On 23 June 2017, the 54 National Olympic Committees of Africa will, as usual, join other NOCs of the planet to celebrate the 69th Olympic Day. This year’s event is peculiar in that it comes at the dawn of a new Olympiad,
While on a visit to Mozambique on 11 May 2017, IOC President, Thomas Bach, paid a visit to the Olympafrica Centre in Boane, which gives access to its sports and recreational facilities to thousands of children of the region.
The President of the Royal Tennis Federation of Morocco, Fayçal Laâraichi, is the new President of the Morocco National Olympic Committee (CNOM), following elections at the recent General Assembly of the body on 14 June 2017 in Rabat.
The incumbent President of the Algeria Olympic Committee (COA), Mustapha Berraf, was recently re-elected for another four-year tenure at the helm of this institution during the General Assembly at the COA headquarters, Algiers, on 27 May 2017.
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.
The management of Olympic Solidarity funds and programmes in Africa hit a milestone during the 2017 Africa Regional Olympic Solidarity Forum held in Cotonou, as ANOCA and the Olympic Solidarity commission concluded co-management agreement on that occasion.