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US Open champion Osaka out of French Open due to injury

US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open, which is to take place from September 27 to October 11, because...
The Olympic rings are seen in front of Tokyo’s iconic Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower at Odaiba Marine Park on January 20, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympic champion Crouser sets shot put meeting record

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser of the United States set a meeting record to win the men's shot put at the World Athletics Continental Tour...
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Kenyan national champion Chelangat set for Ostrava meeting

Kenya's Sheila Chelangat is set for her first competition at the Ostrava Golden Continental Tour on Tuesday after starting the season with a commanding...
Herculis Diamond League

Kipyegon targeting world 1,000m record in Diamond League Brussels meet

Reigning Olympic 1,500 meters champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya will launch another charge targeting the women's 1,000m world record at the Diamond League meeting...
Herculis Diamond League

Kenyans hope to dominate Stockholm Diamond meet on Sunday

After a successful outing at the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco last weekend, Kenyan stars return to track at the second stop of...
Japan's Misaki Matsutomo (bottom L) and Ayaka Takahashi (C) celebrate winning a point during the women's doubles quarterfinal match with China's Chen Qingchen (top R) and Jia Yifan (top L) at All England Badminton 2020 in Birmingham, Britain on March 13, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

Japan’s Olympic badminton champion Takahashi retires

Japanese Olympic badminton champion Ayaka Takahashi has announced her retirement. At a press conference, the 30-year-old shuttler said she had decided to...
Noah Lyles of the United States celebrates winning the Men’s 200 Metres final during day five of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on October 01, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Lyles wins sprint double, Brazier takes 600m at Szekesfehervar event

World champion Noah Lyles stormed to both the 100m and 200m victories in Wednesday's Gyulai Memorial while world 800m champion Donavan Brazier took the...
Alliance For Reproductive Health Rights

Twenty girls trained to champion reproductive health rights at Bosome Freho

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) has trained 20 girls at Bosome Freho to build their capacities as advocates of reproductive health rights...

U.S. challenged to project the human rights it purports to champion

Zambian human rights specialists have challenged the United States to demonstrate by example the human rights it purports to promote by dealing sternly with...

I will champion the progress of women as MP – Prof. Kweku

Professor Margaret Kweku, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Hohoe Constituency has said she would champion the agenda for women development if elected...
Zongofest Durbar

VOZI Needs to be strengthened for Zongo Development

Mr Mohammed Amin Osman, President of Voice of Zongo International (VOZI), a community-based organisation dedicated to the development of zongos, has called on stakeholders...

NCR urges women to leverage tech to champion their cause

Women have been urged to leverage all forms of technology to champion their cause to become more influential in society. By that, they will be...

A local poverty eradication champion

Longwangba, literally meaning flatland for God of Rain, carries the most sincere yearning of the generations of people living in the mountains in China's...
Mr. Kwame Addo-Kufour (R), the former President of the GCM handing over to Mr. Eric Asubonteng, the current President of the Chamber at its 90th AGM held in Accra

Chamber of mines to champion grinding media

Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM), the umbrella body of mining companies in Ghana says it’s going to champion and introduce to the manufacturing sector...
Ghana Rugby Football Union

Rafatu Inusah Adjudged Ghana’s Rugby Women’s Champion

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) nominated their Board Women’s Representative, Ms Rafatu Inusah, to attend a two-day forum on women’s leadership in rugby...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

Churches in Asante Akim to champion child protection campaign

Churches in the Asante Akim North District have pledged to lead the crusade against child abuse and other related issues in the area. Reverend Prince...
Otiko Afisa Djaba

Women Must Be Self-Resilient To Champion Their Rights In Society – Gender Minister

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Otiko Afisa Djaba, has called on both old and young women to be self-resilient...
Beijing’s Zhongguancun Science Park has become a maker incubator, attracting nearly 2,000 startups in recent three years. (Photo by He Yong from People’s Daily)

Beijing Makes A Strong Statement in Nature Index

Beijing was selected by the Nature Index 2017 Science Cities as a champion in global research output, which is believed to flex China’s scientific...

October 21st Saved for Decastro Vs Landaeta Bout for IBF European Title

British Super Middleweight Nathan ‘Nightmare’ Decastro (9-0-0 with 8KOs) is set to challenge Spain’s Ronny Landaeta (12-0-0 with 8KOs) for the vacant International Boxing...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Youth tasked to lead climate change and SDGs implementations

Ms Christine Evans-Klock, the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Ghana, has challenged the youth to participate actively in the implementation of the Sustainable...

German tennis gets a new chief

Becker named new men's chief in German tennis Former world number one and Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been given the task of revitalising men's...
World Boxing Union

Former boxer plans on finding new boxing talents for Ghana

Napolean Tagoe, Former World Boxing Council (WBC) Inter-Continental Cruiserweight Champion, has called on the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) to assist him execute...
McDan tennis championship

2017 McDan Open Described As Tougher

The 2016 McDan Open defending champion Sara Adegoke from Nigeria has admitted that the fifth edition of the McDan Tennis championship has been tougher...

Gender Minister Interact With Queen Mothers In Wa

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has stated that selling children out for pittance was the saddest and...

Kenyan Athlete Jemima Sumgong Fails Her Drugs Test

Reigning Olympic and London marathon champion Jemima Sumgong is the latest Kenyan athlete to fail a drugs test. The 32-year-old tested positive for banned substance...

First Lady Vows to Use Her Position to Push for Gender Parity

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has pledged to advocate for an increase in women participation in politics. This...
Martha Bissah

Martha Bissah Earns Most Outstanding Track Athlete Honors

The President of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), Prof. Francis Dodoo, has said he is optimistic 800m runner Martha Bissah will run faster than...
Isaac Dogbe

Isaac Dogbe Call On Sports Minister

The Minister for Youth and Sports Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, has reiterated government’s commitment to ensure that, all recognized sporting disciplines in the country...

Kisenosato is Japan’s First Sumo Champion in 19 Years

Japan has formally named its first home-grown sumo grand champion in almost two decades, in a boost to the traditional wrestling sport. Kisenosato, 30, was...
Glo-CAF Awards

Riyad Mahrez Wins African Footballer Of The Year With 361 Votes

Algeria and Liecester City player Riyad Mahrez was adjudged the 2016 African Footballer of the Year, by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at...