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South Africa bid to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

South Africa has formally bid to replace Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a senior football official said Thursday. “We have submitted our bid documents,” South African Football Association spokesman Dominic Chimhavi said in a reply. “(It) is now up to CAF to decide (who hosts …

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Turkey: 9 dead and 47 injured in a TGV accident

At least nine people were killed and nearly 47 injured today, in a collision between a TGV and a locomotive in Turkey, where fatal accidents on the rail network have increased in recent years. The accident occurred near Ankara when a train connecting the Turkish capital to Konya (center) collided …

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