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London 2017: Murielle & Ta Lou lead Africa’s quest for medals in women’s 100m

The Ivorian pair of Murielle Ahoure and Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare will lead Africa’s charge for medals in the women’s 100m at the IAAF World Championships-London 2017. Murielle Ahoure, who is currently ranked third in the world...

London 2017: When Usain Bolt called out a journalist over ‘Gatlin made a mistake’...

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017 Ahead of the London 2017 men's 100m, we throw it back to the Beijing 2015 where 100m winner Usain Bolt had a dig at a journalist who claimed Bolt took advantage of American...

Ghana’s John Ampomah undergoes successful surgery

Ghana national javelin record holder John Ampomah has undergone a successful surgery in Finland. Ampomah posted a photo on his Facebook account announcing the news while throwing his weight behind his colleagues, who will be competing at the IAAF World...

Los Angeles Declares Candidature for Olympic Games 2028

In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC is pleased to release today the Host City Contract 2028 following the declaration of candidature by the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Candidature Committee for the Olympic Games 2028. In it,...

Breaking: David Rudisha pulls out of the World’s due to an injury

Defending champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of next month's World Athletics Championships with a quad muscle strain. The 28-year-old Kenyan said on Twitter it was "sad and disappointing" to miss out on the event,...

Bazilian football’s Olympic saviour

Olympic football gold had always eluded Brazil, until Rio 2016 that is, when an inspirational Neymar captained A Seleção to a long-awaited victory over Germany in the final. The Barcelona star sealed the title himself, scoring the winning penalty...

Olympic basketball champion Luis Scola becomes Youth Olympic Ambassador for Buenos Aires 2018

ARGENTINIAN OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHAMPION LUIS SCOLA WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AS AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) BUENOS AIRES 2018. To mark the announcement, the 37-year-old veteran NBA player joined 300 youngsters at the...

Devers crowned Queen of the sprint

AGAINST THE ODDS A true champion, Yolanda Gail Devers’ track success came after years of misdiagnosed health problems. The American failed to qualify for the 1988 South Korean Olympics games in Seoul due to symptoms of an enlarged thyroid caused...

Heroic Redmond defies the pain barrier

CHAMPION OF OLYMPIC VALUES Derek Anthony Redmond didn’t win a medal at the Barcelona Olympics. In fact, the British 400m runner didn’t even make it past the semi-final stage. But it was his determination to finish that will live forever...

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