Dozens killed in suicide attack on a Gao military base in northern Mali
Ivory Coast latest to stumble in Cup of Nations openerIvory Coast were held to a 0-0 draw by Togo as they began the defence of their African Nations Cup title with an uninspiring display in the opening Group C game on Monday.
Thomson smashes solo record in Vendée Globe fightbackBritish sailor Alex Thomson has set up a thrilling finale to the gruelling round-the-globe race by smashing the world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours.
FIFA increases World Cup teams to 48 from 2026The World Cup will expand to 48 teams from its current 32, starting with the 2026 edition of soccer's showpiece tournament, the game's governing body FIFA decided on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year 2016 awardCristiano Ronaldo was named FIFA's best men's footballer of 2016 on Monday, the latest prize after a glittering year for the Portugal and Real Madrid star.
Football: Algeria and Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez awarded 2016 Best African FootballerFootball: Algeria and Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez awarded 2016 Best African Footballer
Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez named African Footballer of the YearAlgeria forward Riyad Mahrez was Thursday voted African Footballer of the Year after he inspired Leicester City to the English Premier League title last season.
France: 105-years-old cyclist Robert Marchand sets new distance world record!France: 105-years-old cyclist Robert Marchand sets new distance world record!
French 105-year-old cyclist sets new world recordA 105-year-old Frenchman set a new one-hour cycling record for his age Wednesday – although Robert Marchand was already in a class of his own.