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    17-Feb-2019 to 12:20

    SA rallies behind Semenya in IAAF row

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s world 800m champion and Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is receiving an outpouring of support from the public and the South African government in her fight with the IAAF to force her to take hormone reducing drugs.

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    15-Feb-2019 to 16:12

    South Africa's cricket body spearheads game to East Africa

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s leading sports development company, Star Field Sports has formed a strategic partnership with Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC) of South Africa to spearhead the development of cricket in the East African region through a series of high profile sports events.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 18:57

    FIFA opens office in Addis Ababa

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino officially opened FIFA’s third African regional development office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesady after he attended the AU summit in Addis Ababa.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 16:19

    Int'l athletics body suspends Kenyan runner Chepchirchir

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Friday announced it has provisionally suspended Kenya’s long-distance runner Sarah Chepchirchir with immediate effect for violation of the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) doping rules.

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    06-Feb-2019 to 18:56

    Germany throws lifeline to ailing Botswana football

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Football Association (BFA) announced Wednesday that the German and Botswana governments have signed a memorandum of understanding geared toward improving the quality of the game in the southern African nation.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 21:43

    South African side to sign Rwandan keeper Kwizera

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — South African Premier Soccer League club, Bloemfontein Celtic are set to sign Rwandan goalkeeper, Olivier Kwizera.

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    04-Feb-2019 to 12:30

    Akufo-Addo pays tribute to Ghana boxing champ

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Boxing fans in Ghana including President Nana Akufo-Addo have hailed their compatriot Richard Commey as the new world IBF lightweight champion.

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