World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed in November

A World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed after the match referee was banned for life by Fifa. Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey was banned for "match manipulation".​ He awarded a penalty to South Africa in their 2-1 win in November last year for handball but replays showed the ball hit Senegal's Napoli defender … Continue reading World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed in November

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Supreme Court cancels Kenya presidential election 

Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month's presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. ​ The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a court. The election commission had declared incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta the winner by a margin of 1.4 million votes. However, the opposition argued that … Continue reading Supreme Court cancels Kenya presidential election 

Cristiano Ronaldo grabs hat-trick and passes Pele in international goal ranking

There aren't too many records left for Cristiano Ronaldo to break, but one of those in his sights is the record for the most international goals scored and he could match Pele's tally if he scores a hat-trick in Portugal's Confederations Cup clash with New Zealand this Saturday afternoon. The Real Madrid forward was at his awesome best once again in a meeting … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo grabs hat-trick and passes Pele in international goal ranking

UK Public marks 20 years since PrincessDiana’s death

​ Tributes are being paid to Princess Diana on the 20th anniversary of her death. Dubbed the "people's princess" by then prime minister Tony Blair, she died after a car crash in Paris on 31 August 1997 aged 36. While her sons, the princes are marking the anniversary in private, other public services are taking place across the UK - … Continue reading UK Public marks 20 years since PrincessDiana’s death