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Usain Bolt not playing for A-League Coast Mariners in A-League opener

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will not feature in A-League Central Coast Mariners opening game away to Brisbane Roar on Sunday, as he is yet to lock down a contract.
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Emil Forsberg strikes to put Sweden in quarterfinals with win over Switzerland

A deflected goal from Emil Forsberg was enough to take Sweden into the World Cup quarterfinals as they beat Switzerland 1-0 in a scrappy match in St Petersburg.
Sweden fully deserved their victory over Mexico, a result that still sees both sides advancing. Matthias Hangst|Getty Images

Sweden demolish Mexico, but both teams advance to knockout stage

Sweden advanced to the World Cup round of 16 as Group F winners after a 3-0 win over Mexico, who still advanced thanks to Germany's defeat to South Korea on Wednedsay.
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Sweden coach: Germany ‘rubbed win in our face’

Sweden coach Janne Andersson accused Germany of "rubbing it in our faces" as they celebrated Toni Kroos' 95th-minute goal to give them a 2-1 victory in the World Cup Group F clash.
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos’ late heroics give Germany dramatic victory against Sweden

Defending champion Germany resuscitated their World Cup hopes with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Sweden in their second Group F game in Sochi on Saturday, despite going down to 10 men late in the second half.

Henrik Larsson: Zlatan Ibrahimovic absence could help Sweden at World Cup

Henrik Larsson is hoping Sweden will go into the World Cup under the radar given Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be involved in Russia.

No Zlatan Ibrahimovic, no surprise as Sweden name World Cup squad

Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man World Cup squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russia 2018.

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Tanzania was in mourning on Sunday, preparing to bury the dead after 64 people perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

Toll from Tanzania truck blast reaches 100

The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania on August 10 hit 100 on Wednesday after several victims perished from severe burns.
Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.

Vincent Mashami named new Rwanda head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.
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Nigeria striker Emeka Eze joins Adanaspor on loan from Sturm Graz

Nigeria born Sturm Graz of Austria forward Emeka Eze, has completed a one-season loan move to Turkish League 1 side, Adanaspor.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido pulls stunning performance with 50 Cent

Afropop star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, stunned the crowd at the ‘Tycoon Party’ in New Jersey where he shared the stage with American superstar, 50 Cent.

Police ban activities of volunteer security outfits in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State has banned all activities of a volunteer security outfits in the state, popularly known as “Yan Sa Kai.’’