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Senegal’s Tacko Fall set to be NBA’s tallest player

Senegal’s Tacko Fall, will become the tallest basketball player in the United States’ NBA, should he make the Boston Celtics’ 15-man roster for the upcoming season. The 23-year old center is 7ft 5in, which is just two and half inches shy of retired Romanian player Gheorghe Mureșan, the

BOXING: Joshua sensationally beaten by Ruiz Jr

Anthony Joshua sensationally beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden Andy Ruiz Jr produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing to rip Anthony Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles from him and tear up the division’s proposed plot lines. In a truly remarkable fight at New […]

S. Africa sports minister says IAAF wants to violate women’s bodies

Thursday 21 Feb: SA sports minister in Switzerland South Africa’s sports minister, Tokozile Xasa arrived in Switzerland to support Caster Semenya, saying her trip to the Alpine nation was aimed at offering support to her compatriot Semenya as the week-long hearing draws to a close. Xasa reiterated her government’s position, saying the IAAF seeks to violate women’s […]

ETHIOPIA: Haile Gebrselassie resigns as president

The deputy president of Ethiopia’s athletics federation, Gebereegziabhair Geberemaariam has described as a huge loss the unexpected resignation of the organisation’s president, Haile Gebrselassie. The distance running champion resigned on Monday, saying certain groups were violating the principles of athletics and trying to undermine his authority. On Sunday,

US: Ethiopia, Kenya win big at NYC marathon

Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa won men’s title while Kenya’s Mary Keitany won a dominant fourth women’s crown at the New York City Marathon on Sunday. The 36 year old Kenyan dominated the women’s race by tackling 42 kilometres in 2 hours, 22 minutes and 48 seconds at the New York Marathon on Sunday. Keitany, second to […]

GHANA : Isaac Dogboe demolishes Hidenori Otake in one round

Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe made the first defense of his WBO junior featherweight title with a first round demolition of Japanese challenger Hidenori Otake. Otake went down twice before the contest was waved off in the first round. Dogboe (20-0, 13 KOs) blasted down Otake (31-3-3) with a good hook in the second minute of […]

LIBERIA : President Weah honors his former coach Wenger

Liberia President George Weah handed his former Monaco coach Arsene Wenger one of the west African nation’s highest honours at a ceremony held in the capital on Friday. Wenger, who stepped down in April after serving as manager of English club Arsenal for 22 years, received The Humane Order of African Redemption for nurturing Weah […]
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