Football Rallies around Chapecoense after Crash

The football world has rallied around a Brazilian club which lost most of its players in a plane crash in Colombia. Only six of the 77 people on the plane, carrying members of the Chapecoense team, survived Monday's crash. The team were flying to what was billed as the

Woodburn Becomes Liverpool’s Youngest Scorer

Ben Woodburn became the youngest ever goalscorer in Liverpool’s history as he netted a first ever senior strike to help Liverpool into the semi-finals of the EFL Cup with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Leeds United at Anfield on Tuesday night. The 17-year-old pounced shortly after coming on

AWCON: It’s Nigeria vs Cameroon in the Final

Nigeria striker Desire Oparanozie scored the only goal against a disciplined South Africa to earn her side a place in the final of the African Women's Cup of Nations against Cameroon. South Africa started brightly but the Desiree Ellis-led side failed to capitalise on their early dominance. Oparanozie

Bamba TV Unveils 24-Hour Sports Channel

In a bid to tap into perhaps the most followed programme on TV; sports, Radio Africa Group-owned Bamba TV has launched a 24-hour sports only TV channel, Bamba Sports. Bamba Sports will be the first sports only channel in the country and will air both local and international news

Kenya 7s Boss Simiyu Targets 10 Points Per Leg

Kenya Sevens head coach Innocent ‘Namcos’ Simiyu will take charge of his first tournament this weekend when the 2016-17 World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off in Dubai on Friday, December 2. The team left for the Gulf nation on Monday with Simiyu and his captain Andrew Amonde both optimistic

Plane Carrying Brazilian Footballers Crashes

A plane carrying 81 people, including a Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Details are unclear but some reports say there are survivors. The chartered plane, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport

Hazard: City, Liverpool Our Main Title Rivals

Eden Hazard says Manchester City and Liverpool are Chelsea's two rivals to win the Premier League title. In a snub to the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United, the Belgium international only named two teams as threats to his side's chances of top-flight glory. Chelsea are top of the table after 13

Wilfried Zaha Swaps England for Ivory Coast

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has swapped his international allegiance from England to the Ivory Coast. The 24-year-old Crystal Palace winger was an England Under-21 team regular before stepping up to the senior side and earning caps against Sweden, in November 2012, and Scotland, in August 2013. However, because neither

Injera Axed as Kenya 7s Leave for Dubai

World Rugby Sevens all-time leading tryscorer, Collins Injera is among familiar faces who have not been selected for the opening two rounds of the  2016/2017 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series which begins in Dubai this weekend. The Mwamba RFC winger-cum-fly-half has been left out alongside Nakuru powerhouse Oscar Ouma. Injera's

Pipeline Retain National Crown, GSU Disarmed

Kenya Pipeline retained the Kenya volleyball Federation women's national league title while Kenya Prisons dethroned General Service Unit (GSU) to the men's seat on the final day of the national playoff which ended Sunday at Makande Hall, Mombasa. Pipeline twice came from behind to inflict another painful loss on