Confederation of African Football President Issa Hayatou has rejected any possibility of changing the timing of the African Nations Cup Finals despite the problems it poses for European-based players and their clubs. Hayatou, speaking at the opening of the Confederation's Congress in Ethiopia on Thursday, also said he expected the continent
Maria Sharapova received a two-year suspension from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) after testing positive for banned drug meldonium, which may end the career of the richest female athlete of the past decade. The ITF made the announcement Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation about the future of the former world No.
A Nigerian man has been killed in India after a reported argument over who is the better player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned tragically violent. According to bleacherreport.com, 22-year-old Nwabu Chukwuma killed his friend and compatriot, Obinna Michael Durumchukwa, 34, after an evening celebrating Durumchukwa's birthday. The report explained that "Durumchukwa flung a glass at Chukwuma" as
The Arsenal legend, who spent three seasons at Camp Nou, believes the Gunners must "sacrifice parts of their attacking game" if they are to overcome the Catalans Arsenal face the daunting challenge of trying to stop Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday night, though Thierry Henry believes they
Football Association of Malawi says it will strive to achieve an HIV and AIDS free future football generation by spreading the UNAIDS Protect the Goal campaign to all corners of the country. FAM first vice president James Mwenda made the remarks when he officially opened a three day Protect the Goal
Sepp Blatter could be open to the possibility of standing for re-election as Fifa president, the BBC understands. The 79-year-old said he was standing down as the head of world football’s governing body less than two weeks ago, just four days into his fifth term. A new president was expected to be
Amir Khan says he is not being distracted from Friday's bout with American Chris Algieri in New York by a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather. The former two-time world champion has been tipped to be the next opponent for the undefeated welterweight, who beat Manny Pacquiao earlier this month. Khan, 28, said:
The “best” pound for pound boxer, Floyd “Money” Mayweather confessed that he has a “good heart,” but that he does not feel obligated to give to charities, specifically in Africa. “[People] say ‘well, he got all this money, why is he not giving to Africa?’” starts Mayweather. “Well, what has Africa given