Barca appeal against transfer ban rejected: FIFA Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014

ZURICH (Reuters) - Barcelona have lost an appeal against a decision to ban them from the transfer market for two consecutive windows, soccer's world governing body FIFA said in a statement on Wednesday.  Full Article

Veteran trio left out of Nigeria squad Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 

LAGOS (Reuters) - The international careers of Shola Ameobi, Peter Odemwingie and Joseph Yobo looked to be at an end on Wednesday as Nigeria left the veteran trio out of their squad for next month's African Nations Cup qualifiers.  Full Article  

De Kock equals record as South Africa beat Zimbabwe Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 

BULAWAYO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Quinton de Kock tied a one-day international record as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs on Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.  Full Article  

Powered by Reuters AlertNet. AlertNet provides news, images and insight from the world's disasters and conflicts and is brought to you by Reuters Foundation.