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Ghanaian striker Isaac Boakye’s contract with Norwegian club Valarenga terminated

Former Ghana striker Isaac Boakye’s contract has been terminated by Norwegian club Valarenga FC due to disciplinary reasons, MTNFootball.com reports October 17, 2011. According to the publication, in June, a Norwegian newspaper reported that Valerenga were unimpressed with former Wolfsburg hitman’s attitude and were considering sacking him. Boakye signed a …

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Ghanaian boxer, Osumanu Akaba wins WBO Africa Super featherweight

Ghana’s Osumanu Akaba defeated Beninoi Theodore Lokossou on Sunday to clinch the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Super featherweight title at the Lebanon House, Tudu in Accra. Lokossou retired in the seventh round as Akaba cruised to a Technical Knockout (TKO) victory on the main bout of the promotion dubbed: …

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Ghana Olympic Committee deny allegations on upcoming elections

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has dismissed allegations by Presidents of the various National Sports Associations over electoral procedures ahead of the October 29 Congress in Kumasi. The Executive Board of the GOC insists the guidelines drawn out for the elective General Assembly is within its jurisdiction and not a …

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Ghana’s legendary boxer, Azumah Nelson writes his first book

Former boxing champion, legendary Azumah Nelson has written his first ever book on the sporting game, boxing, in which he earned many laurels. The book titled “12 Rounds of Boxing and Life”, Azumah says, will be launched November 26, 2011 at the Accra Girls Senior High School. Proceeds from the …

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Ghana Swimming Federation gets new officers

Theophilus Wilson Edzie, a journalist with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has been elected President of the Ghana Swimming Federation (GSF) for a four year term of office. At a Congress, convened by Ibrahim Issah, ex-president of (GSF) held at the headquarters of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), the delegates …

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Achimota Golf Club missed the boat – Captain

The Captain of the Achimota Golf Club Rene Gameli Kwame has admitted that club has some way to go before become an international Golf course. The nation’s premier golf club which was established in 1934 by some colonial teachers at Achimota School has been hosting local competition ever since. The …

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Ghana among top seeds for CAN 2012 draw

Ghana’s Black Stars have been named amongst the top seeds at the official draw of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for October 29 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed the Black Stars as the top seeds in addition to Cote d’Ivoire and co-hosts, …

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Ghana National Sports Associations petition IOC on GOC electoral procedures

Presidents of the National Sports Associations have petitioned the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on attempts by the leadership of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to twist the forthcoming elections in their favour. In a five-point resolution signed and issued by the Presidents of the 33-National Sports Associations, the members appealed …

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Hearts of Oak open negotiations with MTN to renew sponsorship deal

Premier League campaigner, Accra Hearts of Oak FC has reopened negotiations with communication giants MTN-Ghana for a possible renewal of their sponsorship deal after the expiration of the previous deal. Fred Crenstil, Chief Executive Officer of Hearts of Oak who disclosed this to the GNA Sports said his outfit is …

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Ghana to host Africa Para-Cycling Championship

The Union Cycling International (UCI) has given Ghana the right to host the 4th UCI Africa Para-Cycling Championship, fixed for December 10-11, 2011. The championship, would feature four events – Hand Cycling (H-CLASS), Blind Visual (BV), Tri-Cycle and Cycling (C-CLASS), covering a period  of two days, with countries such as …

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