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27  février     14h30
Sailor Charles Caudrelier wins first round-the-world multi-hull race, in 50 days
RFI    French sailor Charles Caudrelier crossed the line in Brest in the west of France on Tuesday to win the Arkea Ultim Challenge, the first solo round the world race for multi hull boats.
21  février     08h17
Former Cote d’Ivoire boss Gasset takes over at Marseille
Paul Myers    Former Cote d’Ivoire head coach Jean Louis Gasset will take charge of his first full training sessions on Wednesday of the Marseille squad as they prepare for a Europa League clash against Shakhtar Donetsk on Thursday night.
20  février     13h54
Barcelona 1992: New participants, new Olympic dreams
RFI    The Barcelona Olympics was marked by openness and unity after a long period of controversy and conflicts. The political changes in the world in the late s and early s allowed the Olympics to take place without a boycott for the first time since . The Olympics also coincided with...
17  février     14h07
Paris Saint-Germain to embrace new loves after Mbappé’s long kiss goodnight
Paul Myers    There’s a scene in the film Life of Brian where the firebrand at a clandestine meeting of revolutionaries attempts to foment anti Roman hatred.
16  février     08h14
Mbappé tells PSG he plans to leave the club as football saga draws to a close
RFI    France striker Kylian Mbappé has told Paris Saint Germain he plans to leave the club at the end of the season when his contract expires, according to a number of reports.
14  février     15h37
Victorious interim Cote d’Ivoire coach Faé to consider future during holidays
Paul Myers    Cote d’Ivoire interim head coach Emerse Faé set off on holiday on Wednesday to recover from leading his team to the Africa Cup of Nations title and consider whether to take the job on a permanent basis.
12  février     13h49
Hosts’ zany triumph caps feral month at Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire
Paul Myers    Squillions of West African CFAs later, the partisans got their bread at the circus on a sultry Sunday night or so kilometres to the north of central Abidjan.
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2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 30 - Endgame
Paul Myers    Endgame Sounds like a James Bond film where our monotone faced hero dispatches baddies as he seeks meaning to the nihilism that adorns his state sponsored psychopathy. On the subject of investment, the Alassane Ouattara Stadium was in fulgent extravaganza mode as a closing ceremony started the ...
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Cote d’Ivoire neutralise Nigeria to claim third Africa Cup of Nations trophy
Paul Myers    Cote d’Ivoire’s three week odyssey to redemption culminated in a coolly taken victory on a humid Sunday night in Abidjan over regional rivals Nigeria. It furnished the hosts with a third Africa Cup of Nations title as well as the love of a nation and a warm embrace from a president who had...
11  février     02h31
2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 29 - Tales of yore
Paul Myers    Just before the third place play off, the Cup of Nations organisers set up a get together of captains who had hoisted the trophy. The organisers said there would be a chance for a quick chat with such legends after the round table which was in fact a long table and then they disorganised the...
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South Africa beat DRC on penalties to take bronze at Africa Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    South Africa claimed third place at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday night following a penalty shoot out victory over the Democratic Republic of Congo.
10  février     13h52
Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire coaches lay down terms for Cup of Nations glory
Paul Myers    Nigeria head coach Jose Peseiro and his Ivorian counterpart Emerse Faé opted for different rallying calls on the eve of the Africa Cup of Nations final between their two sides.
09  février     19h17
DRC and South Africa bosses talk up motivation for third place at Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    South Africa head coach Hugo Broos and his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Sebastien Desabre on Friday urged their players to make one last push for relative glory and claim third place at the Africa Cup of Nations.
08  février     02h19
2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 26 - twins and a déjà vu
Paul Myers    And finally Cote d’Ivoire won a game without imploding while Nigeria’s Super Eagles were far from soaring. Over in Cairo, the Egyptians are banking on some brotherly love.
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Haller’s strike takes Cote d’Ivoire past DRC into final at Africa Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    Sebastien Haller marked his first appearance in the starting line up at the Africa Cup of Nations with the goal on Wednesday night that took Cote d’Ivoire past the Democratic Republic of Congo and into the final of the competition.
07  février     22h34
Nigeria edge past South Africa and into Cup of Nations final
Paul Myers    Nigeria advanced to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night following a penalty shoot out victory over South Africa in Bouaké.
06  février     18h47
Cote d’Ivoire face DRC with another chance to forget horrors at Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    The Elephants who forgot would be an apt title for at least one of the feature length films that will surely flow out to an adoring public should Cote d’Ivoire dispose of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the Africa Cup of Nations semi final on Wednesday evening at the Alassane Outtara Stadium...
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Nigeria and South Africa coaches play fast and loose with ’favourite’ tag
Paul Myers    Nigeria boss José Peseiro and his South Africa counterpart Hugo Broos on Tuesday toyed with the notion of which side was favourite to advance to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
04  février     02h10
2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 22 - charmed life
Paul Myers    Cote d’Ivoire soldiered into the semis just before the onset of penalties along with South Africa who had to go through the ordeal.
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Partisans party as 10-man Cote d’Ivoire defy Mali to reach Cup of Nations semis
Paul Myers    Spaces for all tastes were operating at the Hotel Tiama on Saturday afternoon for the quarter final between Cote d’Ivoire and Mali.
03  février     01h43
2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 21 - reporters without order
Paul Myers    Tournament organisers have told journalists to behave like sensible individuals. How out of touch are these people
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Nigeria and DRC dispatch Angola and Guinea to reach semis at Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo moved into the semi finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday night after victories over Angola and Guinea respectively.
02  février     14h08
Cote d’Ivoire face test of verve in Cup of Nations last eight clash with Mali
Paul Myers    If hosts Cote d’Ivoire do lift the Africa Cup of Nations title on February, a feature length movie will surely follow documenting the vicissitudes of a campaign swinging from elation to desolation and back along the glistening road to glory.
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Cape Verde’s history men face South Africa for place in semis at Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    History beckons for Cape Verde on Saturday night in Yamoussoukro when a team from the archipelago of islands in the Atlantic Ocean attempts to reach the semi finals at the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time.
01  février     17h03
DRC and Guinea revel in unexpected surge to last eight at Africa Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    In a tournament of surprises that have run from acid trip translucence into the zany, Democratic Republic of Congo versus Guinea in the quarter finals ranks as pure psychedelia.
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Angola coach Goncalves urges players to relish Nigeria clash at Cup of Nations
Paul Myers    Angola boss Pedro Gonçalves called on his players and staff on Thursday to embrace the opportunity of a career when they take on Nigeria for a place in the semi finals at the Africa Cup of Nations.
31  janvier     00h52
2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 18 - time for a rebrand
Paul Myers    Well, if the organisers can call it the Africa Cup of Nations when it is clearly happening in , the review can jolly well inject some contemporary breeze and freshness and anoint it the Africa Cup of Surprises.
30  janvier     23h43
South Africa and Mali see off Morocco and Burkina Faso to reach last eight
Paul Myers    South Africa scored two second half goals on Tuesday night in San Pedro to remove favourites Morocco from the Africa Cup of Nations after Mali beat Burkina Faso to reach the last eight for the first time in a decade.
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Humility is the key to winning South Africa clash, says Morocco boss Regragui
Paul Myers    Morocco coach Walid Regragui played down the favourite tag for his side as they geared up for their last clash against South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday night.
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2023 Africa Cup of Nations: 5 things we learned on Day 17 - new manager bounce
Paul Myers    And so Cote d’Ivoire restored their pride after the humiliation against Equatorial Guinea. Under new boss Emerse Faé, they beat the defending champions Senegal on penalties.