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Egypt's Political Football: When Athletes Get on the Wrong Side of the Government
Footballer Ahmed Abdel Zaher, banned and put up for sale for making a political gesture after scoring a goal, is not Egypt's first sporting casualty.
Balls Up For Cape Verde In World Cup Qualification
Cape Verde were two games away from becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for the World Cup. Their disqualification is a cruel exit from football's biggest tournament.
Kicking Off: When Football Meets Politics in Tunisia
Football fans, banned from attending league matches in Tunisia after violence, are turning to politics once again.
Nigeria’s AFCON Victory: The Super Eagles Have Landed
Local players and a local no-nonsense coach have ended 19 years of woe. Can the Nigerian dream be kept alive?
Africa's Olympic Highs and Lows
London 2012 has seen Ugandan elation, Kenyan record-breaking and West African defection.
Asamoah Gyan: In Danger of a Legacy Lost
After three missed penalties and a self-imposed absence from the international game, is there a future for Ghana's national star?
Africa Cup of Nations: State of Play
After two weeks of entertaining and action-packed games, four teams remain.
The Athlete: One Story Among Many
The Athlete is a remarkable Ethiopian film that challenges Western portrayals of Africa as a lost continent.
Football in East Africa: Light at the End of the Tunnel
Investment in East African football is furthering the hope that the region may catch up with West Africa, argues Amit Singh.
Anti Apartheid Icon Basil D'Oliveira Dies
Basil D’Oliveira, the England cricketer and symbol of the fight against apartheid, died today at the age of 80.
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