For three days, from 28 to 30 August 2017, the Seychelles hosted the first African Union forum aimed at setting up a platform to fight against doping in sport. The forum brought together representatives of several countries of the Continent in the archipelago of the Western Indian Ocean.
The D’Tigers of Nigeria on 27 August won the 2017 women’s Afrobasket tournament, beating the Lionesses of Senegal 55 points to 48 in Bamako, Mali, in the final match of a hotly contested competition.
The16th World athletics Championships were held in London from 4 to13 August 2017. Africa won 28 medals (10 in gold) at that event, which took place in the Olympic Stadium, venue of athletics events during the 2012 Olympic Games.
Niger’s Issoufou Alfaga Abdoulrazak, Olympic Vice champion in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, recently won the final of the +87 kg category at the world taekwondo championships in Munju, South Korea,
Cote d’Ivoire’s Ruth Marie Christelle Gbagbi, 23, on 30 June 2017 clinched the taekwondo gold medal in the -62 kg category at the world championships in South Korea,
The President of the Confederation of African Cycling was recently re-elected at the helm of the institution.
“I am delighted to be here. The dream of every athlete is to participate in the Olympic Games. Here, I have the opportunity to compete against the big names in world sport.
4 June 2016 will forever remain fresh in our collective memory as the day that Tunisian athlete, Habiba Ghribi received two gold medals in 3000m steeple