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Anthony Ujah scored the solitary goal that helped Mainz 05 secure a 1-0 victory over VfB Stuttgart in Sunday’s Bundesliga game at the Opel Arena.

Union Berlin sign Nigeria’s Anthony Ujah from Mainz

Union Berlin have confirmed the signing of Nigeria’s Anthony Ujah on a three-year deal from Mainz 05.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya: IAAF made me a human guinea pig

South Africa’s double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Tuesday accused world athletics’ governing body the IAAF of using her as a “human guinea pig”.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: I’m set for AFCON test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says he feels relaxed and ready to be part of Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations campaign which kicks off on Saturday evening.
Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.
Leon Goretzka

Bayern Munich midfielder to miss DFB Pokal final

Bayern Munich have confirmed that Leon Goretzka will miss this weekend’s DFB Pokal final due to injury.

German minister urges signal against nationalism in EU poll

German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, has called on the electorate to reject nationalist forces as elections to the European Parliament kicked off on Thursday.

Ralf Ragnick: Bayern Munich move unlikely for Timo Werner

Timo Werner is not expected to move to Bayern Munich by RB Leipzig manager Ralf Ragnick because the Bavarians are yet to make an approach for the striker.
Nico Schulz

Borussia Dortmund sign Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim

Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of German international Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim.
Bayern Munich forward Franck Ribery

Franck Ribery revels in Bundesliga triumph

Outgoing Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery was in a celebratory mood after farewelling Allianz Arena with a seventh successive Bundesliga title.
Bayern Munich veterans Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben celebrate

Niko Kovac: Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben shaped Bayern Munich, Bundesliga

Niko Kovac said Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben shaped Bayern Munich and the Bundesliga as the head coach heaped praise on the departing duo.
Shaimaa Seif

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region.
Cape Cross, Namibia

Germany to return 15th-century seafarer Cross to Namibia

A German museum said Friday it would return to Namibia a 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial past.

Don: Scientists working hard to find HIV cure

Prof. Ravindra Gupta, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University College, London, on Saturday, said there was hope for HIV cure in the near future.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s London Marathon on Sunday in a time of two hours two minutes and 37 seconds – the second fastest time for any marathon.

Eliud Kipchoge wins men’s London Marathon

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s London Marathon on Sunday in a time of two hours two minutes and 37 seconds – the second fastest time for any marathon.
A sign that was damaged by fire is seen in a burnt forest near Boadella, at Emporda area in the Spanish province of Girona, July 24, 2012. Two big forest fires raging in the border area between France and northern Catalonia in Spain since Sunday have killed a fourth person, local authorities said on Monday, as strong winds hindered efforts to control the blaze. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN – Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

Forest fires blight Europe amid drought fears

Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018’s arid conditions.
Ethiopia’s Abrha Milaw (L) and Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka celebrate their victory in the men and women category during the podium ceremony of Paris Marathon on April 14, 2019. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD - AFP

Ethiopia sweeps Paris marathon, Clemence Calvin smashes French record

Ethiopian Abrha Milaw upstaged two-time defending champion Paul Lonyangata to win the Paris Marathon on Sunday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the press during the first joint European Union and Arab League summit at the International Congress Centre in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

British premier to meet German, French leaders on new Brexit date

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will travel to Berlin and Paris on Tuesday to discuss Britain’s request for a delay to the date for its departure from the regional bloc, her spokesman said on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama

Angela Merkel to host Barack Obama during former US President’s trip to Germany

Former U.S. President, Barack Obama, is to visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a leader he has commended as one of his “favourite partners’’ during his time in office.

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IFAB: Goalkeepers at Women’s World Cup will not be booked for stepping off line...

Goalkeepers at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in France will not be booked for stepping off the goalline during penalty shootouts to reduce the likelihood of them being sent off.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

PDP BoT: Courts must decide on Atiku’s petition considering foreign reports

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have asked the Tribunal handling its 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s petition to deliver justice based on available facts.
Egypt supporters make their way to the stadium ahead of the opening football match in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) between Egypt and Zimbabwe at Cairo International Stadium on June 21, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI - AFP)

Robust security in place for start of Cup of Nations

A vast security operation greeted tens of thousands of largely red-clad supporters in Cairo ahead of Friday’s opening match in the Africa Cup of Nations, with the tournament kicking off against a backdrop of terror attacks and only days after the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

Police in Borno on Friday, said they had arrested two “high profile’’ Boko Haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.
[FILES] US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin walks in the Rose Garden of the White House after listening to US President Donald Trump speak during an event in Washington, DC, June 14, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

US poised to tighten sanctions on Iran over terror financing

The United States is set to increase pressure on Iran for failing to head off funds to terrorists, threatening new sanctions if Tehran fails to comply, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.