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Stories with place: Ivory Coast
  • Correction: FIFA-Zimbabwe Fined story 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 11:09 am

    ZURICH - In a story July 29 about FIFA fining Zimbabwe's football association for failing to show up for a women's Olympic qualifier, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Zimbabwe had later withdrawn from the qualifying competition. Zimbabwe only withdrew from the first leg.

  • Security checkpoint extortion costs Ivory Coast millions 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 1:41 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Extortion at security checkpoints is costing Ivory Coast millions each year despite government steps to eradicate the practice, a rights group said Wednesday.

  • Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 5:44 pm

    MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday.

  • Michel Dussuyer takes over as new coach of Ivory Coast 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 2:06 pm

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Michel Dussuyer has been appointed as Ivory Coast's new coach, replacing French compatriot Herve Renard.

  • Ivory Coast president's allies charged over election dispute 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 10:01 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Justice officials in Ivory Coast have indicted about 20 members of the army that helped bring President Alassane Ouattara to power during the post-election conflict in 2011, a human rights activist said, the first time the president's military allies have been charged for alleged crimes committed during fighting that claimed thousands of lives.

  • Nigeria fires Stephen Keshi as coach of national team 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 9:14 am

    LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's football federation has fired national coach Stephen Keshi amid charges he applied for a job with the Ivory Coast team.

  • World Cup field puts haves and have-nots on display 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 8:02 pm

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots of fresh faces playing in Canada, teams like Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Cameroon.