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Kenya:Eliud Kipchoge Breaks World Record in Berlin

[Nation] Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is the new marathon World record holder. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Kipchoge Smashes Marathon World Record

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Eliud Kipchoge ran the race of his life on Sunday morning smashing Dennis Kimetto's four-year old World Record enroute to winning the Berlin Marathon running in a time of 2:01:39. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Kenya's Gladys Cherono Retains Berlin Marathon

[Nation] Kenya's Gladys Cherono retained her BMW Berlin Marathon women's race in a course record of 2.18:11 on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria/Ghana:Eaglets Edge Ghana On Penalties, Qualify for 2019 Afcon

[This Day] Nigeria rode majestically back to the Africa U17 Cup of Nations after the Golden Eaglets defeated Ghana's Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties (following 1-1 in regulation time) in the final of the CAF U17 WAFU B Qualifying Tournament in Niamey saturday. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Chiwenga, Majome Win Prestigious African Awards

[New Zimbabwe] UNITED Kingdom based Zimbabwean and female football agent Ellen Chiwenga has been named the Best African Woman making a difference in Sports Category at the Africa Virtuous Women Awards (AVWA) 2018. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Kolisi Lauds Springboks' Courage and Belief

[News24Wire] Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has lauded the self-belief and courage of the team after the South Africans scored an epic victory over the All Blacks on Saturday in Wellington. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Nigerian Team Debuts At African Floorball Tourney

[This Day] Nigeria is among the five countries taking part at the maiden edition of the African Floorball Nations Cup tournament which commenced saturday and will end sunday evening at the Le Palais desi Sports de Treichville Centre, Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Ekundayo to Establish Boxing Academies in Nigeria

[This Day] European International Boxing Federation champion, Larry Ekundayo has vowed to continue putting Nigeria in good light in the boxing world by winning more laurels. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Six Nigerian Coaches for Arsenal, Worldremit Coaching Programme

[Vanguard] WorldRemit has released the names of 25 shortlisted applicants for the WorldRemit Future Stars football coaching programme with six of them coming from Nigeria. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Football Officials Arrested in Bribery Scandal

[East African] Two Rwandan football officials have been arrested for allegedly offering a bribe to influence the outcome of a match. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Blue Bulls Down Pumas in Currie Cup Thriller

[News24Wire] The Blue Bulls took a major step towards the Currie Cup semi-finals on Friday night with a 39-29 win against the Pumas at Loftus. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Soccer - Alarm Bells At Dembare

[The Herald] ALARM bells are beginning to ring louder in the Dynamos camp as pressure keeps piling on coach Lloyd Mutasa and his charges to find a formula to turn around their poor fortunes. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Four Matches to Watch - Nigeria Must Beat Ghana As Spurs Welcome Liverpool

[Premium Times] Ghana v Nigeria @Stade General Seyni Kountche @7:30pm on September 15 (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:D'Tigress Upbeat as Buhari Charges Team to Compete Fairly

[Guardian] Members of the women national basketball team yesterday expressed their determination to excel at the FIBA Women World Cup, which begins today in Tenerife, Spain.The players see the competition as an opportunity to show that Nigeria's basketball has come of age. (AllAfrica)

Malawi/Madagascar:Malawi Resurrects At Cosafa Womens Championship, Beats Madagascar

[Nyasa Times] Malawi National Womens Football team on Thursday registered their first win at this year's Cosafa Womens Football Championship after beating Madagascar 2-0 to keep their qualification hopes into the quarterfinal stage alive. (AllAfrica)

Africa:SA End Day Three With 22 Medals At Africa Championships

[Sascoc] Wednesday's third day of the 13th CANA Africa Swimming and Open Water Championships saw two gold, three silver and two bronze medals for the South African swimming team. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Ghana:Migne, Wanyama Make Up After Skipper's Ghana No Show

[Nairobi News] Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne seems have to set aside his differences with the team captain Victor Wanyama. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Kenyan Striker Masud to Join Oman's Dhofar Club

[Nation] Kenyan international striker Masud Juma is set to join Oman Professional league champions Dhofar club, Nation Sport reveals. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Malawi:Why Kenya International Missed Ghana, Malawi Games

[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne has cleared the air on why Belgium-based Kenyan international midfielder Johanna "Tosh" Omolo was sidelined in both matches against Ghana and Malawi despite reporting to camp. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:FKF Boss Mwendwa Eyes FIFA Council Post

[Nation] Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa says he will strive to improve the standards of football on the African continent and particularly in Kenya if elected to serve in the Fifa Council. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Le Clos Falls Ill As Coetzee, Brand Bag Medals in Doha

[News24Wire] South Africa's Chad le Clos fell sick before his race on the opening day of the second leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup in Doha on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda/Namibia:Ferwafa Officials Arrested Over Attempt to Bribe Namibian Referee

[New Times] Two senior officials from the local football governing body, FERWAFA, are in police custody for allegedly attempting to bribe a Namibian referee to manipulate the result of the 2019 Afcon qualifier between Rwanda and Côte d'Ivoire on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:FG Tasks D'Tigress to Compete Clean, Fair at World Cup

[Daily Trust] D'Tigress captain Adaora Elonu attempts a throw during one of the matches against Guinea at the FIBA Africa Women Championship (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Tian Meyer to Captain Cheetahs in Bloem

[News24Wire] Scrumhalf Tian Meyer will captain the Cheetahs as they look to get PRO14 season going against Glasgow Warriors at Free State Stadium on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Lung'aho Tips Malkia to Pull Surprises in Japan

[Nation] Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) Technical Director David Lung'aho considers Malkia Strikers as a potential surprise package in the upcoming 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship set to be held in Japan from September 29-October 4 2018. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Currie Cup Desperate for Ellis Park Cracker

[News24Wire] The Currie Cup has had its obvious challenges this year, bit on Saturday it promises to dish up something worth watching when the Golden Lions host Western Province at Ellis Park. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Brand New Wheels for Tennis Ace Montjane

[Sascoc] South Africa's top-ranked wheelchair tennis player Kgothatso Montjane drove away in a brand new sponsored car in Polokwane on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Amuneke Urges Young Taifa Stars to Improve

[Vanguard] Tanzania chief coach Emmanuel Amuneke, said hosts of the 2019 U17 Africa Cup of Nations need to improve after they lost to Uganda in a regional qualifiers. (AllAfrica)

Liberia/Nigeria:Sherman Delighted to Have Scored First Lone Star Goal

[Observer] Sherman scored his first goal from the penalty spot against Nigeria in an international friendly at the SKD on Tuesday, September 11. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:School Cycling Challenge Holds On September 20

[Guardian] This year's School Cycling Challenge (SCC), a competition aimed at promoting cycling among Lagos secondary school students, will hold on September 20 and 21 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere. The participants are expected from each of the education districts in Lagos State. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Why Age Cheating Has to Be Dealt With Decisively

[Monitor] Uganda's under-17 football team is no stranger to the firestorm of support and condemnation. The team also known as the Cubs faced a reversal of fortunes that verged on tragedy back in 2010. It looked like a rare feat had been achieved with great distinction when the Cubs won a gripping arm wrestle against their Zambian counterparts 3-1 on aggregate. (AllAfrica)