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UN vows central role in fighting ‘exceptional’ Ebola epidemic

The United Nations vowed Saturday to play a "strong role" in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight the deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control....  more ...

Pirates on the front foot at half time

Bidvest Wits couldn't make the most of their opportunities in the first half of the MTN8 semifinal second leg at Orlando Stadium. ...  more ...

Dredge goes two clead at Czech Masters

Bradley Dredge supplanted fellow Welshman Jamie Donaldson at the top of the Czech Masters leaderboard on Saturday with six birdies in a third round 66 to move to 12 under par....  more ...

Movistar win Tour of Spain first stage

Giro d'Italia champion Nairo Quintana got his quest to win the Tour of Spain off to a flying start as his Movistar team won the opening stage team time trial on Saturday....  more ...

Bolt sets new 100m indoors best time of 9.98sec

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt set a new best time of 9.98sec for the rarely run 100m indoors at Warsaw's national football stadium on Saturday....  more ...

Gignac earns Marseille first win under Bielsa

Andre-Pierre Gignac ended Marseille's wait for a first victory under new coach Marcelo Bielsa as he scored the decisive goal in a 1-0 win at Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday....  more ...

Alonso surprised by Ferrari pace

Fernando Alonso said he was surprised by his Ferrari team’s speed and competitiveness after he qualified fourth on the grid for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix....  more ...

Live Report: Orlando Pirates vs Bidvest Wits

Orlando Pirates welcome Bidvest Wits to the Orlando Stadium in Soweto. The Buccaneers take a 2-0 lead into the second leg of the MTN 8 semifinal. ...  more ...

Pellegrini claims third European 200m freestyle title

Federica Pellegrini proved once again she is Europe's queen of the 200m freestyle after claiming her third straight title at the European Championships in Berlin on Saturday....  more ...

Latvala leads as Ogier crashes out in Germany

Jari-Matti Latvala strengthened his grip on the Rally of Germany on Saturday as the Finn's Volkswagen teammate, defending world champion Sebastien Ogier, crashed out....  more ...

Schalke’s poor start continues, Bellarabi scores in ninth second

Schalke 04's poor start to the German season continued as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Hanover on Saturday as Bayer Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi hit the Bundesliga's fastest ever goal after nine seconds....  more ...

Costa scores again as Chelsea snare Foxes

Diego Costa scored for the second match in succession as Chelsea made it two Premier League wins from two matches this season with a 2-0 victory at home to newly-promoted Leicester City on Saturday....  more ...

Merkel urges Ukraine truce as Russia convoy returns home

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed for a new ceasefire in crisis talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday, as a controversial Russian convoy returned home....  more ...

Libya Islamist militias say they have taken Tripoli airport

Islamist fighters in the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said on Saturday they have captured Tripoli airport after 10 days of clashes with nationalist militiamen....  more ...