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  •  Roller Hockey: 1º de Agosto wins in champions game
    Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:07

    Roller Hockey: 1º de Agosto wins in champions game

    Luanda - Angola’s senior men roller hockey team of 1º de Agosto defeated Mozambique’s Ferroviário de Maputo by 6-1, in a first round match of Group B, of the 15th edition of the José Eduardo dos Santos “International Tournament” taking place in Luanda.

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  • Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:44

    NBA and WNBA stars to motivate young people

    Luanda - Two NBA and WNBA former stars, Jason Paul Collins, and Jennifer Lacy, are expected to visit Angola from August 26-29 this year to develop various philanthropic activities and youth sports motivation.

  • Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:06

    Football: Referees punished with suspension

    Luanda - The trio who officiated the game between Recreativo do Libolo and 1º de Agosto (0-0) on Saturday in Calulo town has been suspended for allegedly overlooking three penalties, a federation source told Angop.

  • Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:28

    Border guard police get boats

    Luanda - At least fifty six boats of various models to be used along the sea and river border were delivered today, Wednesday, to the Border Guard Police of Angola (PGFA) by the Commissioner General of the National Police (PN), Ambrosio de Lemos Freire dos Santos, in the municipality of Cacuaco.

  • Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:52

    Fourth Edition of university race with 230 candidates

    Luanda - At least 230 elements are already registered for the 4th edition of the university pedestrian race taking place on Saturday at 4pm in Luanda, in an eight kilometers, it was announced Tuesday by the organization in a press conference.

  • Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:33

    Angola: Provinces ready for Electoral Registration

    Luanda - The governors of the country’s 18 provinces reaffirmed on Monday that everything is ready in their areas of jurisdiction for the onset of the electoral registration updating process.

  • Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:45

    Football: First division championship halts for 19 days

    Luanda - The 23rd round of the first division National Football Championship (Girabola2016) comes to a halt for 19 days, due to the fact that the national squad will be engaged in an international compromise and also the tournament in celebration of the 74th anniversary of the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, to be marked on August 28.

  • Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:22

    Central Council reviews "cases" of 22nd round

    Luanda - The Football Referees Central Council (CCAFA) analyzes Wednesday, in Luanda, at a weekly meeting, the main cases occurred during the 22nd round of the Girabola2016, Angop learned from an official source.

  • Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:21

    Paralympics team travel to São Paulo in training programme

    Luanda - Consisting of four athletes and an equal number of guides, the national athletics team for disabled persons departed last Sunday from Luanda to São Paulo (Brazil), for a period of preparation, ahead of their participation in the Paralympics Games taking place from 7 to 18 September, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro.