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  • CAB clears Gabon for Pan-African Games
    11 may 2003 12:26:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- In spite of Gabon's dismissal from the African boxing championship underway in Yaounde, a release issued Saturday by the African Boxing Confederation (CAB) said the country was still eligible for the African Games due 4-20 October in Abuja, Nigeria. Full text...

  • Organisation of SADC Games to cost a million dollars (corrected)
    11 may 2003 12:05:00
    Namaacha- Mozambique (PANA) -- Youth and Sports minister Joel Libombo has said Mozambique would require at least a million US dollars to host the next Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Games billed for April-May 2004 in Maputo. Full text...

  • IAAF Japan Grand Prix results
    11 may 2003 11:11:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- African athletes swept the boards in the men's 5000m race as the IAAF Japan Grand Prix ended in Osaka late Saturday. Full text...

  • Organisation of SADC Games to cost a million dollars
    11 may 2003 10:58:00
    Namaacha- Mozambique (PANA) -- Youth and Sports minister Joel Libombo has said Mozambique would require a least a million US dollars to host the next Southern African Development Community (SADC) Games billed for April-May 200r in Maputo. Full text...

  • Burundi names 38-man squad for Cote d'Ivoire CAN tie
    10 may 2003 19:52:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Thirty-eight local players have been selected for Burundi's encounter with Cote d'Ivoire 8 June in an African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2004 qualifying tie, the Burundian Football Association (FFB) said Saturday. Full text...

  • Santos advances to South Africa's Absa Cup final
    10 may 2003 17:00:00
    Bleomfontein- South Africa (PANA) -- As expected, giant-killers Santos dashed the hopes of First Division side Bloemfontein Celtics with a convincing 3-0 whipping to reach the grand finale of the multi-million-rand Absa Cup on Saturday. Full text...

  • Nigeria wants basketball tourney moved from Malaysia
    10 may 2003 14:47:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian officials Saturday requested that the World Junior Basketball Championship, billed for July in Malaysia, be moved to another country as fears over the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) grow. Full text...

  • Twelve Kenyan teams in President's Cup preliminaries
    10 may 2003 12:27:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Twelve football clubs will participate in three preliminary matches of this year's President's Cup crown kicking off Saturday. Full text...

  • Postponement of polls irks Kenyan football lovers
    10 may 2003 11:24:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan soccer lovers have angrily reacted to a decision by Sports Minister Najib Balala to postpone the eagerly awaited Kenya Football Federation (KFF) elections. Full text...

  • South African club recruits top Indian cricketer
    10 may 2003 10:27:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Highveld Strikers cricket club has signed top Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath in a move aimed at boosting the fledgling Gauteng province side. Full text...

  • WBA heavyweight champ Roy Jones to fight for AIDS
    09 may 2003 16:50:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight champion Roy Jones is set to fight either former World Boxing Champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, or reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Lennox Lewis in East Africa in October in an event to publicise the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Full text...

  • Nigeria/Japan soccer friendly back on track
    09 may 2003 15:00:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) said Friday it had secured clearance from the government for the national team "Super Eagles" to play a friendly against Japan 11 June, a few days after Nigeria called off the game over the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak. Full text...

  • Race for Ivorian league title peaks steam
    09 may 2003 12:30:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- With two rounds to the end of the Ivorian national Division One football championship, the struggle to escape relegation as well as the sprint for the title is in full swing. Full text...

  • Ivorian women's handball squad gears up for OG preliminaries
    09 may 2003 12:00:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The National Technical Board (DTN) of the Ivorian Handball Federation (FIHB) has selected some 24 female handball players starring in four Division I and II clubs to prepare for the preliminaries of the 2004 Olympic Games. Full text...

  • Castles Lager joins South Africa's World Cup campaign
    09 may 2003 11:47:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's 2010 World Cup bid Friday received a massive boost following a decision by Castle Lager to join the campaign. Full text...

  • South African slalom team prepares for World Cup
    09 may 2003 11:41:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African slalom team is wrapping up preparations for the World Cup on the 2000 Olympics white water course at Penrith this weekend, after a week of intense training and tuition from leading international coaches. Full text...

  • Cape Verde gears up for CAN qualifier
    09 may 2003 11:24:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- The Cape Verde national football team will pitch camp in Dakar, Senegal to train ahead of a Cup of Nations qualifier with Togo billed for 6-8 June, Cape Verde Football Association (FCF) president Mario Semedo indicated Friday. Full text...

