Keshi’s death ‘a great loss to African football’ – Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor, captain of the Togolese national team is the latest to pay tribute to Nigerian footballer and coach, Stephen Keshi, who died at the age of 54 earlier this month. Adebayor was speaking after partaking in a memorial game organized in memory of the former coach of the Hawks on Sunday, June 19, he described Keshi’s death as a “great More...

By afriknews On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Kenya’s President Signs Anti-Doping Bill

NAIROBI—Kenya’s president signed a new anti-doping bill into law Friday. The country risked being banned from the upcoming Rio Summer Olympics amid allegations of widespread use of performance-enhancing More...

By afriknews On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Sports supplements for schoolkids under spotlight

177753810 Winning is the ultimate goal for athletes. To achieve their aim, sportsmen and women often look beyond the tried and tested methods of well-planned training programmes, adequate rest, and a balanced diet, More...

By afriknews On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Sepp Blatter reasserts innocence ahead of FIFA ethics hearing

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter again proclaimed his innocence in a corruption scandal gripping the world soccer body as he prepares to testify this week before the group’s ethics panel. “I will More...

By afriknews On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Shock results shake Europe’s big guns

Bundesliga leaders Bayern suffered their first league defeat of the season, losing to Borussia Moenchengladbach 3-1 Napoli lost 3-2 to Bologna while Manchester City were beaten 2-0 by Stoke City. Barcelona’s More...