Tunisia asks to wear black armbands against Black Stars
BONGOVILLE - Tunisia’s players hope to wear black armbands in their African Cup of Nations quarterfinal as a sign of respect for the more than 70 people who died at a league game in Egypt this week.
Primus National Football League champions APR Fc has now ruled out build-up matches before their Orange Champions’ League preliminary round clash against Kenya’s Tusker Fc on February 18.
Rwanda Amateur Boxing Association (Raba) is set to host boxers from neighbors Kenya and Burundi in build-up fights aimed at fine tuning pugilists ahead of the African Olympic qualifying event due in Morocco from April 27-May 6.
Newcastle vs Aston Villa
Chelsea vs Man Utd
LONDON - With Wayne Rooney back from injury in time for Manchester United’s trip to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea couldn’t have picked a worse time to be without two of its star defenders for Sunday’s important match in the Premier League title race.
FC Arsenal 7 - 1 Blackburn
Norwich City 2 - 0 Bolton
QPR 1 - 2 Wolves
Stoke City 0 - 1 Sunderland
West Brom 1 - 2 Swansea City
Wigan 1 - 1 Everton
LONDON - Arsene Wenger expressed his pleasure after Arsenal picked up its first three Premier League points of 2012 but refused to get carried away after the 7-1 drubbing of Blackburn Rovers.
LOS ANGELES - Federal prosecutors on Friday dropped an investigation centered on whether seven-time Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong and his teammates cheated the sponsor of their bike racing team with a secret doping program.