US braces for coronavirus spread as outbreaks worsen in Italy, Iran
Worsening infections in Iran, Italy and South Korea are of particular concern, world health officials said. South Korea and Italy stepped up emergency measures to help curb the virus’ global spread.
CAF bars Zimbabwe from hosting international matches
The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) confirmed on Tuesday that all three of their main stadia had failed inspection visits by CAF last November.
Rand weaker ahead of budget speech
The rand was down 0.3% at 15.2100 per dollar by 1630 GMT, extending losses from Monday and mirroring falls in other emerging market currencies as the virus outbreak gathered pace beyond China.
Chelsea must maintain composure against Bayern - Jorginho
Jorginho said Chelsea had to make sure they did not press the panic button on Tuesday if Bayern got the upper hand.
Japan health minister says too early to talk about cancelling Olympics
Questions have risen about whether the Olympics should be moved or canceled, with one London mayoral candidate saying London was ready to host the games if needed.
Egypt's former President Mubarak dies aged 91 after surgery
Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until he was ousted following mass protests against his rule in 2011.
Togo president declares landslide election win, opponent slams 'masquerade'
Togo has seen protests in the past by demonstrators who say the president has illegally outstayed his welcome.
Smollett pleads not guilty to new Chicago hoax charges; seeks stay, dismissal
The new charges emerged after a five-month investigation by a court-appointed special prosecutor who overruled a decision by the state’s attorney’s office last year to dismiss the original case.
Dozens hurt as car ploughs into German carnival parade
German prosecutors and police said the suspect, a 29-year-old German citizen, had been arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide. The motive remained unclear and investigators were looking into all possibilities, they added.
Fury versus Joshua 'will happen', says promoter Hearn
Joshua, whose last fight was in Saudi Arabia, holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts while Fury annexed the WBC belt with a seventh round stoppage.
'He was my everything': NBA's Kobe Bryant mourned at emotional LA tribute
Bryant (41) and the others were killed on 26 January in a crash in Calabasas, California, while en route to a youth basketball tournament at which Kobe was planning to coach his daughter and her teammates.
Liverpool fight back against West Ham to win five-goal thriller
Juergen Klopp’s side now needs 12 points from 11 games to make sure of their first league title in 30 years.
Battle against coronavirus turns to Italy; Wall Street falls on pandemic fears
Just as China put cities on lockdown, Italian authorities sealed off the worst-affected towns, closed schools and halted the carnival in Venice.
Rand, stocks tumble as coronavirus adds to budget worries
At 1530 GMT the was 1.02% weaker at 15.1650 per dollar.
SA's maize output expected to rise 29% on good rains, higher plantings
The harvest is expected to rise after an increase in the area planted, which the CEC forecast at 2.535 million hectares of maize in January, and on improved weather conditions.
Djokovic surprised by Federer knee surgery news
Federer suffered a groin problem in his Australian Open quarter-final win against Tennys Sandgren and his movement appeared hampered in his defeat to eventual champion Djokovic in the semi-finals.
Arteta hopes to convince Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal
Reports in British media said Aubameyang, who took his tally to a league-high 17 goals alongside Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy, was a target for Barcelona.
Real's Hazard to miss Man City, Barca games due to ankle fracture
The club did not give a timeline on his return but Spanish media reported Hazard could be out for two months, which will see him miss Real’s Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester City and next Sunday’s ‘Clasico’ with Barcelona.