Former NSA guru Erasmus Adorkor passes on

Former Sports Development Officer at the National Sports Authority (NSA), Erasmus D.K. Adorkor has been confirmed dead. Adorkor’s sudden demise occurred Saturday at the SSNIT hospital in Osu where he, according to reports gathered by Kasapa FM Sports Desk, was…

Sambo exhibition conducted to teach trainee Prisons officers

Authorities in charge of the sport of Sambo in Ghana are hailing a new era in its exposure after holding an exhibition to teach Prisons officer trainees in Accra on Thursday. A few members of the national Sambo team led…

Bolt optimistic in Australia despite medal loss

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has moved on quickly from the loss of a gold medal from his Olympic trove, preferring to focus on future success. Touching down in Australia Wednesday before an international athletics meet, Bolt remained philosophical about…

Weightlifting: Ghana’s Amoah in US on 4-month training program

Ghanaian weightlifter and Olympian, Christian Amoah has left Accra for the United States of America (USA) to embark on a four-month training program. The trip which is being funded by the Executive Board of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) and…

Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah ‘relieved’ after US travel clarification

Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah says he is “relieved” he can return to his US home after it was clarified that President Donald Trump’s travel ban did not apply to him. Somali nationals are among those banned from travelling to…

Bolt loses gold as IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 relay win

Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after Nesta Carter was caught doping. The decision which follows the retesting…

‘Pace of change too slow’ in athletics, UKA boss tells IAAF

UK Athletics (UKA) chairman, Ed Warner says the sport must do more to commit to providing doping-free competition. The governing body has launched a ‘Clean Athletics’ brand, a year after its 14-point manifesto that aimed to create a new era…

Usain Bolt team event backed by IAAF boss over Nitro Athletics

A new athletics team event, headlined by Usain Bolt, could “revolutionise” the sport, according to World Athletics chief Lord Sebastian Coe. The inaugural Nitro Athletics events take place in Melbourne next month, with six teams of 24 athletes taking part…

Russian officials acknowledge doping ‘conspiracy’

Russian anti-doping officials have acknowledged a massive doping conspiracy in their country, but still reject claims of government involvement in the affair that rocked world sport, The New York Times reported Tuesday. “It was an institutional conspiracy,” Anna Antseliovich, the…

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