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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.


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.


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'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.


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.


Mario Balotelli racially abused at football match

Ligue 1 to investigate after Italian striker Mario Balotelli accuses Bastia fans of making monkey noises as he played.


Malek Jaziri: Serving up Tunisia's tennis uprising

With a top-50 berth and notable wins, Africa's ace men's player has hit his stride at a late stage in his career.


Egypt adds ex-football star Aboutrika to 'terror list'

Lawyer for four-time African Footballer of the Year says court's decision is 'contrary to the law' and will be appealed.


Six-time winner Djokovic out of the Australian Open

Six-time winner beaten in the second round by wildcard Istomin who is ranked 117 in the world.


UK boxer stirs anger with photo in mosque

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua criticised on Twitter over picture showing him taking part in Muslim prayers.


Football fails to bring relief to Gabon

The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.