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I-League: Salgaocar, Pune finish 1-1
Margao (Goa), Jan 17 (IANS) Salgaocar Football Club scored a late equaliser to settle for a 1-1 draw with Pune FC in their opening match of the Hero I-League at Nehru Stadium in Fatorda here Saturday.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:36:28 PM

Japan to allocate $2.5 bn to Middle East countries
Cairo, Jan 17 (IANS/TASS) Japan would allocate $2.5 billion to Middle East countries to help them in their fight against terrorism and also develop of their infrastructure.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 2:44:04 PM

FIFA give Ghana FA ultimatum
Kampala, Jan 17 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has asked Ghana why it cannot give Ugandan player Joseph Ochaya an International Transfer Certificate (ITC).

Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:56:22 AM

Ghana sports minister urges Black Stars to end trophy drought
Accra, Jan 17 (IANS) Ghana's Minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga is rallying the nation to support the Black Stars to annex the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which kicks off in Equatorial Guinea Saturday.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:56:21 AM

Zambia captain optimistic ahead of AFCON kick-off
Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Jan 17 (IANS) Zambian captain Rainford Kalaba has said the team is determined to work hard and recapture the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:54:03 AM

Windies lose first ODI against South Africa
Durban, Jan 17 (IANS) The West Indies failed to negotiate a tricky run chase and lost the rain-hit opening One-day International (ODI) against South Africa by 61 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method here.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:50:05 AM

AFCON dedicated to fight against malaria
Cape Town, Jan 17 (IANS) United Against Malaria (UAM) has once again joined forces with the Confederation of Africane Football (CAF) around its flagship football tournament, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), to reach football fans with life-saving malaria prevention and treatment messages.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:36:19 AM

Four killed in Niger protest against Charlie Hebdo caricature
Niamey (Niger), Jan 17 (IANS) At least four people were killed and dozens injured in protests over Charlie Hebdo's cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed in Niger's second largest city of Zinder, Xinhua reported quoting a senior government official Friday.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 9:12:09 AM

Libyan Islamist militia coalition announces ceasefire
Tripoli, Jan 17 (IANS) Islamist militia coalition in Libya Friday announced ceasefire in the war-torn country.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 8:00:03 AM

Nine killed in terrorist attack in Mali
Bamako, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) At least nine people were killed Friday in a militant attack that took place in the Malian town of Tenenkou, medical sources from NGOs said.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 3:26:24 AM

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