Former Everton midfielder Leon Osman says Senegalese striker Sadio Mane is a key "driving force" in Liverpool's title challenge.
Living in a homeless shelter in the US after fleeing Boko Haram, Nigeria's Tanitoluwa Adewumi wins top prize in his age category at the New York State Chess Championship.
A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.
Tanzania's Simba SC defeat DR Congo's AS Vita Club to reach the African Champions League quarter-finals as Al Ahly and TP Mazembe also qualify.
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In 2016 Ivorian Cheik Cisse became the first African to win a taekwondo Olympic gold - as his life changed in the space of a second.
African football updates - March
African football snippets - March 2019
'They call me the poor Olympian'
Sprinter Gina Bass, the first Gambian woman to compete at the Olympics, says athletes are underfunded.
Murder in Accra: The life and death of Ahmed Hussein-Suale
Africa Eye assesses the murder of the journalist who helped expose Ghanaian football corruption.
Time for a unified African transfer window?
Of the 52 African countries whose transfer windows are listed with Fifa, no two use the same date - causing problems for many clubs.
Liberia's footballing leader: A year in power
One year into his presidency, how is George Weah tackling Liberia's deep-rooted problems.
Football journeyman to video game star
Championship Manager legend Cherno Samba now hopes to become a manager himself.
From Irish schoolboy to African champion
Born in London, raised in Dublin and now based in Africa, Tunisia international Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World Cup.
‘We bleed yellow and red’
Follow the emotions of an Esperance fan as she watches the Champions League final against Al Ahly
'Born in a tent' to managing in League Two
Born in a tent in Southern Tunisia, Dino Maamria has become the only African managing in professional English football.