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Ghana maintains No. 15 position in latest FIFA rankings

The Ghana Black Stars have maintained their position both in Africa and the world in the latest FIFA rankings released today May 18, 2011. The Black Stars are number one in Africa and 15 in the world with 918 points, the second time in a row. Ghana neither lost nor …

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Ghana Olympic Committee to hold elections in July

The much awaited election of Executives of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) might finally see the light of day in July this year. Minister of Youth and Sports, Clement Kofi Humado told GNA Sports that the GOC elections might come off latest by the end of July, all things being …

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Ghana’s Sports Minister meets IOC officials

Minister of Youth and Sports, Clement Kofi Humado has made giant strides towards the lifting of the ban on Ghana by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) suspension with a presentation to the world body. The Minister made a presentation on the Sports Bill to the leadership of the IOC last …

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GFA, Mel Goldberg refute fraud allegation over Ghana-England match

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and organizers of the Ghana-England match, Mel Goldberg, have denied a Ghana News Agency (GNA) publication saying imputing fraud, saying the allegations are untrue. The two organisations claim in a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com that the  GNA publication titled ‘Match Organiser Defrauded GFA’  is …

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CAF reveals qualifying format for 2014 World Cup

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the qualifying format for the continental qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup scheduled for Brazil. The unveiling of the format comes ahead of the draw slated for July 30 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Information gathered by GNA Sports from the …

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Ghana’s Princesses beat Super Falcons of Nigeria to qualify for All Africa Games

Ghana’s Black Princesses posited a historic 2-1 victory over the Super Falcons of Nigeria on Sunday at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra to qualify for the 2011 All Africa Games. The Princesses, Ghana’ U-20 side thus sealed their place at the African version of the Olympic Games on 3-2 aggregate after …

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Ministry of Sports apologizes for abortive Hearts-Kotoko match

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has apologized to the general public over the call off of the May 9 Disaster Anniversary match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko. The ceremonial match which was fixed for Saturday at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra to wrap up activities …

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Go back to Inter, Sunderland tells Ghana’s Sulley Muntari

Sunderland has revealed that it will not make any move to sign Ghanaian international Sulley Muntari on a permanent deal. This means Muntari, who was on loan to Sunderland, will return to Inter Milan in Italy. “Sunderland AFC has today confirmed that the club will not take up the option …

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Ghana’s PLB Chairman roots for training of sports journalists

Chairman of the Premier League Board, Welbeck Abra-Appiah, has underscored the need for the training of sports media personnel to ensure professionalism and fairness in their reportage. Abra-Appiah said the utterances of some unprofessional or untrained media personnel who discuss match previews, commentaries and review matches, which usually lead to …

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Ghana Cycling team to participate in Boucle du Coton tour

The Ghana National Cycling team are scheduled to participate in this year’s edition of the Boucle du Coton Cycling tour from 16-22 May in Burkina Faso. The tournament serves as a preparatory test for the Ghanaian team to make the average qualifying speed ahead of the 2011 All Africa Games …

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