Tuesday , 16 January 2018

GENERAL SPORTS

GCB donate racing chair for female disabled athlete

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Ghana has acquired its first racing chair for female athletes for specialized sporting disciplines. The acquisition of the specialised equipment was made through a donation of funds by GCB Bank Limited in response to an appeal from the Go-Get-Them Racing Club. The Club is made up of a dedicated group of individuals working to improve the lives of disabled persons, ... Read More »

Commonwealth Games Federation selects Birmingham to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

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The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has announced that it has selected Birmingham, England as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022. At a special Media Conference staged at the Arena Academy school in Birmingham, CGF President Louise Martin CBE applauded the city’s ambitious and innovative vision to engage and benefit its local community, showcase the best ... Read More »

Pro Fighting Factory team depart to Morocco for African Kickboxing championship

Pro Fighting Factory kickboxers at Kotoka International Airport before their departure

The Pro Fight Factory Gym Kickboxing team who are representing Ghana at the 2017 African Kickboxing Championship in Morocco left Accra on Wednesday morning for the one week tournament. Nii Adotey Dzata 1, President of the Ghana Kick Boxing Association (GKBA) who was at the Accra Sports Stadium and the Kotoka International Airport to see off the national select-side was ... Read More »

‘Cameroon’s N’Kono is the reason I became a goalkeeper’ – Buffon

(L-R) The Gazzetta Awards stars of the night: Alberto Contador, Sofia Goggia, Gianluigi Buffon and Francesco Totti. (Photo: Fabio Bozzani, La Gazzetta dello Sport)

It was a night of glamour, glory and mixed feelings on Tuesday as Italy’s famous La Gazzetta dello Sport organized its annual Awards honoring the best sporting feats of the year. The stars of the night were Francesco Totti who was honored with the Legend 2017 Award, national team keeper Gianluigi Buffon was named Male Athlete of the Year and ... Read More »

PHOTOS: Kotoko present trophies to sponsors, MTN

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Fabulous club, Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Monday presented the trophies they won in the 2016/17 season to club sponsors, MTN at their head office in Accra. Kotoko beat bitter rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak 3-1 at the Tamale Sports Stadium to win the MTN FA Cup and also 4-1 on penalties to win lift the UBA President’s Cup following a 1-1 draw in normal ... Read More »

GOC President commends Ghana Taekwondo Federation and Korea Embassy

Ghana Olympic Committee President, Ben Nunoo Mensah addresses the closing ceremony at the Taekwondo tourney

Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee GOC has hailed the Ghana Taekwondo Federation (GTF) and the Korean Embassy in Ghana for coming up with the exciting two-day 2017 9th Korea Cup which was held at the Accra Sports Stadium on December 8 and 9, 2017 After watching the Ghanaian Taekwondo athletes, he was impressed and advised them to ... Read More »

Alhassan Okine: Ghana’s Kickboxing world champion receives heroes welcome in Accra

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World Boxing Council (WBC) Muay Thai and World Boxing Federation (WKBF) Super Welterweight champion, Alhassan Okoe Okine arrived home on Friday to meet a rousing welcome with sports fans singing, drumming and dancing to his achievements. The six title belts holder said he was very happy with the reception and thanked the President and people of Ghana for their prayers ... Read More »

Ivory Coast, Niger steal show at maiden Ghana Taekwondo Open

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The first ever Ghana Taekwondo Open championship ended successfully on Saturday at the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium with Niger and Ivory Coast dominating the male and female categories with high class displays. At the end of friendly individual battles, Ivory Coast went home with five gold, one silver and two bronze winning the female division giant cup ... Read More »

Ada based Okor Nowomi FC hail ‘kind’ EIB boss Bola Ray

Okor Nowomi FC players take selfies and groupies with Bola Ray on a day to remember

Players and officials of Ada based Greater Accra Division Two League Upper side, Ok0r Nowomi FC have paid glowing tribute to the philanthropy and kindness of ace broadcaster now CEO of the EIB Empire, Kwabena Adisi AKA Bola Ray AKA Bolex after his donation of a cash to the team on their way to a league game last Sunday. According ... Read More »

Ministry of Youth and Sports, a bomb in waiting?

Hon. Isaac Asiamah - Sports Minister

Asks Michael Okuley Over the years, Ghana has received international recognition through the efforts of some sporting individuals. Ghana has achieved a lot of laurels at every championship. Being the first African country to win the African Cup of nations for keeps and the recent rise in the FIFA World Cup have forced some sports loving fans to christen the ... Read More »