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Ronaldinho released from Paraguayan prison on house arrest after 32 days in jail

Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis have been released from prison in Paraguay and placed under house arrest. The pair were arrested in early March after allegedly using a false...

Liverpool: Premier League leaders reverse furlough decision and apologise to fans

Liverpool have reversed their decision to place some non-playing staff on temporary leave and apologised to fans. On Saturday, the club said they were going to apply to the government's...

England boss Southgate takes a 30 per cent pay cut

England manager Gareth Southgate has agreed to a 30 per cent pay cut as part of the Football Association’s bid to cut costs during the coronavirus pandemic. Leading performers across...

Alex Song: West Ham midfielder quits Cameroon duty

Cameroon and West Ham midfielder Alex Song has retired from international football after his exclusion from his country's Africa Cup of Nations squad. The Barcelona loanee, 27, will now be...

Burundi football forbids group goal celebrations

Burundi's football federation has said it is going to carry on with the league after consulting the country's health minister regarding the coronavirus outbreak, but has introduced a number...

Wimbledon canceled due to coronavirus

Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic. The All England Club announced after an emergency meeting that the oldest Grand...

Olympique de Marseille’s ex-president Pape Diouf dies of Covid-19

Former president of French football club Olympique de Marseille, Pape Diouf, has died after contracting coronavirus - the first death in Senegal from the pandemic. The 68-year-old man was being...

Ghana Athletics Association President Prof. Dodoo gets International Appointment

Professor Francis Dodoo - President of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), has been appointed as the Chairman of the newly created Governance Commission of the World Athletics (WA). The former...

2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games...

Ghanaian football legend Opoku Afriyie dies at 75

Legendary Ghanaian footballer Opoku Afriyie has passed away in Kumasi, at age 75. The striker popularly known as "Beyie" passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020. The family is yet to...

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Africa

Burundi releases thousands from quarantine

Burundi has released 2,261 people who were quarantined in facilities around the country for observation. Health Minister Thaddée Ndikumana said those released had shown no...

COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the...

World

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout...