Thursday , 18 January 2018

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Osei Bonsu to fight Colombia’s Perez in US on November 17

Abraham Osei Bonsu (in white) and his manager, Teddy Moore (far left) and friends

Ghana’s Abraham Osei Bonsu has sworn to overcome all the challenges thrown at him by Jonathan Perez of Colombia and return home with the WPBF Intercontinental Super Featherweight championship when the two fight for the vacant belt in the USA on November 17. Osei Bonsu (10-1-1, 9 KOs) who is coming off a failed bid for the WBO Africa Super ... Read More »

Manchester United re-sign Paul Pogba for world-record £89m

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Paul Pogba said “the time is right to go back to Old Trafford” after completing his world-record £89m transfer to Manchester United. The 23-year-old midfielder returns after four years away, having left United for Juventus for £1.5m in 2012. Pogba, who signed a five-year deal, added: “This is the right club for me to achieve everything I hope to.” Manager ... Read More »

Golf: PGA of Ghana to hold Q-School on Aug. 26

Pius Ayeh Appiah - Captain of Damang Golf Club

Golfers in the country who wish to turn professional golfers will have the opportunity to do so at this year’s edition of the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of Ghana Qualifying School (Q-School). The Q-School will be held at the Damang Golf Club from Friday, August 26, 2016 to Sunday, August 28, 2016. According to a statement from the PGA of ... Read More »

Dede Ayew joins West Ham for club record fee

Dede at West Ham

West Ham United are delighted to confirm the transfer of outstanding Ghana forward Andre Ayew for a Club-record £20.5million fee. The versatile striker, winger or attacking midfielder joins the Hammers on a three-year contract, with an additional two-year option, on the back of an exceptional debut Premier League season with Swansea City. Boasting an equally impressive spell at Marseille on ... Read More »

Toronto Raptors land in Ghana on Thursday for basketball clinic

Masai Uriji and the Toronto Raptors were also in Ghana last year for similar project

Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, and President and Founder of Giants of Africa along with his team sponsored by Ecobank Ghana are expected to arrive in Accra on Thursday by 4pm to host a basketball clinic between 12th and 14th August at the Lincoln Community School in the Ghana capital. The trip is part of ... Read More »

Rio 2016: the Opening Ceremony from A to Z

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Every Olympic Opening Ceremony is a complex mixture of show, music, passion and technology that rivals little else. Not much can compare to that sense of emotion and awareness to be part of something much, much bigger than what we are. AIPS has tried to give a live impression of what we witnessed at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro ... Read More »

West Ham United agree £20m fee with Swansea City for Andre Ayew – reports

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Swansea City and West Ham have agreed a £20m fee for Andre Ayew, according to reports. We reported last night Ayew will leave the club , and a deal has now reportedly been finalised, with the 26-year-old expected to undergo a medical this weekend. The Swans are thought to be closing in on Atletico Madrid star Borja Baston as a ... Read More »

Rio Olympics 2016: Flings Owusu-Agyapong to be Team Ghana’s flag bearer

Flings Owusu Adjapong

Sprinter Flings Owusu-Agyapong will carry the flag of Ghana at the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on Friday, 5th August, 2016. The announcement was made at Team Ghana’s maiden meeting at the Olympic Games village in Rio on Wednesday by Ghana’s Chef de Mission, Chris Essilfie. Having already secured her individual qualifying mark for Rio 2016 three times in the women’s ... Read More »

FIFA bribery trial could start next year, says US judge

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The US trial of eight defendants charged in the wide-ranging corruption case involving football’s world governing body FIFA could commence in September or October next year, according to the federal judge overseeing the matter. The Reuters news agency reported that Brooklyn’s U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie said federal prosecutors had wanted an early 2017 trial date, but due to the ... Read More »

IOC approves five new sports for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today agreed to add baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing to the sports programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The decision by the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro was the most comprehensive evolution of the Olympic programme in modern history. Plans call for staging the skateboarding and sports climbing events in ... Read More »