Accra, – Ghana’s Abeiku Jackson, finished first in the Men’s 100m Butterfly Heats Two, but could not progress to the semi-final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. His time of 53.39 seconds also broke his own national record of 53.53 seconds. He missed the semi-final berth by two seconds and is now ranked 45th in the world in the event. […]

Berlin, July 29, (dpa/GNA) – New Germany coach Hansi Flick will be officially presented on August 10 in Frankfurt, the Kicker magazine reported on Thursday. The former Bayern Munich coach will replace world champion Joachim Loew, who stepped down after Euro 2020. After the disappointing campaign at the European Championships, that ended with a round of 16 defeat to England, […]

Turin, July 29, (dpa/GNA) – The Juventus squad is in quarantine after midfielder Hamza Rafia tested positive for the coronavirus, the Italian club said on Thursday. Rafia plays for the under-23s, but has trained with the first team squad, a spokeswoman for the club said. Players with a negative test will be allowed to continue training but are not allowed […]

Berlin, July 29, (dpa/GNA) – Aaron Wolf and Shori Hamada secured two more judo gold medals for Olympic hosts Japan on Thursday. Wolf beat Cho Gu Ham of South Korea in men’s -100-kilogram, while Hamada won the women’s -78-kg event over France’s Madeleine Malonga in a re-match of the 2019 World Championship final. “I knew I would give it all. […]

Accra, – Akwasi Ofori Asare, Head Coach of Ghana’s national boxing team, the Black Bombers, says getting a medal at this year’s Olympics still remains their ultimate goal despite Shakul Samed’s loss. The Black Bombers suffered their first loss at this year’s Olympics when Samed was knocked out in the second round by Turkish boxer Malkan Bayram in a lightweight […]