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NSA Gives Clearance To 886 Athletes For YEA Allowance

NSA Gives Clearance To 886 Athletes For YEA Allowance

The National Sports Authority (NSA) have cleared 886 athletes to qualify as beneficiaries of the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) monthly allowance package. Each athlete qualified would receive a monthly stipend of GHc500 beginning July for…

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New Dates For Paralympic Games Confirmed

New Dates For Paralympic Games Confirmed

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has today confirmed the competition schedule for the postponed Paralympics, due to take place from August 24 to September 5 in 2021. The Paralympic Games will feature 539 events across…

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Olympics Without Fans Would Be possible, Japanese Politician Claims

Olympics Without Fans Would Be possible, Japanese Politician Claims

Doubts remain over next year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo would be able to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games behind closed doors should the coronavirus pandemic not be contained by next year,…

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Qatar Expresses Interest In Hosting Olympic and Paralympic Games

Qatar Expresses Interest In Hosting Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Qatar Olympic Committee announced its interest in hosting an Olympic and Paralympics as early as 2032 ©Getty Images The Qatar Olympic Committee has announced its interest in hosting an Olympic and Paralympics as early…

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NSA Vets Over 1,000 Athletes For YEA Coronavirus Relief Package

NSA Vets Over 1,000 Athletes For YEA Coronavirus Relief Package

The National Sports Authority (NSA) is vetting over 1,000 selected athletes, for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) stimulus package following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic at the Accra Sports Stadium. This is to verify…

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IOC Posts $74 Million Surplus For The Year Before COVID-19 struck

IOC Posts $74 Million Surplus For The Year Before COVID-19 struck

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reported a surprisingly large surplus of $73.9 million (£57.6 million/€63.6 million) for 2019, as surging financial income comfortably overturned the Lausanne body’s operational deficit. The result is of limited…

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Bach To Stand For Re-election As IOC President In 2021

Bach To Stand For Re-election As IOC President In 2021

Thomas Bach has confirmed his intention to run for a second term as President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Bach, who became IOC President in 2013, said he would stand for re-election at next…

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Birmingham 2022 Launch Commonwealth Games Mascot Design Competition

Birmingham 2022 Launch Commonwealth Games Mascot Design Competition

Birmingham 2022 has launched a competition to find a child to design the official mascot for the Commonwealth Games in two years’ time. The initiative is open to children between the ages of five and…

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IOC Provides USD 100 million Of Financial Support To Olympic Movement

IOC Provides USD 100 million Of Financial Support To Olympic Movement

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already supported the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) with more than USD 100 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis. To date and as needed,…

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Female Athlete Nadia Eke Wants Government To Invest In Grassroots Athletics

Female Athlete Nadia Eke Wants Government To Invest In Grassroots Athletics

Triple jump athlete Nadia Eke is disappointed over how Ghanaian athletes are treated in the country. The 2016 African championship gold medalist criticized the government over what she perceived as lack of investment yet growing…

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