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Former United star Rio Ferdinand announce intention to become a boxer

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football. The 38-year-old’s move into the ring is being backed by betting company Betfair, which announced the news on Tuesday. Former Manchester United and England defender Ferdinand works as a TV pundit and he has his own clothing line. “I’m doing this because ...

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Ghana to make her maiden appearance in World Islamic Solidarity Games

Ghana is expected to make her maiden appearance in the World Islamic Solidarity Games scheduled for Istanbul, Turkey in the year 2021. The move for this has begun with talks between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the Islamic community in the Ghana led by His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, the national chief Imam. The ...

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Ghana Olympic Committee to host Africa Sports Awards with ANOCA

Ghana would host the rebirth of the All African Sports Awards. This follows a successful meeting between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah and the President of Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Lassanne Palenfo in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. As a follow up to the Abidjan meeting, the ANOCA President General ...

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2017 Tertiary Football League set to kicks-off on September 23

The 2017 Tertiary Football League kicks off on Saturday September 23 in Ghana’s two major cities – Accra and Kumasi. Expectation and enthusiasm have reached a crescendo with 12 tertiary institutions lacing their boots in a 10-week football league. The historic Premier tertiary football league is expected to be saturated with all the ingredients that make the most loved sports ...

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Bukom Banku vs Bastie Samir bout postponed

The clash between Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko and Bastie Samir has been postponed to October 21st. The highly anticipated clash was billed to come off on September 30th at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. But according to the promoter of the fight, Alex Ntiamoah of Box Office Promotions, the fight was postponed because of TV right. An official statement ...

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Government to investigate Ghana Athletics Association over $84k budget

The Deputy Sports Minister Enam Pius Hadzedi has exclusively told Starr FM Sports that officials of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) will be probed over the 84, 000 Dollar budget for this year’s IAAF championships. The sports ministry through the national sports authority gave out 84,000 dollars to the Ghana Athletics Association to cater for their participation which included accommodation, ...

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Andy Murray to miss rest of season

Andy Murray says he will “most likely” miss the rest of the season because of his ongoing hip injury. The British world number two, 30, pulled out of the US Open two days before the tournament began and has not played since Wimbledon in July. He has withdrawn from October’s ATP Tour events in Beijing and Shanghai and will likely ...

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National Sports Festival to be celebrated annually – Veep

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has expressed government readiness to ensure that, the revived National Sports Festival is celebrated every year. Aside helping to unearth talents for the country, it also foster friendship and promote unity among persons from different backgrounds, he stated. Addressing the opening ceremony, of the National Sports Festival in the Ashanti Region, the Vice President ...

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Ghana delegation Leaves For World Armwrestling Championship in Hungary

The Ghana Armwrestling Federation will join the elite countries in the sport at the 39th World Armwrestling Championship/Congress in Budapest, Hungary from September 1-11, 2017. Whilst in Hungary, President Charles Osei Asibey and General Secretary/Technical Director Husseini Akueteh Addy will partake in the World Congress, Africa Continental Meeting, network and seize the opportunity to solicit for technical support for further ...

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National Cycling Team Golden Pedals To Tour Ethiopia

The national cycling team of Ghana, the Golden Pedals is embarking to tour of Ethiopia from 27th August to 3rd September, 2017, Communication Director of the association Dennis Moore has confirmed. The team will depart Accra, Ghana with Ethiopia airlines on the 26th August and back on 3rd September, 2017. According to Moore, the competition forms part of their preparation ...

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