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IAAF claims Caster Semenya is ‘biologically male’

June 19, 2019

South African athlete Caster Semenya and Burundian Francine Niyonsaba (R) at the start of a 2,000 metres at a small meeting in Montreuil, near Paris, France June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer BY AGENCIES Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as […]

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Dramatic journey that took Stars back to big boys table

June 19, 2019

      Harambee Stars players feel the pitch at Kasarani on October 14, 2018 ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |  NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary Before that, however, Kenya had posted good results stretching across three matches, starting with a scintillating 1-0 home win […]

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Raptors parade in Toronto could draw up to 2 million fans: spokesperson

June 17, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Toronto Raptors fans already are lining up along the route for Monday’s victory parade, which could bring as many as two million people to the streets of Toronto to celebrate the team’s first NBA title. Mike Bartlett, head of community affairs and events with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, provided that estimate […]

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Raptors face battle to keep MVP Kawhi Leonard

June 15, 2019

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) and Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) celebrate winning the NBA Championship over the Golden State Warriors against game six of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena.PHOTO/COURTESY By Agencies The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada’s first NBA title but now face […]

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Africa Cup of Nations squads

June 13, 2019

Harambee Stars/FILE PHOTO By Mkarimu Media The countries competing at the 24-team Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt from June 21 to July 19 announced their squads by Wednesday except Mali: GROUP A Democratic Republic of Congo Goalkeepers: Parfait Mandanda (Dinamo Bucharest/ROM), Ley Matampi (Al Ansar/KSA), Anthony Mossi (Chiasso/SUI) Defenders: Glody Ngonda, Djuma Shabani (both […]

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Toronto Raptors Are One Win Away From Ending The Warriors’ Dynasty

June 8, 2019

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will return to Toronto down 3-1. EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES SPORTS/NBA After a stunning, thrilling, come-from-behind 105-92 win in what may have been the last-ever game at the famed Oracle Arena, the Toronto Raptors are one win away from capturing the first NBA title in franchise history. […]

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Real Madrid agree deal to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea

June 8, 2019

Hazard leaves Chelsea having recently guided the club to the Europa League title [File: Phil Noble/Reuters] Spanish media reports Real have agreed to pay Chelsea 100m euros ($113.34m) for the Belgium international Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea on a five-year contract, the La Liga club said in a […]

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Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard – court

June 4, 2019

FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Diamond League – Doha – Qatar Sports Club, Doha, Qatar – May 4, 2018 South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the women’s 1500m REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until […]

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How Chelsea’s Europa League win affects English clubs in Champions League

May 30, 2019

Chelsea will go straight into pot one of next season’s Champions League after they hammered Arsenal in the Europa League final on Wednesday night. After a goalless first half, the Blues stirred into action in the second period when former Gunner Olivier Giroud headed in an cross from Emerson Palmieri to open the scoring against […]

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Arsenal, Chelsea square off in all-English Europa League final

May 29, 2019

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-0 when the clubs last faced each other in a Premier League match in January [Frank Augstein/AP] CHELSEA VS ARSENAL Premier League titles: 6-13 European titles: 5-2 Head to head wins: 63-77 Europa League titles: 1-0 London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea will square off in an all-English UEFA Europa League final in […]

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