Pandemonium rocks Algerian football after doping claims

Allegations of widespread drug-taking have rocked Algerian football following the suspension of international Youcef Belaili and three other top-division players. Algeria was the only North African country to qualify for the 2014…

Jose Mourinho in talks with Manchester United

Manchester United have held talks with representatives of ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, the BBC understands. The 53-year-old Portuguese, who was sacked by the Blues in December, is increasingly hopeful of succeeding Louis van…

Al-Ahli Libya plays Africa Sports d’Abidjan in Tripoli

Libyan News The Ivorian football club, Africa Sports d'Abidjan, arrived Monday night in Meitiga airport in Tripoli for playing two friendly matches against Libya’s Al-Ahli football club. The two teams will play the matches on…

Egypt beat Libya to win friendly halted by tear gas

Goals from Zamalek duo Ali Gabr and Bassem Morsi gave Egypt a victory over Libya in the friendly match, following their 1-0 loss against Jordan on Wednesday. Libya’s first chance came from a cross in the 9th minute, but Al Ahly…

FIFA approves Libya vs Egypt match

Libyan News FIFA has agreed to change the friendly football match between Libya and Egypt into an international one upon the request of Egypt. The match is supposed to take place in Aswan city, Egypt on January 29.

World tennis match fixing evidence unveiled

BBC Secret files exposing evidence of widespread suspected match-fixing at the top level of world tennis, including at Wimbledon, can be revealed by the BBC and BuzzFeed News. Over the last decade, 16 players who have ranked in…

Zidane new coach of Real Madrid

Real Madrid Official Website Zinedine Zidane is the new coach of Real Madrid. The Whites' president, Florentino Pérez, revealed the appointment at a press conference held at the Santiago Bernabéu on Monday following the conclusion of…

Libya’s handball team trains fro CHAN 2016

Libyan News The Libyan handball national team departed Saturday Mitiga airport toward Tunisia in order to start a closed training camp that will last for two consecutive weeks. Finishing their training, the team players will…

Gerrard cherishes coaching Liverpool

BBC Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is planning a return to the club in a coaching role when his playing career ends, which could be this year. The 35-year-old, who won 10 trophies at Liverpool, left at the end of last…

Manchester City vs Leicester City 0-0

BBC Leicester City missed the chance to return to the top of the Premier League as they played out a goalless draw with Manchester City at the King Power Stadium. Claudio Ranieri's side can take great heart, however,…

El Salvador’s national team footballer shot dead

Independent A former El Salvador national football team player has been shot and killed by gunmen at a petrol station. Alfredo Pacheco, who played for the small Central American country from 2005 to 2013, was approached…

FIFA lifts Cameroon’s suspension

FIFA lifted Cameroon’s indefinite suspension from international football on Monday, clearing the way for the team to finish their World Cup qualifiers. World soccer’s governing body said the conditions it had made when it imposed the…

Benghazi Togo match moved to Tripoli

The international football authority, Fifa, has moved Friday’s World Cup qualifier match between Libya and Togo from Benghazi to Tripoli  because of concerns about security following last Saturday’s killings in the city which left 31…

FIFA gives green light to Libya playing at home

(Reuters) - World soccer's governing body FIFA has lifted a ban on Libya hosting football matches despite the North African country still facing precarious security issues after the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. FIFA…

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