IOC confirms revised qualification processes for Tokyo 2020 finalised

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the revised qualification processes for each sport have been finalised ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. An IOC Qualification Task Force, comprised…

Multinationals recognise the value of local currency in funding Africa

By ZBC Reporter MULTINATIONAL organisations, which have long relied on the dollar or euro-based funding when doing business in Africa, are increasingly adding local currency capital to their funding mixes…

Premier League transfer window to open on July 27 until October 5

PREMIER LEAGUE clubs have agreed on a 10-week summer transfer window as a result of the coronavirus crisis and shutdown. Clubs will be free to buy and sell from Monday,…

Breaking News: World Cup 2022 schedule released

THE 2022 World Cup in Qatar will feature FOUR matches a day – with the final taking place a week before Christmas. Action will get going on November 21, 2022…

Man Utd star Marcus to get honorary degree

MANCHESTER UNITED star Marcaus Rashford to get honororary doctorate from University of Manchester.  Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will become the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the…

British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa to go ahead in 2021

The British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa will go ahead as planned in July and August 2021. The Lions play three Test matches against the world champions in…

Russian Athletics Federation President Yurchenko resigns after missed deadline

RUSSIAN Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Yevgeny Yurchenko has resigned after the organisation missed a deadline to pay a fine to World Athletics. Yurchenko has quit after less than six months…

Brexit: Britain’s border checks to get £705m boost

A £705m funding package to help manage Britain’s borders has been announced as the UK prepares to leave the EU customs union at the end of the year. Plans include…

South African church attack: Five dead after ‘hostage situation’

FIVE people have been killed after attackers stormed a South African church, reportedly amid an argument over its leadership. South African police said they had rescued men, women and children…

Jack Charlton dead at 85

England 1966 World Cup winner, Leeds United legend and Ireland favourite passes away ENGLAND WORLD CUP legend Jack Charlton has died aged 85 after a long-term illness. The former centre-back…