  • Fredricks, Ottey lead 40 stars to Abuja meet
    09 may 2003 10:54:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Top Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredricks will lead a strong field of international athletes including Kenya's Joseph Kosgei and Marlene Ottey of Jamaica to a special meet at the new Abuja stadium on 17 May, officials told PANA in Lagos Friday. Full text...

  • Gabon disqualified from African championship
    09 may 2003 10:25:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabon have been disqualified from the African Boxing Championship scheduled to start Friday in Yaounde, Cameroon, for failing to take part in the Zone IV qualifiers held last March in Kigali, Rwanda, sources at the Gabonese Boxing Federation (FEGABOXE) disclosed Friday. Full text...

  • ASM Oran, MO Constantine lag behind despite victories
    08 may 2003 23:13:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Suspense continued as which club would be the second to qualify for the African Champions league as the Algerian premier football league entered its 28th round Thursday with USM of Algiers on top with 55 points. Full text...

  • Nigeria invites 11 pros for CAN tie against Malawi
    08 may 2003 15:44:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria Thursday invited 11 foreign-based professionals for its all-important African Nations Cup (CAN) qualifying match against Malawi 7 June in Abuja, Samuel Kaalu, spokesman for the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) said Thursday. Full text...

  • IAAF World Combined Challenge in Italy Saturday
    08 may 2003 14:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The IAAF World Combined Events Challenge series gets underway on Saturday in Desenzano del Garda in Italy for the sixth year, with a gathering of decathletes and heptathletes, marking the series opening. Full text...

  • Kenya govt postpones FA elections
    08 may 2003 14:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Kenyan government has ordered the postponement of the Kenya Football Federations' (KFF) elections and instead called for a stakeholders meeting to chart the way forward. Full text...

  • Pugilists arrive in Yaounde for African Championships
    08 may 2003 13:21:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- The delegations of Algeria, Cape Verde, Mauritius and Morocco arrived here on Wednesday for the 13th African Boxing Championships (seniors), which start on Friday, the Cameroonian Boxing Federation (FECABOXE) told PANA. Full text...

  • Former Nigerian captain Amokachi heads Olympic team
    08 may 2003 11:38:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Thursday named former national team captain Daniel Amokachi as manager of the country's Olympic side. Full text...

  • 8 Tunisian boxers for 13th African championship
    07 may 2003 22:00:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Eight pugilists will represent Tunisia in the 13th African Boxing championship involving 120 athletes from 14 countries beginning Friday in Yaounde. Full text...

  • South African body suspends athlete following drug test
    07 may 2003 14:23:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The Athletics Association of South Africa Wednesday announced that top athlete Elana Meyer exceeded the limit for the commonly found ingredient caffeine, during a 10-km race in Bali last February. Full text...

  • Nigeria's Enyimba trains for CAF League tie
    07 may 2003 13:53:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's representative in the African Champions League, Enyimba of Aba, has started a 10-day training in the central city of Makurdi ahead of its second round, first leg match against Jeanne d'Arc of Senegal later this month. Full text...

  • Nigeria bans its sporting teams from Asia over SARS
    07 may 2003 13:15:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has banned all its sporting teams from visiting any part of Asia because of the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Full text...

  • Nigeria calls up 35 players ahead of Women's World Cup
    07 may 2003 09:38:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has invited 35 female players, including five overseas-based professionals, for training from Friday in the south-eastern city of Calabar ahead of the September World Cup, officials told PANA in Lagos. Full text...

  • IAAF boss due in Morocco Wednesday
    06 may 2003 22:21:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), is due in Morocco Wednesday on a five-day visit, sources close to the Moroccan Athletics Federation said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Cape Verde gets new national soccer coach
    06 may 2003 20:11:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- The Cape Verde Football Association (FCF) has appointed Alexandre Alhinho, a Portuguese as the new coach of its national team to replace outgoing Oscar Duarte, reliable sources said in Praia Tuesday. Full text...

  • FIFA supports plans to increase World Cup slots to 36
    06 may 2003 11:38:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The FIFA executive committee has agreed to raise the number of teams participating in the 2006 FIFA World Cup from the current 32 to 36. Full text...

  • Nigeria to pursue 2010 World Cup bid with vigour
    06 may 2003 11:10:00
    Washington- DC, US (PANA) -- Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that his government was committed to the hosting of the 2010 World Cup if the world football governing body FIFA gave it the opportunity to do so. Full text...

  • CAF sanctions clubs for violating TV rights
    06 may 2003 10:37:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has imposed fines amounting to US$150,000 on clubs that violated its regulations governing publicity and television rights. Full text...

