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Kenyan Athletes Protests Over Unpaid Allowances by Blocking Roads

Kenyan athletes returning home from international competition staged a sit-in and blocked busy roads in Nairobi on Thursday to demand payment of their stipends...
Akukka Williams

All Athletes Will Be Housed for Free at Kwahu Marathon

Participants of the 2019 Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon (KEMM), will be provided with free accommodation in Kwahu, a day before the event. This is to...
Ghana Tennis Youth

Tennis Coach Calls for More Competition for Our Athletes

Henry Quansah National Coach of the Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF), has said, more competitions are needed for athletes to gain exposure and experience to...
Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon (KEMM)

Kenya’s Mutua Will Be in Ghana for Kwahu Marathon

Erastus Mutua Mumo, an experienced Kenyan long distance runner will join a host of other top runners for this year's Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon...
Ghana Athletes

Adidas Country Boss Advises Athletes to Aim for Higher Goals

The Country Director of Adidas, Ms. Valerie Ghajar, has admonished three sprinters, who were selected to join the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Speedsters...
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

AIMG Welcomes 5 Competing South Sudanese Refugees

Five athletes originally from South Sudan, are currently competing in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, under the...

12 athletes to represent Ghana at commonwealth games

Twelve Ghanaian Athletes will leave for Bahamas on Saturday to participate in the Commonwealth Youth games. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Mr Mawuko Afadzinu, Chef...

Emmanuel Dasor Appeals to Government to Support Athletes

One of Ghana’s athletes hoping to make it to the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London, Emmanuel Dasor, says that the government should make...
Ignatius Gaisah

Gaisah Advises Government To Fund Athletes

Former Ghanaian athlete and Gold Medalist, Ignatius Gaisah was at the Elwark Sports Stadium on Saturday to witness the second Athletics Circuit Championship where...
Martha Bissah

Martha Bissah Earns Most Outstanding Track Athlete Honors

The President of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), Prof. Francis Dodoo, has said he is optimistic 800m runner Martha Bissah will run faster than...

South Korea demands Japan to change hotel for athletes from history-distorting APA Hotel

South Korea's top sports body demanded Japan to change a hotel for its athletes taking part in the 2017 Asian Winter Games from the...

Ethiopia’s Gebrselassie urges athletes to compete on clean slate

Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie has called upon athletes to shun doping and compete on a clean slate. Gebrselassie, who is also...

China to send 119 athletes to 28th Winter Universiade

China will send 119 student skiers and skaters to the 28th Winter University Games next month, as the Chinese delegation was unveiled at the...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Public Trust In International High-Performance Sport Damaged

German athletes on Monday called for retests of all drug test samples from the 2008, 2010 and 2014 Olympics in the wake of the...

World Aquatics Gala: Chen Aisen and Shi Tingmao Recognised By FINA

FINA has recognized Rio Olympic champions Chen Aisen and Shi Tingmao as Athletes of the Year in the diving category, according to a statement...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Obama to combat climate change through sports

US President, Barack Obama has lauded America’s sports teams and athletes for squaring up to the threat of climate change. Marking the inaugural ‘Green...
Paralympic

Ghana’s para athletes Alem looks at better prospects

The 32-year-old from Ghana sees the quadrennial event as a rare opportunity to change perceptions of people with disabilities, particularly in his homeland. ...

3 of Ghana’s Disabled Athletes to Shun Paralympics Due to Neglect

Ghana’s three disabled athletes representing the country in next month's Paralympics Games in Brazil have decided to redraw their participation in the upcoming...

Indian Trade Federations puts together 8th GJF fashion nite

All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), the apex body of the domestic Gems & Jewellery sector, organizes GJF Fashion Nite on 5th...

Rio Games: IOC Gives Approval to 271 Russian Athletes

Alexander Zhukov, president of the Russian Olympics Committee, informed reporters in Rio de Janeiro Thursday that a total of 271 Russian athletes have...

Egypt’s synchronised swimmers will require hot drinks in cold pool

While Rio recorded air temperatures in the mid-20s Celsius on Sunday and the Olympic pool was close to 29 degrees, that was still a...

Rio-Olympian: Nigerian athletes will be ruined by too much meals

As Team Nigeria joins over 206 countries in the quest for Olympic glory at the Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil, there are mounting challenges...
Rio 2016 Olympic Games

GOC presents participants for 2016 Olympics

The team includes 16 first-time Olympians, with the GAA producing 11 qualifiers to join 2 swimmers (Kaya Forson and Abeiku Jackson), 1 weightlifter (Christian...
Kickboxing Ghana

ECOWAS International Kickboxing To Be Hosted By Ghana

The competition billed for June 24- 25, would see Kickboxers from Togo, Nigeria and Ivory Coast from the sub-region and Lebanon competing in the...

African Athletes Sparkle at Morocco’s IAAF Diamond League

Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto, Moroccan Abdelati Iguider, Ethiopian Almaz Ayana and South African Caster Semenya made the best performances for the continent in front of...

Athletes from 36 nations to partake in Caracas CAF Marathon

Out of this number, 4,300 athletes will participate in the 42 kilometres category and 6,380 will run in the half marathon (21 kilometres), announced...

Brazil gets authorization to carry out doping tests during Olympics

Brazil was one of five countries told to implement changes to meet WADA requirements by March 18. Belgium, France and Greece also...
Rio 2016 Olympic Games

IOC finds 43 entrants of refugee athletes

The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that they have identified 43 candidates for the Olympic Games in a "message of hope" for millions...
GAA organises Athletics Championship

2nd National Athletics Championship Held In Bolga

The competition held at the Bolga Sports Stadium aimed to discover talents across the country was keenly contested by about 200 local athletes in...

Kenya’s security launched investigations into doping claims

The move came after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said it has forwarded Kenya's case to its independent compliance process after the country failed...