[New Times]Rwanda's Davis Cup team failed to live up to its promise of either earning promotion or staging a good performance in this year's BNP Paribas-sponsored Europe/Africa III tennis tournament held in Egypt.
[New Era]Windhoek -What was supposed to be a special MTC Namibia Premier League derby and a potential league title decider between traditional rivals African Stars and Black Africa, left a bitter taste in the mouths of many local football pundits when hooligans got the better of the league administrators once again.
[New Times]The eight-time champions, National University of Rwanda beat the Institute of Agriculture, Technology of Kibungo (Inatek) 3-1 on Sunday to take the outright lead of the volleyball league.
[This Day]Nigeria's junior athletes, who conquered the continent at the maiden African Youth Athletics Championships in Warri last month are to be honoured alongside the Golden Eaglets and the Flying Eagles at a Presidential reception at the Aso Villa in Abuja Tuesday.
[This Day]Javier Hernandez fondly called Chicharito who this season won the English Premiership trophy with Manchester United is leading the pack of seven Europe-based professionals Mexico is lining up for the international friendly with Nigeria scheduled for May 31 in Houston Texas.
[Observer]Back in August 1987, Nakivubo stadium was under refurbishment with most part of the pavilion unsuitable for sitting. However, the VIPs got allocated special seats to watch matches from inside the inner fence. However, the stadium management got exposed on August 15, 1987, during a league match between Nsambya FC and Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) when spectators turned up only to find no seats. The VIPs had to either watch the match's standing or sitting on the pavilion floor.
[The Herald]ZIMBABWE international striker, Knowledge Musona, survived the dreaded chop when his Germany team TSG Hoffeinheim avoided automatic relegation from the Bundesliga. Musona, who is on loan at Augsburg, also saw the team avoid relegation after finishing fourth- from-bottom in the top division in Germany.
[The Herald]INJURED Warriors' striker Rodwell Chinyengetere could have lost out on a big opportunity to play in the South African Premiership when he turned down Polokwane City while they were still in the First Division.
[Observer]The longstanding wrangles in Ugandan football aren't about to end anytime soon but if last Monday's verdict by Jessica Alupo, the Education and Sports Minister, is anything to go by, Fufa hold the commanding position in their battle with Uganda Super League Limited (USLL).
[New Era]Windhoek -Capablanca Chess Club is still riding the crest of the wave in the Namibia Premier Chess League (PCL), after hammering Herero Mall Chess Club by 4-0, to maintain their stronghold atop of the PCL log.
[SA Info]South Africa's premier surfing event, the ASP Mr Price Pro Ballito, which takes place from 1 to 7 July, has once again attracted a top-class field, with eight of the top 32 surfers in the world confirming their entries. A prize purse of R2.2-million is on offer.
[The Herald]CAPS United might have succumbed to a painful defeat in the Harare Derby on Sunday but they didn't lose it all given that the Green Machine, who were the home team, enjoyed some rich pickings from gate receipts.
[Namibian]THE national Under 18 fistball team upstaged the favourites SKW to win the Coastal Indoor Classic held at the SFC Sport complex in Swakopmund.
[This Day]Nigeria's qualification for the basketball event of the 2012 London Olympic Games appears to be yielding more dividend for the country as America's NBA is planning to introduce the 3X basketball competition in Lagos later in the year.
[This Day]Nigeria's hope of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup and also performing well at next month's Confederations Cup in Brazil that will precede the Mundial, suffered a massive setback Monday following the withdrawal of Victor Moses and Kalu Uche from the campaigns.
[This Day]The 2013 Delta Governor's Cup is nearing its climax with two semi-final matches slated to hold on Thursday in two centres, Agbor and Oleh. In Agbor, Comprehensive Secondary School, Ogwashi-uku confronts Adjekuta Secondary School in a match which holds high promises going by the way both teams have played in their previous matches.
[Namibian]THE Namibia national Under 20 rugby team beat Boland U20 36-17 in a friendly match in Stellenbosch on Saturday.
[Daily Trust]Kaduna -The National Sports Commission (NSC) has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian military services in its determination to win the five medals target set by President Goodluck Jonathan at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
[Capital FM]Nairobi -It's a fixture that defies logic, convention and sometimes stirs up unbelievable emotions.
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The idea of creating a Maghreb athletic and Olympic festival was broadly discussed at a working session held on Monday in Tunis between Tunisian National Olympic Committee (TNOC) President Mehrez Boussayene and members of the Executive Committee and President of the Algerian Olympic Committee Mustapha Berraf.