- All seven clubs set to compete at the FIFA Club World Cup have revealed their squad lists
- South American representatives Gremio complete UAE 2017 line-up
- Reigning champions Real Madrid will travel with their big-name stars
UAE 2017 squad lists revealed
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Stellenbosch University and Tennis South Africa (TSA) have announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement, with the aim of developing a new world class national tennis centre at the University.
The project, which is currently in the early planning stages, will operate on a co-funding basis and will see the new tennis centre:
The MTN final golf tournament for the year comes off December 9@ the Celebrity Golf Course at Sakumono
About 100 golfers from various clubs in the country have been extended invitations to participate
Two-time winner looking to maintain unbeaten record in London
Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital.
The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonising eight seconds away from the current world record of two hours two minutes and 57 seconds when he won again a year later.
On the final day of the 2017 IWBF Africa World Championship Qualifiers not only were the medals up for grabs, but also the winners of the men’s and women’s competitions would take the two spots available at the 2018 IWBF World Championships set to take place in Hamburg, Germany next year.
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How would you like to be at the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on 14 June 2018? Be in with a chance of winning this trip of a lifetime by entering our exciting competition on the official FIFA World Cup Facebook page!
Bidco Africa has been unveiled as the new co-sponsors of Shujaa (Kenya national rugby sevens team), for the next three years.
Under the sponsorship deal, the national rugby sevens team will now play all the ten competitions of the 2017-2018 World Rugby Series, the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens and the 2018 Commonwealth Games, wearing the insignia of Bidco Africa on the back of their rugby jerseys..
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The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC's strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.
Following the findings of the completed Independent Person Report in December 2016, the IOC has examined all samples collected from Russian athletes during the Olympic Games London 2012. These re-analyses and subsequent disciplinary hearings are now over.
Sport Industry Group today hosted its first ever Sport Industry Breakfast Club at Country Club Johannesburg, in Woodmead.
The Breakfast Club is designed to connect the business of sport as we discuss key matters and challenging facing the industry. Today’s session saw the topical attention turn to “Big Events and the effect on the country and role in the economy”. From 1995 to 2010, South Africa enjoyed a consistent run of big international events which helped profile the country and drove the sport industry. However, subsequent to this, these have dried up.
FINA BUREAU MEETING
During its Bureau Meeting held today in Sanya (CHN), FINA approved a new programme directly aimed at supporting National Federations, through the distribution of up to 70% of the IOC TV revenue share. This project represents a total of US$ 21.5 million in the next four-year period, to assist FINA National Members in the development of their activities.
Bundesliga signs with Soccer Laduma
Online magazine Soccer Laduma has become the Bundesliga’s official media partner in Africa.
The agreement with German soccer’s premier division will allow Soccer Laduma to show video highlights on every match day, as well as interview access to some of its biggest clubs and stars. In addition, retired Nigerian star Jay-Jay Okocha, who spent six years playing in Germany, will write a monthly column specifically about German soccer.
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FIFA can confirm that in accordance with the established timeline, the two registered bidders have submitted their respective bidding agreements before the passing of the 30 November deadline.
ICC chief executive David Richardson: “The ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup is special for so many reasons. It gives players an unrivaled experience of global events, a real flavor of international cricket at senior level and a glimpse into what life as one of the world’s best is really like.”
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 was today launched in Wellington with 44 days to go for the 16-team event that brings together future stars who will compete across four cities and seven venues in New Zealand from 13 January to 3 February.
Bamako and Maputo confirmed as Groups B and D host cities for African Qualifiers
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ABIDJAN (FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers) - Bamako and Maputo will respectively host Groups B and D of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, FIBA Africa announced on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe has withdrawn from the 2017 *Cecafa *Senior Challenge Cup set to kick off this Sunday.
Zimbabwe, one of the two invited guests together alongside Libya, withdrew from the regional champions with only three days to kick off citing 'volatile' security situation in Kenya.
Castle Lager Premier Soccer League second runners up Ngezi Platinum Stars provided the highest number of players in the 2017 Soccer Stars who were chosen by journalists, coaches and captains.
Ngezi had defender Qadr Amini, midfielders Terrence Dzvukamanja and Tichaona Mabvura chosen among the best 11.
World Rugby signs 4-year MoU with IRPA
The International Rugby Players Association (IRPA), the representative body for interests of rugby union players, and World Rugby, the global governing body for the sport, have signed a memorandum of understanding which improves player representation in the sport’s decision-making structures.
With barely a month to the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco 2018, referees have launched preparations for a place at the final tournament.
Forty-four (44) referees and assistant referees are in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, for a five-day training programme to select the match officials for the final tournament scheduled for the Moroccan in the cities of Casablanca, Marrakech, Tangiers and Agadir.
WADA publishes 2018 prohibited list
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (“List”) along with the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on 24 September 2017, will come into force on 1 January 2018.
The List designates what substances and methods are prohibited, both in and out of competition, and which substances are banned in particular sports.
Where's the beach? It's coming to you!
The 2017-2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will take the sport to new venues around the world
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 29, 2017 – “Where’s the beach?” In the 2017/18 beach volleyball season, it could be anywhere as the number of events on the FIVB World Tour has more than doubled.
The new season is aiming to be bigger and better and richer as beach volleyball continues to expand around the world, seeing more places, more players, more passion and more excitement.
THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) UPHOLDS THE APPEAL OF FOOTBALL CLUB REAL GARCILASO; DECISION OF THE PERUVIAN FOOTBALL FEDERATION (PFF) REVERSED
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Lausanne, 29 November 2017 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld the appeal filed by the Peruvian football club Real Garcilaso against the Peruvian Football Federation (PFF) and the Peruvian football clubs Club Sport Alianza Atlético de Sullana and Club Juan Aurich. Resolution 034-CJ-FPF-2017 rendered by the Comisión de Justicia de la Federación Peruana de Fútbol on 11 August 2017 in which Real Garcilaso was sanctioned for having fielded an ineligible player has been set aside and a new decision has been imposed in which the PFF is ordered to restore 6 points to Real Garcilaso and deduct 3 points from Club Sport Alianza Atlético de Sullana and Club Juan Aurich.On 14 and 23 July 2017 Real Garcilaso played matches against Club Sport Alianza Atlético de Sullana and Club Juan Aurich, winning both games. Club Sport Alianza Atlético de Sullana and Club Juan Aurich subsequently filed complaints with the Peruvian Football Federation alleging that Carlos Neumann had been ineligible to play for Real Garcilaso in those matches due to administrative irregularities in the loan registration between his home club in Paraguay and Real Garcilaso.
Tema Town XI pipped Teshie XI 1-0 to book a date with La XI in the finals of the McDan Ga-Adangme Homowo Unity Cup scheduled for December 3 at the La Town Park.
The Harbour boys scored the lone goal of the match in the dying minutes of the first half through Isaac Amoah after dominating and creating several chances.
Teshie came back strongly in the second half but were unable to find the back of the net.
Paarl in the Western Cape came alive with the spirit of hope and opportunity at a recent distribution of 175 bicycles by non-profit organisation Qhubeka in collaboration with Nederburg and Team Dimension Data, Africa’s only pro-cycling World Tour team.
Wimbledon has announced the staging of a quad wheelchair doubles exhibition event for The Championships 2018, intended to be a stepping stone towards the introduction of quad wheelchair singles and doubles as Championship events in the future.
The exhibition, which will recognise the importance of quad wheelchair tennis to the global game, will be held during the second week of The Championships 2018.