Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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International Egyptian marathon.

Roughly 2,000 people from 36 countries are expected to take part in the 14th edition of the international Egyptian marathon, which takes place in Luxor on 16 February 2007. The start and finish are at...
Addis Ababa News

International year of African football.

The International Year of African Football (IYoAF) is to be launched in Addis Ababa on 29 January in a special ceremony to coincide with the opening session of the African Union summit in the Ethiopia...
Nairobi News

Tergat set for London marathon.

World marathon record holder Paul Tergat from Kenya is to take part in the London marathon on 22 April 2007. He will be running against fellow countrymen Felix Limo and Martin Lel, the reigning 2006 a...
Cape Town News

2010 World Cup schedule announced.

The 2010 football World Cup in South Africa will take place between 11 June and 11 July, the international football authorities have said. The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA)...
Addis Ababa News

Great Ethiopian Run helps orphans.

This years Great Ethiopian Run takes place in Addis Ababa on 26 November. Participants in the annual ten-kilometre race are to gather in the central Meskel Square for a 09.00 start. This year the even...
Nairobi News

Athletics museum opens in Nairobi.

The 1968 Olympics 10,000 m champion Naftali Temu, multiple award-winning middle and long-distance runner Kipchoge Keino and marathon world record holders Paul Tergat and Catherine Ndereba are among th...
Nairobi News

Standard Chartered Nairobi marathon.

On 29 October Kenyan and international athletes will take to the streets of the capital for the fourth annual marathon, sponsored by Standard Chartered Nairobi. The 42-kilometre race begins and ends a...
Accra News

Africa Cup 2008 launch in Accra.

Ghanaian and international football players and officials will gather at the international conference centre in Accra on 8 September for the official launch of the next African Cup of Nations, which i...
Cape Town News

Homeless World Cup 2006.

Some 500 players from nearly 50 countries will gather in Cape Town 23-30 September for the fourth edition of the annual Homeless World Cup. As many as 100,000 spectators are expected to cheer the play...
Cape Town News

Cape Towns World Cup stadium.

Cape Town city mayor Helen Zille has given the go-ahead to the construction of a new three billion rand stadium at Green Point near the city centre on condition that the national government foots most...
Addis Ababa News

Registration for ring road relay now open.

Registration is now open for the annual CRBC Ring Road Relay race, which will be held on Sunday 17 September. Roughly 100 teams are expected to take part in the 12 km race starting at Kaliti in southe...
Accra News

Ghana ready to meet Brazil.

Emotions are running high in Ghana ahead of the knock-out match between the countrys Black Stars and World Cup favourites Brazil in Dortmund on 27 June. Ghana will be playing without midfielder Michae...
Accra News

Ghana out of the World Cup.

The mood is deflated in Ghana following the country's 0-3 defeat by world champions Brazil in their second round World Cup match on 27 June. High hopes quickly turned to anxiety after Brazil scored a...
Accra News

Ghana celebrates Black Stars World Cup success.

Ghanaians are in a jubilant mood following the 2-1 victory by the countrys Black Stars over the United States in the final first-round match of the World Cup on 22 June. Immediately the whistle was bl...
Accra News

Ghana celebrates first round victory.

Accra was set to party all night after Ghana's 2-0 surprise win over the Czech Republic in the second round of the World Cup match in Germany on Saturday. The opening goal by Ghana in the first two mi...
Accra News

Ghana loses to Italy 0-2.

Dont lose hope: this is the word on the streets in Accra following Italys victory over Ghana in their first match in the World Cup tournament in Germany on 12 June. Pre-match optimism quickly turned t...
Accra News

Accra braced for World Cup debut.

Emotions are running high in Accra ahead of tonights World Cup match between the Ghanaian Black Stars and the Italian Azzurri in Germany. The game, which marks Ghanas first ever appearance in the inte...
Addis Ababa News

Ethio-Italian football friendly.

On 1 June Addis Ababans will have the chance to watch Ethiopias national team playing some of the top names in Italian footballing history in a fund-raising match at the city stadium. The event begins...
Accra News

Searching for skiers.

Aspiring young skiers will be put through their paces in June in the search for future members of the Ghana ski team. The selection process from 12 to 17 June involves a series of fitness and agility...
Accra News

Under-12s soccer tournament.

Youngsters from all over Accra are to take part in an under-12 soccer tournament on 6 May as part of the programme of events to mark European Union week, 1-9 May. Teams symbolically representing all m...
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