Nick Reeves

Angola edge towards last eight – but at what cost?

Angola registered their first win at the Africa Cup of Nations to edge towards the quarterfinals but Thursday's victory over Malawi came at a price.

Afcon upsets continue

Gabon became the latest underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations to punch above their weight when they beat continental giants Cameroon on Wednesday.

Mali, Algeria eager to atone for bumpy Cup starts

For Mali and Algeria, Thursday's Group A run out gives them a chance to prove their worth after indifferent starts to their Africa Cup of Nations.

Day of Afcon upsets

The form book was shredded on day two at the Africa Cup of Nations as Algeria lost to Malawi and Côte d'Ivoire stuttered against Burkina Faso.

Algeria test looms for Mali

World Cup qualifiers Algeria loom next for miracle workers Mali who stunned hosts Angola in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations opener.

Goals galore in Luanda

Mali made a miraculous recovery to hold Angola to a 4-4 draw in the opening game of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

The road to 2010

The long and often bumpy road to the World Cup began way back in August 2007. We take a look at how the qualifying teams made it.

Last 16 cast-list complete as Barca, Inter go through

Holders Barcelona and Inter Milan secured their places in the Champions League knock out stages at the last throw of the dice on Wednesday.

Germany, Italy close in on World Cup berths

Footballing superpowers Italy and Germany can seal their places at the 2010 World Cup on Saturday as qualifying for South Africa enters the home strai

Bloodgate scandal leaves rugby ‘weeping real tears’

Rugby experienced a tumultuous August, a month that started off well with the sport's Olympic dream taking a giant step forward.

SA passes World Cup test

The Confederations Cup has served to dispel any fears or doubts over SA's ability to stage what promises to be a memorable 2010 World Cup.

Iraq the ‘moral victors’, says Milutinovic

Iraq take their leave of the Confederations Cup without a goal to their name but their tactical nous has left good impressions on South Africa.

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