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WBC to honour Azumah Nelson in Accra

WORLD BOXING Council (WBC) has set Saturday, July 21, 2018, to celebrate and also honour Africa’s greatest and hall of fame boxer, Azumah Nelson, on his 60th birthday at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. Azumah, whose birthday falls on Thursday, July 19, 2018, will be presented the accolade during …

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DPSI dominates 2018 National Youth Chess championship

DELHI PUBLIC School International (DPSI) dominated the 2018 National Youth Chess championship by clinching two gold, one silver and two bronze medals in a keen contest recently held in Accra. The competition, which was organized by the Ghana Chess Association (GCA), took place at the Delhi Public School International (DPSI) …

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Suarez told he can leave Barca

BARCELONA STAR Luis Suarez has reportedly been told he can leave the club much to the anger of Lionel Messi. Barcelona star Suarez was nearly replaced earlier this summer, with the club pursuing a deal for Antoine Griezmann. However, that transfer collapsed and Suarez, who is currently on international duty …

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Local swim suits receive massive endorsement

BY ERICA ARTHUR HUNDREDS OF fans that stormed the Splash Social Centre at Spintex Road in Accra over the weekend for the Rep Africa Pool Party were heavily represented in costumes made of local prints. The event, spearheaded by Focal Eye Ghana, a modelling agency, is focused on promoting Ghanaian …

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I wrote three times about goings-on in the GFA but to no avail

BY NANA BRAM OKAI II IT SEEMS members of the erstwhile Ghana Football Association (GFA) are deaf and dumb; they see nothing and they hear nothing; they only listen to their egos. But our elders say that if a child fails to listen to advice he gets his fingers burnt …

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Can an African team make the semi-finals of World Cup 2018?

THE GREAT thing about the World Cup is that fans from all over the world get to see teams and players whom they would not watch on a regular basis. For example, European football fans may not be as familiar with some of the players from the African nations taking …

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Emmanuel Tagoe stripped of IBO lightweight title

GHANA’S EMMANUEL ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe has been left disappointed after the IBO stripped him of his lightweight world title. Tagoe, who boasts a 28-1 record with 14 knockouts, lost his IBO belt for his failure to fight mandatory challenger Fedor Papazov. Tagoe was mandated by IBO to defend his belt against Papazov …

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GFA accounts frozen by government

THE GHANA Football Association has been hit with another blow after accounts of the association were frozen, following the aftermath of Anas’s expose.  The government of Ghana is taking all steps necessary to dissolve the Ghana Football Association, including the Attorney General, placing an injunction on all football activities at …

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Taekwondo president urges Anas expose on other sports associations

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE PRESIDENT of the Greater Accra Taekwondo Association and security expert, Mr Norbert Amenfu, has made an appeal to ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, to extend his investigation to the other sports federations under the National Sports Authority (NSA). Mr Amenfu, who is also the …

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GHALCA snubbed by sports minister

THE QUEST of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) to take over the running of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and call for an emergency congress has fallen flat on its face after Sports Minister, Mr Isaac Asiamah, rejected both proposals. Mr Asiamah said the government would go ahead with …

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