Athletics: Ghana risks IAAF sanctions over elective congress

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has ordered the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) to organize its elective congress or face sanctions from the world athletics governing body. The GAA, scheduled to hold its elective congress in December last year…

Official: Ghana to host 2023 African Games in three cities

Ghana has won the rights to host the 2023 African Games (previously christened All-Africa Games), the country’s Sports Ministry officially confirmed Friday. The West African country will thus have over four years to prepare and welcome the rest of the…

Youth Olympics: Ghana reveal reward package, eye 3 medals

Team Ghana has set for itself a three-medal target at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. The Argentina capital will be the centre of attention from October 6-18 where young athletes from across the world gather to…

Russia’s anti-doping head gloomy on WADA reinstatement

The head of Russia’s anti-doping body on Tuesday was downcast about the prospects of the organisation being reinstated into the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The governing body of world athletics has said it will uphold Russia’s ban from track and…

Semenya to get London 2012 800m Gold

South Africa’s Caster Semenya should now be officially confirmed as a double Olympic and triple world 800 metres champion after Russian rival Mariya Farnisova’s disqualification was upheld following an unsuccessful appeal. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last year…

Asaba 2018: Janet Amponsah wins silver in women’s 100m final

Ghanaian sprinter Janet Amponsah was beaten into second place by Marie Josée TA LOU to take the silver in 11.54 behind the Ivorian’s gold-winning 11.15 in the women’s 100m finals at the ongoing 21st African senior Athletics Championships in Asaba,…

“Blame GOC prez for Ghana’s Commonwealth games scandal”- Suspended NSA staff

Suspended National Sports Authority (NSA) worker, Christine Ashley has accused president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Ben Nunoo Mensah of “false reportage” and blamed him squarely for the scandal that hit Ghana’s participation at this year’s Commonwealth games in…

Semenya heads to CAS to fight controversial new rules

Caster Semenya, the world and Olympic 800 meters champion, will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to fight “unfair” regulations that hinder certain female athletes. The IAAF brought in controversial new rules in April that mean some women…

Ghana swimming chief suspended for abuse of power

The Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) has suspended its president, Theophilus Wilson Edzie, for abuse of power. Mr. Edzie has been barred from holding his office “until the Disciplinary Committee of the Association completes its investigation” regarding his alleged involvement in…

#GC2018: ‘Injuries forced Ghana’s no show in men’s 4x100m relay’

Injuries stopped Ghana from their race in the men’s 4x100m relay at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia, officials have explained. Scheduled to run in lane 6 of the very first heat at the Carrara Stadium Friday, the Ghana team…

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