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Kenyan girls' quest to transform their lives through sport
… activist Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan is using the sport to engage women and youth to promote…


Irish hockey: No Stormont means no extra cash from Sport NI
…It is not possible for the sports authorities in Northern Ireland to provide…. Sport NI chief executive Antionette McKeown said it could not match the extra…-strong World Cup squad come from Northern Ireland. Ms McKeown said that Sport NI…


Can basketball one day replace football as Africa's top sport?
…With the NBA in Africa this weekend, BBC Sport Africa asks if basketball can… become the continent's top sport. On Saturday, Team Africa lost to Team World…. At present football is Africa's top sport. Janine Anthony reports.…


Another big sports deal for Facebook
… in general, to invest in highly lucrative sports rights for emerging streaming services… by targeted advertising. Speaking to Reuters, Facebook’s director of global live sportssport is the major driver of subscriptions to premium cable or satellite services…


Georgia Hall and Jamie Chadwick: Two winners blazing a trail for women's sport
…Two young women - two moments of British sporting history. Georgia Hall lifted…-dominated sports. In the same weekend Ireland's women's hockey team defied the odds… to finish second in the sport's World Cup. twitter https://twitter.com/georgiahall96…


BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
…Brent to step down as Argyle chairman. Multiple school break-ins cause 'significant damage'. Cornwall 'needs more than 2,500 new homes built a year'. CCTV scheme introduced to St Ives - the 11th town in Cornwall. Updates on Tuesday 14…


Channel Islands Live: Breaking news and local stories
…Union recommends members to reject latest States pay offer. Petition for asbestos compensation reaches 1,000 mark. Updates on Tuesday 14 August 2018…


Trust withdraws Cambridge sport lakes plan
…A £25m water sports complex is unlikely to go ahead after the trust behind… it withdrew its planning application. Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust secured planning… Council. The BBC has approached the trust for a comment. Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust…


Latest updates: East Midlands Live Tuesday 14 August
…Live updates on Tuesday 14 August…


Lincolnshire breaking news: Latest updates
…Top cop's concern over support for vulnerable. Unemployment in Yorkshire and Humber region down. Plan for business park on former RAF base. Live updates on Tuesday 14 August 2018…