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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Algeria, Nigeria, Cameroon In Playoffs; Ivory Coast Out

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria and Tunisia joined Mali, Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Morocco and Congo, which had already advanced, although there are two appeals brewing that may still have a say on who actually plays in the two-leg playoff ties to decide the final five African teams to go to the FIFA World Cup 2022.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Kenya Win Final Group Match Despite Their Football Body In Crisis

Nov 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The result meant little with both Kenya and Rwanda are already eliminated from contention for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Mali won Group E to progress to Africa's final World Cup playoffs in March.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria Move Closer To Playoffs

Nigeria top the Group C and need just a draw at home against second-placed Cape Verde on Tuesday in the final group game to reach the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers playoffs.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Egypt Through To World Cup Qualifying Playoffs

Nov 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Only the group winners progress to Africa's playoffs and the other six teams will be decided when group stage ends. The five winners of the two-leg playoffs will be Africa's representatives at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Mark Boucher Apologises For Singing Racist Songs Targeting Teammates In South Africa National Cricket Team

Boucher was accused of racism by some of his teammates, including Paul Adams. Former wicketkeeper submitted a 14-page affidavit to Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-Building committee

03 July, 2021

Caster Semenya To Miss Tokyo Games, May Be Forced Out Of Olympics For Good

Associated Press (AP)

In 12 years at the top, Semenya has won two Olympic golds and three world championship titles, but her success has come amid constant scrutiny

14 June, 2021

Trip To Space: Here’s How Much Money You Would Need For 11-Minute Trip With Jeff Bezos

Associated Press (AP)

It will be the first launch of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket with people on board, kicking off the company's space tourism business.

30 May, 2021

New Test Skipper Dean Elgar Wants Team To Return To 'South African Way' Of Cricket


Elgar will be leading South Africa in the two-match Test series against the West Indies, starting June 10.

12 May, 2021

Olympic Champion Caster Semenya Arrested For Speeding in South Africa

Associated Press (AP)

The runner was arrested last Thursday in Cape Town and released on $35 bail, the National Prosecuting Authority said in a statement

20 February, 2021

South Africa: Cricket Australia Got Facts Wrong Over Cancelled Tour

Associated Press (AP)

CSA said Australia didn't give it a chance to clarify the local situation before taking "a unilateral decision."

10 December, 2020

SA Vs ENG: Cricket South Africa Interim Chief Slams 'Negative' England For Calling Off Tour


Interim board chairman Zak Yacoob rejected suggestions that CSA's COVID-19 protocols were not up to the mark.


08 December, 2020

SA Vs ENG: England Camp Cleared Of Virus, Free To Leave South Africa

Associated Press (AP)

The two positive tests, along with an outbreak in the South Africa camp prompted the rest of the tour to be abandoned on Monday.

07 December, 2020

SA Vs ENG: 2nd ODI Postponed With South Africa, England Awaiting Ratification Of COVID-19 Tests

Outlook Web Bureau

The remainder of the tour is now in doubt after the first of three ODIs was already postponed from Friday after a South African player tested positive for COVID-19.

06 December, 2020

SA Vs ENG: Two On England Cricket's Touring Party Test Positive For COVID

Associated Press (AP)

The remainder of the tour is now in doubt after the first of three ODIs was already postponed from Friday after a South African player tested positive for COVID-19.

17 November, 2020

SpaceX Capsule With Four Astronauts Reaches Space Station

Associated Press (AP)

This is the second astronaut mission for SpaceX

08 February, 2020

Roger Federer Vs Rafael Nadal Attracts Record 51,954 Fans For #MatchInAfrica - VIDEO

Stats Perform

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal smashed the world record for attendance at a tennis match as the superstars went head-to-head in the Match in Africa

17 January, 2020

SA Vs ENG, 3rd Test, Day 2: England Withdraw Declaration In Bizarre Scenes At Port Elizabeth

Stats Perform

When is a declaration not a declaration? England answered the question on Friday after the decision to give Mark Wood out was overturned


12 January, 2020

U-19 World Cup: 'It Was Like Watching Indian Senior Team' - Makhaya Ntini Picks IND Youngsters To Watch Out


Makhaya Ntini has singled out new IPL entrants Yashashvi Jaiswal, Ravi Bishnoi and Akash Tyagi as players to watch out for during the 2020 ICC U-19 World Cup tournament beginning on Friday in South Africa

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh