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Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah's tears turn from despair to joy

On Friday, the 27-year-old Qatar-based player`s tears of despair turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won his country the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Kenyan man comes back to India after 30 years to repay Rs 200 debt

Richard Tong'i, who was then a student of management studies at a college in Aurangabad during 1985-89s, is an MP in the Kenyan Parliament.

Jul 11, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Six teams looking to keep T20 World Cup dreams alive in Africa final

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria and Uganda came through sub-regional qualifiers last year to reach the Africa Final.

May 14, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

IAAF World Cross Country Championships: Hellen Obiri achieves historic treble

Obiri emulated Ethiopia`s Kenenisa Bekele, the only man to achieve the treble, as she powered away from Ethiopian Dera Dira to win by two seconds over the 10.24km course in 36 minutes 14 seconds.

Mar 31, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Kenya, Ethiopia urge IAAF not to cut Diamond League races

Athletics Kenya (AK) president Jackson Tuwei said it was 'totally unfair' to drop the two events in which African athletes have traditionally done very well.

Mar 15, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years

The rare melanistic black leopard was photographed by wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas.

Feb 13, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Kenya hotel siege over, militants and at least 21 victims dead

Fifty people believed to have been in the complex remained unaccounted for on Wednesday afternoon, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising the possibility of a much higher final death toll.

Jan 17, 2019, 07:08 AM IST

50 people believed in Kenya's Nairobi complex at time of attack still unaccounted for; 14 killed

At least 14 people were killed and more than 700 evacuated from the dusitD2 complex, President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

Jan 16, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Defending champion Eliud Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon, faces Mo Farah test

Kipchoge made it three wins from as many appearances at the London Marathon last year, finishing more than two minutes clear of European record holder Farah.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

I was a star kid who no one knew: Rohan Mehra

Rohan, son of yesteryear actor Vinod Mehra who is looking forward to his debut 'Baazaar', says he intended to stay under the radar. 

Oct 21, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

Fifteen dead, dozens injured in Nairobi market fire

A Reuters photographer saw bodies being brought out from a building, and pictures showed people sifting through ashen wreckage as smoke rose from the site. 

 

Jun 28, 2018, 13:06 PM IST

We need to play tough away games before Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

Indian football team has turned into a decent home side but it is in desperate need for away games, says inspirational skipper Sunil Chhetri, who feels the next target for the country should be a top-10 place in Asia so that the big guns invite them over. 

Jun 11, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

Intercontinental Cup victory a win for Indian football: Stephen Constantine

After India lifted the Intercontinental Cup following a splendid performance by skipper Sunil Chhetri, Indian men`s football team head coach Stephen Constantine touted the victory as a "win for Indian football."

Jun 11, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri helps India beat Kenya 2-0 to win Intercontinental Cup

India were back as a full strength side for the Intercontinental Cup final after head coach Stephen Constantine effected seven changes in the last league game against New Zealand, which they lost 1-2. 

Jun 10, 2018, 22:28 PM IST

'Blue Pilgrims' to unfurl 3D banner

 Blue Pilgrims, the dedicated fan club of Indian football, is set to unveil a special 3D banner during the final of the Hero Intercontinental Cup between India and Kenya here later today.

Jun 10, 2018, 19:08 PM IST

Kenya's Pauline Korikwiang shakes off injury, targeting Africa championships

 Two-time World Military Games champion Pauline Korikwiang of Kenya has returned from injury and aims to peak in time to make the Kenya team to the Africa Championships.

Jun 10, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

Our primary target is to win the tournament: Stephen Constantine

A day prior to the much-awaited Hero Intercontinental Cup final against Kenya, Indian football national team head coach Stephen Constantine said that all that happened in the round robin stage earlier was "done and dusted" and the final is going to be a "new challenge.

Jun 10, 2018, 09:02 AM IST

Not looking for revenge against India, says Kenya coach Sebastian Migne

 Kenya coach Sebastian Migne today played down any talk of seeking revenge against India in the summit clash but reiterated it was a referee blunder that saw his team lose 0-3 to the hosts in the league game of the Intercontinental Cup here.

Jun 09, 2018, 16:11 PM IST

Stephen Constantine said his boys will not take anything for granted in finals of the Intercontinental Cup

 India might have blanked Kenya 3-0 in their previous encounter but head coach Stephen Constantine today said it counts for nothing and his boys will not take their opponents for granted in the finals of the Intercontinental Cup here tomorrow.

Jun 09, 2018, 15:42 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri's India seek crowning glory, Kenya stand in way at Intercontinental Cup

 India will for the umpteenth time look up to the talismanic Sunil Chhetri and a stadium packed to the brim with emotionally-charged fans for inspiration as they face Kenya in the summit showdown of the Intercontinental Cup here tomorrow.

Jun 09, 2018, 14:05 PM IST