Toure missing as Ivory Coast launches African title defense

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- Ivory Coast begins the defense of its African title this weekend without Yaya Toure after the team captain asked not to be selected while he considers his international...

Ebola fears infiltrate African sports

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- It started when the small Indian Ocean island of Seychelles refused entry to Sierra Leone's soccer squad, fearing that the deadly Ebola virus would arrive from West Afr...