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High jumper Robert Kotei: Ghana’s first medalist on the international stage; killed in...

We continue our quest to publish the list of Ghana's greatest athletes of all time. Did you know that Ghana's first medal on the international stage came at the then British Empire and Commonwealth Gamea 1958 through high jumper...

Could this be Murielle Ahoure’s chance to medal again?

We had our first encounter with Murielle Ahoure and Marie-Josee Ta Lou at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 after the duo had exited the women’s 100m at the semi finals stage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpDDunbCPGQ After exiting the women’s 100m at the semi...

Live: London 2017: Women’s Long Jump Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. The long jumpers got quite the worst of Wednesday night’s weather. No one got the automatic qualifying distance of 6.70m. Tianna Barloletta went almost as close as anyone with 6.64m. The world and Olympic...

Live: London 2017 Women’s 800 Metres Semi-Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. First round heats, especially in the 800m, where there are three races to negotiate before the medals are awarded, are all about doing just enough to progress. None of the athletes with realistic medal...

Doha 2019: Day 4 highlights

Three of the four fastest men in the history of the 400m hurdles lined up in one of the most anticipated races of the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha tonight, and it was the Viking heart of Karsten...

Prof. Francis Dodoo appointed to Head new Governance Commission of World Athletics

The President of the Ghana Athletics Association, Prof. Francis Dodoo has been appointed Chairman of World Athletics’ (formerly IAAF) newly created Governance Commission. Prof. Dodoo is the only African chairing a commission on the global body, and his appointment was...

GAA and Just Because Fitness sign partnership agreement

The Ghana Athletics Association and Just Because Fitness (JBF), a Ghanaian sports promotion group, have signed an agreement for JBF to partner the GAA to stage a number of domestic athletic competitions in 2018, and to support four promising...

Reflections: Leo Myles Mills reflects on IAAF World Championships

What are your memories of the IAAF World Championships!! Team Ghana is set to compete at the 17th edition of the IAAF World Athletics Championships(WC) which is scheduled to be held between 27 September and 6 October 2019 in Doha,...

Athletics revival continues: Agnes Abu obliterates 14-year-old 800m indoor national record with 2:02.30s clocking!!

Middle distance specialist Agnes Abu has obliterated the 14-year-old 800m indoor national record by more than 2 seconds clocking 2 minutes 2.30 seconds. Abu, a student of the Middle Tennessee State University in the USA, bested Akosua Serwaa’s 2...

Usain Bolt to grace School of speed competition in South Africa

World athletics icon, Usain Bolt, will be at Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg on Monday 29 January as part of a development programme sponsored by a sportswear company. The multiple Olympic gold medallist winner in the 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m...

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Today in History: Ghana’s Joshua Clottey captured the IBF World welterweight...

On August 2, 2008, Ghana’s Joshua Clottey captured the IBF World welterweight title with a nine-round technical decision over Zab Judah. A hungry Clottey...

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