Adebayor given time by Mancini

Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor can have as much time off as he needs following the attack on his team in Angola and will not be asked to play for Manchester City until he is ready, his club manager Roberto Mancini said.

Togo's plea for re-entry rejected

CAF refuses to reschedule matches as crisis-hit team offer to return to competition

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Leader warns of further atrocities after gunmen kill three in assault on team bus

Attack has left us shattered says Drogba

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba maintains the African Nations Cup must continue, even though the machine gun attack on the Togo team bus has left everyone "shattered".

South Africa defend World Cup security

South African police insist it is "very unfair" to question their security plan for the World Cup just because of the machine-gun attack on the Togo team which took place in nearby Angola on Friday.

Confusion over Togo participation

The Confederation of African Football have all but disqualified Togo from the African Nations Cup by confirming the team will not be allowed to re-enter the competition if they do not take part in tonight's scheduled game against Ghana.

Ghana await Togo withdrawal update

Ghana are still waiting for official confirmation of Togo's withdrawal from the African Nations Cup with the sides scheduled to meet in Cabinda tonight.

Two held over attack on Togo football team

Two members of a violent separatist movement have been arrested over the Angola machine gun attack on Togo's football team that killed three people.

Drogba 'mentally unfit to play' after terror attack

Ivory Coast's captain 'is struggling to come to terms' with Togo bus atrocity

Angolans try to start party but unease remains

Fans in high spirits enjoy opening match but threat of further attacks hangs over cup

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The manipulation of sporting events by politicians is as old as sport itself. The ancient Spartans were certainly at it and so, much more recently, were various Soviet bloc leaders. The astonishing thing about the debacle surrounding the African Nations Cup is not so much what the Angolan authorities were up to but the reckless irresponsibility they demonstrated in pursuit of their propaganda goals.

Wenger says return calls are 'selfish'

Arsenal manager hits out at Brown and Gartside for wanting African players back.

Plane waits to take Togo players home

Togo seemed set to withdraw from the African Cup of Nations last night, despite last-ditch negotiations to keep them in the tournament.

Togo withdraw as sport grapples with terror

Three deaths jeopardise African tournament and World Cup

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