Tag Archives: Ghana Athletics Association

GAA Circuit: Hor Halutie steals the show in record-breaking championships

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Sprinters Hor Halutie, Duncan Agyemang and Sarfo Ansah, all set new championship records  as the Ghana Athletics Association’s second circuit of the year came to a close at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. The championship, held after Sekondi a month ago, served as the last opportunity for locally based athletes to qualify for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia in ...

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GAA to open 2018 season at Sekondi Sports stadium

With less than three months to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia, Ghanaian based athletes are set to continue their quest to qualify for the Games when the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) opens its 5th National Circuit Championships

With less than three months to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia, Ghanaian based athletes are set to continue their quest to qualify for the Games when the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) opens its 5th National Circuit Championships at the Sekondi Sports stadium on Saturday, 27th January, 2018. The Circuit, which is the biggest athletics meet on the ...

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GAA National Circuit Opens At Tamale Stadium

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Following the christening of the domestic track and field season by the athletics segment of the Mini-GUSA Games, the Ghana Athletics Association will officially open its season, with the first leg of the National Circuit Championship at the Tamale Sports stadium on Saturday, 18th February, 2017. Three other legs of the Circuit Championship will be hosted in Accra on 18th ...

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GAA suspends Martha Bissah

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Youth Olympic gold medallist, Martha Bissah, has been suspended indefinitely by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) for indiscipline and bringing the name of the association into disrepute. According to the General Secretary of the GAA, Phillipina Frimpong, Martha’s suspension letter was drafted on May 23 but she has since been evasive and refused to receive the document anytime officials of ...

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National Athletics Open Championships set for February 20

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The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has announced that it will organise an Open Championships at the El-Wak Stadium in Accra on Saturday February 20. The event will be the third to be organised by the GAA and it is aimed at unearthing athletics talents in various aspects of the sport for the nation. Executive member of the Ghana Athletics Association, ...

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Athletes Association selects Nyavadzie as 2015 Coach of the Year

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The Foreign-based Athletes Association of Ghana, the umbrella body of Ghanaian athletes outside the country, has announced its pick of Anselm Nyavadzie for the award of the 2015 Athletics Coach Of the Year. The made their announcement via a statement sent to the Ghana Athletics Association on Tuesday. Nyavadzie has groomed a number of athletes including a host of the ...

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GAA rates 2015 as a “successful year”

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The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has rated the 2015 season as successful for the nation. Ghana took part in the All Africa Games and won 19 medals in that tournament but they failed to make it to the World Athletics Championships due to challenges in obtaining visas to China. However, the Association believes that taking part in international events and ...

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Sports Minister selects Martha Bissah for All Africa Games

Mr. Selector: Sports Minister, Dr. Mustapha Ahmed

In what can best be described as a direct interference in the affairs of the Ghana Athletics Association, the Minister of Youth and Sports Dr. Mustapha Ahmed has single handedly selected 800m runner Martha Bissah to participate in the upcoming All Africa Games in Congo-Brazzaville despite not meeting the qualification standard. Bissah has been registered by Ghana for the Games ...

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GAA backs Seb Coe for IAAF Presidency

Ghana's pick: Lord Sebastian Coe (Image credit: AP)

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has declared its support for Lord Sebastian Coe in his bid to become IAAF President. Coe, a former Olympic champion in the 1500 metres, is contesting former Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka and Ghana became the 23rd country to support his candidature. This was stated in a release from the GAA signed by its ...

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