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18-Oct-2019 to 14:44

Nigeria unveils 2020 world para-powerlifting team

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari on Friday unveiled athletes that will compete in the 2020 world para-powerlifting world cup to be hosted in Abuja, early next year.

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14-Oct-2019 to 16:07

IAAF nominates Kenya’s Kipchoge for major award

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s long-distance legendary runner, Eliud Kipchoge on Monday was nominated by the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) for the 2019 Male World Athlete of the Year award.

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14-Oct-2019 to 13:27

FIFA suspends head of Uganda’s football association

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The world football body FIFA has suspended the president of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) Moses Magogo for 2 months for reselling to other nationals the 177 tickets allocated to Ugandan fans during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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12-Oct-2019 to 12:02

Kenya’s Kipchoge makes marathon history

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s long-distance legendary runner, Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday achieved a feat no man has ever achieved in the world by running a full marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria.

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10-Oct-2019 to 11:47

Liberia edge Chad in AFCON preliminaries

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's national soccer team, Lone Star, Wednesday evening defeated Chad 1-0 in the first leg of the preliminaries of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

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10-Oct-2019 to 08:41

Football: Arsenal's David Luiz in Rwanda Thursday

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — English Premier League side Arsenal's defensive midfielder, Brazilian David Luiz is expected in Rwanda Thursday for a three-day visit as part of a sponsorship deal between his club and the government in Kigali to promote the country as a tourist destination, an official source confirmed to APA.

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09-Oct-2019 to 14:43

Is Botswana athletics on the decline?

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Athletics was one of the sport codes that was beginning to catch the attention of the country’s political leadership. This was because athletics was not only putting the southern African nation on the global map but bringing in medals.

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