GC2018: Ghana cautioned not to use Queen’s Baton Relay to raise funds

Ghana, like other countries, have been told to desist from capitalizing on the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth games to raise funds for their activities. Ghana, in particular, over the years has resorted to this…

March 18-22: Ghana to host Queen’s Baton relay ahead of 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) will visit the country from 18th to 22nd March, 2017 ahead of the 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has announced. The QBR, which has been the traditional curtain-raiser…

Prof. Dodoo impressed with progress of Ghanaian athletes

President of the Ghana athletics Association, Prof Francis Doodo has expressed satisfaction with the current performance of Ghanaian athletes. His remarks follows the work rate of home-based athletes at the just ended Athletics Circuit Championship which came off at the…

MEAC Indoor Meet: Martha Bissah wins two gold medals, Most Outstanding Athlete

Ghana’s Martha Bissah earned Most Outstanding Track Athlete honors at the MEAC Indoor Track & Field Championships where she represented the Norfolk State University in the United States on Saturday. She won two more gold medals to go with two…

Least financed sports will flourish under NPP – Tennis chief

President of the Ghana Tennis Federation, Isaac Aboagye Duah believes least financed sports are in good hands under the New Patriotic Party government. According to him, the new administration has a good record of supporting the growth of the sports.…

Russian runner banned, loses Olympic gold for doping

The international sports tribunal on Friday stripped Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova of the London Olympics 800 metres gold medal and banned her for four years for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said there was “clear evidence” that Savinova…

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…

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