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Ghana Olympic Committee shows appreciation to Cocoa From Ghana

Four days after the fantastic media launch of Ghana’s readiness and hopefulness to grab an Olympic Gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games, some prospective sponsors have responded positively. Cocoa From Ghana, the official headline sponsor of Ghanaian sportmen and women at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang has agreed in principle to support Team ... Read More »

Ghana Boxing Supporters Union storm Namibia for Patrick Okine March 20

Ghana’s Patrick ‘Mallet’ Okine (19-3-1, 16 KOs) will enjoy the full support and chants of the vociferous Ghana Boxing Supporters Union (GBSU) in faraway Namibia when he challenges home favourite, Jeremiah Nakathila (14-1, 10 KOs) for the latter’s WBO Africa super featherweight title on March 20. The fight scheduled for the Ramatex Complex in the Namibia capital, Windhoek will also be ... Read More »

Ghana midfielder Kingsley Sarfo arrested again over rape charges in Sweden

Ghana midfielder Kingsley Sarfo has been put behind the bars by law enforcers in Sweden over an alleged rape. The Malmo FC player was arrested for defiling an under age girl, but the charges were dropped in the latter part of 2017. And in January this year, he was arrested again in the Swedish city of Stockholm over rape charges, however, he ... Read More »

GOC President tasks corporate Ghana to partner in search for Olympic gold

Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has called on companies in Ghana to support the youth to blossom through sports by empowering them with packages to become Olympic champions. Addressing the press at the media launch of the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games, he said one of the challenges of the nation is insufficient funds ... Read More »

Richard Commey ready for Luna IBF title eliminator this Saturday

Ghana’s world title hopeful, Richard Oblitey Commey, is ready to face undefeated American Alejandro Luna at the Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday. “Everything is set and we’re looking forward to the fight; training has been great”, Commey’s trainer, Carl Lokko, told the Graphic Sports in an interview from his United States base last Monday. Commey, 30, last fought ... Read More »

Football lawmakers approve VAR, set for ‘fair’ World Cup

Football’s lawmakers, the International Football Association Board, enshrined the video assistant referee into law, paving the way for VAR’s use at the World Cup in Russia. The final authorisation should follow on March 16 at the FIFA Council meeting in Colombia. “As of today, video assistant refereeing is part of football,” said FIFA president Gianni Infantino. The stakes – Imagine the scene. ... Read More »

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games mascots unveiled

The mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were announced Wednesday morning. Students from more than 200,000 classes from around 16,000 schools in Japan and overseas were able to vote on three different mascots for the games. The winning duo — there’s a a Olympic mascot and a Paralympic mascot — are a pair of animated non-descript creatures. The Olympic ... Read More »

Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge set for April 2

The second edition of the Asante Akyem 42km Marathon comes off on Easter Monday, April 2, 2018 and will be a national open race for both men and women to be staged in Agogo in the Ashanti Region. The Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge is an annual road race instituted by SportsLife a sports promotion, marketing and event management in Accra ... Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Azumah and Geodrill motivate Black Bombers

Ghanaian boxing legend, Azumah Nelson and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Geodrill Limited, Dave Harper have presented boxing equipment to the national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers to prepare them ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. The presentation was made as part of events organised by the Australian High Commission to bid ... Read More »

Bastie Samir signs as face of new Glo Ghana campaign

Boxer Bastie Samir, has signed a deal with telecommunications operator, Glo Mobile Ghana, on the company’s new marketing campaign in Ghana. The deal entails his involvement in the company’s advertising and promotional efforts in Ghana over the next one year. This is a big boost to the boxer and indeed the popular boxing profession across Ghana. Bastie has acquired a deserved ... Read More »