South Africa set to name coach after Mashaba loses appeal

South Africa set to name coach after Mashaba loses appeal

Former South Africa coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba has lost his application to block the country’s FA (Safa) from appointing another coach. This will enable Safa to name a new coach, which it hopes to do by the end of February. After being fired for...
Partizan condemn Brazilian star’s racist abuse

Partizan condemn Brazilian star’s racist abuse

Partizan Belgrade on Monday “strongly condemned” racist abuse directed at their Brazilian star Everton Luiz, declaring the midfielder had “won the hearts of fans”. The 28-year-old player was reduced to tears at the monkey chants he received from fans of local rivals...
Pogbas’ mother hoping for draw

Pogbas’ mother hoping for draw

Guinea international Florentin Pogba admits his mother will find it difficult to watch him take on younger brother Paul in the Europa League. On Thursday, Florentin, will play for St Etienne against Paul who plays for Manchester United. It’s not going to be easy...
Bayern trashes Arsenal 5-0

Bayern trashes Arsenal 5-0

Arsenal’s Champions League hopes lie in tatters at the last-16 stage yet again following a first-leg battering at Bayern Munich. The Gunners, who have been eliminated in the first knockout round of the competition in each of the last six seasons, twice by...

Kenya’s Peris Jepchirchir breaks half marathon world record

Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya, 23, broke the world record by running a sensational 65:06 at the 2017 RAK Half Marathon Friday morning (Thursday night US time) to defeat Mary Keitany as they waged an epic duel in a race that featured arguably the greatest women’s half...