Ghana wins repeat of '78 AFCON final

17 Jan 2017 - The last time Uganda played in the Africa Cup of Nations, dictator Idi Amin held power and none of the current squad were born.

AFCON champion Ivory Coast held to draw

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'Cranes' touched the stars and pleased dictator

17 Jan 2017 - They were the sporting heroes of a nation, the no-hopers that showed up Africa's footballing establishment and whose success saw them showered with gifts by the notorious dictator Idi Amin.

Jovetic stunner ends Real's unbeaten run

16 Jan 2017 - Real Madrid's 40-game unbeaten run came to a dramatic end as two late Sevilla goals sealed a 2-1 home win over the La Liga leader Sunday.

Whose skills would you choose?

15 Dec 2016 - Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Everybody has their favorite player, but could choose skills from more than one and create an unbeatable superstar?

ROI: Premier League's best-value signings

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Mahrez double denies Zimbabwe

16 Jan 2017 - Two days in and the Africa Cup of Nations is rapidly becoming the tournament for the underdog.

Drama as Guinea-Bissau holds Gabon

14 Jan 2017 - Guinea-Bissau shocked Africa Cup of Nations hosts Gabon with a dramatic late equalizer in its first ever match at an international tournament Saturday.

Why Liverpool's loss is Senegal's gain

16 Jan 2017 - While Jurgen Klopp bids to lead Liverpool to its first English Premier League title since 1990, his top scorer is over 5,000 miles away.

Real Madrid beats Barcelona record

13 Jan 2017 - Karim Benzema's 93rd-minute goal ensured Real Madrid set a new Spanish record of 40 games undefeated.

Africa's deadliest striker follows father

12 Jan 2017 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his father are not only bound by blood ties. Father and son have history when it comes to the two defining moments in Gabon's football past.

The rise of the 'global super club'

12 Jan 2017 - A select group of European soccer teams have morphed into "global super clubs" thanks in part to their ability to cash in on huge worldwide supporter bases that can be accessed through social media, according to a new report from the continent's governing body UEFA.

How Beckham boosted the MLS

11 Jan 2017 - Major League Soccer recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. But did the pivotal landmark take place 10 years ago when David Beckham signed for LA Galaxy?

Arsenal signs factory worker

11 Jan 2017 - Cohen Bramall was fired from his job at a luxury car plant on a Tuesday, then Premier League giants Arsenal came in to sign him on Wednesday.

How will a 48-team World Cup work?

10 Jan 2017 - If the president of FIFA gets his way, one of the world's biggest sporting festivals is set for a major facelift.

Mourinho backs bigger World Cup

06 Jan 2017 - FIFA's mission to expand the World Cup has a major ally in the shape of "The Special One" -- Jose Mourinho.

Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

09 Jan 2017 - Cristiano Ronaldo's 2017 has begun like 2016 ended, with more silverware as he lifted FIFA's new best player award at a star-studded ceremony co-hosted by US actress Eva Longoria.

Mahrez wins top African award

06 Jan 2017 - Riyad Mahrez has become the first Algerian to be named African footballer of the year since the present-day awards began in 1992.

Stick or twist? The $105M dilemma

06 Jan 2017 - With the Premier League grossing over $8 billion for its latest domestic television rights deal, the rewards for remaining in English football's promised land are richer than ever.

Spurs stop Chelsea's record bid

04 Jan 2017 - Tottenham ended Chelsea's long EPL winning streak with a 2-0 win at White Hart Lane.