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Spanish football's LaLiga has signed up gambling firm M-Bet as its latest regional sponsor

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that preliminary conversations have been held regarding taking an Anthony Joshua fight to the Stade Tata Raphaël in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, …

World football’s governing body Fifa has been hit by the news that senior executive, Constant Omari, has been arrested in his home country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on suspicion of corruption.

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has issued a three-year ban to African Boxing Federation (AFBC) president Kelani Bayor and suspended the Congolese Boxing Federation (Fecoboxe) from hosting events for two years in the wake of incidents at June’s African Boxing Continental Championships.

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has announced the hosts of the five qualification tournaments for its showpiece World Championships event, which will be held in Hamburg later this year.

The Sportfive agency has penned a strategic partnership with the Republic of Congo surrounding the African country’s hosting of the 2015 African Games multi-sport event.

African soccer chief Issa Hayatou has called for a ban on the use of tear gas in the country's stadia after stampedes last year led to almost 200 deaths in football disasters.

Soccer standards in East Africa will only improve if national federations are properly organised, the president of the region's football body CECAFA Farah Addo has said.

Colombian Edwin Congo has taken his case against European soccer giants Real Madrid to the Spanish league, La Liga Profesional de Futbol (LPF).

Africa?s poor safety record which has seen 50 soccer spectators killed in separate incidents in less than a month could undermine plans to stage the World Cup in the continent for the first time in 2010.

Africa?s hopes of hosting the World Cup in 2010 were put on hold after the continent became the victim of a second soccer stadium tragedy in less than a month.

The East and Central Senior African Challenge Cup in Uganda will go ahead as planned next month despite the scare over the Ebola virus which has killed more than 60 people, officials in Nairobi confirmed on Tuesday.

Nigeria's sports ministry has set up a committee to mobilise "financial and moral support" for its national soccer team in a bid to win the 2000 African Cup of Nations.

Benin and Togo have withdrawn their joint bid to host the 2004 African Nations' Cup hours before the final presentation by the candidate countries was to be made in Cairo.

Co-hosts Nigeria have doubled the prices of tickets for the remanining matches of their national team in the African Nations Cup.

The hosts of the 2004 African Nations Cup will be announced in Cairo on Monday, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said.

Zimbabwe, where 13 people were killed following a stampede at the National Sports stadium last Sunday, are bidding along with six other countries to host the 2004 African Nations Cup, The African Football Confederation has said.