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Black Stars bonuses slashed by 50%

The Black Stars have agreed a 50% slash in their winning bonuses after a meeting with Sports Minister designate, Hon. Isaac Asiamah in their camp in Gabon. The reduction was announced by the Sports Minister designate in a specially arranged press conference to address the bonus situation. For the Sports …

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Meet the Athletes – Szandra Szögedi

Szandra Szögedi (born 19 October 1988) is a Ghanaian judoka who currently competes in the -63 kg event. Born in Hungary, she is married to a Ghanaian and competes for Ghana in international competitions.[2][3] She competed in the Women’s -63 kg at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[4] Szögedi will represent Ghana …

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Meet the Athletes – Kaya Forson

Kaya Adwoa Forson (born 19 March 2002) is a Ghanaian swimmer. She competed in the 200 metre freestyle and 200 metre backstroke at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.[2] Aged just 13, she was the youngest competitor at the World Championships.[3] Forson lives in Málaga, Spain.

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Meet the Athletes – Ghana Female Relay Team

Gemma Acheampong Janet Amponsah Gemma Acheampong (born 13 February 1993 in Chicago, Illinois) is a US-born Ghanaian athlete specialising in the sprinting events.[3] She holds the Ghana record in the rarely contested indoor 300 metres event. She qualified for the 4×100 relay for the 2016 Olympic Games [4]in Rio de …

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Meet the Athletes – Janet Amponsah

Janet Amponsah (born 12 April 1993) is a Ghanaian athlete specialising in the sprinting events.[1] She represented her country at the 2013 World Championships without qualifying for the semifinals. She won medals in the 4 x 100 metres relay at two African Championships and at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

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Meet the Athletes – Flings Owusu-Agyapong

Flings Owusu-Agyapong (born 16 October 1988) is a Ghanaian sprinter.[2] She was born in Kumasi, Ghana by Kwadwo Agyapong and Adwoa Akomaa and moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of 9. She started training with the Flying Angels after her sophomore year of high school and made the provincial …

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Meet the Athletes – Christian Amoah

Christian Amoah (born 25 July 1999) is a Ghanaian weightlifter who currently competes in the 85 kg event. He competed in the Men’s 77 kg at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[2] Amoah will represent Ghana in the Men’s 85 kg at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1] He …

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Meet the Athletes – Alex Amankwah

Alex Amankwah (born 3 March 1992) is a Ghanaian middle-distance runner specialising in the 800 metres.[1] He attended college and competed in athletics at the University of Alabama, where he set a school record and was a First Team All-American in the indoor 800 metres.[2] He qualified for the 800 …

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