Libya

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has opened a fresh bidding process for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after Libya withdrew as host of the national team tournament.

Swedish football club Ostersund has agreed a major investment deal with the Libyan government which it claims is the biggest such agreement in the country’s history.

Confederation of African Football (CAF) general-secretary Hicham El Amrani has denied reports that Libya could again be stripped of hosting rights to the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that South Africa, the host country of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, will replace Libya as the destination for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the adoption of a centralised model for its marketing and broadcast rights to the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

South Africa has been named as the new host of the 2011 African Youth Championship following the removal of the event from Libya.

Fininvest, the company which owns AC Milan, has denied an Italian newspaper report that company owner, the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, is considering selling the club to Libyan sovereign funds.

The Confederation of African Football chose Angola as the host of the 2010 African Cup of Nations finals.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has unveiled its shortlist to host the 2010 African Nations Cup.

Ghana has won the race to host the 2008 African Nations Cup.

CAF will today name the host of the 2008 African Nations Cup soccer tournament – a two-horse race between Ghana and Libya.

Just weeks after winning the right to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa has pulled out of its bid to host the 2008 African Nations Cup.

The five African nations looking to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup will today make their final presentations to world soccer’s governing body before tomorrow’s big vote.

With a decision due next weekend, Tunisia has made the life of the FIFA Executive Committee a little easier, by withdrawing its bid to host the 2010 World Cup.

South Africa has reconfirmed its position as favourite to host the FIFA 2010 World Cup, with the governing body’s technical report declaring it an ‘excellent’ potential host.

Africa will discover which of its competing nations is leading the race to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup later today.

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has pledged his country’s support to Morocco as the race to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup enters the final straight.

Morocco’s bid to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup has received a boost after Luiz Felipe Scolari, the man who led Brazil to their 2002 World Cup victory, publicly spoke out in support.

The FIFA delegation assessing the African countries bidding to host the 2010 World Cup will travel to Libya later this week before concluding its travels with a trip to Egypt.

A FIFA inspection team has started its tour of Tunisia as part of the bidding process to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Africa soccer chiefs say they will not back any one bid in the running for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

FIFA has ruled out any joint bids for the 2010 World Cup in Africa – crushing hopes of a united Tunisia and Libya proposal.

Nigeria has pulled out of the race to host the 2010 World Cup and announced its support of the South African bid.

The African nations bidding to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup will present their bid dossiers to soccer's governing body next week.

A leading bookmaker has installed South Africa as overwhelming favourites to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup - and Salzburg top to host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Six African nations have officially confirmed their intentions to bid to host the soccer World Cup in 2010.

The bidding process for the 2010 FIFA World Cup has taken its latest procedural step forward after soccer’s governing body sent the ‘list of requirements’ to the six African candidates.

Headed up by the soccer governing body's president Sepp Blatter, a series of FIFA committee meetings kicks off next week with a status report on preparations for the 2006 World Cup in Germany and the potential for a FIFA Club World Championship in 2005 among the issues on the agenda.

FIFA has confirmed it has received six official bids from African nations for the 2010 World Cup.

Morocco has become the latest African nation to bid to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Italian Serie A soccer club Lazio could be about to be owned by the Libyans according to local media reports.

Libya is set to make a bid to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2006 African Cup of Nations.

The International Olympic Committee has elected James L Easton as the new vice-president of its organisations.