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IAAF launches online portal for reporting doping

The ruling athletics body IAAF on Tuesday launched an online portal to allow anonymous reporting of doping practices. The IAAF said the portal was secure and offered full confidentiality for those who want to report on all aspects of the doping issue, ranging from suspicion of doping and involvement of …

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Audit Ghana Olympic Committee or I will go to court – Nunoo Mensah

The President of Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF), Mr. Ben Nunoo-Mensah has expressed dissatisfaction with the activities of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), saying that the GOC was not ready for a forensic auditing or accountability.      Therefore, the Federation heads have come to a consensus to grant the Prof. Francis Dodoo …

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Russia wants more FIFA promotion of 2018 World Cup

Russian football chief Vitaly Mutko has urged the ruling body FIFA to promote the 2018 World Cup in Russia in a better way. “It is high time that FIFA becomes much more active in its promotion of the World Cup,” Mutko was quoted as saying in Kazan ahead of Saturday’s draw …

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Egyptian Sports Company to invest in young Ghanaian footballers

The international marketing manager of Alassiouty Sports Investment (ASI) Company of Egypt, Ahmed Rashwan believes Ghana is the home of football talents and that most scouts are willing to work with Ghanaian youngsters. He told the GNA Sports that ASI company would start investing in Ghanaian youngsters from next month. “We …

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More footballers say they were sexually abused as scandal grows

Former England midfielder Paul Stewart believes “hundreds” of former players may have been subjected to sexual abuse when children, as more victims came forward on Friday. Former Tottenham and Liverpool striker Stewart told the BBC he was abused on a daily basis by a youth team coach, from the age …

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Poor salaries killing our league- Yussif Chipsah

Former King Faisal and Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s midfield kingpin, Yussif Rahman Chipsah says more Ghanaian footballers would move to less competitive football leagues in Africa due to the meager salaries they get in Ghana. He says it is unfair to condemn players who move out to such leagues because they …

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Steven Gerrard ends playing career after 19 years

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard said Thursday he has retired from professional football after almost two decades. Gerrard, 36, played 708 games at Anfield between 1998 and 2015 highlighted by the 2005 Champions League title. He then spent 18 months at the Los Angeles Galaxy. The midfielder also …

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Ghana slips to 53rd in World FIFA ranking

The Black Star’s defeat to Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers cost the Black Stars’ a substantial fall in the FIFA ranking for the month of November. The Black Stars are down eight places in the world ranking to the 53rd position and four places down to ninth in …

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Ghanaian players miss out on Africa Player of the Year award

Ghana Black Stars deputy skipper Andre Dede Ayew failed to make the shortlist of five players selected for the 2016 Glo-Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Africa Player of the Year Award slated for Thursday, January 5 in Abuja, Nigeria. Ayew, who plays for West Ham united in England, was named in …

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Gold Fields PGA championship fixed for November 30

The third Edition of the Gold Fields Professional Golfers Association (PGA) championship has been fixed for November 30- December 3, 2016 at the Damang Golf Course in the Western Region. The four-day event will see the defending Champion Emos Korblah and about 80 other professional golfers from Ghana Cameroon, Senegal, …

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