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Sunda Int gifts champion Ghana Eagles

The Ghana Rugby Women’s Sevens National Team, the Ghana Eagles, visited Sunda International to attend an event where the long-time sponsor of Ghana congratulated the team and awarded them with winners’ parcels   The Women’s Eagles returned from Tunisia on Monday after participating in the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament in Monastir. Despite being its

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October 17, 1997: unforgettable

  On this day, 17 October 1997 (Exactly 22 years ago today), Ghana’s Ike Quartey successfully defended his WBA welterweight title with a majority decision over Jose Luis Lopez at the Foxwoods Resort, Maschantucket, Connecticut, USA Quartey was suffering from malaria when the bout took place. His team advised him to postpone the bout, but

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OCT. 4, A DAY IN HISTORY

On this day, 4 October 1992 (Exactly 27 years ago today), Ghana Football League ended with Asante Kotoko as champions with 40 points, Hearts 37 points and Goldfields (now Ashantigold) 33 points. The last fixtures of the league produced very intriguing results as relegation threatened clubs were generally suspected to have influenced the outcome of

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Spence shows Porter the difference

  Errol Spence had never been tested at this degree of difficulty. Shawn Porter pressured, prodded and exposed him during a title bout that stretched every bit of Spence’s vaunted boxing skill. The budding welterweight superstar emerged with two championship belts after he figured out the answers to this test just in time. Spence added

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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day, 26 September 2012 (Exactly 7 years ago today), Ghana’s dream of reaching the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup for the first time were kept alive as they cruised to a 5-0 win over Uruguay at Baku’s Bavil Stadium. Having never made it past the group stage in two attempts,

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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day, 25 September 1962 (Exactly 57 years ago today), Sonny Liston KO Floyd Patterson in first round for the WBA, the Ring and lineal heavyweight titles at the Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The fight was shown on closed circuit TV at 264 locations in the United States and Canada. A crowd of

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What an appointment with greatness!

  Oh, what a difference a week can make! Better still, oh, what a difference a day can make! Indeed, ooh, what an appointment with greatness! September 17, 2019, was the day His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, stamped his approval on my book, GHANA BOXING: Celebration of

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Nana Addo endorses historic book

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has endorsed the ‘Celebration of Our World Champions’ – a book authored by Ekow Asmah, a seasoned sports journalist, about Ghana’s 10 World Champions. At a brief function during which the author and Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby, led a delegation including David Kotei, aka Poison, and boxing

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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day, 24 September 2017 (Exactly 2 years ago today), the Black Stars of Ghana were crowned Champions of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in magnificent style after they mauled arch-rivals Nigeria 4-1 at the Cape Coast stadium to retain the trophy which they won in 2013- the last time

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 14 September 1923 (Exactly 96 years ago today), Jack Dempsey KO Luis Firpo in round 2 for heavyweight boxing title at the Polo Grounds in New York City. Dempsey had been champion since 1919, and Firpo was one of the top heavyweights of the world, nicknamed “El Toro de las Pampas”

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 12 September 1984 (Exactly 35 years ago today), Real Tamale United (RTU) hit the headlines on the match day seventeen of the Ghanaian Football League with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Corners in Tamale. Anane Kobo scored twice and Alex Agyekum, Kwame Danger and Ahmed Dauda added the rest. On this

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 10 September 1960 ( Exactly 59 years ago today), after three consecutive silver medals, Yugoslavia finally won men’s football gold medal at the Rome Olympics after defeating Denmark 3-1in the final Goals Scored Yugoslavia Milan Galic (1) Zeljko Matus (11) Borivoje ‘Bora’ Kostic (69) Denmark Flemming Nielsen (90) On this day

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TEN DAYS BEFORE THE BIG DAY AT BUKOM!

THE DAYS ARE ROLLING FAST AT THE APPROACH OF THE BIGGEST EVENT, THIS MONTH, CELEBRATING THE WORLD CHAMPIONS OF GHANA’S SUPER SPORT, AT BUKOM, THE HALLOWED GROUND OF BOXING. The occasion? The launch of seasoned Sports Journalist, Ekow Asmah’s book, CELEBRATION OF OUR WORLD CHAMPIONS, VOL. 3, at the Conference Room of the Bukom Sports

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GBC to broadcast Doha World Championships

Officials of GBC and GAA in a group photo The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and the Ghana Athletics Association have agreed to cooperate towards the live telecast of the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar from 27th September to 10th October. The partnership brings together Ghana’s biggest television station and a prominent National Sports Federation

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