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2017: A year to forget for Ghana Sports

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The 2017 sporting year has definitely been one to forget for Ghana, a country that is evidently blessed with an abundance of sporting talent. The year started in a ‘familiar’ fashion. The Black Stars failed to win the AFCON stretching our drought to 35 years. The Black Stars basically lacked consistency and drive throughout the tournament and eventually fell at ...

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“Preps for World Championships were tough”- Nadia Eke

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Ghana’s triple jump queen Nadia Eke has revealed how difficult her preparations were leading to the just ended IAAF World Athletics Championships in London. The defending African champion failed to progress from the qualification round at the World Championships, finishing 23rd with a distance of 13.56m in what was one of her worst performances this year. The 24-year old US ...

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Nadia Eke keeping her cool ahead of IAAF World Championships

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Ghana’s triple jump queen Nadia Eke says she is unfazed by the pressure of competing at the 2017 IAAF World Championship which begins on August 4. The 24 year-old, who became African Champion in 2016, will be making her debut at the world stage after showing brilliant form throughout the 2017 season. Nadia disclosed in an exclusive interview with Citi ...

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Nadia Eke sets new national indoor triple jump record

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Ghanian triple jumper Nadia Eke has set a new national record at an event in New York on Friday. She jumped a distance of 13.49m to break the old record of 13.48m held by France-based Mathile Boateng. The feat has thus qualified Eke to the African Seniors Championships which will be held in South Africa in June. Eke is now ...

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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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Have patience for our athletes- Prof. Dodoo

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President of the Ghana Athletics Association, Prof. Francis Dodoo, has said the nation should be supportive of the emerging crop of athletes and allow them to grow in the sport so they can be huge successes in the future. Ghana presented young athletes like Martha Bissah, Flings Owusu-Agyapong, Gemma Acheampong and Nadia Eke at the Commonwealth Games and the African ...

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