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South Africa/Zimbabwe:PSL Explains Ajax Cape Town and Tendai Ndoro's Disciplinary Committee Case

[New Zimbabwe] South Africa -The Premier Soccer League has provided clarity on the processes of the Disciplinary Committee that will next week hear the protests lodged against Ajax Cape Town's fielding of striker Tendai Ndoro. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Zvenyika Makonese Reveals Retirement Plans

[Zimbabwe Standard] CAMEROONIAN legend Roger Milla dazed the world when he became the oldest goalscorer at the 1994 World Cup finals against Russia in the US at the age of 42. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Caster Semenya Smashes Long-Standing 1,000 Metre Record

[News24Wire] Caster Semenya on Thursday smashed the South African 1 000m record that stood for 35 years at the Athletix Grand Prix meeting held at Tuks in Pretoria. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Argentina Coach to Spy On Victor Moses Against Barca

[Vanguard] Argentina national team coach Jorge Sampaoli will be among the spectators when Chelsea tackle Barcelona in a Champions League round of sixteen tie at the Camp Nou on Wednesday, according to reports. (AllAfrica)

Malawi:Can Football Legend Mponda Score a Seat in Parliament?

[Nyasa Times] Attacking doesn't come naturally to Peter Mponda. The former Malawian soccer captain took his team to rare heights, including qualification for the 2010 African Cup of Nations -- the continent's top tournament in the sport - but as a central defender, warding off threats has been his forte. Now, at 36, Mponda is on the attack, and the territory is as alien to him as the role itself: Mponda is determined to be the next African soccer star to score a victory in politics. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Rwanda Withdraws Bid to Host 2019 Fifa U-17 World Cup

[New Times] Rwanda has withdrawn its bid to host the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament, according to the local football governing body, Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA). (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Justin Gatlin Eats Jobodwana's Dust in 150 Metre Race

[News24Wire] 2015 World Championship 200m bronze medalist Anaso Jobodwana won the 150m race at the Athletix Grand Prix meeting at Tuks in Pretoria on Thursday, with world champion Justin Gatlin only managing to finish in fourth place. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:New Dad Jobodwana Celebrates With Victory Over World Champ

[Sascoc] The target of beating a world champion done and dusted, Commonwealth Games-bound Anaso Jobodwana has set himself the challenge of becoming only the sixth South African sprinter to dip under 10 seconds in the 100 metre sprint. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Kart Racer Duffy Off to South Africa

[The Herald] Fourteen-year-old top Zimbabwean kart racer Zac Duffy set off on Wednesday for Vereeniging, South Africa, to start his 2018 South African kart racing campaign. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Roux Satisfied With Junior Bok Progress

[News24Wire] Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was satisfied with the progress made by his training squad this week as they wrapped up their second camp in Stellenbosch on Friday. The Junior Boks are preparing for the World Rugby U20 Championship in the south of France from May 30 to June 17. The players will have two weeks off before assembling in Stellenbosch for their last short camp from March 27-30. Roux's main objectives going into this week's camp were to build momentum as the international spectacle draws neare (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Masiphumelele Riders Join the Cape Town Cycle Tour

[GroundUp] Sixteen young cyclists from Masiphumelele will be taking part in this weekend's Cape Town Cycle Tour. They are all enrolled at Songezo Jim's cycling academy, which Jim has been running for two years in Masiphumelele. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:APR Eye IPRC-Kigali Win As Hoops League Resumes

[New Times] APR Basketball Club are upbeat about their chances to secure victory against arch-rivals IPRC-Kigali when the two sides square-off on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium - starting at 8pm. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Cricket Coach Streak Hurt By Vitori Ban

[The Herald] Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak has expressed his sadness at the suspension handed out to left arm seamer Brian Vitori who has been prohibited from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Tunisia:Gor-Esperance War of Wars Continues

[Nation] The war of words from Wednesday's Caf Champions League first round, first leg match pitting Gor Mahia against Esperance continued yesterday, with the Tunisian side now saying suggesting their players were hesitant in expressing themselves on the "poor surface". (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Stormers Run Out of Gas Against Highlanders

[News24Wire] They threatened to cause an upset for more than a half, but in the end the Stormers were outplayed as they fell to a 33-15 defeat to the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Faf - 'Quiet' De Kock Pushed Over the Line

[News24Wire] The events of this week have undoubtedly added spice to the second Test between the Proteas and Australia starting in Port Elizabeth on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:MTN Elite One - Tussle for Leadership Intensifies

[Cameroon Tribune] The ongoing national championship will enter the seventh playing day on Sunday March 11, 2018 in stadiums across the country. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Tanzania 7th in All Africa Junior Golf

[Daily News] National junior golf team finished seventh in the opening round of All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Rabat Morocco, after posting an aggregate 273 strokes. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Buhai Bolts Clear in SA Women's Open

[News24Wire] South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai reeled in three birdies on the back nine of Westlake Golf Club to race into the first round lead of the R2-million South African Women's Open on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Cricketer Vitori Suspended Again

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean cricketer Brian Vitori has been suspended for the third time after the Event Panel of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 confirmed that the left-arm fast bowler uses an illegal bowling action. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Elation for SA Stars Jobodwana, Semenya

[News24Wire] The second Athletix Grand Prix Series meeting held at Tuks Athletics Stadium on Thursday night saw Caster Semenya win the 1 000m women's race in a new South African record, while Anaso Jobodwana brought down the house by taking the scalp of world 100m champion, Justin Gatlin, in the 150m men's race. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Buhai Cashes in On Calm Conditions to Lead SA Women's Open

[Sascoc] South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai reeled in three birdies on the back nine of Westlake Golf Club to race into the first round lead of the R2-million Investec South African Women's Open on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Sobrero Takes Fourth Stage At Tour of Good Hope

[Sascoc] After a near perfect lead-out, Matteo Sobrero timed his sprint to perfection to win the fourth stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl in the Cape Winelands on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Blitzboks Target Second Tournament Win of Series

[Sascoc] It's back to business for the Blitzboks sevens side as they target victory in Vancouver at this weekend's HSBC Canada Sevens. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Chevrons Big Match Moved

[The Herald] The International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup Qualifier Group B clash between Zimbabwe and Scotland on Monday, which had been scheduled for Bulawayo Athletic Club, has been moved to the much bigger Queens Sports Club on the same day. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Attacked Triathlete Gwala Making Good Recovery

[Sascoc] Badly injured in an attack with a chainsaw while training this week, Durban triathlete Mhlengi Gwala is making a good recovery in a local hospital. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:National Football Academy - First Batch of Trainees Known

[Cameroon Tribune] ANAFOOT General Manager published the list in Yaounde on Wednesday during a press conference. (AllAfrica)

Malawi:Blantyre United Finally Bite the Dust

[Nyasa Times] Financial woes at last season's TNM Super League outfit Blantyre United have forced the team to disband. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Simba Fail to Crack Al Masry

[Daily News] Simba face monumental task to progress into the next round of CAF Confederation Cup after being held to a 2-2 draw by Egyptian side, Al Masry at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Yanga Will Not Throw in Towel, Insists Coach

[Daily News] Young Africans have not thrown in a towel in their CAF Champions League campaign and are confident to overturn the 2-1 deficit they suffered at the hands of Township Rollers of Botswana on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Desiree Ellis Named as Head Coach of Banyana Banyana

[SAFA] Desiree Ellis has been appointed permanent head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana with immediate effect. (AllAfrica)