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Utter chaos as Ivory Coast vs Senegal match abandoned after fans invade pitch

Ugly scenes marred the friendly fixture in Paris, with supporters clashing and even confronting the players, forcing the referee to end the game early.

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Serena beats Venus to win record 23rd Slam title

Serena Williams rewrote history Saturday to surpass Steffi Graf and capture a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world number one ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final.

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AFCON 2017: Gabon out as Burkina Faso, Cameroon advance

Hosts Gabon could not make it out of the group stage of the African Cup of Nations with their third consecutive draw in the tournament. Burkina Faso soared to the top of the group after beating Guinea-Bissau.

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AFCON 2017: Cameroon 2-1 Guinea-Bissau

Cameroon survived a scare and a wonder goal from the Africa Cup of Nations debutants Guinea-Bissau to take command of Group A.

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Afcon 2017 to open on Saturday

The 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will kick off at 16:00 GMT on Saturday when hosts Gabon take on debutants Guinea-Bissau.

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Algerian Riyad Mahrez named 2016 CAF's Player of the Year

Riyad Mahrez has capped the most successful period of his career by winning the Confederation of African Football (CAF)'s 2016 Player of the Year award.

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Troubled Gabon says ready to host Africa Cup of Nations

Gabon insists it is ready to host the African Cup of Nations despite concern about the state of preparations amid political instability just one month ahead of the opening ceremony.

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Real Madrid's Ronaldo wins fourth Ballon d'Or award

Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or award for the fourth time on Monday after claiming the European Championship and Champions League titles in 2016.

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World Cup 2018: Results and Scorers of Round 2 of African qualifiers

Tunisia, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Egypt and DRC all recorded victories as qualifying continued across Africa for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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Rio Games:Kenya tops African medal table

As the 2016 Olympic Games ended on Monday, Team Kenya emerged the best performing African team.

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Serena Williams Makes History with Wimbledon Victory

Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title on Saturday and made yet another mark in the tennis record books.

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Former Nigeria coach and captain Stephen Keshi dead at 54

The African football fraternity is mourning the death of former Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi from a cardiac arrest at the age of 54.

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African Cup of Nations qualifiers fixtures & results (Group stage, round 5)

Results and fixtures for round 5 of the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Olympic Tournament Rio 2016: Draws made for football (Men and Women)

The stage is now set for the Men’s and Women’s Olympic Football Tournaments at Rio 2016, following Thursday’s draw at the Estadio Maracana’s auditorium.

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AFCON 2017 Qualifiers: fixtures and results (Group stage, round 4)

Results and fixtures for round 4 of the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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FIFA reveals Sepp Blatter salary for first time

After years of secrecy about presidential pay, FIFA finally revealed Blatter's salary in its latest annual accounts published Thursday.

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Cape Verde named top African team in latest Fifa rankings

Cape Verde have moved to the top of the list of African sides in Fifa's world rankings for March.

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Danny Jordaan blames CAF for Sexwale FIFA failure

Tokyo Sexwale's bid to become FIFA president was doomed as soon as his own confederation refused to back him, South African Football Association head Danny Jordaan said of his compatriot's failed attempt to lead soccer's governing body.

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Nigeria appoints Siasia, Yusuf, Amuneke for Egypt match

Nigeria has re-appointed Samson Siasia as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles.

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Gianni Infantino of Switzerland elected as new Fifa President

Gianni Infantino has won the race for the FIFA presidency after clinching an outright majority in the second round of voting.

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