• 18 May 2021 - KIGALI, Rwanda, May 18 – American rap star J. Cole has signed with the Rwanda Patriots and will play as a shooting forward in the maiden NBA-backed Basketball Africa League which starts in the East African nation on Sunday. The award-winning rapper and music producer, whose full name is Jermaine…
  • 18 May 2021 - PARIS, France, May 18 – Egypt’s Mohamed Salah goes into the final two rounds of the Premier League season as joint top scorer with Harry Kane on 22 goals in the Golden Boot race. Both scored at the weekend with Salah equalising for Liverpool in their dramatic 2-1 stoppage-time victory at West…
  • 18 May 2021 - NEW YORK, United States, May 18 – The New York City marathon — the world’s biggest 26.2-mile race — will return in November with 33,000 runners, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. The run will be on its usual date, the first Sunday of November which this year is the seventh, after the 2020…
  • 18 May 2021 - PARIS, France, May 18 – Player tracking and live data in football offer tactical boosts to coaches, with incoming Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann saying modern technology is “very important”. Teams are using technology which transmits data immediately to a computer screen with players’…
  • 18 May 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, May 18 – Leicester have little time to bask in the glory of winning the FA Cup for the first time as they face Chelsea again on Tuesday in a Premier League clash of huge significance for who makes next season’s Champions League. The Foxes are in pole position to join the…
  • 18 May 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, May 18 – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has warned Sergio Aguero there will be no room for sentiment when he picks his team for the Champions League final against Chelsea later this month. Aguero has announced he will leave City at the end of the season after 10…
  • 18 May 2021 - LOS ANGELES, United States, May 18 – Tyson Fury’s heavyweight unification fight with Anthony Joshua could be put on hold after an independent arbitrator ruled that the WBC heavyweight champion must face former champion Deontay Wilder in a rematch, US reports said Monday. ESPN and The Athletic…
  • 18 May 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, May 18 – Tottenham striker Harry Kane has told the club he wants to leave at the end of the season, according to reports on Monday. Kane is unhappy at Tottenham’s lack of progress this season and is willing to leave after 12 years with the north London side, according to Sky…
  • 17 May 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes Manchester United fans will ditch their protests against club owners, the Glazer family, and cheer on the team when supporters return to Old Trafford for the first time in more than a year on Tuesday. United’s last three home games have…
  • 17 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has agreed that the team which will top the BetKing Premier League standings by June 30 will represent Kenya in the 2021-22 CAF Champions League. In a circular sent to clubs on Monday evening, the Federation has stated that CAF’s…
  • 17 May 2021 - PARIS, France, May 17 – After Alisson Becker headed in a 94th minute winner for Liverpool against West Brom on Sunday his manager Jurgen Klopp declared: “It’s the best goal I’ve ever seen scored by a goalkeeper!” Becker has some competition for that prize. Plenty of goalkeepers have scored with a…
  • 17 May 2021 - LOS ANGELES, United States, May 17 – The Utah Jazz claimed top spot in the playoffs, Stephen Curry captured the scoring title, and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers settled for a spot in the play-in round as Sunday’s final day of the regular season saw all 30 NBA teams in action. LeBron…
  • 17 May 2021 - MADRID, Spain, May 17 – Diego Simeone hailed Luis Suarez as “extraordinary” on Sunday after the Uruguayan scored the goal that could win Atletico Madrid La Liga, his late winner snatching a dramatic 2-1 win over Osasuna. Atletico trailed Osasuna with nine minutes to go at the Wanda Metropolitano…
  • 17 May 2021 - MADRID, Spain, May 17 – Zinedine Zidane has denied already telling his players he will resign as Real Madrid coach at the end of the season. Zidane was asked again about his future after Madrid’s 1-0 victory away at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, a win that keeps them two points behind leaders Atletico…
  • 17 May 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Tyson Fury said Sunday his long-awaited world heavyweight title unification bout against Anthony Joshua would take place in Saudi Arabia on August 14. “Massive announcement FURY VS JOSHUA IS ON AUGUST 14 in The kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The worlds (sic) biggest…
