's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal ...

    Ibrahimovic to the rescue as United sink Blackburn

    FA Cup holders Manchester United had to rely on substitute Zlatan Ibrahimovic to help them secure a 2-1 win against Blackburn Rovers and book their spot in the quarterfinals of the competition.Uni...

  • 12 Feb 2017
    Florence Kiplagat crosses the line to win her fourth Barcelona Half Marathon title on Sunday, ...

    Kiplagat scores 4th Barcelona title, Langat seals Kenyan double

    Florence Kiplagat collected her fourth title and Leonard Langat sealed the Kenyan double at the Mitja Marato Barcelona Half Marathon that is an IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday.Kiplagat who b...

  • 04 Feb 2017
    Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (right) celebrates scoring his team's third goal with Tottenham ...

    Wanyama nominated for January African Player of the Month

    Harambee Stars captain and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has been shortlisted alongside Chelsea's Nigerian winger Victor Moses and Manchester City's Yaya Toure for the English Premier Le...

  • 30 Jan 2017
    Man United's final game of the season abandoned after 'suspect package' found at Old Trafford. ...

    Firefighters extinguish blaze at Old Trafford

    Firefighter crews were called to Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium on Monday morning following the outbreak of a blaze.Smoke could be seen emanating from the stadium’s Sir Bobby Charlto...

  • 22 Jan 2017
    Investigator Richard McLaren, a Canadian lawyer, issued his first report in July, detailing an elaborate ...

    Putin ‘was at the heart of the Russia drug scandal’

    Grigory Rodchenkov is making a Skype call from somewhere in America to his wife Veronica, back in Russia.The 58-year-old scientist, a key figure for at least nine years in Russia's state-supported...

  • 21 Jan 2017
    Emmanuel Korir after clocking a world indoor best for 600m in Albuquerque (UTEP) (PHOTO/COURTESY)

    Korir sets world indoor best for 600m

    Previously unheralded Emmanuel Korir may not be an unknown name for much longer after setting a world indoor best for 600m at the Cherry and Silver Collegiate Invitational in Albuquerque on Friday (20...

  • 19 Jan 2017
    Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring a goal for the Brazilian national team. (PHOTO/COURTESY)

    Man City complete Gabriel Jesus transfer from Palmeiras

    Gabriel Jesus has been finally given clearance to play for Manchester City and will be eligible to play in Saturday's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur.Jesus, 19, joined City in a report...

  • Kenenisa Bekele

    Kimetto’s world record under threat from Bekele in Dubai

    Dennis Kimetto's imposing 2:02:57 world men marathon record is under attack from Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele this Sunday at the fast Stanchart Dubai course.If Bekele is to be believed - and w...

  • 18 Jan 2017
    Prince William. PHOTO/Reuters

    Britain’s Prince William vows to run a marathon in Kenya

    The second heir to the British throne Prince William has promised to run a marathon in Kenya in support of the mental charity ran by his brother Prince Harry and his wife, Princess Kate, the Duchess o...

  • 17 Jan 2017
    Uganda cranes football team pose a photograph moments before their 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup match ...

    Ghana make winning start at Afcon against Uganda

    Andre Ayew scored the only goal of the game to give Ghana a 1-0 victory over Uganda in their opening Group D match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.The West Ham winger slotted in a penalty on...

  • Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben laughs during a press conference in Eindhoven on October 31, 2016, ...

    Robben signs one-year extension at Bayern Munich

    Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has extended his stay with the German champions until the summer of 2018.The former Chelsea player's current deal was due to expire at the end of the season but h...

  • 16 Jan 2017
    Ivory Coast's Franck Yannick Kessie is challenged by Togo's Atakora Lalawewe. PHOTO/AP

    Ivory Coast, Togo draw blanks in dour Group C opener

    Defending champions Ivory Coast and Togo drew 0-0 in their opening Group C match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.Jonathan Kodjia's toe-poke was well stopped at close range by Togo goalkeeper...

  • Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English ...

    Toure wins EPL Africa player award for December

    Manchester City’s Yaya Toure has been named the winner of the English Premier League African Player of the Month of December.The Ivorian, 33, won the award ahead of other shortlisted nominees Sa...

  • Sadio Mane celebrates his goal against Tunisia. PHOTO/AFP/Getty Images

    Mane on target as Senegal sink wasteful Tunisia

    Liverpool’s Sadio Mané scored a 10th-minute penalty to send Senegal on their way to a 2-0 victory over Tunisia and top of Group C at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.Mané scored from the sp...

  • 15 Jan 2017
    Algeria's Riyad Mahrez scored twice to salvage a 2-2 draw for his side against Zimbabwe ...

    Mahrez double denies brave Zimbabwe dream victory

    Two days in and the Africa Cup of Nations is rapidly becoming the tournament for the underdog.Few gave Zimbabwe much hope of even avoiding defeat to one of the favorites Algeria, but the Warriors ...

  • Manchester United's striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) takes a free-kick during the English Premier League football ...

    Ibrahimovic heads late leveller to spare Pogba’s blushes

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late header saw a thrilling clash between bitter rivals Manchester United and Liverpool end in a pulsating 1-1 draw.Unlike October's drab, goalless draw at Anfield, the 50th P...

  • Everton striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Manchester City at Goodison ...

    Clinical Everton put four past Manchester City

    Pep Guardiola suffered his heaviest league defeat as a manager as Everton dealt Manchester City a serious title blow with a 4-0 win at Goodison Park.Teenager Tom Davies and debutant Ademola Lookma...

  • 14 Jan 2017
    Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane celebrates after scoring in a past match.Ian KINGTON / ...

    Harry Kane hits hat-trick as Spurs power past West Brom

    Harry Kane hit a hat-trick as Tottenham cantered to their sixth straight Premier League win with a comfortable 4-0 victory over West Brom.The Baggies had not lost at White Hart Lane since 2012 but...

  • 13 Jan 2017
    World record holder Dennis Kimetto and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat will lead formidable fields ...

    Kimetto and Kiplagat lead Boston Marathon fields

    World record holder Dennis Kimetto and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat will lead formidable fields at the 121st edition of the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on April 17, organis...

  • 12 Jan 2017
    Football Soccer - Manchester United v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford ...

    Everton complete Schneiderlin signing from Man Utd

    Everton have signed Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin for a fee rising to £24m.Schneiderlin, 27, has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract to link up again with Toffees boss Ronal...

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