Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16 at the Basketball World Cup

...Greece are headed to the round of 16 and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking...team that was stunned 77-75 Sunday by Senegal. That dropped the Croatians (2-1...had 27 points and eight rebounds for Senegal, which has won two in a row after losing...

West Africa's Senegal boasts rare achievements fighting AIDS

DAKAR, Senegal -- With a twinkle in her eye, a mother...leaders and prostitutes - that has helped Senegal avoid the worst of the AIDS epidemic gripping...in many nations runs in double digits, Senegal's HIV rate is less than 2 percent...

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Golden goal puts Senegal in last eight; Spain beats Ireland in shootout

YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Senegal and Spain worked overtime Sunday to...penalty-kick shootout after a 1-1 tie. Senegal, the newcomer that stunned defending...against Belgium in Kobe, Japan. For Senegal's game-winning goal in Oita, Japan...

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Senegal moves to ban female genital mutilation

DAKAR, Senegal -- Senegal's government has drafted a law banning female circumcision, a controversial traditional operation performed on about one-fifth of the girls in this West African country. The decision was made Monday during a Cabinet...

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Curry leads U.S. past Mexico in Basketball World Cup

...Slovenia with 18 points.France eliminated Croatia 69-64 in the other bracket played in Madrid and will meet either Spain or Senegal.France rallied from an eight-point deficit in the first quarter to beat Croatia, which was paced by guard Bojan Bogdanovic's...


...streak.? The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The Americans were...first time, conducting a joint clinic on Aug. 27 with the Senegal national team.? Sim Bhullar became the first player of...

Agent helps real people become Hollywood stars

...dream of becoming a movie star, although he spoke little English and had a thick accent reflecting the years he'd spent in Senegal and France."But Sid said, 'There's just something about you. I know you're going to work,'" said the actor, who...

Togo wants African Cup soccer matches moved from Eboloa-affected Guinea

...Ebola-affected areas.Sierra Leone wants to play its home qualifiers in neutral countries ? possibly Gambia, Morocco or Senegal ? because of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which led to the declaration of a public health emergency and ended all...

Polygamy still an option for parts of West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal -- Monday and Tuesday are with Mame Seye...Muslims in parts of black West Africa. In Senegal, nearly 47 percent of marriages are multiple...Research Institute for Development in Dakar, Senegal's seaside capital. Only 3 percent of...

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Anything is possible in next round

...YOKOHAMA, Japan - The 2002 World Cup final: Senegal vs. Paraguay? Or the United States against...been usurped by the unlikely names of Senegal's Papa Malick Diop and Japan's Junichi...victim to fall from grace, beaten 1-0 by Senegal's exuberant Dakar Lions on the opening...

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