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Football

Players strike halts start of Argentine football season

Players complain of unpaid wages for four months as opening games postponed despite government payout.

Sport

Sania Mirza: We live in a man's world

Indian tennis star talks about gender equality, her Bollywood biopic and living in a cricket-crazy country.

Middle East

Egypt court upholds death sentences over football riot

Ten men sentenced to death over violence at Port Said football match, with one additional suspect still at large.

Olympics

Budapest considers dropping 2024 Olympics bid

Petition challenge makes mayor of Hungarian capital consider pulling out similar to Hamburg, Rome and Boston.

Africa

Seventeen killed in Angola stadium stampede

Panic grips crowd at league game in Angolan capital with scores wounded and children among the dead.

Sport

Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African football title

Vincent Aboubakar scores brilliant late winner, helping Cameroon to claim fifth African Cup of Nations football triumph.

Cricket

Malawi's cricketer girls break stereotypes and barriers

Malawian Under-19 Women's Cricket Team breaks through thick glass ceiling, one game at a time.

Sport

The turmoil engulfing Zimbabwe football

The Warriors crashed out of the 2017 AFCON at the group stages. The messy lead-up to the event predicted precisely that.

Sport

Federer beats Nadal to win Australian Open

Swiss former world number one edges out Spaniard in five sets to win first grand slam since Wimbledon 2012.

Football

Football's road to recognition in war-torn Afghanistan

Shaheen Asmayee will become the first Afghan club at an AFC event, but life was not simple for the players growing up.

Sport

Bolt loses Olympic gold as teammate fails drug test

Jamaican 4x100m relay team stripped of gold medal after Carter was found guilty of doping at 2008 Olympic Games.