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    Angelique Kerber: World number one keen to shine at Sydney International
    Jan06

    Angelique Kerber: World number one keen to shine at Sydney International

    The world number one was unexpectedly dumped from the Brisbane tournament in the quarter-finals on Thursday. Angelique Kerber has one last chance to shine ahead of the Australian Open after crashing out early at the Brisbane International, but she insists she is happy with her game heading into her final warm-up at Sydney.The world number one,...

    AFCON 2017: Sofiane Boufal leads Morocco charge
    Jan05

    AFCON 2017: Sofiane Boufal leads Morocco charge

    Morocco will open their campaign against DR Congo on January 16 in Oyem before also facing Togo and the Ivory Coast. Sofiane Boufal of English Premier League side Southampton will lead Morocco’s Africa Cup of Nations bid after being included in the 23-man squad named by coach Herve Renard on Tuesday.Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia,...

    Brisbane International: Rafael Nadal storms into second round
    Jan04

    Brisbane International: Rafael Nadal storms into second round

    Nadal took only 74 minutes to see off Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-3 and book a second round clash. Former world number one Rafael Nadal enjoyed an ideal start to his first Brisbane International Tuesday, storming into the second round with a straight sets win over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov.Nadal took only 74 minutes to see off Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-3 and...

    Ana Ivanovic: Former world No 1 retires
    Dec29

    Ana Ivanovic: Former world No 1 retires

    The Serbian's last outing was a first-round loss at the US Open in September. Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much.The 29-year-old Serbian held the top spot for 12 weeks in 2008, the season when she claimed her sole Grand Slam...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security, but local and US officials have expressed bitter scepticism. Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed “Great Game” of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine...

    Mr. Flo: ‘Lolade’ [Video]
    Dec23

    Mr. Flo: ‘Lolade’ [Video]

    The Echo produced track was shot in Ukraine by video director, Don Ajiri. Rising artiste, Mr. Flo, has released the visuals of his ‘Lolade’ single and it is quite an effort.The Echo produced track was shot in Ukraine by video director, Don Ajiri.Enjoy! …read more Source: Pulse...

    Younes Belhanda: Moroccan star out of Africa Cup of Nations
    Dec23

    Younes Belhanda: Moroccan star out of Africa Cup of Nations

    He picked up the injury on Wednesday as Nice slugged out a key 0-0 draw at Bordeaux. The on form, all action Nice midfielder Younes Belhanda will be out of action for up to six weeks with a toe injury that also rules him out of the Africa Cup of Nation in Gabon.One of France’s top performers of the Ligue 1 season so far the loss may be a...

    Teva: Israeli drugmaker fined $519m in US for foreign bribes
    Dec22

    Teva: Israeli drugmaker fined $519m in US for foreign bribes

    The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to a high-ranking Russian government official. Israeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle US charges of bribery of foreign officials to win business in Russia, Ukraine and Mexico, US officials announced Thursday.The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical...

    Pulse List: Top 5 highest paid African players in Ligue 1
    Dec20

    Pulse List: Top 5 highest paid African players in Ligue 1

    Pulse list of the top five highest paid African players in French senior division, Ligue 1. The French Ligue 1 for years has been a regular hub for African footballers and on this list we break down the top five biggest earners from the continent. All figures published on this list are from French sports daily L’Equipe.1. Nicolas...

    NATO: Security body urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce
    Dec20

    NATO: Security body urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce

    Provisions in the ceasefire deal call for the withdrawal of heavy weaponry from the regions of Donetsk and Lugansk. NATO on Monday urged Russia to use its clout with insurgents in eastern Ukraine to make a troubled truce stick, as the two sides held talks to defuse the worst tensions since the Cold War.But NATO said gaps with Moscow remained wide...

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