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14-May-2020 to 14:43

S/Africa’s premier marathon TKO’d by COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa’s oldest sporting events, the Comrades Marathon, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic which continues to kill people daily in the country, Athletics South Africa (ASA) announced on Thursday.

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14-May-2020 to 13:53

Covid-19: Senegal FA to resume competitions in November

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) is planning to resume its domestic competitions in November 2020, reports said on Thursday.

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10-May-2020 to 01:55

Rwanda's senior football official arrested on suspicion of rape

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The current Rwanda Football governing body technical director Hussein Habimana, is the subject of intense investigation on suspicion of rape especially for asking sexual favours to get a young Rwandan woman further in Miss Rwanda 2020 pageants, a police source revealed Saturday in Kigali.

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09-May-2020 to 10:35

Rwanda's 2020 International Peace Marathon postponed due to COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The 16th edition of the annual Kigali International Peace Marathon has been postponed from June to October 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, organisers of this Sports event revealed Saturday in Kigali.

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05-May-2020 to 16:23

2019-2020 football season: Ivorian clubs receive CFA2 billion subsidies

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Football Association (FIF), as of May 04, 2020 has paid all clubs (League 1, League 2, Division 3 and Women's Football) in the country CFA1,910,000,000 in grants, TV and marketing rights for the suspended 2019-2020 season, officials of the national governing body for the sport told APA on Tuesday.

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24-Apr-2020 to 10:04

Football: Rwandan side fires Ghanaian striker

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Ghanaian striker Michael Sarpong has seen his contact at Rwanda's first division side Rayon Sports terminated due to what the club called unprofessional behaviour, APA can report from Kigali on Friday.

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31-Mar-2020 to 20:36

Covid-19: Marseille’s ex-president Diouf dies in Dakar

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ngagne Diouf — The former president of Olympique de Marseille soccer club Pape Diouf died Tuesday evening in Dakar after contracting the coronavirus.

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