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Africa:Discovering Africa - South African Cyclist Tours Continent

[Cameroon Tribune] Sam Jack has covered 11, 500 km in eight months and plans to cover West and North Africa in five months. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Unhappy Feet - The Sad State of South African Soccer

[VOA] No one was expecting the Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa's best professional soccer team, to beat FC Barcelona, the world renowned Spanish team packed with legends like Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Africans Tip Super Eagles to Break World Cup Jinx in Russia

[Guardian] No African country has won the FIFA World Cup, which is in its 21st edition this year, but many pundits from the continent believe this is the time to break the jinx. And which team is better suited for the task than the Super Eagles. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Female Athletes Considered Cheats for What Their Bodies Do Naturally

[This is Africa] Are the new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF's) "Female Classification" regulations targeting Africans specifically? asks Enock Muchinjo (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Mbwando Backs Newboy Lunga

[The Herald] Former Zimbabwe international George Mbwando has backed the Warriors' move to infuse a new pool of players plying their trade in European and other foreign leagues and is particularly charmed by the call-up of Bonner SC striker Kelvin "Kelly" Lunga. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:Matsika Partners Rugby Stars

[The Herald] Zimbabwe rugby's appeal to the corporate world continues, with one of the emerging vehicle dealerships in Harare this week appointing former Sables and Cheetahs internationals Jacques Leitao and Daniel Hondo their Mazda brand ambassadors. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Golfers to Battle for Titles in Inaugural Njoro Tourney

[Nation] A field of 100 golfers will this weekend tee off at Njoro Country Club in a golf tournament aimed at promoting tree planting. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Regional Handball - Rwanda Down Burundi to Reach Semis

[New Times] The national junior handball team overpowered Burundi in a comfortable 37-22 victory on Thursday afternoon at Namboole Stadium courts to advance to the semi-finals of the ongoing regional IHF U20 Challenge Trophy in Kampala, Uganda. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Betlion Join Cranes

[Monitor] Kampala -The senior national football team Cranes returns to competitive action in September with a 2019 Afcon qualifying home fixture against Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Athletics - Angola to Hold Training Sessions in Portugal

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan athletes will benefit from some facilities in some High Performance Sport Centers in Portugal, if necessary and request by Angolan institutions. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Western Top Medal Table as KTTC Championships End

[Nation] Western topped the medal table with a haul of 40 as the Kenya Teachers Training College National Athletics Championships came to a close on Thursday at Tambach, Elgeyo Marakwet. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Rivals Waa, Kaya Tiwi Eye School Games Dominance

[Nation] Bitter rivals Waa Boys High School, Ngombeni Secondary and Kaya Tiwi renew their rivalry in football when the Waa zone secondary school games get underway on Friday at Kaya Tiwi School. (AllAfrica)

Kenya/Algeria:Poor Finishing Gor's Main Undoing

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr surely has to add a quality striker to his squad come the June transfer window, and watching his profligate team draw 0-0 with USM Alger in their Caf Confederation Cup Group "D" match at Kasarani on Wednesday, one understands why. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Sunrise Part Ways With Gatera, Ntamugabumwe Named Interim Coach

[New Times] Azam Rwanda Premier League side Sunrise FC have parted company with Alphonse Gatera as head coach after ten months in charge. The club has appointed his assistant Evariste Ntamugabumwe as interim coach until the end of the 2017/2018 season, Times Sport can confirm. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Financial Crisis Forces Club Owners to Consider Sale

[Nation] Kenyan Premier League side Chemelil Sugar and second tier outfit City Stars could soon be acquired by a Nairobi-based consortium, Nation Sport has established. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Gor Mahia Skipper Shakava on Hull City's Radar

[Nairobi News] Hull City are gathering information on Gor Mahia defender Harun Shakava before deciding on whether to bid for his services, Nairobi News has established. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda/Tanzania:Minneart Unfazed By Draw Against Young Africans

[New Times] Rayon Sports head coach Ivan Minneart has said his players did the best they could against Tanzania's Young Africans on Wednesday but his side was 'simply' unlucky. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Basketball GMT Final Slots Up for Grabs as Giants Lock Horns

[New Times] It will be a battle for supremacy among domestic giants as Rwanda Energy Group (REG), Espoir, Patriots and APR battle for spots in the final of this year's basketball Genocide Memorial Tournament. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Areruya, Delko Marseille Start Quest for Tour De L'ain Glory

[New Times] Five days after his debut at the 43rd Vuelta a Aragón in Spain, star cyclist Joseph Areruya and his new French club Delko Marseille Provence KTM start quest for Tour de l'Ain this afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Cricket - Rwanda, Zambia in T20 Friendlies

[New Times] The senior men's cricket national team and counterparts from Zambia are set for a series of T20 friendly tests as part of intensive preparations for upcoming regional qualifiers of the World Cup, Times Sport has learned. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Adepoju Hails Multichoice Over Atletico Madrid's Visit to Nigeria

[This Day] Ex-Super Eagles and Spanish La Liga star, Mutiu Adepoju, has described as commendable, the decision of MultiChoice Nigeria to bring LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid, to Nigeria for the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Rowe Ready for Another Sunshine Tour Title Tilt

[News24Wire] Lyle Rowe is looking for more of the same in this week's R1-million Lombard Insurance Classic over 54 holes at Royal Swazi Spa Country Club when he tees off as the tournament gets underway on Friday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Whiteley Return 'Around the Corner' - Lions

[News24Wire] Injured Lions captain Warren Whiteley is nearing a return to action, says coach Swys de Bruin. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:North West Legislature Conducts Public Hearings On Repeal Bill 2016 and Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sports Foundation Bill 2017, 18 May

[Govt of SA] North West Legislature to Conduct Public Hearings on North West Provincial Arts and Culture Council Repeal Bill 2016 and Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sports Foundation Bill 2017 (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Volleyball - Gala Night to Honour Lionesses

[Cameroon Tribune] The efforts of the women's volleyball team were appreciated in a special dinner that took place in Yaounde on Tuesday May 15, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Public Service and Administrative Reforms - New Sports Season Launched

[Cameroon Tribune] The 2018 season of the Ministry of Public Service and Administrative Reforms officially kicked off in Yaounde on Saturday May 12, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Cycling Tour of Benin - Cameroon Wins Bronze

[Cameroon Tribune] A total of 45 athletes from ten teams in Africa and Europe took part in the competition. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Kenya Up Two Places in FIFA Rankings

[Nation] Kenya has risen two places in the latest Fifa rankings released by the global football governing body on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Eight Clubs for SportPesa Super Cup

[Nation] The winning team of the 2018 SportPesa Super Cup will travel to England to face Everton, the gaming giants announced Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Kenya Up Two Places in Latest FIFA Ranking

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars have moved up two places in the latest FIFA rankings to 111th despite inactivity since the March friendly matches against Central Africa Republic and Comoros in Morocco. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Soccer - Yanga, Simba May Play Everton in UK

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Soccer giants in the country Simba and Young Africans are among eight teams that will feature in the second edition of the SportPesa Super Cup to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, next month. (AllAfrica)