The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram constituency, Mr Sam George, has called on the government to implement the United Nations (UN) conventions on the statelessness of refugees in the country.
The president of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), Prof. Francis Dodoo, has urged all junior athletes to use their talents to further their academic ambitions in order to remain relevant to society in future.
Ghana’s senior female hockey team have positioned themselves well to pick one of the continent’s tickets for next year’s World Cup in Holland after thrashing Tanzania 18-0 and drawing 1-1 with powerhouse, South Africa. This was after two days of action at the ongoing Hockey Nations Cup at the City Park in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Ghana Cricket Association, with the kind permission of Ashanti regional office of the Ghana Education Office, embarked on a mass schools cricket coaching programme in some selected schools in the Kumasi metropolis.
Ghana’s search for fast runners in the country came to a thrilling conclusion last Saturday at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, with Emmanuel Dasor and Beatrice Gyaman establishing themselves as the fastest athletes out of over 40 competitors. they won the biggest cash prize in Ghana’s athletics and bragging rights.
A 21-year-old graduate of Akim Oda Senior High School in the Eastern Region, Kwabena Frimpong, last Saturday won this year’s Papaye Homowo Marathon, finishing with a time of 58 minutes and two seconds.
Organisers of the Tecno-sponsored Ghana’s Fastest Human competition have set August 31 as the deadline for registration by potential young athletes for the novel sports reality show that seeks to unearth and develop talented athletes for future sporting and academic careers.