Thursday, August 22, 2019

OLYMPICS

Ghana Rugby aims high with two Olympic qualifiers on the horizon

Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org) has indicated that they will leave no stone unturned in their quest to qualify for the 2020 Japan Olympics after Rugby...

AIBA accuse IOC of failing to protect athletes

Members of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee criticised a decision to freeze planning for the sport at Tokyo 2020 as the organisation...

Nigeria Olympic Committee to hold elections in Adamawa

The annual general meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, which will also serve as elections into the Executive Committee has been fixed to...

Parsons, Watanabe among nine members elected at IOC Session

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons and International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) head Morinari Watanabe were among the nine elected as members of the...

Beijing 2022 leveraging Olympic Winter Games to leave a legacy for tomorrow

During the third International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission meeting (17-18 September), the Beijing Organising Committee expanded on plans to leverage the Olympic Winter...

IOC extend partnership with Visa until 2032

Financial giant Visa will remain an official partner of the Olympic Games until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced today.The credit card...

French Anti-Doping Agency bans Olympic boxing hero Yoka

Tony Yoka, the reigning Olympic super heavyweight boxing hero has been banned for one-year after missing three drugs tests within the period of 12-month.Yoka,...

Bach meets Putin at World Cup Final to put Russian sport back into fold

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on the success of the FIFA World Cup and claimed...

Bolt assists in digging deceased friend’s grave

Usain Bolt has been filmed in Portland, Jamaica digging the grave of his recently-deceased friend, Team GB Olympic silver medallist, Germaine Mason.In the video,...

Olympic Champions Ma & Ding knocked Out of Asian Table Tennis Championships

Reigning World & Rio 2016 Olympic Champions DING Ning & MA Long were both knocked out of the Seamaster 2017 ITTF-Asian Championships in Wuxi...