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Rugby Cranes face humbled Zimbabwe

Over the weekend Rugby Cranes head to Harare to face a Zimbabwe Sables side that was mauled by Kenya Simbas 61-15 Make no mistake; Kenya is aflame; they seek to emulate their 7s brothers and are gunning for the World Cup in 2019 in Tokyo. Motivation is high on the …

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TV money lures Henry away from beloved Gunners

London, United Kingdom | AFP | France and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry ended his association with the English Premier League club on Tuesday preferring to focus on his burgeoning media career. The 38-year-old former striker — part of the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winning teams — could have …

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Portugal stun France 1-0 in Euro 2016 final

Paris, France | AFP | Portugal won their first European Championship title on Sunday after a low drive from striker Eder in extra-time gave them a 1-0 victory over France despite the absence of injured superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Eder’s goal came after Andre-Pierre Gignac almost gave France victory in added …

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Kenyan athletics in dock again over doping

Athletics powerhouse Kenya are once again in the eye of a doping storm just a month out from the Olympic Games after the latest investigation by German television channel ARD and The Sunday Times. Saturday’s documentary alleges doping is rife at the elite training centre in Iten. Previous joint research …

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Euro fever grips France, Portugal as final looms

Paris, France | AFP | Patriotic fervour gripped Euro 2016 hosts France and Portugal on Friday with Antoine Griezmann and Cristiano Ronaldo cast as the rival superheros ahead of the tournament final. France saw a return to the feverish days of 1998 when Zinedine Zidane guided the country to a …

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Five things about Nigerian star Ahmed Musa

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Five things about Nigerian international Ahmed Musa after English Premier League champions Leicester City signed him from CSKA Moscow for a club record fee of £16.6 million ($22 million, 20 million euros) on Friday:   Congratulations to Ahmed Musa on his move to English …

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Classic France-Germany clashes

Marseille, France | AFP | France beat Germany in the Euro 2016 semi-final on Thursday for their first win over their neighbours at a major tournament since 1958. Here are the classic France v Germany matches: France 2 Germany 0European Championship semi-final, July 7, 2016Two years after losing to Germany …

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Griezmann double puts France into Euro final

Marseille, France | AFP | Antoine Griezmann scored twice Thursday as France beat world champions Germany 2-0 to seal a place in the Euro 2016 final against Portugal. Having converted a controversial first-half penalty for Bastian Schweinsteiger’s handball, Griezmann put the result beyond doubt with a sweetly struck second half …

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