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Guedioura says Algeria ready for ‘match of a lifetime’ in AFCON final

AFP Cairo Algeria midfielder Adlene Guedioura says Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal represents the “match of a lifetime” as his country bids to capture the title for a second time. The Desert Foxes lifted their ..

Infantino rejects Blatter’s ‘colonialism’ claim

Reuters CAIRO FIFA president Gianni Infantino has rejected comments that the global soccer body has taken a “colonialist” attitude towards African football and its governing organisation CAF (Confederation of African ..

Yates puts Giro disappointment behind with Tour stage win

reuters BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE (France) Simon Yates put a disappointing Giro d’Italia campaign behind him when he won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as the main title contenders stayed quiet in the first Pyrenean ..

Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino’s publicist has said. Khan said on Tuesday that he had agreed a deal to ..

Qatar Sports Club presented new signings Alejandro Galvez and Mehdi Berrahma. Spaniard Galvez joins from Rayo Vallecano where he made 17 appearances last season. The 30-year-old has had stints with Sporting Gijon and German top ..

Al Rayyan have signed AFC Asian Cup winner Abdulaziz Hatem on a three-year deal, the club announced on its Twitter handle. Hatem joins from Al Gharafa and is an integral member of the Qatar national team, scoring vital goals as Al ..

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad fired his deputy Amaju Pinnick on Thursday just as global governing body FIFA was releasing details of a road map to put the crisis-hit organisation back on its feet. ..

Tribune News Network DOHA Tamoor Sajjad has been named to lead the 14-player Qatar team for ICC World Cup Twenty20 Asia Finals to be hosted by Singapore from July 22. Qatar, who recently edged Kuwait 2-1 in a friendly but fierce home ..

AFP Los Angeles Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will spearhead a powerful US assault when the swimming world championships begin on Sunday, with the Americans looking to make a big statement before next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The ..

London: International cricket chiefs on Thursday suspended Zimbabwe over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference. “As a consequence of suspension, ICC funding to Zimbabwe Cricket will be frozen and ..

WELLINGTON: A group of rueful New Zealand players touched down on home soil on Thursday, still coming to terms with the gut-wrenching defeat to England in the World Cup final. Pace bowler Trent Boult was among six Black Caps players ..

AFP London Sam Curran believes England’s historic World Cup triumph will inspire the Ashes team as attention turns towards their attempt to regain the urn. Sunday’s dramatic end to the 50-over tournament has overshadowed the ..

BengalurucTracking:> Sunrisers Hyderabad have hired England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of the 2020 season, the Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) said on Thursday. Bayliss, 56, whose national team ..