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GAA Rankings May 24th: Dadzie & Abu excel at NAIA Champs, Seklowu tops long jump with 7.62m

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GAA Rankings May 24th: Dadzie & Abu excel at NAIA Champs, Seklowu tops long jump with 7.62m leap The past weekend saw three major competitions for Ghanaian athletes, the Kumasi Open Championship and two national championships in the USA, the NAIA Championship (starring Agnes Abu and Elizabeth Dadzie) and the NCAA D2 Championship (starring Jordan Yamoah, Michael Bruce, Stefania Gyamfi, ...

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Lydia Mato stays hot as Ghanaian sprinters catch the fever

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The weekend of May 17th has come and passed, but with it came Lydia Mato continuing what she is best known for: sprinting in the long distance races. At the NJCAA National Championships, Lydia Mato won all three races she competed in (the 10000m, the 5000m, and the 1500m) all in lifetime personal best times to add three more national ...

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All-Africa Games 2015: Sports Minister assures federations of funds


The National Sports Authority (NSA) has disclosed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports is currently negotiating with government to have funds released for the various sports federations ahead of the 2015 All-Africa Games. The various sports federations have given the Sports Ministry a May 15 deadline to the Sports Ministry to provide money to help them with preparations for ...

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Home-based athletes participate in 2015 GAA National Circuit Championships in Sunyani

Athletes taking part in the women's 100m heats (Image credit: Ghana Athletics Association)

Ghana’s home-based athletes finally got their national circuit season underway at the Interplast Ghana sponsored 2015 Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) National Circuit Championships at the Sunyani Secondary School (SUSEC) GRASS track on Saturday, 9th May. The championship had a number of notable performances, including from African 4x100m relay medalist Beatrice Gyaman, who won the women’s 100m in 11.90 secs ahead ...

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GAA releases April rankings: Elizabeth Dadzie dips below 14 secs in 100m hurdles

Elizabeth Dadzie

The latest Ghana Athletics Association rankings revealed some outstanding individual performances from Ghanaian athletes in the USA and Europe with more seasonal bests and even some personal bests. African heptathlon silver medalist Elizabeth Dadzie leads the honours after finally dipping below 14 secs in the 100m hurdles for the first time in her life with a 13.95 clocking. Meanwhile, African ...

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Latest GAA Rankings: Early outdoor rankings–as of March 21st

Gemma Acheampong (second from left) and Janet Amponsah (extreme right) all feature in in the latest GAA rankings

What we have is a boat load of early outdoor performances, including the long awaited responses from Ghana-based athletes to an entire indoor season from their foreign-based compatriots. Very notable of the Ghana-based performances are Richard Seklorwu (long jump), Osei Kofi (100m & 200m), Sakat Lariba (1500m) and Elizabeth Azuure (3000m). This week, the foreign-based athletes opened their outdoor campaigns ...

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Nadia Eke shines at NCAA Indoor champs

Nadia Eke’s bronze medal feat, three 4th place finishes in the long and triple jumps (Michael Bruce) and the 60m hurdles (Ibrahim Yakabu) as well as a 5.05m (SB) vault by Jordan Yamoah, provided the highlight of Ghanaian performances in two days of competition at the NCAA Indoor Championships, which finished in Fayetteville on Saturday. Nadia Eke won a bronze ...

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“GAA has not spoken to me again on scholarship”- Martha Bissah


Ghanaian athlete Martha Bissah has told Citi Sports in an exclusive interview that she is waiting on the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) for a response on the outfit’s scholarship to the United States. According to Bissah, the GAA spoke to her about the scholarship in 2014 but she wanted some time to think about the proposition before giving a response ...

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Mickey Osei Berko:Martha Bissah has not been offered any scholarship

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Mickey Osei Berko,  Manager of Ghanaian Olympic Youth Gold Medalist Martha Bissah has told Citi Sports that the 18 year old athlete has not received any form of academic scholarship as is being asserted by the Ghana Athletics Association. In an interview with Citi Sports General Secretary of the Ghana Athletics Association Dominic Kankam revealed that plans had been in motion ...

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