The International Olympic Committee recently launched a “coaches award.” It is an award in recognition of the importance and outstanding achievements of coaches and their contributions to the lives of Olympians and the Olympic Movement.
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.
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.
The Nyanza Olympafrica Centre recently hosted a sport administration training course for 107 refugees. The training drew participants from six camps, who were trained to train other refugees in their respective camps.
The Malawi Olympic Committee organised a festival dubbed “Summer Games” at the Lilongwe Olympafrica Centre from 25 to 28 August 2017. The event featured the following sports disciplines: football, lawn tennis, athletics, judo, netball and archery.