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Serena Williams leaves news conference in tears after Australian Open defeat

Serena Williams left her Australian Open news conference in tears after her semi-final defeat by Naomi Osaka. The American great saw her latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title ended by Japan's three-time major champion Osaka, who won...

Baby Jet Promotions terminates contract with Emmanuel Tago 

Baby Jet Promotions, one of the leading boxing promotional outfits in Ghana, has officially terminated the contract of Ghanaian Lightweight boxer, Emmanuel “Gameboy” Tagoe.  The 32-year old former International Boxing Organisation (IBO) Lightweight Champion, in 2018 signed a deal with...

GFA commences “Catch Them Young” Referee Programme

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has commenced implementation of the “Catch Them Young” referee programme.  The “Catch Them Young” programme is aimed at unearthing and developing young talents to take up refereeing in football. It is also part of efforts...

Jerry Ahmed Shaib elected President of Ghana Weightlifting Federation

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Coastal Development Authority (CODA), Mr. Jerry Ahmed Shaib has been elected as the new President of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) for the next four years. The federation held a virtual elective congress...

Satellites begin preparations for next game

The national under-20 team, the Black Satellites have commenced preparations for their next game against Morocco in the ongoing Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Under-20 Cup of Nations in Mauritania. The team would hold two training sessions on Thursday, ahead...

Mauritanian referee to handle Ghana/Morocco clash 

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has appointed Mauritanian referee Abdelaziz Bouh for the second Group C game involving Ghana and Morocco in the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ongoing in Mauritania.  Bouh would be assisted by compatriot...

SWAG builds capacity of sports journalists in Eastern Region 

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) in partnership with BETWAY, a sports betting company has organised a training program for sports journalists in the Eastern Region. About 40 sports journalists participated in the one-day capacity-building training programme. President of SWAG,...

Australian Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Rafael Nadal to set up Daniil Medvedev semi-final

Rafael Nadal saw his bid for a 21st Grand Slam title end as Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas fought back from two sets down to reach the Australian Open semi-finals. The Spanish second seed, 34, was stunned as Tsitsipas claimed...

Maxwell Konadu demands $60,000 compensation from Asante Kotoko for wrongful dismissal

Ex- Asante Kotoko coach, Maxwell Konadu, is demanding $60,000 compensation from his former employers for unfair dismissal. Konadu was fired in December 2020 for poor performance after the side's Premier League defeat to Great Olympics. The CHAN coach has written to...

U20: Ghana coach Zito reacts to Tanzania drubbing- ‘It wasn’t an easy match’

Ghana coach Karim Zito claims his side's thumping 4-0 win over Tanzania in the CAF U20 Cup of Nations opener was not as easy as the scoreline suggests. The Black Satellites got their campaign off to a flyer with a...

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Traders appeal to government to prioritise sanitation at markets

Traders at the Maamobi market in Accra have asked the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources to prioritise sanitation...

Tuberculosis rate rises in Ejisu

Tuberculosis or TB has become endemic in the Ejisu Municipality of the Ashanti region as high cases of the diseases continues to be recorded...

WHO supports Ghana’s Covid-19 response plan

WHO has donated 500 IT tablets worth ¢800,000 to support surveillance outbreak response management of the Covid-19 pandemic. The organisation also donated 6,000 six dignity...

Ghana Health Service trains more than 46,000 persons to undertake Covid-19 vaccinations

The Ghana Health Service is currently training about 12,000 vaccinators mainly personnel from the Ghana Health Service to be deployed to carry out the...

Mixed reactions trail arrival of Coronavirus vaccines in Ghana

Ghanaians have received news of the arrival of the AstraZeneca vaccine with mixed reactions. The country on Wednesday, February 24, received 600,000 doses of the...