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State Of Sport: Fifa’s Former Doctor Says Painkiller Use Risks Footballers’ Health.

State Of Sport: Fifa’s Former Doctor Says Painkiller Use Risks Footballers’ Health.

Elite footballers’ “abuse” of legal painkillers risks their health and could “potentially” have life-threatening implications, says Fifa’s former chief medical officer. About half of players competing at the past three World Cups routinely took non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, claims Jiri Dvorak. He says it is still an “alarming trend” among players, including teenagers. “It [&hellip

Germany 1-0 England: ‘Defeat – But a Display Laced With Promise For England’.

Germany 1-0 England: ‘Defeat – But a Display Laced With Promise For England’.

Gareth Southgate’s first game as permanent England manager, following a four-game spell in interim charge, ended in defeat – but it was a loss with honour here in Germany. The 46-year-old is charged with shaping the new era that was meant to be Sam Allardyce’s province, but which ended after one World Cup qualifying win [&hellip

Zimbabwe Police Out In Force Ahead Of Protest.

Zimbabwe Police Out In Force Ahead Of Protest.

Zimbabwean police deployed water cannons and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital, Harare, on Wednesday ahead of a planned demonstration by opposition parties against changes to the voter registration process. Anti-government protests in August descended into some of the worst violence seen in the country for two decades as anger over economic hardship [&hellip

ICC Gives Jean-Pierre Bemba Extra Year In Prison.

ICC Gives Jean-Pierre Bemba Extra Year In Prison.

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have added a year to Jean-Pierre Bemba’s 18-year jail term following the former Congolese vice president’s conviction for attempting to bribe witnesses during his war crimes trial. After a second trial on the separate charges, Bemba on Wednesday was also ordered to pay a 300,000-euro ($323,670) fine to [&hellip

Magufuli Appoints Kabudi As Mwakyembe Replaces Nape.

Magufuli Appoints Kabudi As Mwakyembe Replaces Nape.

President John Magufuli has made a mini – cabinet reshuffle. He has appointed Prof Palamagamba Kabudi, new minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs as Dr Harrison Mwakyembe replaces Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Nape Nnauye. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications today. In January, 2017 ,president Magufuli nominated [&hellip

Multiple Bombings Leave Eight People Dead In Nigeria.

Multiple Bombings Leave Eight People Dead In Nigeria.

At least eight people have been killed in a series of blasts that hit Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri. The National Emergency Management Agency said five bombers attacked several points along the Maiduguri-Gamboru highway on Wednesday morning. One of the blasts hit a camp for Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram terrorists where two civilians lost their [&hellip

Zambia: Cholera Breaks Out In Chiengi – 54 Cases Recorded.

Zambia: Cholera Breaks Out In Chiengi – 54 Cases Recorded.

Government has closed down three Primary Schools and all fishing camps along the Luapula River and Lake Mweru in Chiengi District of Luapula Province after cholera breakout. Chienge District Commissioner Davis Kasongole has named the closed institutions as Kefulwe, Chiba and Kabwe primary schools. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the closure of the schools [&hellip

Daesh Executed Hundreds Of Detainees, Buried Bodies In Mosul Mass Grave: HRW.

Daesh Executed Hundreds Of Detainees, Buried Bodies In Mosul Mass Grave: HRW.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Daesh terrorist group has executed possibly hundreds of detainees in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul and buried them in a mass grave that could be the largest one discovered in the country so far. Witnesses told the New York-based rights organization that the victims, including several members of Iraqi [&hellip

Air Force Men Land In ‘Hot Soup’.

Air Force Men Land In ‘Hot Soup’.

Dar es salaam special police zone are holding two air-wing soldiers and an officer with the Moku Company security firm on suspicions of stealing jet fuel at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA). Speaking to reporters, Dar es Salaam Special Police Zone Commander Simon Sirro said the incident occurred on March 17 at the airport’s [&hellip

Minister To Hand Over Makonda  Report to JPM.

Minister To Hand Over Makonda Report to JPM.

Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has pledged to hand over to President John Magufuli the report by a team he formed to investigate allegations against Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul Makonda, that he invaded Clouds Media Group (CMG). When receiving the report yesterday after the task force [&hellip