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Patriots stun Falcons to win Super

American Football – Super Bowl/International 06 February, 2017  – 11:29 a.m. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots engineered the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history to claim a breathtaking 34-28 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, cementing their status as a true NFL dynasty. With the victory, …

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Britain advance after Canadian default

Tennis – International 06 February, 2017  – 10:44 a.m. Britain booked a Davis Cup quarterfinal match-up against France in odd fashion Sunday after the decisive final singles match ended when Canada’s Denis Shapovalov hit the umpire with a ball. The 17-year-old Israeli-born Canadian was defaulted after hitting a ball into …

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Next Afcon kicks off in March

Football – Afcon 2019 Update: Cameroun/Africa 06 February, 2017  – 10:30 a.m. As the curtain fell on Sunday on the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, teams were already preparing for the first 2019 qualifiers next month. Minnows Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mauritius, Sao Tome e Principe and South Sudan will …

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Cameroon can’t stop Eagles—Agbo

Football – Nigeria/Africa 06 February, 2017  – 10:22 a.m. Super Eagles ace Uche Agbo has maintained the Indomitable Lions will not stop Nigeria from next year’s World Cup despite their recent exploits in Gabon. Young Indomitable Lions without several of their top stars have surprised many by going all the …

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Bassogog named Man of the Tournament

Football – Afcon 2017 Update: Gabon/Africa 06 February, 2017  – 10:43 a.m. Cameroon forward Christian Bassogog has been named the Total Man of the Competition, the prize given to the Most Valuable Player of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017. Bassogog proved to be the big difference for …

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A to Z of Africa Cup of Nations 2017

Football – Afcon 2017 Update: Gabon/Africa 06 February, 2017  10:32 a.m. An A to Z of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon… A (Algeria) Once again touted as potential champions and once again flops, exiting after first round without a win. Big names like Riyad Mahrez and Yacine …

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Cameroon topple Egypt to win Afcon

Football – Afcon 2017 Update: Gabon/Africa 02 February, 2017  – 10:19 a.m. Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final in Libreville, Gabon, on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder …

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France batter Japan in Davis Cup singles

Tennis – International 03 February, 2017  – 14:35 p.m. France took an early stranglehold on their Davis Cup first-round tie against Japan on Friday as Richard Gasquet and Gilles Simon dominated the opening day’s singles matches. Former Wimbledon semifinalist Gasquet swept past Taro Daniel 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in Tokyo before …

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Bolt in hurry to bring T20 success to track

Athletics – International 03 February, 2017  – 10:25 a.m. The athletics world is hoping to cash in on the success of cricket’s high-octane Twenty20 format with a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt which starts on Saturday in Australia. The inaugural Nitro Athletics in Melbourne, which will also be …

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Ghana tournament a success – Grant

Football – Afcon 2017 Update: Gabon/Africa 03 February, 2017  – 10:18 a.m. Avram Grant could not hide his dejection after Ghana’s 2-0 defeat to Cameroon in the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals on Thursday but he insisted it had been a good tournament for the Black Stars. It was a …

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