  • Gabonese soccer elite results in 8th round
    05 may 2003 23:35:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Here are the results of matches played during the weekend in the eight round of the Gabonese soccer league: USM/JSL 0-2 SOGEA FC/Stade Akebe 2-0 CMS/Munadji 76 0-2 USB/FC 105 0-0 Mangasport/TP Akwembe 1-0 Pétrosport/Wongosport 1-3 League standings: Points Goals 1. Full text...

  • USM Algiers are Algerian football champions
    05 may 2003 23:22:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Tough duels ensured Monday between Algerian clubs fighting for the second slot in the Algerian premier league and those striving to avoid relegation, as the 28th round was played Monday. Full text...

  • DR Congo boxers fly to Yaounde Tuesday
    05 may 2003 22:07:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Nine boxers representing DR Congo's national boxing team, better known as the "Simba", leave Kinshasa Tuesday for Yaounde, Cameroon for the preliminaries of the world boxing championship, the Congolese Boxing Federation (FECOBOXE) said here Monday. Full text...

  • Yaounde to host 13th African Boxing championship
    05 may 2003 21:55:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- The 13th African Boxing Championship comes up 9-19 May in Yaounde, officials of the Cameroonian Boxing Confederation (FECABOXE) said Monday. Full text...

  • Esperance keeps lead in Algerian soccer league
    05 may 2003 21:34:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Already assured of the championship title in the Tunisian premier league, Esperance Sportive of Tunis (EST) maintained its lead at the weekend, beating Club Africain 1-0 in the 21st round of the tourney. Full text...

  • Canon climbs on top of Cameroonian premier league
    05 may 2003 21:17:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Canon of Yaounde took advantage of its 1-0 away victory over Cotonsport of Garoua to climb on top of Cameroon's national division one football championship, which entered its 13th round over the weekend. Full text...

  • Moroccan league leaders suffer setback
    05 may 2003 17:55:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Moroccan Division One championship leader Hassania Agadir suffered their first defeat at home this season, going down 1-3 to Raja of Casablanca during the 23rd round played at the weekend. Full text...

  • Four clubs through to semis of BP Top 8 competition
    05 may 2003 16:34:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Four Zambian football clubs have advanced to the semi-finals of the BP Top 8 tournament after the quarter- finals played at the weekend. Full text...

  • Mauritanian premier league update
    05 may 2003 16:03:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The third round of Mauritanian national soccer league was played at the weekend, with current Group A leaders Nouadhibou FC continuing its winning streak with a 1-0 away victory against Delta Teyarett. Full text...

  • Zone III junior athletics championship results
    05 may 2003 15:04:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The 5th West African Zone III junior athletics championship ended here last Saturday. Full text...

  • Malian premier league update
    05 may 2003 13:54:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Following are results of the 15th round of the Malian First Division football championship played at the weekend: Real-Djoliba AC : 0-0 CSK-ESD : 4-1 ASB-USFAS : 0-1 COB-Mande : 1-0 Tata-AS Biton : 0-1 Nianan-Renaissance : 2-2 Rankings: Points GA 1 COB 38 +24 2 Djoliba AC 36 +26 3 Stade Malien 33 +23 4 CSK 29 +19 5 Nianan 28 +10 6 ASB 25 +13 7 AS Mande 18 -3 8 AS Biton 18 -5 9 Tata 17 -15 10 AS Real 12 -9 11 USFAS 11 -13 12 Commune II 11 -15 13 Renaissance 6 -22 14 ESD 6 -27 Full text...

  • Kenya national football league round-up
    05 may 2003 12:05:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Coast Stars and Nzoia Sugar sailed into the semifinals of the Kenya Football Federation Champions League after winning their pre-semifinal matches over the weekend. Full text...

  • IAAF Grande Premio athletics meet results
    05 may 2003 10:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- African runners tightened their grip on the men's 800m race during Sunday's IAAF Grande Premio de Brasil Atletismo meet in Brazil. Full text...

  • South Africa's premier league to end uneventfully
    05 may 2003 08:58:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- With three matches left, Orlando Pirates football club will most likely clinch South Africa's Premier Football League with ease. Full text...

  • Congo beats CAR 2-1 in CAN qualifier
    04 may 2003 19:46:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Red Devils of Congo Sunday defeated Central African Republic (CAR) 2-1 in a rescheduled match at the Alphonse Massamba-Debat Stadium of Brazzaville in a 2004 African Nations Cup (CAN) qualifier. Full text...

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