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Namibia Sports Awards launched with three new categories

The 18th edition of the Namibian Annual Sports Awards was launched last week, after the event was temporarily suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the annual prestigious awards will recognize sporting achievements from the 1st of...

Egyptian member of Parliament representing her country at the Olympics

  Olympians have played an important role in public life. Some have gone on to prestigious careers in media, education, medication, and sports administration. Egyptian badminton player Hadia Hosny has become the first African member of parliament to participate in the...

Olympics Opening and closing ceremony themes announced

The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced the official themes of the opening and closing ceremonies. Both the opening and closing ceremonies themes are based on the concept that the games can bring fresh...

New Olympic oath sending a powerful message of equality, inclusion, solidarity, peace and respect

The O Olympic oath made its debut at the Olympics games some 101 years ago in Antwerp. It was introduced by the then President of IOC Baron Pierre de Coubertin. In 2000 at the Sydney Olympic Games the wording...

Coventry not seeking another term as IOC Athletes’ Commission chair

Despite being eligible to seek another four-year stint on the IOC Athletes' Commission, Zimbabwe Olympian Kirsty Coventry will not be standing for re-election to the body. The Olympic swimmer was elected as the Chair of the IOC Athletes' Commission during...

Zumburani re-elected as Badminton Confederation of Africa Treasurer

Versatile and enterprising sports administrator, Chipo Zumburani has been re-elected as the Treasurer for the Badminton Confederation of Africa during the body's 2021 elections held this week. Driven by her vast experience in badminton administration, the former tennis and netball...

Ndlovu replaces Gonye as Team Zimbabwe Chef de Mission to the Tokyo Olympic games

The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee Quadrennial General Meeting which saw Thabani Gonye running for the post of President unopposed looks like it has brought about some changes. Also, read Gonye to run unopposed for Zimbabwe Olympic Committee president Thabani Gonye who had...

Two trailblazing African women changing the face of badminton

To be an African woman trying to administrate a sport like badminton is not something that has been supported so you want to pursue those dreams when the opportunity arises. It is so amazing to see African women administrating the...



Two footballers and officials of the Malawi senior men’s national team...

Following the decision by the country presidential covid 19 Task force to allow the men's senior national team to start camp in...