  • 17 May 2021 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 17 – A six-match CAF Confederation Cup winning streak by Raja Casablanca ended on Sunday, but they remain on course for the semi-finals after forcing a 1-1 draw with Orlando Pirates in Soweto.  Vincent Pule rounded goalkeeper Anas Zniti to give the South Africans a…
  • 17 May 2021 - ROME, Italy, May 17 – Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win a 10th Italian Open title on Sunday and set down a key marker two weeks out from the defence of his Roland Garros crown. Second seed Nadal won through 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in 2hr 49min against the defending champion in […] The…
  • 17 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – Traffic was brought to a standstill in Kibera on Saturday as excitement greeted the arrival of new buses set to be used by SHOFCO Urban Network (SUN) members. Song and dance was the order of the day as members of the pubic joined the group in welcoming the new ‘babies’ […]…
  • 17 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – Rally purists believe the good-humored Hyundai-Toyota supremacy battles will add the much-needed zest to the fabled WRC Safari Rally which returns to the World Rally Championship (WRC). M-Sport Ford will be the third manufacturers’ team on Safari though not so much is…
  • 17 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – With an entire generation of Rally fans under the age of 19 having never seen a Mitsubishi in a World Rally Championship event, the Japanese car maker has hinted at the return of Ralliart to the fold. Mitsubishi pulled out of the WRC at the end of 2005, after using the car…
  • 16 May 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 – Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson’s dramatic 95th-minute goal saw the Reds to a 2-1 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday which maintained their bid to play in the Champions League. Liverpool moved to within a point of fourth-placed Chelsea and three behind Leicester…
  • 16 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – In a clear sign that they were leaving nothing to Chance, South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer, Hyundai have announced their list of drivers for the WRC Safari Rally slated to run in Kenya from June 24-27. The team will comprise of Ott Tanak, Thierry Neuville…
  • 16 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – BetKing Premier League champions Gor Mahia beat 10-man Nairobi City Stars by a solitary goal at the Utalii Complex on Sunday to move to sixth in the standings as they look to bridge the difference with league leaders Tusker FC. Karim Abdoul Nikiema scored the only goal of…
  • 16 May 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – Kenya’s Titus Ekiru ran the fastest ever marathon in Italy on Sunday, clocking 2:02:57 as he successfully defended his Milano Marathon title in a new course record time. This is the fifth fastest marathon of all time. Ekiru, the African Games Half Marathon champion reduced…
  • 16 May 2021 - LOS ANGELES, United States, May 16 – Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek said Saturday a formal offer to buy Arsenal had been rejected by the Premier League club’s American owners. In a statement on Twitter, the Swedish tycoon said the club’s owners, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE), had rebuffed…
  • 16 May 2021 - LOS ANGELES, United States, May 16 – LeBron James made a successful return from injury as the Los Angeles Lakers kept alive their hopes of an automatic NBA playoff spot with a 122-115 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. James finished with 24 points while Anthony Davis led the scoring with…
  • 16 May 2021 - ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 16 – Besiktas claimed their 16th Turkish league title on Saturday, edging out rivals Galatasaray by one goal on goal difference with a dramatic 2-1 win at Goztepe. The three-team title race — Fenerbahce finished two points behind in third — went down to the final day after…
  • 16 May 2021 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 16 – Kaizer Chiefs stole the show as they, title-holders Al Ahly and Chabab Belouizdad used home advantage to build CAF Champions League quarter-finals first-leg leads on Saturday. South African club Chiefs stunned Tanzanian visitors Simba 4-0 in Soweto with Serbian…
  • 16 May 2021 - MILAN, Italy, May 16 – Juan Cuadrado scored twice, including a late penalty, as Juventus beat Inter Milan 3-2 to keep their Champions League hopes alive on Saturday in a game where three spot kicks were awarded and both teams finished a man down. Juve moved up to fourth equal on points with third-…
  • 16 May 2021 - MADRID, Spain, May 16 – Spanish media claimed early Sunday that Zinedine Zidane has already told his players that he intends to quit as coach at the end of the season. According to Onda Cero radio and Goal online, the Frenchman, who has a contract until 2022, informed his squad a week ago that he…