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Kenyan girls look at London Marathon as Olympic trial
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) The London Marathon in April will indeed serve as a perfect trial for the Kenya team for the Rio Olympics with up to five top runners lining up in battle for the gold medal.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 2:40:03 PM

Ghana FA boss re-elected sub-regional football union president
Accra (Ghana), Jan 13 (IANS) Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss Kwesi Nyantakyi has been re-elected head of the West African Football Union (WAFU Zone B) for another term.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 2:26:03 PM

Van Gaal slams United players for Newcastle draw
Newcastle, Jan 13 (IANS) Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has criticised his players after they were held to a 3-3 draw by English Premier League (EPL) strugglers Newcastle United.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 2:08:04 PM

Palestinian official expects ICC to investigate 'Israeli crimes'
Algiers, Jan 13 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) is likely to investigate the "crimes" committed by Israel in the Palestinian territories, a visiting Palestinian official said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 7:28:04 AM

12 killed in Sudan riots
Khartoum, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 12 people have been killed and many others injured in riot incidents in Sudan's West Darfur state, a media report said on Monday.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 7:44:03 AM

SA pacer Steyn ruled out of third Test against England
Johannesburg, Jan 11 (IANS) South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn was on Monday ruled out of the third Test against England at the Wanderers ground here.

Monday, January 11, 2016 7:14:03 PM

Croft to coach England ODI squad in South Africa
Cape Town, Jan 11 (IANS) Former England off-spinner Robert Croft will coach the England One Day squad during their five-match series against South Africa, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday.

Monday, January 11, 2016 5:42:04 PM

Focus on Yego as Kenya to reward best athlete of 2015 season
Nairobi, Jan 11 (IANS) World javelin champion Julius Yego will be the man to beat as Kenya honours its best sportsmen for 2015 here later this month.

Monday, January 11, 2016 3:36:03 PM

'Attacks not only reason for severing ties with Iran'
Cairo, Jan 11 (IANS) The recent attacks on Saudi Arabia's mission in Tenran is not the only reason for severing ties with Iran, Foreign Minister Adel Bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has said.

Monday, January 11, 2016 1:00:04 PM

Sudan, S. Sudan extend agreement on transit of humanitarian aid
Khartoum, Jan 11 (IANS) Sudan and South Sudan agreed on Sunday to extend their agreement on transit of humanitarian aid through Sudanese territory in the South, a media report said.

Monday, January 11, 2016 1:26:04 AM

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