Senegalese skier Aminata Gabriella fall, 33, is engaged in the qualifiers for the 2018 winter Olympic Games. Her participation would thus be a first for her country, and she is a female skier for that matter. Aminata Gabriella Fall was born in Italy on 5 January 1979 to a Senegalese father and an Italian mother. Her alpine skiing speciality is giant slalom, and she is currently training in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. “Representing Senegal in a sport that is part of Italian culture, in which I was raised, helps me show that difference is strength. It also opens up new opportunities. I am a very committed person,” she said.
A sports administration course was organised for coaches in Bangui, Central African Republic, from 25 to 29 September 2017. The training focused on good governance principles in sports organisations, ethical values and principles
The Ghana Volleyball Federation, in partnership with the Ghana Olympic Committee and Olympic Solidarity has, since 13 September, been organising a capacity building training course for 33 coaches of the country in Accra.