CWG 2018 Swimming: Jason Arthur misses 100m Backstroke final spot

Ghanaian swimmer Jason Arthur has missed out on a place for a medal in the 100m Backstroke event at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The 20-year-old made the last 16 berth from Heat 5 where he…

CWG 2018: Abeku Jackson finishes last in Men’s 50m Butterfly semis

Team Ghana’s swimmer Abeku Jackson has failed to qualify for the finals of the Men’s 50m Butterfly at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Thursday. After progressing from Heat 5 as one of the best 16…

CWG 2018: “Go for Gold” – Minister charges Team Ghana

Gold Coast – Youth and Sports Minister Isaac Kwame Asiamah has charged Team Ghana to go for gold in the Commonwealth Games which kick-starts today in Australia. Ahead of the Games, Hon. Asiamah together with Ghana Ambassador to Australia His…

Commonwealth Games: Over 50 Ghanaian ‘journalists’ deported

The Government of Ghana has stated that it would probe the deportation of some Ghanaians from Australia who claimed to be journalists for the commonwealth games. At least 50 Ghanaians who were in Australia for the upcoming commonwealth games which…

REVEALED: ‘Student athletes using banned drugs to drop weight’

A medical advisor and executive member of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), Dr. Marc Dzradosie has revealed to Starr Sports, a growing development where young athletes who participate in school sports tend to the usage of banned drug(s) in bid to drop…

I’ve signed for a football team, claims Usain Bolt

Athletics great Usain Bolt claims he has signed for a football team and will announce the club in question on Tuesday. Bolt, who brought his glittering sprint career to an end after the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, has frequently talked…

Birmingham named as 2022 Commonwealth Games host city

The English city of Birmingham was on Thursday confirmed as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games after a troubled bidding process. “We warmly congratulate Birmingham and England on today’s announcement –- it is a defining moment for this truly…

Frankie Fredericks suspended by IOC over corruption

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being charged with money laundering and corruption. Fredericks, 50, was charged by the French authorities last week. He was accused of accepting a bribe of $299,300…

IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2017 Finalists announced

With just 18 days to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, the IAAF has revealed the names of the finalists for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. The finalists are (in alphabetical order): Men – Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT)…

Mo Farah splits with coach Alberto Salazar

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has split with coach Alberto Salazar and will return to Britain. Farah, 34, who won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, said his decision was based on a desire to move…

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